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Accepted Sessions for AHG 2019

(Important: this list is subject to changes between now and November.)

Proposal No: 31679 How To Empower Professors To Support Students With Disabilities

  • Auston Stamm, Accessibility & Assistive Technology Coordinator, Saint Mary's College

  • Scheduled for 12:45pm on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook I


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    Proposal No: 29824 Faculty training success story: Partnering around diversity and inclusive excellence

  • Marla Roll, Director, Assistant Professor, Colorado State University

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in WB I


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    Proposal No: 31491 Three Approaches to Teaching Accessibility and Universal Design at the University of Illinois

  • Marc Thompson, Assistant Director of Teaching & Learning Experiences, Program Director Information Accessibility Design & Policy, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29513 Introducing Thorium, a new free desktop EPUB reader for Windows and Mac

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 30876 Accessible InDesign + PDF: Refresher!

  • Bevi Chagnon, President and Founding Partner, PubCom—Publishing Communications

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 30841 WAI Resources – Putting Accessibility Guidelines and Support Materials to Work

  • Shawn Henry, , W3C WAI / MIT

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 30810 W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) 2-Way Q&A

  • Shawn Henry, , W3C WAI / MIT

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 30808 Making Audio and Video Media Accessible – W3C WAI Guidance

  • Shawn Henry, , W3C WAI / MIT

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 30777 IT Procurement: Accessibility as a Functional Criterion

  • Hadi Rangin, IT Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 30774 Accessibility training for IT vendors: a new model to reach accessibility

  • Hadi Rangin, IT Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 30751 Student Benefits and Teaching Resources for Including Accessibility/Inclusive Design Topics in University Courses

  • Howard Kramer, PI, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 30749 Teaching Accessibility: Case studies of courses that include accessibility topics in their curricula

  • Terrill Thompson, Technology Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington
  • Korey Singleton, ATI Manager, George Mason University

  • Scheduled for 12:45pm on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 30475 Audio Description – What, Why and How

  • Kelly Smyth, VP Education & Enterprise, Ai-Media

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 30405 An Instructional Design Approach to Accessibility – Lessons Learned

  • Justin Tumelaire, , Cengage Learning

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 30400 Web Accessibility in Higher Education: An Analysis of over 4,000 Institutions

  • Jay Pope, Product Manager, Pope Tech

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 30162 Words to the Wise: How Typed Transcripts and Video Captions Are Boosting Student Outcomes

  • Wendy Mejia, Customer Success Manager, Rev

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 30132 How we do accessible IT at the UW

  • Terrill Thompson, Manager, IT Accessibility Team, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 30124 A Tactile Image is worth a Thousand Words

  • Dave Wilkinson, Director, Sales, American Printing House for the Blind

  • Scheduled for 3:15pm (50 min) on 2019-11-21 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 30122 APH in Higher Education

  • Dave Wilkinson, Director, Sales, American Printing House for the Blind

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 30088 Creating the PSU Tactile Map from One SVG File

  • Michael Cantino, Accessibility Specialist, Portland Community College

  • Scheduled for 12:45pm on 2019-11-22 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 30074 Training Your Dragon – Creating a Training Guide for Dragon Naturally Speaking (Lecture/Demo)

  • Wink Harner, Assistive Technology Consultant, The Foreign Type

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 30070 Writing Effective Alternative Text for Educational Content: Best Practices for Reducing Cognitive Load

  • Valerie Morrison, E-Text Manager, Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook I


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    Proposal No: 30061 Preparing Accessible Math Documents using MathJax (hands-on) (repeat)

  • Volker Sorge, Dr, Progressive Accessibility Sol.

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Standley I Lab


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    Proposal No: 29958 Preparing Accessible Math Documents using MathJax (hands-on)

  • Volker Sorge, Dr, Progressive Accessibility Sol.

