CSUN 2020: Done and dusted

Let’s get this out of the way: CSUN 2020 was weird. As news of the COVID-19 pandemic flew around the world, CSUN attendee cancellations rolled in. Sponsors, companies, individuals, the rollcall was long and illustrious. As other large gatherings were postponed, cancelled, or put online, everyone waited for the inevitable…

Getting to know you – Vanessa

Continuing the series of helping you get to know our awesome team, meet Vanessa Grech! Ness is one of our latest recruits, having joined us in October 2019. We sat down with Ness to ask about her career highlights thus far, what drew her to the field of accessibility, and…

International Women’s Day 2020: Each For Equal

Here at Intopia, we strive to make positive change wherever we can. Not just on particular days, but every single day. One of the areas we want to see change in is women in technology. We want to see more women in leadership roles, driving innovation and improving accessibility and…

Intopia contributes to the W3C’s Introduction to Accessibility course

We’re so excited to share that two members of the Intopia team, Andrew Arch and Sarah Pulis, have contributed the fifth and final module to W3C’s new online course! Online and free, this Introduction to Web Accessibility provides a good foundation in accessibility for digital professionals. The course includes 5…

Getting to know you – Claire

Continuing the series of helping you get to know our awesome team, meet Claire Webber! Claire is one of the newest members of the Intopia crew, having joined us in October 2019. She’s also currently our solo South Australian representative. We sat down with Claire to ask about the highlights…

Intopia’s headed to CSUN 2020!

We’re very excited that six members of our team will soon be making the trek from the land down under to the 35th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, California! The conference provides an inclusive setting for researchers, practitioners, exhibitors, end users, speakers and other participants to share knowledge and…

Getting to know you – Julie

Continuing the series of helping you get to know our awesome team, meet Julie Grundy! Julie is doing an amazing job flying the flag for Intopia in Western Australia, and is actively involved in the WA accessibility scene. We sat down with Julie to chat about her career highlights, life…

My thoughts on Microsoft’s move to Chromium

Last week, Microsoft released a new version of its Edge browser, moving away from its EdgeHTML rendering engine onto Chromium, the same platform used by Google for its Chrome browser. This leaves me conflicted, because I see a lot of negatives, but I also see a huge potential positive for…

Getting to know you – Allison

New year, new beginnings! As part of our new year resolutions, we want to get back into the swing of helping you get to know our awesome team. Who better to start with than our longest-serving team member, Allison Ravenhall, who joined the Intopia crew in September 2016 and was…

We’ve contributed to a book!

We are very excited to share that two members of the Intopia team, Co-founder & Director Sarah Pulis and Principal Consultant Andrew Arch, contributed to the latest version of the book  Web Accessibility: A foundation for research. This unique ‘how to’ book on web accessibility is the publishers’ best-selling textbook ever,…

International Day of People with Disability 2019

Today is the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a day observed globally every December 3rd since 1992. It’s an important occasion to us here at Intopia, given our focus on creating an inclusive digital world. The theme for this year is ‘Promoting the participation of people with disabilities…

Reflections: Pacific Accessibility

One of our team members at Intopia, Renata, who manages our Intopia Connect service, has been involved in the Pacific Connect events to promote digital accessibility and assistive technology in the Pacific. Renata shares some of her reflections here. Reflections on Pacific Connect My involvement with Pacific Connect began in…