Guide to getting started at axe-con
View our guide to getting started at axe-con and our favorite sessions.
What is axe-con?
Axe-con is an inclusive digital accessibility conference that welcomes developers, designers, business users, and accessibility professionals of all experience levels. Attendees and speakers are focused on building, testing, and maintaining accessible digital experiences.
Talks at axe-con include case studies from enterprise companies leading in large-scale accessibility efforts, as well as best practices and updates from technology leaders around the world. Join us to learn how to build, test, monitor, and maintain digital accessibility.
axe-con 2023 by the numbers
- 50 Sessions
- 70+ Speakers
- 27,000+ Attendees
- 10,000+ Organizations
Jump into great content with axe-con 2023’s keynote!
Keynote: Eve Andersson, Senior Director of Product Inclusion, Equity and Accessibility at Google
Accessibility at Google: Lessons Learned
Building with and for the disability community ensures that we’re able to create technology that can level the playing field and make the world a more accessible place. In the past ten years, I’ve had the opportunity to lead Google’s Central Accessibility team, building it up from a grassroots effort to a cross-company initiative. Along the way, I’ve learned many lessons about gaining buy-in and prioritization for accessibility across a large organization and setting up an organization, tools, and resources to help our product teams be successful. My hope is that some of these lessons resonate with you as you drive progress in accessibility in the companies you work for.
What the axe-con 2023 participants said...
“ "I've attended so many conferences over the past 25 years, and this is by far my favorite. Attending virtually makes it accessible for me. Congratulations to everyone who worked on Axe-Con 2023. Well done."
“ "I had never attended an a11y conference before and this one hands-down raised the bar on content, topics and speakers. I have attended numerous online webinars and conferences but this one by far was very well thought out and executed in terms of the quality of content. As interest in A11y grows and more and more companies begin to start taking it more seriously, I believe this will be the #1 conference that you can't miss for all things A11y."
“ “This is an incredible learning opportunity that Deque offers for free, I'm so grateful for their generosity. It has helped me in numerous ways, from teaching my team to advocating for budget. Deque has contributed to making my organization better.”
Here are some of the axe-con 2023 attendee favorites...
Trust is the true measure of inclusion. Change my mind.
Essential Accessibility Annotations for a Smoother Design-to-Development Handoff
Ready for more great accessibility content? Register for axe-con 2024!
In addition to our great keynotes, axe-con is made up of four tracks:
- Accessible development and testing
- Accessible design/UX
- Organizational success & accessibility
- Wildcard (for fun, out-of-the-box topics)
Each of these tracks has content for beginners and experts from the industry’s top minds. Register now to attend 50 free sessions at axe-con 2024 – live on February 20th-22nd.
*Your registration will give you access to the axe-con 2023 recordings now and the 2024 recordings after the live conference – that’s 100 sessions on-demand!
Register for free – axe-con 2024
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