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Thursday - November 20, 2014
TimeWaverlyCotton Creek IStandley I LabMeadowbrook IStandley II LabMeadowbrook IICotton Creek IIWindsor
8:00 a.m.Accessible High Stakes Assessments - How Digital Tests are Leveling the Playing Field, Bryan Gould, WGBH/NCAM

Legal Aspects of Captioning for Higher Ed, Gaeir Dietrich, HTCTU

[Virtual Track A]

Wearable computers and accessibility: the next step in mobile technology , Ted Drake, Intuit

Angular, web components and HTML5.1, OH MY!: An overview of the latest web technologies, Justin Stockton, Devis

[Virtual Track B]

“Ask the Experts” - A one-hour open lab session focused on getting your questions answered! 3D Printed Talking Tactile Learning Objects will make Learning by the Blind More Compliant, Michael Kolitsky, UT El Paso

The Long Road from “Reactive” to “Proactive”: Project Highlights from Mason’s Assistive Technology Initiative, Korey Singleton, George Mason University

Connecting the Dots for a Visually-Impaired Musician, Marion Stevens, The University of Alabama

9:15 a.m.Round-table Discussions Round-table Discussions Round-table Discussions Round-table Discussions Round-table Discussions Round-table Discussions Round-table Discussions Round-table Discussions
10:15 a.m.Exhibit hall break Exhibit hall break Exhibit hall break Exhibit hall break Exhibit hall break Exhibit hall break Exhibit hall break Exhibit hall break
11:15 a.m.Literature Review on Universal Design for Instruction, Kelly Roberts, University of Hawaii

Central Access Reader and CAR Check: Engaging Faculty and Students in Document Accessibility, Wendy Holden, CWU

[Virtual Track A]

Training Your Dragon - A Hands-on Workshop with Dragon Naturally Speaking, Wink Harner, The Foreign Type

Able Player: A Fully Accessible Media Player, Terrill Thompson, University of Washington

[Virtual Track B]

E-Learning and Information and Communication Technologies in Postsecondary Education of Students with Disabilities: Where We Are and Where We’re Going, Catherine Fichten, Dawson College

Mobile App Allstars for Reading, Robert Beach, Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

5 Keys for Implementing Accessibility in Your Team CANCELLED, Angela Hooker, Microsoft
["It May Be True" moved to this room]

It May Be True, But is It Effective? An Examination of Points Often Used to Justify an Organizational Accessibility Initiative, Rob Carr, Oklahoma State University
[MOVED TO COTTON CREEK II !]

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.Plenary Lunch: The Viking & The Lumberjack: Accessibility Isn't Hard. Ignoring It Is.

Join Karl “The Viking” Groves and Billy “The Lumberjack” Gregory for some “Mile High a11y” as they explore the world of accessibility as only The Viking and The Lumberjack can. In these troubling “Trust me, I’m an expert from the internet” times, it takes two experts from a popular web series to properly showcase the amazing achievements and advancements in the world of accessibility.

2:15 - 3:15 p.m.Providing Nemeth Braille for Students in Graduate and Undergraduate Courses with Advanced Math, Todd Schwanke, Univ Wisconsin - Madison

Open Source Tools for Evaluating Web Accessibility, Jon Gunderson, University of Illinois

[Virtual Track A]

Training Your Dragon cont’d PDF in the Classroom: The Future of Digital Textbooks, Karen McCall, Karlen Communications

[Virtual Track B]

A Proven Methodology for Achieving Web Accessibility for Colleges, Universities, and Other Large Organizations , Jeffrey Singleton, HiSoftware

Magnification; Using a Tablet PC with one hand, Jeff Bazer, Dolphin Computer Access

Instructional Technology and Accessibility: Strategies and Techniques, Rachel Thompson, University of Alabama

Tools of the Trade for an A11y-Oriented Organization, Sandra Earl, Desire2Learn

3:15 - 4:00 p.m.Exhibitor Break Exhibitor BreakExhibitor Break Exhibitor Break Exhibitor Break Exhibitor BreakExhibitor BreakExhibitor Break
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. [unconference] [unconference] [unconference] [unconference] [unconference] [unconference] [unconference] [unconference]

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