New York, United States of America
09:30 AM till 17:00 PM March 2nd 2019Book your free ticket
Reason for being involved in workshop: I am passionate about helping more diverse people & new generations of engineers, succeed in tech. After nearly two decades building, innovating-in & teaching software and systems, I have fairly extensive experience in public speaking to diverse audiences - and I hope I can help others find the same degree of confidence and connection that public speaking has given me.
About Nitya: I build pragmatic software solutions & inclusive tech communities in the Greater NYC area // Focus areas include: Mobile/Web, Machine Learning, Conversational UI/UX & Internet of Things.
Reason for being involved in workshop: This is important work!
About Jessica: Software dev, helping folks from underrepped groups break into speaking & thought leadership since 2015 as co-founder of the NYC chapter of Write/Speak/Code.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
MTA Subway and Buses.
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?
Are there costs associated with parking?
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Is the parking lot gated? Yes
Is the parking lot guarded? Yes
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? Yes
What is the process for entering?
Are there steps going into the building or space?
Enter from street level. Check in with security guard at foyer and mention you are there for “Global Diversity CFP Day”.
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? Yes
Can convert a closed (conference) room into one if needed.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you will need this.
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? No
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
Yes. But we are not allowing +1.
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
Do chairs in the venue have arms? No
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?