- Lainey Feingold’s upcoming speaking events
- Lainey Feingold’s 2021 completed speaking events
- Lainey Feingold’s 2020 speaking events
- Lainey Feingold’s 2019 speaking events
- Lainey Feingold’s speaking archives. The archives include a list of Lainey’s speaking engagements before 2019 and any of Lainey’s talks that were recorded, including talks in 2019 and 2020
[Please note that links to completed speaking events may no longer be active if the event sponsor has removed details of past events.]
Lainey’s glad to be back at one of her favorite digital accessibility conferences – Knowbility’s John Slatin AccessU. Join me for a 90 minute legal update – I’m looking forward to being able to speak at a slower pace than usual!
Lainey’s glad to be part of this year’s DotGov Design Conference. Talking about ethics, accessibility, and civil rights to a community that can design those concepts into practice is one of her favorite things to do!
Hard to believe that Global Accessibility Awareness Day is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Lainey is glad to join the Accessibility Camp Bay Area for a look back on 10 years in the digital accessibility legal space…and a look forward to what might be next.
Lainey’s excited to moderate Disability:IN’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day webinar with powerhouse speakers Claudia Gordon, Angela Hooker, and Shilpi Kapoor. Together we have 98 years of experience in the digital accessibility space! Join us for this free event.
This webinar is limited to corporate partners who are part of the Disability:IN Inclusion Works program. Contact Lainey with questions about bringing this type of webinar to your organization.
Lainey loves talking with law students about digital accessibility, disability rights, and how to achieve results without being a shark. Be a dolphin instead!
Lainey’s looking forward to joining the accessibility champions of the Portland (Oregon) Accessibility and UX MeetUp. We’ll have a conversation about why accessibility is a human right and how everyone can put the law in their pocket to protect and advance that right.
Lainey is looking forward to speaking about digital accessibility with National State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). Since 1908, NASBA has served as a forum for the nation’s 55 State Boards of Accountancy, which administer the Uniform CPA Examination, license more than 650,000 Certified Public Accountants and regulate the practice of public accountancy in the United States.
Lainey will be asking the questions of disability justice lawyer Haben Girma, author of the wonderful Haben: the Deafblind Woman who Conquered Harvard Law. This event is free and open to the public. Read more about the book festival. Join us!
Lainey’s presentation at the annual Inclusion Works meeting is titled “Digital Accessibility Quick Bites: Procurement, Legal Issues, Resources.” Read more about the Inclusion Works program, an offering of Disability:IN.
First digital accessibility legal update webinar at 2020. It’s free! Thank you to the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation in the College of Design at Georgia Tech for sponsorship
Lainey is happy to share thoughts and stories about ethics in the digital accessibility legal space with law students in professor Ruth Colker’s Disability Accessibility class. Lainey is a frequent writer and speaker about ethics and digital accessibility. Contact her if you are interested in bringing this type of programming to your organization.
It’s 2020 and it’s my 20th year attending CSUN. I’ve been offering the legal update for many years, and this year I’m glad to be sharing the 40 minutes with disability rights lawyer Tim Elder. Join us!
Excited to join Kerrie Holleman (Microsoft), Catherine Watterson (Microsoft), Jeff Wissel (Fidelity), Eric Wright (Booz Allan Hamilton) for this panel in the Microsoft Suite. We’ll be talking about best practices for purchasing accessible technology with learnings from experience and the Accessible Procurement Toolkit from Disability:IN.
Big thanks to the volunteers at A Future Date Conference for gathering up Spring accessibility events cancelled due to Covid-19. Watch the recorded session of the Digital Accessibility Legal Update.
My gratitude to Lucy Greco for inviting me to participate in her keynote conversation about the importance of involving disabled people in all aspects of an organization’s digital accessibility program. Watch the recording of this conversation about adding people with disabilities to your workforce.
Digital accessibility, including accessible documents, has never been more important than in an era when so much of our world is virtual. Lainey’s happy to be sharing the digital accessibility legal update at Crawford Technology’s Summit.
This gathering will give ADA Symposium attendees a chance to meet Haben Girma in advance of her keynote presentation the next day.
I’m excited to be returning to the ADA Symposium and offering this three hour workshop on collaborative skills to advance ADA compliance.
Two hours for the digital accessibility legal update at this wonderful conference. Yay!
Lainey’s excited to be part of AccessU’s switch to a virtual conference this May due to the corona virus. Her talk is part of an online deep-dive into accessibility learning with committed advocates for an inclusive digital world.
Lainey is glad to moderate this panel with industry leaders from Microsoft, Fidelity, and Booz Allen Hamilton to talk about best practices for accessible procurement. Perfect topic for the day before Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
Lainey’s looking forward to being part of this Global Accessibility Awareness Day conversation with Chancey Fleet and GAAD co-founders Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon.
Lainey is looking forward to this conversation with Lucy Greco during this 3Play Media Global Accessibility Awareness Day free virtual event.
Another US lawyer recently spoke about the “scorched earth litigation approach” to disability rights enforcement in the US. I appreciate this UK-based web-tv show inviting me to talk about something different! Also on Facebook Live.
Glad to be participating in this conversation with my friend and accessibility champion Sharron Rush of Knowbility. Free (but still need to register) and sponsored by the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities.
