SICSA Research Challenge VIVID Workshop

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Date(s) - 02/12/2015
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

RNIB, Scotland

The SICSA VIVID Research Challenge is hosting a Workshop at RNIB on Tuesday 2 December

VIVID is seeking to address the digital inequalities experienced by people with impaired vision arising from the growing use of visual presentations of data (visualisations) in day-to-day life (e.g., electoral coverage in the news, weather forecasts, sports broadcasts, printed news and science articles). By combining the experiences of people with visual impairments with that of researchers and support workers who work with people with visual impairments, this workshop seeks to further clarify the challenges as well as identify promising avenues to find adequate solutions.

The Schedule for the day is:

09:30-10:00         Coffee/Tea and Arrival
10:00-10:30         Workshop organizers introduction & Participants introductions
10:30-10:45         VIVID Overview [David & Chris]


10:45:11:45         VIP stories/experiences about accessibility issues relating to data, visualisation, infographics, etc. get coffee for next task
11:45-12:30         Grouping and discussion with VIPs and/or personas
12:30-13:30         lunch
13:30-14:10         Collection/summarization of first group discussion


14:10-15:10         Current solutions/ideas (3x speakers – 20 minutes each)
get coffee for next task
15:10-16:00         Grouping, discussion, exploratory design with VIPs and/or personas
16:00-16:30         Collection/summarization of second group discussion
16:30-17:00         conclusion, thank you’s, farewells, contact details exchange
17:00-                    dinner

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