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

From: Shankar Subbiah S <shankar@agateinfotek.in>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:46:17 +0530
Message-ID: <CAOm8XPqDSwGKr8ath1UT22Qb2E6v5SACTKW5Uv8fMAR=fAnrVg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maraikayar Prem Nawaz <mpnkhan@gmail.com>
Cc: "Chakravarthula, Srinivasu" <srchakravarthula@informatica.com>, Samantha Johns <samanthadjohns@gmail.com>, "public-accessibilityinindia@w3.org" <public-accessibilityinindia@w3.org>
Dear Prem,

Thanks.

Yes. We met there at Tech share. I believe at this year's version too.

Would be in touch after discussing with KVTC and formalizing things for
sure.

With best regards,

Shankar

On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:31 AM, Maraikayar Prem Nawaz <mpnkhan@gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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
>>
>> --
>>
>> *S*rinivasu* C*hakravarthula
>>
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>>
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>> td.,
>>
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>>
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>> <http://twitter.com/CSrinivasu>
>>
>>
>>
>> *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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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,
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 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!
>>
>>
>>
>> ----------
>>
>> This post sent on Accessibility in India Community Group
>>
>>
>>
>> 'Bangalore Accessibility Awareness Dinner & Bangalore Accessibility
>> Meet-ups'
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/community/accessibilityinindia/2016/09/29
>> /bangalore-accessibility-awareness-dinner-bangalore-accessib
>> ility-meet-ups/
>>
>>
>>
>> Learn more about the Accessibility in India Community Group:
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/community/accessibilityinindia
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> With best regards,
>>
>>
>>
>> Shankar
>>
>> Agate Infotek
>>
>> Chennai
>>
>> Ph: 9840097237
>>
>> Email: shankar@agateinfotek.in, agateinfotek@gmail.com
>>
>> www.agateinfotek.in
>>
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>>
>> Noble thoughts and deeds shower happiness always!
>>
>
>
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