Speaker: Molly Watt

Inclusive Technology Specialist @mollywatttrust

Molly Watt is a 23 year old inclusive technology evangelist, keynote and
TEDxNHS speaker, children's illustrator and author, co founder of the Molly
Watt Trust, director of Molly Watt Limited ambassador of ReSound, Sense
and advocate of assistive technology
Currently consulting with developers and designers in digital, breaking down
barriers for those with and without specific accessibility needs. Working
alongside some of the biggest in digital and their accessibility teams.
Also raising awareness of abilities within disabilities using assistive
Born severely deaf then registered blind - becoming deafblind at 12 Molly has
a unique insight into accessibility, the use of accessibility features and
mainstream assistive technologies.
Having spoken, run workshops and consulted worldwide to accessibility
teams at Apple, Cupertino, Apple Corporate, Sydney, Apple, London, also
raising awareness of diversity, the need for inclusion at Harvard Medical
School, Palace of Westminster, London also, Government Digital Services,
BBC Accessibility, Barclays Bank Accessibility, Coventry Building Society,
TSA, London Digital Health, NHS, Sigma, Wayfindr, Naidex, Atec.
Collaborating with charities and those in the fields of awareness, empathy,
accessibility, assistive technology and inclusion.
Molly’s believe is that digital holds the key to accessibility, diversity and
inclusion for all.
We all have work to do.

Find Molly Watt at

Workshop: Design/Building for Accessibility


Tracks - 2017

  • 21st Century Languages

    Compile to Native, Microservices, Machine learning... tailor-made languages solving modern challenges

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    Architectural practices from the world's most well known properties.

  • Beyond Being an Individual Contributor

    Beyond being an individual contributor. Building and Evolving managers and tech leadership.

  • Building Great Engineering Cultures

    Why engineering culture matters.

  • DevOps: You Build It, You Run It

    Pushing DevOps beyond adoption into cultural change.

  • Evolving Java

    At well over 20 years old, Java continues to evolve & change. Learn more on JDK9, Jigsaw, Event Sourcing, & G1GC.

  • Going Serverless

    Learn about the state of Serverless & how to successfully leverage it!

  • Hardware Frontiers: Hardware Changes Affecting Software Developers Today

    Quantum computing, NVRAM, SMR, GPU, Augmented Reality.

  • Microservices: Patterns and Practices

    Stories of success and failure building modern Microservices, including event sourcing, reactive, decomposition, & more.

  • Modern CS in the Real World

    Applied trends in Computer Science that are likely to affect Software Engineers today.

  • Performance Mythbusting

    Real world, applied performance proofs.

  • Security: Attacking and Defending

    Talks focused on Red and Blue teaming.

  • Stream Processing In The Modern Age

    Compelling applications of stream processing & recent advances in the field

  • The Art of Chaos Engineering

    Failure is going to happen - Are you ready? Chaos engineering is an emerging discipline - What is the state of the art?

  • The Practice & Frontiers of AI

    Learn about machine learning in practice and on the horizon

  • The Whole Engineer

    Success as an engineer is more than writing code.

  • Tools and culture: what's beyond a stack of containers?

    Containers are not just a techology. It's a platform. Push your knowledge.

  • Web as Platform

    All things Browser, from JavaScript Frameworks to Web Assembly.