Florence Cols is a legal design expert at Droits Quotidiens since almost 10 years. Droits Quotidiens works for making law understandable and accessible for all by : (1) explaining rights and obligations in plain language; (2) creating visuals; and (3) helping professionals to rewrite their legal documents.
Maria Mindlin is CEO of Transcend, a company that provides plain language and translation services to courts and agencies in the U.S. She also teaches and trains others in the legal sector so they can learn more about readability and user testing. Maria’s work integrates today’s technologies with plain language, accessibility, and design.
Tanushree Padath is a Project Manager/Visual and UX designer at Transcend. She makes plain text more accessible by incorporating design principles and iconography. She also conducts design and usability workshops for the legal sector. She has served as a judge in the 2019 Clearmark awards in the website category.
A linguist by training, Éric Kavanagh has been a professor at the Université Laval’s school of design since 2002. Director of the Master’s program in interaction design, he teaches design theory and specializes in service design and information design, which he has been practicing in Québec for 20 years. He has supervised over 200 graduate […]
Saul Carliner is a communication and educational technology professor at Concordia University, where his research and teaching focus on both the design of learning and communication materials and the management of groups that produce these materials. Among his over 200 publications are Training Design Basics, Informal Learning Basics, and The E-Learning Handbook (with Patti Shank). […]
Karen Schriver KSA Communication Design & Research (USA) Dr. Schriver is President of KSA Communication Design & Research, a consultancy focused on making complex information clear, compelling, and usable. She applies research on information design, plain language, and cognitive science to design everyday communications. Her book, Dynamics in Document Design: Creating Texts for Readers—in its 9th […]