Lainey dedicates this talk to Joseph Karr O’Connor, friend and WordPress accessibility advocate, who died earlier this year. In 2014 I wrote a story about Joesph and the generosity of the WordPress accessibility community.
Lainey is excited to return to #ID24 on a panel with her friends and web accessibility champions Lucy Greco of UC Berkeley and Stewart Hay of Intopia (Australia). Join us as we discuss the common themes in accessibility team building and championing, accessibility marketing, and accessibility lawyering!
Lainey’s excited to help kick-off the wonderful A11yTO (Accessibility Toronto) week of conferences. Join her for this free event!
Lainey is excited to return (virtually) to the Asociación de Derecho Colaborativo de Euskadi (ADCE)’s annual congress to share stories and strategies of Structured Negotiation as a tool for advancing accessibility.
Advocates need all available tools to convince organizations of the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its critical role in creating an inclusive society – both online and in the built environment. Lainey will be leading an online workshop to share the tools of Structured Negotiation, an effective and ethical advocacy strategy with a twenty-five year successful track record.
Join Lainey for this free webinar on everything that is happening in the digital accessibility legal space. Lawsuits, settlements, best practices, ethics and more!
Lainey is glad to be back at A11yCamp and joining her friends and colleagues Lucy Greco and Karl Groves to sound the global alarm about software that claims to solve accessibility problems but does not. This Australian conference is now virtual and global, and we’ll be talking about a global accessibility and ethical threat.
Join Lainey for this free conversation about the collaborative dispute resolution process called Structured Negotiation. Lainey, her clients and co-counsel pioneered this process twenty-five years ago and have used it ever since to resolve complex disability rights technology cases without the conflict and runaway expenses of traditional litigation.
Looking forward to being on this panel with Haben Girma, George Kerscher, and Megan Rose Dickey (moderator) at this fundraising event for the Silicon Valley’s Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. [Check back for session time during this two day conference on December 2 and 3.]
Lainey will be joining Merck during its Enterprise Digital Governance: RoundTable. Excited to share a delicious approach to accessibility with a company committed to digital inclusion for people with disabilities.
This is the second year Lainey has been invited to present to David Hoffman’s class at Harvard Law School. Lainey will talk with the students (several from outside the United States) about Structured Negotiation, representing disabled clients, and how lawyers can best serve the disability community.
A free event that includes the trailer screening of “Crip Camp” by filmmaker and disability rights activist James Lebrecht followed by a panel discussion about disability history, identity, rights, and movements with Lebrecht, Denise Sherer Jacobson, Cathy Kudlick and Lainey.
Lainey will be part of a global panel and talk about her work on accessible technology using the collaborative tools of Structured Negotiation.
Lainey will be leading a discussion at this inaugural summit on digital accessibility law. The legal landscape has changed drastically in the past three years. How can lawyers representing all parties make sure the digital accessibility legal space is ethical and focused on problem-solving? How can we do this without compromising (i) the rights of disabled people to use all available tools to enforce hard-fought civil rights and (ii) the rights of technology owners to use statutorily provided legal defenses. Let’s talk about smart practices for all stakeholders.
This will be Lainey’s 19th year attending the CSUN conference. She has been presenting most years since 2001, and has been doing the legal update many of those years, beginning in approximately 2004.
Lainey will be speaking via webinar about Structured Negotiation to Columbia Law School’s disability rights course taught by Liz Emens. Law Students deserve to learn about options other than being a shark!
Lainey will have 1.5 hours for the digital accessibility legal update at the annual John Slatin AccessU Conference. She will repeat the session on Thursday May 16 at 2:00 and also offer it as part of AccessU online (see next listing).
Lainey’s glad to offer the legal update as part of the 2019 online version of AccessU.
Lainey is grateful to the Association of Collaborative Law of Basque Country for the opportunity to share ideas about using collaborative tools like Structured Negotiation to help close the digital divide by increasing accessibility.
Join Lainey for a deep dive into the collaborative tools of Structured Negotiation in this three hour workshop for disability advocates. Gain skills that can help resolve disability claims without run-away costs, stress, and negative publicity. This will be a hands-on workshop with practical tools that Symposium attendees can bring to all types of advocacy efforts — including workplace conflicts!
Lainey’s popular digital accessibility legal update designed for Symposium attendees. Current cases, Structured Negotiation and advocacy, government activity will be shared. We’ll talk about the role of the law in making the digital world accessible and best practices for baked in accessibility. Come learn how to put the law in your pocked to advance disability rights.
Lainey is excited to be attending her first DisabilityIn conference and presenting the digital accessibility legal update tailored to organizations committed to diversity and inclusion. This session is sponsored by Microsoft and will be moderated by Jessica Rafuse, Senior Program Manager, Accessibility, Corporate External Legal Affairs
Lainey is honored to be delivering the annual Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution at the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University.
Lainey will be a panelist on “Accessibility Matters: The Do’s and Don’ts from Industry Leaders”
Excited to join friends and colleagues to talk about ethics in the digital accessibility legal space. Part of a “curated playlist of talks, focused on digital accessibility” in Toronto.
Lainey is honored to be asking the questions (and taking audience questions) at Haben Girma’s book reading in Berkeley. Haben and I will talk about her wonderful book, Haben: The Deafblind Woman who Conquered Harvard Law.
For talks prior to 2019, please see the speaking archives.