An unstoppable force for change and thought-leader in an industry regarded for saying 'No,' Karl would rather lead by example in saying 'Yes, and here's how…' He seeks to offer solutions to complex problems relating to universal usability. He believes that together we can meet both our goals: your business goals and his goals to lead the way in accessible user experiences. Karl has over a decade of experience in doing IT consulting for the biggest companies in the world and biggest agencies in the U.S. government. Widely regarded as a pragmatic solution-finder, his work is cited in nearly a dozen books and used on curricula in Human-Computer Interaction across the globe. He leads by doing, teaches from experience, and succeeds by facilitating others' success. When others say, 'That can't be done,' Karl shows them how.

Talk at FEC17

Everything You Need to Know about JavaScript Accessibility in 40 minutes

31 Aug 16:30 – 17:30, Papiersaal

Accessibility is often seen as nebulous by designers and developers. It is particularly difficult if you don’t know anyone with disabilities or have never watched anyone with disabilities use a computer. In this talk, Karl Groves uses a live coding example to walk through the high level requirements for an accessible user experience that relies on JavaScript.

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