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Standley I (Adobe Lab)


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    Proposal No: 29905 Case Study: SensusAccess LTI at Columbia College – improving accessibility to instructional material

  • Lars Ballieu Christensen, Senior Advisor, Sensus Aps

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29889 Learning Process Automation: Bringing Assistive AI to Accessibility

  • Rajiv Narayana, CEO, ansrsource

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 29887 Ed-ICT: Exploring IT Access in 5 Countries

  • Sheryl Burgstahler, Director, Accessible Technology Services, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29878 Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment in 3 Steps

  • Liezl Madrona, Instructional Designer Accessibility Specialist, Butte College

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29469 Take Control! Overriding publisher layout for improved accessibility in your ebooks… including sideloading!

  • Rick Johnson, Co-Founder and Vice President of Product Strategy, VitalSource Technologies, LLC

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-22 in WB II


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    Proposal No: 29834 Apps for Academic Success!

  • Shannon Lavey, MS, OTR/L, Colorado State University

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 29735 Integrating a11y on your site and organization from the ground-up.

  • Samuel Acuna, Sr. UI Engineer, Visa

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29830 Add Accessibility to Your Process the Easy-ish Way

  • James Green, Sr. Director, Head of Accessibility & UX Research, Visa

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29477 Your Ally in Change Management

  • Krista Greear, Accessibility Strategist, Blackboard

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29796 Document Accessibility, Avoiding Lawsuits and Future Proofing – Tools to be in Compliance

  • Doug Koppenhofer, Director, Enterprise Accessibility, Crawford Technologies

  • Scheduled for 12:45pm on 2019-11-22 in WB I


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    Proposal No: 29793 Inclusive Course Design Requires a Team

  • Sheryl Ballenger, Education Lead and Manager of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Georgia Tech- College of Design

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29780 How to Juggle: Daily Support and Widespread Accessibility

  • Kristen Dabney, Assistive Technology Instruction Specialist, Tufts University

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29696 Commonly Seen Accessibility Errors Files

  • Becky Gibson, Sr. Accessibility Strategist, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29774 Accessible Design Top 10 List

  • Marcial Contreras, Accessibility Support Team Coordinator , University of Houston - Clear Lake

  • Scheduled for 3:15pm (50 min) on 2019-11-21 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29770 Different Role, Same Goal: Creating a Culture That Embraces Accessibility

  • Jennifer Pedersen, ETT Lead, University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College

  • Scheduled for 12:45pm on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29459 Hey, Siri — Are We There Yet? The State of ASR & Synthesized Speech for Captioning & Description

  • Elisa Edelberg, Content Marketing Manager, 3PlayMedia

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29427 Alternative wayfinding systems to assist blind/visually impaired to independently navigate college campuses

  • Jim Kessler, Senior Access Consultant, AHEAD

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29705 YOU CAN Create Accessible Math for Students With Print Disabilities

  • Susan Kelmer, Alternate Format Access Coordinator, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2019-11-19 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29703 Leveraging Exceptions Processes to drive accessibility

  • John Jones, , Wichita State University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 29694 Knowbility’s Accessibility Master Class

  • Becky Gibson, Sr. Accessibility Strategist, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-18 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29692 Piloting Blackboard Ally: Faculty Perspectives

  • Christa Miller, Director of Inclusive Media Design, Virginia Tech

  • Scheduled for 3:15pm (50 min) on 2019-11-21 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29688 Sticky Access – Giving a Change-Oriented A11y Experience

  • William Burgess, , MTSU

  • Scheduled for 12:45pm on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook II


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    Proposal No: 29677 Create Accessible Documents in Word & PowerPoint (WebAIM Certificate)

  • George Joeckel, Web Accessibility Specialist, Utah State University / WebAIM

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29678 Web accessibility for large organizations: narrowing the focus

  • Kathryn Tipton, Program Manager, CSU Northridge

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook II


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    Proposal No: 29682 Building an Accessible Online Course: Best Practices & Principles

  • George Joeckel, Web Accessibility Specialist, Utah State University / WebAIM

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook I


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    Proposal No: 29680 Universal Access – Live, remote note taking for the wider student population

