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Monki Gras 2019

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Monki Gras, the tech conference about Software, Craft, and Tech Culture, returns January 31 and Feb 1st 2019.

The theme this year is Accessible Craft: creating great experiences for everyone.

Accessibility, User experience and Inclusion are closely related concepts that we will examine together.

From accessible web design, to making communities more welcoming and supportive with accessible documentation and codes of conduct, to creating spaces that work well for people with special abilities, to opening up crafts to under-represented groups. Sometimes it’s the small things – like using bigger font sizes as a matter of course in presentations and demos. Sometimes we need fundamentally new disciplines - such as Inclusive Design.

As ever, at Monkigras we will “go meta”. We want people to learn from other disciplines. Talks might be on architecture – creating physical spaces that work better for a range of needs. Or technology oriented… Microsoft has been doing amazing work – by designing for people with special needs you create experiences that are better for everybody. How about bootcamps, bringing new people into tech? Good documentation can make an API or service more accessible. Good API design makes your services more accessible to a broad range of developers.

We’re supposed to be making life easier, not harder for people, but sometimes (often) in tech we forget that.

As ever at Monki Gras we'll also be celebrating the best of UK craft beer, with amazing food experiences and plenty of great non-alcoholic treats too.

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

E20 3BS

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