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Choose Virtual Tracks – Wednesday 2017

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    November 15, 2017

    8:00am Sessions


    17188 Audio Description: An In-Depth Review and Analysis (lecture session)

    Joel Snyder, Audio Description Project-Amer Coun Blind


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17196 Not So Fast: Implementing Accessibility Reviews in a University’s IT Software Review Process

    Crystal Tenan, NC State University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17218 A New Automated Notetaking, Captioning and Transcription Solution

    Chris Frazier, VZP Digital


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17299 AIMHub: Cost Effective, Rapid Accessible Instructional Materials Exchange

    Jack Sullivan, California State University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17346 DIY IT Accessibility: Building the Foundation for Accessible Course Content at the University of Maryland

    Sue Johnston, University of Maryland


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17616 Making Websites Usable, Not Just Accessible (lecture session)

    Karen Hawkins, Publicis.Sapient


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17309 Introduction to Accessible PDF Documents

    Rob Haverty, Adobe


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17285 Navigating the Course: Creating Accessible STEM

    Megan Gibbs, Kennesaw State University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17765 It is all about the student; selecting the right reading app for student success.

    Richard Orme, DAISY Consortium


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17691 Educating College Level Students on Asssistive Technology

    James Fleming, Beacon College


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17854 Finding the ways to make wayfinding work

    Kaela Parks, Portland Comm. College


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    18502 Accessibility – How to deal with documents!

    Sachin Gupta, Deque


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    9:15am Sessions


    16653 Accessible Educational Materials All the Way Through Postsecondary

    Sam Johnston, CAST Inc.


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17141 Understanding WCAG 2.1

    Becky Gibson, Knowbility


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17742 Thinking outside the dots:

    John Jones, Wichita State University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17761 Mathematics in Born Accessible Publications

    George Kerscher, DAISY Consortium/Benetech


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    16645 Math Accessibility in Word, Canvas, Conversion and More!

    Paul Brown, Texthelp


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17353 Video Notes: A Mobile Device Strategy for Learning for Post-Secondary Deaf Students

    Suzanne Ehrlich, University of North Florida


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17360 How Do You Know It’s Working? Assessing Access Focused Professional Learning on Campus

    Jordan Cameron, Kennesaw State University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17821 Open and Accessible: low cost and inclusive by design

    Kaela Parks, Portland Comm. College


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17912 IT Procurement: Accessibility as a Functional Criterion

    Hadi Rangin, University of Washington


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    18481 UDL Jedi Training: Move Learners and Leaders with Only Your Mind

    Thomas Tobin, University of Wisconsin-Madison


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    11:15am Sessions


    17359 The Power of Partnerships: institutional alliances to transform accessibility for a small liberal arts college

    Corrine Schoeb, Swarthmore College


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17144 State of ARIA 2018

    Joe Humbert, Interactive Accessibility


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17711 “We don’t have enough staff assigned to making IT accessible!”

    Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17307 Navigating the Venn Diagram of Video Accessibility Laws

    Elisa Edelberg, 3PlayMedia


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17770 How to CADET: free caption and audio description authoring software from WGBH’s NCAM (lecture session)

    Bryan Gould, WGBH/NCAM


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17794 How to design and create accessible documents and contribute to barrier-free education

    Lars Ballieu Christensen, Sensus Aps


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17826 Identifying Challenges to EPUB Adoption

    Christian Vinten-Johansen, Penn State University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17834 All Numbers and Notes: Creating Accessible Math and Music Materials for Students Who Are Blind

    Michele Bromley, Portland State University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    18432 Accessibility Education: A New Certificate and Undergraduate Minor in Accessibility Studies

    Naomi Petersen, Central Washington University


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    26815 Designing Accessibility: Building it in Versus Bolting it on

    Gary Aussant, Perkins School for the Blind


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    18466 Campuses Take Proactive Measures on Accessibility Certification, Testing, and Procurement.

    Christopher Lee, G3ict


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    2:15pm Sessions


    18134 The California State University Accessible Procurement Process from Multiple Perspectives

    Dawn Okinaka, California State University, Office of the Chancellor


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17759 What the heck is all this EPUB Hubbub about ?

    George Kerscher, DAISY Consortium/Benetech


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17797 Practical approaches for involving people with disabilities in digital product design and evaluation

    David Sloan, The Paciello Group


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17708 Building a campus-wide Universal Design framework from the ground up

    Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17265 Tips and Tricks for Accessible PDFs

    Rob Haverty, Adobe


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    18172 Evaluating and Repairing Word and PowerPoint Files

    Jonathan Whiting, WebAIM


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17651 Which Piece of the Puzzle are You Missing? Unwebbing the Possibilities

    Kara Zirkle, Essential Accessibility


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17833 Creating inclusive learning enviroments with Microsoft Accessibility

    Anita Mortaloni, Microsoft


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17914 Zoom: Striving for Functional Accessibility

    Hadi Rangin, University of Washington


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    27093 The Path to Digital Document Accessibility

    Ryan Pugh, Onix


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    26847 Build Your Own Content Remediation Model

    Krista Greear, Blackboard


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17782 Universal Design in Digital Publishing

    Deb Castiglione, Cengage


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    3:30pm Sessions


    17297 Expanding Access through University-wide AT software licensing

    Carlos Herrera, Queensborough Community College


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17805 Why a less than perfect VPAT is okay

    Elizabeth Simister, Blackboard Inc.


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17579 Fantastic Forms and How To Fix Them

    Elizabeth Linnetz, Primacy


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17619 Website Liability Under US Accessibility Laws

    Ken Nakata, Cyxtera


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17635 Experiences of Students with Visual Disabilities with Tactile Graphics

    Guy Toles, Georgia Institute of Technology


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17767 From the professor’s word processor to the student’s smartphone- practical accessible EPUB using familiar tools

    Richard Orme, DAISY Consortium


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    17178 The ABC’s of a11y – Creating a Common Vocabulary

    William Burgess, MTSU


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

    18493 There and Back Again On Our Accessibility & UDL Journey

    Adrian Ricketts, Chattanooga State Community College


    (1 = highest, 4 = lowest):

    (1=first choice, 2=second choice, 3=third choice, 4=fourth choice, NC=No Choice [use to reset an incorrect entry]). Choose up to 4 sessions.

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