Burlington, United States of America
14:00 PM till 16:00 PM March 2nd 2019Book your free ticket
266 Main Street Burlington, VT 05401
Reason for being involved in workshop: I want to increase the diversity of people who speak at tech events.
About Maureen: Maureen McElaney is a Developer Advocate at IBM Center of Open Source Data and Ai Technologies and enjoys broadening IBM's understanding and involvement in open source communities. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a QA Engineer at Dealer.com and is passionate about building tools that increase developer productivity and joy. She is an experienced community builder, founding her local chapter of Girl Develop It.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
There is a bus stop at St. Paul and Main Street
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes
Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes
How close is parking to the venue?
Street parking is available.
Are there costs associated with parking?
Street parking spots are metered.
Is the parking lot well-lit? No
Is the parking lot gated? No
Is the parking lot guarded? No
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? Yes
What is the process for entering?
The front door will be locked but someone will be there to let you in.
Are there steps going into the building or space?
There are three flights of steps to the space.
Are there ramps or elevators?
If you need access to the private elevator in the rear of the building this will need to be arranged with the organizer of the event. Someone will need to escort you through the back of the building to access the locked elevator.
Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?
Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?
Is there a quiet room? Yes
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes
Is the venue safe for small children? No
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
The venue is on the third floor of the building but there is a private elevator. Once on the floor of VCET, the venue is easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals.
Do chairs in the venue have arms? Yes
Most of the chairs have arms.
Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes
How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?
How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?
How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?