My Events

Below are the conferences I will be participating in the near future:

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Date Conference Name Location Topic Website

Past Events

Date Conference Name Location Topic Website
19th May, 2016 Global Accessibility Awareness Day Mitra Jyothi, Bangalore Panelist for Panel 1 View Summary of GAAD
28th February, 2016 Seminar: Accessible and Inclusive Education, organized by IIM, Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Panelist for Session 3: Addressing Barriers – Assistive Devices Not Available
4th March, 2016 Techshare India 2016 New Delhi Enterprise Accessibility Tools – WorldSpace, Amaze and Deque University Techshare India 2016 Website
13th February, 2014 Techshare India New Delhi Accessible Web Componants Techshare India 2014 Website
21st January, 2012 Never-the-less Conference IIM Bangalore Role of Assistive Technologies in Higher Education and Word Places Never-the-less Website
6th & 7th February, 2012 Techshare India 2012 India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India The Power of ARIA Techshare India Website
6th & 7th February, 2012 Techshare India 2012 India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India Yahoo! Messenger & Accessibility Techshare India Website
25th September, 2011 ReinAwareTM 2011 Vighnyan Bhavan, New Delhi Internet and GPS Accessibility RetinAwareTM 2011 Website
30th March, 2011 W3C Track at WWW2011 Conference Hyderabad Simple ways to implement WCAG 2.0 and ARIA View W3C Track information
16th March, 2011 26th International Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities (CSUN) Hotel Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA Role of Engineering Best Practices to create an inclusive product View my session information
17th March, 2011 26th International Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities (CSUN) Hotel Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA Need for Web Accessibility in Developing Countries View my session information
Srinivasu Chakravarthula
Accessibility Evangelist
Goal is to propagate and provide rich and inclusive web experience and create an accessible world!

Currently I lead Accessibility efforts at Informatica, Earlier I was a Sr. Subject Matter Experts at Deque.

Prior to Deque, I was leading Accessibility efforts at HCL Technologies. My role includes mentoring team, working on innovative solutions, spread the word, engage with customers on accessibility etc., Before this, I was with PayPal leading Accessibility QA. My work includes develop and maintain Accessibility Automation Tools, Accessibility Evaluation of various products, Evangelize Accessibility across the company, provide end-to-end Accessibility solutions to product teams, represent company for accessibility related initiatives in the industry.

Prior to join PayPal, I was working for the award-winning Accessibility team at Yahoo! India Research & Development; where I have played instrumental role in setting up an Accessibility Lab and drive accessibility initiatives. Besides offering services to our office in India, I was also supporting to Yahoo! offices in Jordon, Singapore, China etc.

I am also on the National Advisory Board of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) India – through which, I endeavor to create awareness about standardization and accessibility across the country. Plus, I am also member of NASSCOM Disability Working Committee to create awareness about accessibility among other IT companies. I also offer expertise to the National Association for the Blind Karnataka Branch through its Governing Council.

In November, 2005 – I joined Net Systems Informatics (India) Pvt. Ltd as an Accessibility Tester. I was responsible to test websites as per Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0.

In addition, I was responsible to sell Accessibility workshops (for Section 508, WCAG 1.0, Creating Accessible e-Learning using Flash) organized by the company. Further to create awareness among Government sector about […]