  • Kelly Smyth, VP Education & Enterprise, Ai-Media

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29675 Making Career Services More Equitable and Inclusive through Accessibility and Usability

  • Rebecca Hall, , University of Minnesota

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29666 WAI Curricula: Build Your Own Accessibility Courses

  • Shadi Abou-Zahra, Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

  • Scheduled for 3:15pm (50 min) on 2019-11-21 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29652 Streamlined Accessibility Testing: How a Harmonized Baseline and Quick Test/Fail Techniques Increase Efficiency

  • Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, Level Access

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29646 Where Accessibility Lives: Incorporating A11y Into Your Process and Team

  • Derek Featherstone, Chief Experience Officer, Level Access

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Standley I Lab


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    Proposal No: 29644 Inclusive Design: The Product and the Process

  • Derek Featherstone, , Level Access

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Meadowbrook II


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    Proposal No: 29642 Extreme Design: Solve for Extremes to Create Better Designs for Everyone

  • Derek Featherstone, Chief Experience Officer, Level Access

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29631 From Accommodations to Inclusion: How to Build a Captioning Budget that Benefits All Students

  • Scott Ready, Senior Customer Success & Accessibility Strategist, Verbit

  • Scheduled for 12:45pm on 2019-11-22 in WB II


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    Proposal No: 29627 Mobile Site Accessibility Testing

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29624 Managing Accessibility Testing

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-18 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29622 Video player accessibility – 2019 update

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook II


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    Proposal No: 29620 Social media and accessibility – 2019 update

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29618 EPUB Face Off – Publishers Getting it Right or Wrong

  • George Kerscher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29610 Creating and remediating EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 29615 Inside EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Standley I Lab


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    Proposal No: 29613 Getting to grips with EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-18 in Standley I (Adobe Lab)


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    Proposal No: 29604 Born Accessible: Ensuring You’re Adopting Accessible Course Materials

  • Erin Lucas, Director of Digital Accessibility & User Experience, RedShelf

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29602 Bookshare, AccessText and Alternate Media Centers: Sources to Obtain Alternative Formats

  • Dawn Evans, AccessText Network Coordinator, Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook I


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    Proposal No: 29611 Progress Made on Accessible STEM

  • Charles LaPierre, Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible, Benetech

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29606 EPUB Reading Systems for Students with Learning Disabilities

  • Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor, UC Berkeley

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29596 Future of Accessibility Guidelines for Web and ICT

  • Jeanne Spellman, Co-chair of W3C Silver Community Group and Task Force, Tetralogical

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29597 Accessibility and Universal Design for Online Courses – making the practice practicable, and a bit less scary

  • Carey Hamburg, Senior Instructional Designer, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29594 Collaboration Room: Bring Your Accessibility Questions

  • Robert Beach, Assistive Technology Specialist, Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in WB II


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    Proposal No: 29326 Making an Online Stat Course Accessible through ePub

  • Jinhee Choo, eLearning Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29586 Testing Accessibility throughout the Software Lifecycle

  • Justin Stockton, Senior Accessibility Analyst, The Paciello Group

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Standley I (Adobe Lab)


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    Proposal No: 29587 Educating Your Web Team: Accessibility for Chummies

  • Angela Hooker, , Microsoft

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29582 Embracing the Workshop Model: A Scalable System for Ongoing Adaptive Technology Support

  • Michele Bromley, Adaptive Technology Specialist, Portland State University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29583 Design Systems for Accessible Accessibility

  • Jiatyan Chen, Online Accessibility Program Manager, Stanford University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 29577 Building a Culture of Accessibility through Innovation

  • Evan Yamanishi, Accessibility Lead, Director of the Norton Lab, W. W. Norton & Company

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29579 Institutional Roadblocks to Accessibility: A collaborative session on how to overcome organizational resistance

  • Howard Fooksman, Educational Technology Consultant, Purdue University

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29575 Creating Accessible Digital Documents in MS Office (session ends at 5:30 pm)

  • Kristi Elmore, Systems Analyst, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

  • Scheduled for 2:30pm on 2019-11-18 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29573 The Future is Accessible, Starting Now

