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Re: Bangalore Accessibility Awareness Dinner & Bangalore Accessibility Meet-ups [via Accessibility in India Community Group]

From: Maraikayar Prem Nawaz <mpnkhan@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:31:37 +0530
Message-ID: <CALaH-9JE5VJJsRYe7mTiiyS3T=zvB_kSrDWrQd4hn-dmG0GXGQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Chakravarthula, Srinivasu" <srchakravarthula@informatica.com>
Cc: Shankar Subbiah S <shankar@agateinfotek.in>, Samantha Johns <samanthadjohns@gmail.com>, "public-accessibilityinindia@w3.org" <public-accessibilityinindia@w3.org>
Hi Shankar,
I believe we have met before in TechShare. Please do mail me on your plans.
We can work together to start a Chennai meetup.
I'm sure we can find similar enthusiasts in Chennai.

My email : mpnkhan@gmail.com

Regards
-Nawaz


On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Chakravarthula, Srinivasu <
srchakravarthula@informatica.com> wrote:

> Shankar,
>
> That’s a great idea. Having meet up in different cities / towns / even
> villages would help spreading the awareness. I’m sure Nawaz Khan of PayPal
> (who is part of this group) would be excited to help you in Chennai.
>
>
>
> Here is how I do in Bangalore.
>
>
>
> I reach out to a company / organization; explain them concept of meet-up
> and have them sign-up to host. It doesn’t really cost them any big money.
> All they need to offer is their office, arrange for snacks / coffee. Then I
> create an event on eventbrite and share on social media. Even could be just
> a social gathering with no agenda or could have an agenda; something like a
> quick session on a particular topic (something like how to create an
> accessible drop down menu etc.,).
>
>
>
> I prefer to do it in companies who does not know about accessibility so
> that in a way, we are able to empower a company to start thinking / working
> towards inclusion.
>
>
>
> Do let me know once you have set up something, would be happy to spread
> the word.
>
>
>
> @Samantha, Great to have you on this group. Please feel free to share with
> your colleagues / friends in India. If someone is in Bangalore, would be
> happy to have them at the dinner / future meet-ups.
>
>
>
> All the best,
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> -Vasu
>
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> *From:* Shankar Subbiah S [mailto:shankar@agateinfotek.in]
> *Sent:* Friday, September 30, 2016 7:23 AM
> *To:* Samantha Johns
> *Cc:* Srinivasu Chakravarthula; public-accessibilityinindia@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: Bangalore Accessibility Awareness Dinner & Bangalore
> Accessibility Meet-ups [via Accessibility in India Community Group]
>
>
>
> Dear Srini,
>
>
>
> Glad to note that.
>
>
>
> Would look forward to final schedule and venue.
>
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>
> Let us plan a month meet at Chennai by December 2016 or January 2017, I
> would arrange with Raghu of Karna Vidya Technology Centre for visually
> challenged. We could meet friends working on accessibility at Chennai and
> invite other IT services company too. Would like to include Chennai in the
> map of such awareness meetings happening also.
>
>
>
> Yes, on personal front I believe, I  read the good news of you blessed wth
> a boy or heard through some friend. Prayers and best wishes for him.
>
>
>
> With best regards,
>
>
>
> Shankar
>
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 2:16 AM, Samantha Johns <samanthadjohns@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
>
>
> I am in the USA but wanted to share findings with my India friends.. I
> work on web accessibility in Portland, Oregon at Portland State University
> and cover a broad section of topics: Universal Design for Learning, Digital
> Authoring, Web content, and Media.
>
>
>
> I am here as a resource,
>
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>
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>
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> Samantha Draupadi Johns
>
>
>
> “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and
> whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is
> done in love is well done.”
> ― Vincent van Gogh
> <http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/34583.Vincent_van_Gogh>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 3:45 AM, W3C Community Development Team <
> team-community-process@w3.org> wrote:
>
> Hello all,
> It's long time that we didn't catch up! I would like to take a moment and
> share
> a couple of things - specially for those of you who live in Bangalore.
>
> Thanks to Ted Drake and Intuit, Bangalore Accessibility Awareness Dinner is
> being organized on 5th October, 2016 at 7:0m to 9:30 pm. Venue details
> will be
> finalized by Monday but this will be around Ecospace, Bangalore. Visit
> Eventbrite page to register. Looking forward to meeting some of you
> In cooperation with companies and organizations in Bangalore, I have been
> organizing Bangalore Accessibility Meet-up on every 4th Saturday of the
> month.
> In August, meetup was hosted by Prakat Solutions and in September, it was
> hosted
> by Bang the table. We use this platform to share knowledge and meet fellow
> accessibility enthusiasts. Summary of earlier meet-ups are available on My
> blog
>
>
> Looking forward to re-start of our weekly / by-weekly calls.
> Best,
> -Vasu
> On a personal front, we are blessed with a baby boy on 29th July, 2016 and
> our
> daughter who is 2.10 years now started talking and going to school!
>
>
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> 'Bangalore Accessibility Awareness Dinner & Bangalore Accessibility
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> 29/bangalore-accessibility-awareness-dinner-bangalore-
> accessibility-meet-ups/
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> Learn more about the Accessibility in India Community Group:
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> https://www.w3.org/community/accessibilityinindia
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> --
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> With best regards,
>
>
>
> Shankar
>
> Agate Infotek
>
> Chennai
>
> Ph: 9840097237
>
> Email: shankar@agateinfotek.in, agateinfotek@gmail.com
>
> www.agateinfotek.in
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