Kristina Halvorson – Let’s Hug It Out: Design, Code…and Content
Kristina Halvorson is the CEO and founder of Brain Traffic, an internationally-renowned content strategy agency. Her recently-published book, Content Strategy for the Web, is helping to shape and define the value of this emerging practice all over the world. Kristina has appeared as a featured speaker at Web 2.0 Expo, An Event Apart, Voices That Matter, and SXSW Interactive.
Chisholm’s keynote for MinneWebCon 2010 emphasizes how good accessibility leads to good universal design, or design that benefits everyone. She also provides some great history about how many of today’s most popular technology products and features were originally designed as disability accommodations.
Wendy Chisholm is a web developer, human factors engineer, and co-author of Universal Design for Web Applications. She was a staffperson for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for 6 years where she focused on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Wendy has also consulted for Microsoft, Google, Adobe, and the American Foundation for the Blind.