  • Kristi Elmore, Systems Analyst, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29567 If you Give an Instructor Usability: The Slippery Slope to Accessibility

  • Christopher Phillips, EIT Accessibility Coordinator, Utah State University

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29568 Toward Universal Design in Online Learning: The Interface Between Technology and Pedagogy

  • Mahadeo Sukhai, Head of Research and Chief Accessibility Officer, Canadian National Institute for the Blind

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29555 Aira, A Tool To Enhance Campus Accessibility For Students And Visitors Who Are Blind Or Low Vision

  • Greg Stilson, Director Of Product Management , Aira

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-22 in Meadowbrook II


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    Proposal No: 29556 Teaching about accessibility in computing courses

  • Sheryl Burgstahler, Director, Accessible Technology Services, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29557 UDL, Accessibility and Quality Assurance – Collaborations at the University of Arizona for Online Classes, Take Two

  • Barbara Lopez, Digital Accessibility Consultatn, University of Arizona

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29528 Global Portraits of Inclusion: An Ethnographic Account Of Accessibility in Education

  • John Scott, Ally Community Manager, Blackboard

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29545 Creating an Inclusive Library Environment

  • Stephanie Robbins, Assistive Technology Coordinator, University of Colorado Denver

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29518 Acquiring Accessible IT Products for your Campus

  • Cheryl Pruitt, Director, Accessible Technology Initiative, California University Chancellor's Office

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29523 Getting Past ‘Yes’, to Genuine Action: Using the Dark Arts for Purposes of Good

  • Greg Hanek, digital Accessibility Architect, Indiana University

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29544 Incorporating Student Voices in Accessibility at the Penn State University Libraries

  • Binky Lush, Manager, Discovery, Access and Web Services, Penn State University Libraries

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29541 The Blueprint for Student Success: Accessibility Support for Faculty and the Workflow to Make It Happen

  • Shawn Jordison, DSPS High Tech Center Faculty, Santa Monica College

  • Scheduled for 3:15pm (50 min) on 2019-11-21 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29500 Building an Accessibility Team – Hiring the right specialists for the job

  • Jacqueline Tolisano, Engagement Manager, Optum

  • Scheduled for 3:15pm (50 min) on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29489 Make your classroom accessible and inclusive with Microsoft 365

  • Alison Oberg, , Microsoft

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 29531 Tips for promoting accessible IT campus-wide within the context of a universal design framework

  • Sheryl Burgstahler, Director, Accessible Technology Services, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 29482 The Velvet Hammer: Accessible Procurement Buy-In and Pushback at Cal State San Bernardino

  • Leon McNaught, Accessibility Coordinator, CSU San Bernardino

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29429 Accessibility: Teaching Skills for the Future

  • Tracy Christofero, Professor, Marshall University

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29519 Vispero in Education – Affordable Software & Hardware for Entire Campuses

  • Michael Wood, Strategic Accounts Manager - Education, Vispero

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29485 “This Isn’t Why I Became An Instructor!”: Motivating Faculty to Embrace Accessibility

  • Jennifer Pedersen, ETT Lead, University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29512 Neutralizing the Fear Factor: How perceptions of ongoing “risk” hamper momentum for your accessibility program

  • Rick Ferrie, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, BarrierBreak

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29505 Integrating Social Justice in Computer Science Pedagogy

  • Rua Williams, Integrating Social Justice in CS Pedagogy, University of Florida

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29495 A Graphic Designer’s Perspective on Universal Design for Learning

  • Lance Hidy, Accessible Media Specialist, Northern Essex Community College

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29491 Providing Tactile Tours to Increase Usability of Tactile Graphics

  • Brian Richwine, Manager, Indiana University Bloomington

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 29483 Lessons learned from managing a student workforce in creating STEM alternate materials

  • Brian Richwine, Manager, Indiana University Bloomington

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 29390 Getting Beyond the Checklist- Culture, Change, and Accessibility

