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2018 Post-Conference Resources

Overview

Purchase access to over 70 hours of video-recorded sessions and DVD audio recordings from AHG 2018.
(There is also an option to purchase access to 2017 videos).

View Included Sessions

Purchase Options and Registration Links

You can purchase access to all main conference videos from each year. Pre-conference tracks are purchased separately.  See pricing below.

Registration Links

Discounts

AHG 2018 Conference attendees receive a discount rate on video access and other resources. AHEAD and ATHEN members receive a 10% discount.See pricing and discounts below.

Previewing Videos

You can view some videos from previous years and some excerpts on our "About AHG" page.

How Does It Work?

  • Accessing Videos: After purchasing access to the videos you will receive login information and instructions for accessing the videos.
  • Watching Videos: Once you receive your login and password you can choose videos for viewing on the 2017 and 2016 agenda pages or you can use the session title links below to access the videos for 2017 or 2016.
  • Duration of access: You will retain access to the videos you purchase for as long as we keep them posted online, which will be for at least 2 years and probably longer.
  • PowerPoints & Handouts: Slide are included in the videos and when provided by speakers, can be found along with handouts on the 2017 and 2016 agenda pages.

Video & Audio Recording Pricing

Ticket Type By May 15 After May 15

All 2018 Main Conference Sessions (November 14 – 16)

Includes 42 Main Conference Sessions – Track A, Track B and Track C (Taped Sessions).

2018 conference participant $120 $225
non-2018 participant $220 $345

Pre-Conference Sessions Only (November 12-13)

View Session Titles.

2018 conference participant $90 $150
non-2018 participant $225 $320

2018 Audio Recordings

2018 Audio Recordings – (includes over 50 sessions) (docx)
2018 attendee $75 $90
2018 non-attendee $90 $120

Upgrade to Group Option

Upgrade to group access for 2018 videos

(separate logins for up to 25 on your campus)

$300 $350

2017 Add-ons

2017 audio DVD (includes over 50 sessions) (docx) $55 $75
Access to all 2017 videos, including pre-conference sessions $125 $225

Discounts

AHEAD member discount 10% 10%
ATHEN member discount 10% 10%

†AHEAD discount cannot be combined with the ATHEN discount. Visit the AHEAD discount page for the discount code.
  For the ATHEN discount code, send an email to ATHEN Membership

Video Content

(Note: dates/times below are FYI.)

AHG 2018

Pre-Conference Virtual Schedule

Time Monday, Nov. 12
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lab: Accessible Adobe InDesign Layouts to Produce Accessible PDFs and EPUBs, Bevi Chagnon, President and Founding Partner, PubCom—Publishing Communications

(lunch break: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. MST)

Time Tuesday, Nov. 13
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.* Lab: Understanding and Evaluating WCAG 2 Color and Contrast, Jonathan Whiting, Director of Training & Evaluation, WebAIM

(lunch break 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. MST)

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Captioned Media: Developing a Systematic Approach that Meets the Needs of Your Institution, Stephanie Zito, National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC), et al

Main Conference Track A

Time Wednesday, Nov. 14
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m Not So Fast: Implementing Accessibility Reviews in a University’s IT Software Review Process , Crystal Tenan, NC State University, et al
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m Math Accessibility in Word, Canvas, Conversion and More! , Paul Brown, Texthelp, et al
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. “We don’t have enough staff assigned to making IT accessible!”, Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 4:30 p.m. Lab: Evaluating and Repairing Word and PowerPoint Files, Jonathan Whiting, WebAIM (double-session)
Time Thursday, Nov. 15
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Powerful Presentation Skills for the Accessibility Professional, Christa Miller, Virginia Tech
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. IT Colleagues: from Accessibility Newbies into Accessibility Auditors, Kristen Dabney, Tufts University
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Social media and accessibility, Gian Wild, AccessibilityOz
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. I Was Wrong! Build Your Successful Accessibility Program by Learning from My Mistakes, Angela Hooker, Microsoft
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote Talk: Britney Wilson: “And People With Disabilities,”
Time Friday, Nov. 16
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Trending Tech Tools: What’s New, What’s Improved & What’s on the Horizon for Assistive Technology & Accessibility Tools, Rachel Kruzel, Augsburg University
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The Big Ten Academic Alliance’s Shared Approach to Procurement and Vendor Relations, Bill Welsh, Rutgers University, et al
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Not Another Lecture-Style Presentation, Brad Held, University of Central Fl

