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Public speakers available

The HeX Productions team are innovators in the field of digital accessibility, providing an end-to-end solution to deliver accessible digital products, designed, built and then tested by disabled users.

We have delivered keynote talks all over the world and host a monthly meet-up called Accessibility Nottingham. Whether you want to introduce attendees to accessibility or give teams with pre-existing knowledge an in-depth look at accessibility – we have a talk for you.

Whether you’re a not-for-profit or an industry conference, HeX delivers talks to large and small audiences, at all levels of expertise.

Get in touch with us to book us for your next conference, event or webinar. 

Why choose us as event speakers? 

The team at HeX are able to offer a unique perspective, the view of a digital agency that designs and builds accessible websites, and as advocates of digital accessibility, helping you understand why it’s important.

We’re able to drill down into what teams and individuals need to know in order to implement accessibility effectively. 

Thanks to our partnership with Shaw Trust Accessibility Services, we’re able to offer a first-hand perspective on disabled user needs. We provide insight to people working in design, development, content and management, enabling them to adopt inclusive working patterns and processes.

Our speakers

James Hall 

James Hall has more than 15 years of experience working in the web industry and public sector. Having worked on small independent projects, large local government websites and huge University web estates, James can get to the very heart of what it means to be accessible. 

James’s talk titles are:

  • A Little Accessibility Goes a Long Way
  • KISS Coding: ARIA and HTML 
  • Dyslexia and me

Zara Gemmell

Zara started her career in customer service, moving into sales and marketing with a focus on process management and accessibility-focused leadership. Zara likes to understand how an organisation operates, to introduce roadmaps for success, so you can be inclusive of those dependent on accessible digital services. Starting with why? Creating and instilling the importance of inclusivity in an ever-changing digital world.

Zara’s talk title is:

Tom Miller

Tom started his career managing editorial teams at the Press Association, he has since switched his focus to accessible web development and has worked within award-winning agencies as a Front-End Developer. At HeX Productions he has been an integral part of managing accessible web projects, including technical audits, to ensure that digital services operate within Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). 

Tom’s talk title is:

  • Colour Consideration in Design and Development 

Bespoke talks for you

Whilst we have a number of talks available, we are also happy to create a talk, based on our experience, that suits your conference, event or webinar.

If you like the sound of one of our talks but would like us to focus on something specific, we’re happy to advise and take inspiration to deliver your message.

Get in touch

If you’d like us to speak about accessibility at your event, conference or webinar, we’d love to chat! Fill out the contact form, and we’ll be in touch! 

Accessibility workshops and focused training

Each of the topics covered in our talks can be expanded upon and delivered as workshops and training sessions. Visit our training pages to find out more.