  • Pat Needles, Director of Sales, Onix

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29475 Joliet Junior College’s 508 Compliance Website Accessibility Journey: From Problem to Partnership

  • Timothy Roessler, Director of Enpterprise Applications, Joliet Junior College

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29424 Universal Design for Learning: Planning for Learner Variability

  • Bryan Saums, Instructional Design Specialist, Volunteer State Community College

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29472 Scaling Online Course Accessibility

  • Kristin Noppenberger, Senior Accessibility Instructional Designer, University of Alabama

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29458 Creating (More) Accessible Comics and Graphic Novels

  • Eric Stallard, Laboratory Specialist, Pima Community College

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29446 Lessons Learned in the Website Revision Process

  • Petra Hartman, Technology Coordinator, Harvard University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in WB I


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    Proposal No: 29456 Navigating the Venn Diagram of Video Accessibility Laws

  • Elisa Edelberg, Content Marketing Manager, 3PlayMedia

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29454 Intro to Audio Description

  • Jaclyn Leduc, Content Marketing Associate, 3PlayMedia

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29451 Positive Forward Movement: A University’s Digital Accessibility Journey and Strategies

  • Jen Bethmann, Web Accessibility Coordinator, Illinois State University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29449 Trending Tech Tools – 2019 Update: What’s New, What’s Improved & What’s on the Horizon for Assistive Technology & Accessibility Tools

  • Rachel Kruzel, Assistive Technology Specialist, University of St. Thomas

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29433 Re-imagining the lecture note taking experience to make note taking accessible for all

  • Paul Davis, Product Design Lead , Sonocent

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29444 Literacy Support with the added bonus of Accessibility: Read&Write

  • Laura Trimble, , Texthelp

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29440 Monitoring Your Organization’s Accessibility Effort

  • Justin Stockton, Senior Accessibility Analyst, The Paciello Group

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29422 Accessibility and the 7 Habits

  • Mark Greenfield, Web Accessibility Officer, University at Buffalo

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in WB II


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    Proposal No: 29416 Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Pro DC: Nuance PowerPDF and Foxit Phantom for Business

  • Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Open Access Technologies

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29417 The Great PDF Purge

  • Crystal Tenan, IT Accessibility Coordinator, NC State University

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29407 Website Liability Under US Accessibility Laws

  • Ken Nakata, Director of Accessibility Consulting Practice, Cyxtera

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29405 Website Accessibility Certification and Logos – What do I really need?

  • Jeffrey Singleton, Director of Accessibility Consulting Practice, Cxytera

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29402 FIU’s personalized approach: Designing an Accessible Database Management System for Disability Services

  • Joanna Lindsay, Access Consultant, Florida International University
  • Reynaldo Castilla, ,

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29400 Importance of end-user testing in accessible media capstone research

  • Jennifer Curry Jahnke, Professor / Coordinator, Mohawk College

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-22 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29398 Able Player 4.0: A free, open source accessible media player

  • Terrill Thompson, Manager, IT Accessibility Team, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29396 Web Redesign RFP 101

  • Deborah Dorsey, Project Manager, Maryland Online

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29338 Grassroot Successes for Small College Accessibility

  • Deborah Dorsey, Project Manager, Maryland Online

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29386 UDL and Accessibility Strategies in the Classroom Using Faculty Learning Communities

  • Scot Atkins, Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster I


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    Proposal No: 29384 Introduction to Online Course Accessibility

  • Joseph Feria-Galicia, Accessibility Team Lead, UC Berkeley

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 29378 Accessible and User-Friendly Drag-and-Drop Questions

  • Emilie Berglund, Accessibility Implementation Manager, McGraw-Hill

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29374 The Status of Digital Document Accessibility – Are We Any Closer To Inclusive Education

  • Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Open Access Technologies

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29372 Using the Microsoft Accessibility Checkers to Optimize Document Accessibility

  • Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Open Access Technologies

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-21 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29370 Overview of the Microsoft Immersive Reading Tools in Office 365

  • Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Open Access Technologies

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29352 Math Made Easy: Conversion, authoring, and access with EquatIO!

