Laura
Wissiak

Hope Tech
UX Researcher

About the Speaker

UX Researcher for assistive tech, specializing in blindness and low vision. Laura is the resident UX researcher at Hope Tech Plus, a start-up that develops assistive tech hardware, which entails a lot of conversations with people living with low to no vision, to assess their pain points. Coming from a past as a UX designer with a special focus on web accessibility, she now gained a new perspective on why the WCAG standards demand what they demand and how assistive tech interacts with web interfaces. When she’s not googling the prevalence of certain eye conditions, she’s co-organizing the Digital A11y Vienna meetup with PwC, publishing her monthly event newsletter A11y News, or blogging about inaccessible trashcans on AccessibilityFirst.at  

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Accessibility is not a checklist
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