[games_access] GA events etc at GDC

Thomas Westin thomas at westin.nu
Thu Feb 4 04:50:54 EST 2016


Hi again,

OK, these are the sessions I know of at GDC that relates to ”accessibility"; one of them does not seem to address disabilities but accessibility in more generic terms, but could still be relevant. 

Is there any other related sessions you are aware, please let me know.

http://schedule.gdconf.com/search-sessions/accessibility <http://schedule.gdconf.com/search-sessions/accessibility>

/Thomas

> 27Jan 2016 kl. 14:51 skrev Ian Hamilton <i_h at hotmail.com>:
> 
> Bob is on the list I think, he was at the round table last year. Bob, are you there?
> 
> Here's a talk he has done on gaming & aging before, it looks like his GDC one will go more into design considerations:
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfU6DGfhWt8 <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfU6DGfhWt8>
> 
> You can find him at http://www.bobdeschutter.be/ <http://www.bobdeschutter.be/>
> 
> Ian 
> 
> To: games_access at igda.org
> From: eleanor at 7128.com
> Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:27:59 -0500
> Subject: Re: [games_access] GA events etc at GDC
> 
> Ian,
> 
> I'm giving you the link for the slides I used in the talk I gave in Boston last week on accessibility.  I see someone is addressing silver gamers and I don't know them.  The slides include info re accessibility for seniors as well as other groups.  You might want to send it to them if you think it appropriate.
> 
> http://www.7128.com/news/2016/resourcesnews160116.html <http://www.7128.com/news/2016/resourcesnews160116.html>
> 
> Eleanor Robinson
> 7-128 Software
> 
> 
> 
> On 1/27/2016 8:05 AM, Ian Hamilton wrote:
> Could put out the listing flyer again? The mobile & tablet summit is on the Monday/Tuesday, so I could take some along to the session there, might be a good chance to drum up interest in all the other sessions.
> 
> From: i_h at hotmail.com <mailto:i_h at hotmail.com>
> To: games_access at igda.org <mailto:games_access at igda.org>
> Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:51:58 +0000
> Subject: Re: [games_access] GA events etc at GDC
> 
> The ones I know about - 
> 
> As well as the round table I have a mobile accessibility talk at both the mobile & tablet summit and the advocacy track, two others in the advocacy track are Mark Barlet covering accessibility in general, and Bob de Schutter covering design guidelines for older gamers. Elsewhere, Brian Allgeier and Jason Jerald have VR talks that go into how to avoid simulation sickness. 
> 
> The Assault Android Cactus folk are doing at talk about accessibility, from the description it's not primarily at least regarding disability, but I've asked them if the talk will include any reference to it. For example their inclusion of colourblind gamers in their playtesting. 
> 
> And no doubt there will be meeting up for a drink as well :)
> 
> 
> > From: thomas at westin.nu <mailto:thomas at westin.nu>
> > Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:54:26 +0100
> > To: games_access at igda.org <mailto:games_access at igda.org>
> > Subject: [games_access] GA events etc at GDC
> > 
> > Hi all
> > 
> > I would like to promote all upcoming GA events, presentatons etc at GDC through the GA-SIG website/blog
> > 
> > What GA related stuff do we know of so far?
> > 
> > /Thomas
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