Main Conference Track B

Time Wednesday, Nov. 14
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Navigating the Course: Creating Accessible STEM, Megan Gibbs, Kennesaw State University
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Understanding WCAG 2.1, Becky Gibson, Knowbility
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. State of ARIA 2018, Joe Humbert, Interactive Accessibility
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Including people with disabilities in your project design, development, testing process., Robert Jolly, Knowbility, Inc.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Experiences of Students with Visual Disabilities with Tactile Graphics, Guy Toles, Georgia Institute of Technology
Time Thursday, Nov. 15
8:00 – 10:15 a.m. What’s new in Acrobat, Rob Haverty, Accessibility, Adobe (double-session)
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 5:00 p.m. Lab: Making Math Accessible Doesn’t Have To Be Terrifying!, Susan Kelmer, University of Colorado Boulder (double-session)
(break from 3:15 – 4:00 pm)
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote Talk: Britney Wilson: “And People With Disabilities,”
Time Friday, Nov. 16
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Accessibility: Past, Present, and Future, Gerard Cohen, Wells Fargo
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Interactive 3d printed tactile campus maps, Holly Lawson, Assistant Professor, Portland State University, et al
11:45 – 12:45 a.m. Pretty Accessible: Bringing Beauty, Simplicity, and Usability to Accessible Products, Rachel Comerford, Macmillan Learning et al

Taped Sessions

The sessions listed below were not part of the live stream Virtual Conference but were taped during the conference. They are the same format as the videos above except that it does not include video of the speaker, only the audio and slides.

Main Conference Track C

Wednesday, Nov. 14
Time Session
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Making Websites Usable, Not Just Accessible, Karen Hawkins, Publicis.Sapient (double-session – ends at 10:15 a.m.)
DIY IT Accessibility: Building the Foundation for Accessible Course Content at the University of Maryland, Sue Johnston, University of Maryland
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Making Websites Usable, Not Just Accessible (continues)
IT Procurement: Accessibility as a Functional Criterion, Hadi Rangin, University of Washington
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Identifying Challenges to EPUB Adoption, Christian Vinten-Johansen, Manager, Penn State University, et al
All Numbers and Notes: Creating Accessible Math and Music Materials for Students Who Are Blind, Michele Bromley, Portland State University
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Building a campus-wide Universal Design framework from the ground up, Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington
The California State University Accessible Procurement Process from Multiple Perspectives, Dawn Okinaka, California State University, Office of the Chancellor, et al (double session – ends at 4:30)
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Website Liability Under US Accessibility Laws Ken Nakata, Cyxtera
The California State University Accessible Procurement Process from Multiple Perspectives (continues>
Thursday, Nov. 15
Time Session
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. What’s new in WCAG 2.1, Jonathan Whiting, WebAIM
Disability Services Offices Talk About EPUB – Is It Time To Adopt?, Jamie Axelrod, Northern Arizona University
9:15 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Thinking Beyond Described Video with Integrated Described Video (IDV), Chris O’Brien, Accessible Media Inc
Promoting Document Accessibility Efforts and PDF Remediation Options, Gaby De Jongh, University of Washington, et al
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Intro to Audio Description, Elisa Edelberg, Content Marketing Specialist
Making Web Pages Accessible for Persons with Anxiety Disorder Using WCAG Guidelines and UDL, Valorie Sundby, AMAC
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Keep it Simple. Accessible Design Thinking (Lecture session), Eric Eggert, Knowbility
The Forest and the Trees: Scaling for Enterprise-Level Digital Accessibility, Kathryn Weber-Hottleman, University of Connecticut

 


2017 Video Content

(Note: dates/times below are FYI.)

 

Pre-Conference Recordings

Time Monday, Nov. 13
2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Creating a Sustainable Captioning Program at Your Institution, Jane Melander, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Lesley Blicker, Minnesota State System Office

Time Tuesday, Nov. 14
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Accessibility in Organizations and Planning, Rob Carr, Oklahoma State University

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Lab: EPUB 101: Understanding the Structure and Contents of an ePUB, Rachel Comerford, Director of Content Standards, Macmillan Learning, Amy Salmon, Senior Accessibility Consultant, TechForAll, Korey Singleton, George Mason University

AHG 2017

Main Conference 2017

(The main conference program includes sessions from Track A, Track B, and Track C (Taped Sessions)

