TorCHI  Toronto Region Computer Human Interaction

TorCHI Celebrates World Usability Day with Inclusive Design Thinking Workshop

  • 09 Nov 2017
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • OCADU, 49 McCaul Street (north of Queen St.), Inclusive Design Research Centre
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Date: Thursday November 9, 7:00-9:00PM

Time: Networking starts at 6:45pm, Presentation starts at 7pm
Location: OCADU, 49 McCaul Street, IDRC - Inclusive Design Research Centre
Direction:
North of Queen Street, Google Maps link
Entrance at south side of streetcar loop on McCaul

Cost
:
 Free. Please RSVP.  Come and see what ToRCHI is all about, and if you like these presentations, join ToRCHI for $20/year membership. 

Inclusive Design Thinking Workshop

ABSTRACT

An introduction to Inclusive Design Thinking through an experiential learning activity that introduces thinking about accessibility and inclusion in functional terms. Participants will learn to see their world with new eyes and become more aware of accessibility barriers which were previously invisible to them. Participants will learn about Accessibility Cloud an open source effort to provide accessibility information worldwide.  

Participants should wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather as there may be outdoor activities as part of this workshop. We will not just talk the talk, but we will also try to walk the walk during this workshop. 

Space is limited. RSVP is required. TorCHI Members register first. Join TorCHI.

ABOUT IDRC

Inclusive Design Research Centre The IDRC is a research and development centre at OCAD University where an international community of open source developers, designers, researchers, advocates, and volunteers work together to ensure that emerging information technology and practices are designed inclusively. The IDRC has lead thinking on Inclusive Design  of technology, policy and systems for over 25 years. The centre is directed by Jutta Treviranus (it’s founder) and is housed at OCAD University. More about IDRC.

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