NUX Leeds – 2 May 2024 – Global Accessibility Awareness Day warm up

NUX Leeds – 2 May 2024 – Global Accessibility Day warm up

We’re getting a jump start on GAAD with two insightful talks, networking and refreshments.

we’re getting ready for Global Accessibility Awareness Day with some great talks. Paul Braddock, Asda and Danny Payne, Skipton Building Society, will discuss challenges they have faced in championing accessibility and how we can reframe the conversation and move towards equity and fairness.

Big thanks to ASDA for hosting us and Ideasmiths for sponsoring us. This in-person event promises to be a fantastic opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals and gain valuable insights from industry experts. Whether you’re a seasoned UX designer or just starting your journey, this event is for you.

Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 18:00 GMT. Don’t miss out on gaining insight into this important topic and take your UX design or research practice to the next level. We look forward to seeing you there.

About our Speakers – Paul Braddock

Paul Baddock. white male, smiling in a baige jumper


Paul is currently Senior Product Designer at Asda. Before, he was at Co-op for over seven years where he championed accessibility in his role as UX Designer. Part of his role at Asda is leading on accessibility. He is eager to empower others so everyone can access digital products and services.

About Paul’s Talk

We know the importance of accessibility and is often used as a buzz word in many organisations. In this talk, Paul will share his successes and learnings of overcoming accessibility being a tick box exercise from his time at Co-op and now Asda. He’ll give you the ingredients that he believes will help you move towards equity and fairness for all. We hope this talk will inspire you to apply any learnings straightaway.

About our speakers – Danny Payne

Danny Payne. White male in clear glasses, red hat and a short beardDanny is the Digital Design Lead at Skipton Building Society, where he has been championing Digital Accessibility for colleagues and customers over the last 5 years. He is passionate about Digital Inclusion and culturally embedding digital accessibility.

About Danny’s Talk

Talking about contrast ratios is never easy, right? Getting buy in from others to prioritise accessibility is often a challenge. In this session, Danny will take us through some of his reflections on the challenges he has faced in the past and how changing the conversation can help manage the perception of accessibility.


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How to find us

This month, our event will be hosted by ASDA, Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, LS11 5AD.

We can’t wait to see you there!