Main Conference Track A

Track A includes the following sessions
Time Wednesday, Nov. 15
8:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m Lab: Tips and Tricks for Accessible PDFs , Rob Haverty, Adobe (Double Session)
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Comparing WCAG 2.0 to PDF/UA: Understanding the Standards and Mitigating Risk, Paul Rayius, NetCentric Technologies
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 4:30 p.m. Audio Description in Higher Education, Terrill Thompson, University of Washington (double-session)
Time Thursday, Nov. 16
8:00 – 10:15 a.m. Panel: The Power of Collective Negotiation: How can universities work together to require accessible vendor products?, Pramila Patel, CU-Boulder, et al (double session)
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 5:00 p.m. Lab: What’s new in Acrobat, Rob Haverty, Adobe (double-session)
(break from 3:15 – 4:00 pm)
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote Talk: Michael Schuman: Me and my iPad: How Technology Is Helping Me Beat Blindness
Time Friday, Nov. 17
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Section 508 Refresh, Beth Crutchfield, Level Access
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Advancing the Accessibility Profession in Higher Education, Sharon Spencer, International Association of Accessibility Professionals
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. ePUB versus PDF: ePUB is the new standard for accessible ebooks, Rachel Comerford, Macmillan Learning, et al

Main Conference Track B

Time Wednesday, Nov. 15
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Low-cost, system-wide web accessibility evaluations, George Joeckel, WebAIM
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Intro to Audio Description, Lily Bond, 3Play Media
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. A training program for simple manual evaluation of websites and the use of automated testing tools — a blended approach, Susan Cullen, California State University
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Extreme Accessibility, Karl Groves, Extreme Accessibility, Tenon
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Ally: Accessibility training, and remediation, and tracking. Oh my!, Nicolaas Matthijs, Ally, Blackboard, et al
Time Thursday, Nov. 16
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Teaching the creation of accessible educational materials through an e-learning course, Lars Ballieu Christensen, Sensus Aps
9:15 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Balancing Automated Scanning, Manual Testing and Assistive Technology for Successful Website Accessibility Testing, Jeff Singleton, Cyxtera
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Developing Faculty Who are Accessibility Champions, Christa Miller, Virginia Tech
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. How much accessibility testing do I really need to do?, Luis Garcia, eBay
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote Talk: Michael Schuman: Me and my iPad: How Technology Is Helping Me Beat Blindness
Time Friday, Nov. 17
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Taking the "Alt" out of Alternate Media: Converting instructional materials into accessible formats for all students, Scott Kupferman, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, et al
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The Question Still Remains: How Do I Know You Know Accessibility?, Michele Williams, Pearson, et al
11:45 – 12:45 a.m. It Takes a Village: Utilizing People, Systems, and Technology to Scale Online Course Accessibility, Nancy Swenson, University of Central Florida

Taped Sessions 2017

The sessions listed below were not part of the live stream Virtual Conference but were taped during the conference. They are the same format as the videos above except that it does not include video of the speaker, only the audio and slides.

Main Conference Track C

Time Wednesday, Nov. 15
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Inclusive UX design techniques for ethically sensitive online experiences, David Sloan, UX Research Lead, The Paciello Group
Website Liability Under US Accessibility Laws, Ken Nakata, Cyxtera
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. An exploratory study examining how students with print disabilities navigate accessible documents, Korey Singleton, ATI Manager, George Mason University, et al
Improving University Websites by Integrating Functional Accessibility Testing into CMS Theme Development Processes, Robert Fentress, Virginia Tech, et al
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Using MathType to Create Accessible Math Graphs, Darrin Evans, North Carolina Community College System, et al
Have you thought about what AT has to offer students with mental health considerations?, Shannon Lavey, Colorado State University
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Tools for Automating The Captioning of Video, Joseph Polizzotto, High Tech Center Training Unit, et al (double session – ends at 4:30)
UDL, Accessibility and Quality Assurance – Collaborations at the University of Arizona for Accessible Online Classes, Dawn Hunziker, University of Arizona, et al
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Tools for Automating The Captioning of Video (continues)
Using an SLC (Staff Learning Community) to Share UDL & Accessibility Strategies, Deb Castiglione, University of Kentucky
Time Thursday, Nov. 16
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Contracting Language for Accessible Documents, Bevi Chagnon, PubCom—Publishing Communications
The IDPF and W3C Merger: Understanding the future of accessible ebook standards, Rachel Comerford, Macmillan Learning
9:15 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Tips for collaboration between disability and technology services, Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington, et al
Creating an accessible environment and enabling student success, Christopher Aldin, Blackboard
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Video player accessibility, Gian Wild, AccessibilityOz
The W3C Accessible Online Learning Community Group—what have we done and what should we do next?, David Sloan, The Paciello Group, et al
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Teaching Faculty Something, but Not TOO Much, Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington
Web Accessibility – What do web professionals say?, Kimberly Doberstein, University of Minnesota