Seattle, United States of America
10:00 AM till 14:00 PM February 3rd 2018Book your free ticket
1000 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109
Please note that start time will be 10am Pacific STANDARD time.
What is Global Diversity CFP day? http://scotlandjs.com/global-diversity-cfp-day/
Our workshop - like all GDCFP Day events - follows this Code of Conduct: https://www.globaldiversitycfpday.com/code-of-conduct
For Code of Conduct issues, please call or text 206-202-8822. This number will be monitored until Sunday.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I have loved becoming a part of the development community over the past several years, and I want to help more people get these same opportunities. I love helping folks with their talk ideas, and I want to see more unique content in conferences around the world.
About Katie: Over 10 years of professional experience making web.* CascadiaFest curator. Speaker at EmpireConf 2017, UtahJS 2017, CSS Conf EU 2015, CSS Conf AU 2015, Nodevember 2014 and local meetups. GDI Instructor.
Reason for being involved in workshop: In my experience, the best way to learn is to present, so it follows that the best way to strengthen our community (technically and culturally) is to bring new presenters into it.
About Thomas: Data journalist at the Seattle Times. I've spoken at NICAR, SeattleJS, SRCCON, CascadiaFest, and Hacks/Hackers Seattle, and I'm excited to diversify the local speaker lineup.
Reason for being involved in workshop: To help make conferences more inclusive and friendly.
About Alex: Front-end developer at Formidable
Reason for being involved in workshop: I'm excited to help out other web developers and help find & develop amazing speakers.
About Dave: I'm a web/mobile/game/tools engineer, at Big Fish Games. I've been making websites & things for over 10 years. I've spoken at many internal events, and I've helped produce large conferences as well.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
Seattle Metro lines C, 8, 40 and 70 or any SLU line (check Google Maps / for more options). A moderate walk from the light rail station at Westlake.
King County Metro Stops: https://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/hiwire?.a=iNextBusSelectStop&Geocode=-122337156.99999999;47618529&type=Address&locDetail=1000%20Denney%20Way
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes
Venue is at the top of a hill from some bus and light rail lines, so please factor "Seattle hills" into your travel plans.
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
We consider this neighborhood safe during daylight hours.
How close is parking to the venue?
Paid street parking is nearby.
Are there costs associated with parking?
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Is the parking lot gated? No
Do not use the parking lot marked for the building; it is reserved for Seattle Times employees only.
Is the parking lot guarded? No
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? Yes
What is the process for entering?
Enter on Denny Way, under the awning. You should not need to sign in.
Are there steps going into the building or space?
Are there ramps or elevators?
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? No
Is there a nursing room for mothers with a newborn? No
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
We will have use of a large meeting room with closable doors.
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
Do chairs in the venue have arms? Yes
Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes
How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?
How many handicap stalls or single-occupancy bathrooms are there?
How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available? If none is it possible to make some gender-neutral?