  • Paul Brown, Vice President, Texthelp

  • Scheduled for 4:20pm on 2019-11-21 in Lakehouse


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    Proposal No: 29364 Writing Good Alt Text

  • Gaeir Dietrich, Access Specialist, Consultant

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29365 Faculty Learning Community for Inclusive Pedagogy

  • Michelle Jarman, Director Disability Studies Program, University of Wyoming

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster III


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    Proposal No: 29362 Feel Good about Your Tactile Graphics

  • Gaeir Dietrich, Access Specialist, Consultant

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29357 PDF Remediation with CommonLook PDF

  • Paul Rayius, Director of Training, CommonLook

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-18 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29351 Authoring Documents with Accessibility in Mind

  • Paul Rayius, Director of Training, CommonLook

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29306 The Publisher Sent Me An ePub! Now What?

  • Susan Kelmer, Alternate Format Access Coordinator, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2019-11-20 in Meadowbrook I/II


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    Proposal No: 29261 Wagging the Dog: Secret Macro/Replace Tricks and Tips In Alternate Format Production

  • Susan Kelmer, Alternate Format Access Coordinator, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-18 in Standley II lab


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    Proposal No: 29332 Data Mining Accessibility

  • Karl Groves, , Tenon

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    Proposal No: 29322 A11yFirst Editor Enhancements Module for Drupal 8

  • Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of IT Accessibility, University of Illinois

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Waverly


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 29320 Understanding the ARIA Authoring Practices and Screen Readers

  • Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of IT Accessibility, University of Illinois

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Meadowbrook I


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    Proposal No: 29313 Tips and Tricks for Inexpensive Accessibility Testing

  • Elizabeth Simister, Product Accessibility Manager, Blackboard, Inc

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Westminster II


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 29288 Creating Accessible PDF Forms using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

  • Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Open Access Technologies

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2019-11-19 in Westminster II


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    Proposal No: 29284 OCR’s Year In Review

  • Mary Lou Mobley, National Disability Expert, U.S. Dept. of Education

  • Scheduled for 2:00pm on 2019-11-21 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29282 “Access BSC, A Bridge to Success in College”-Developing Your Transition Toolkit.  

  • Sumana Silverheels, Technology Accommodations Coordinator, Buffalo State College

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Cotton Creek II


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    Proposal No: 29277 We’re All in this Together: Lessons from a Help Desk in Changing Culture

  • Vanessa Zuroski, , University of Minnesota

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Windsor


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    Proposal No: 29254 Creating Accessible PDF Forms

  • Rob Haverty, Senior Program Manager, Accessibility, Adobe

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-21 in Standley I (Adobe Lab)


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    Proposal No: 29252 Tips and Tricks for Accessible PDFs

  • Rob Haverty, Senior Program Manager, Accessibility, Adobe

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2019-11-20 in Standley I Lab


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    Proposal No: 29250 Introduction to Accessible PDF Documents

  • Rob Haverty, Senior Program Manager, Accessibility, Adobe

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Standley I Lab


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 29248 PDF Accessibility – Train-the-Trainer

  • Rob Haverty, Senior Program Manager, Accessibility, Adobe

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2019-11-18 in Westminster IV


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    Proposal No: 29236 There are 2 sides to every story: VPATs

  • Kara Zirkle, Training and Compliance Manager, Essential Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Cotton Creek I


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    Proposal No: 29227 Fusion Assistive Technology: For On and Off Campus Use

  • Melinda Colby, Sr. Director, Engagement & Success, The University of Texas at Dallas

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2019-11-20 in Waverly


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    Proposal No: 29224 3D Printing Educational Models for all students (Lecture/demo)

  • Jonathan Gorges, Instructional Computer Support Specialist, College of the Desert

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Standley II Lab


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    Proposal No: 29217 Using Pattern Lab and Drupal 8 to Stop Reinventing the Accessibility Wheel

  • Carly Gerard, Web Accessibility Engineer, Western Washington University

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2019-11-20 in Waverly


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