Making accessible presentations at useR! 2021: the story behind the scenes

Have you ever thought about making presentations that are accessible to everyone but don’t know where to start? Are you organizing a conference and care about making presentations more accessible but don’t know what to ask for? The winners of the accessibility awards at useR! 2021 shared their experience preparing accessible presentations for the first time. Check out this blog post and the complete interview to find out more!                                              

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Preparing for an Accessible Online Conference

In 2021, any reputable conference let alone the annual conference of a community with such high standards as the R community has to be accessible. While there is little debate about the aspiration itself, it is necessary to dig into the details of what this means. What are the implications of accessibility for the presenters, organizers and infrastructure of a conference? What are the implications for a virtual conference in particular ?

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