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Devexperts Portugal Hosted Successful dxTechTalk Event on Web Accessibility in Porto

The event took place in Porto and attracted 40 professionals from the tech industry, including the founder of Tech Matosinhos.

Devexperts Portugal Hosted Successful dxTechTalk Event on Web Accessibility in Porto
26 Oct 2023

The dxTechTalk event, titled "Frontend Day" served as a platform for experts and enthusiasts to gather and discuss the vital role of web accessibility in today's digital landscape. The event emphasized the significance of making digital platforms and content accessible to all users, regardless of their abilities or disabilities.

Web accessibility has become a fundamental concern in web development, ensuring that websites and web applications can be used effectively by people with disabilities. The event highlighted best practices, tools, and techniques that can be employed to make web content and applications accessible to a wider audience.

Key highlights of the event included:

In-Depth Talks: Renowned speakers and experts in the field of web accessibility delivered informative talks on various aspects of JavaScript signals and web accessibility. These presentations provided valuable insights into the importance of creating inclusive digital experiences.

• Q&A Session: Attendees had the opportunity to engage in a comprehensive  question and answer (Q&A) session with the speakers and experts. This interactive approach allowed participants to seek clarifications, share experiences, and gain practical insights into web accessibility best practices.

• Networking Opportunities: The event facilitated networking among professionals from the tech industry, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing. It provided a platform for attendees to connect with like-minded individuals and experts in the field.

• Guest of Honor: The founder of Tech Matosinhos, a prominent figure in the local tech community, graced the event with their presence, underscoring the importance of the topic of web accessibility.

"Accessibility is not just a compliance requirement; it's a fundamental aspect of user experience and inclusivity. We are thrilled to have hosted this event, which brought together professionals who are committed to making the digital world more accessible to everyone," said Marina Kauponen, Head of Employer Brand Department at Devexperts. 

The event's success underscores the growing awareness within the tech community about the importance of web accessibility. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, creating accessible web experiences is not only a best practice but also a moral imperative. Devexperts Portugal remains dedicated to organizing events like dxTechTalk to promote knowledge sharing, collaboration, and innovation within the tech industry.

For more information about Devexperts Portugal and upcoming events, click here