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Accepted Sessions for AHG 2019

(Note: this list contains both virtual and onsite sessions. Onsite sessions will not be streamed but some streamed sessions will be shown onsite. Those labeled "TBD," indicate the type of presentation is still being determined. Check back for updates.)

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Howard Kramer, PI, AHEAD

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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)

    Session type TBD


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

  • Lars Ballieu Christensen, Senior Advisor, SensusAccess

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 29477 Your Ally in Change Management

  • Krista Greear, Accessibility Strategist, Blackboard Ally

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Kristen Dabney, Assistive Technology Administrator, Harvard Extension School

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on in Westminster IV

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Elisa Lewis, Content Marketing Manager, 3Play Media

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Susan Kelmer, Alternate Format Production Program Manager, University of Colorado Boulder

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

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

  • George Joeckel, Online Training Program Manager, Utah State University / WebAIM

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • George Joeckel, Online Training Program Manager, Utah State University / WebAIM

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 29624 Managing Accessibility Testing

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 29615 Inside EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

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

    Session type TBD


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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)

    Session type TBD


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

  • Erin Lucas, Sr Director of Digital Accessibility, RedShelf

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Joseph Polizzotto, Accessibility Technologist, Wake Technical Community College

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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)

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Michele Bromley, IT Accessibility Coordinator, Portland State University

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • John Scott, Ally Product Manager, Blackboard

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Brian Richwine, Senior Accessibility Strategist - Learning Technologies, Indiana University Bloomington

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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Brian Richwine, Senior Accessibility Strategist - Learning Technologies, Indiana University Bloomington

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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Nina Overdorff, Marketing Coordinator, Equidox by Onix

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Elisa Lewis, Content Marketing Manager, 3Play Media

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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, Karlen Communications

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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, Karlen Communications

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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Karlen Communications

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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Karlen Communications

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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

  • Susan Kelmer, Alternate Format Production Program Manager, University of Colorado Boulder

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

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

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

  • Susan Kelmer, Alternate Format Production Program Manager, University of Colorado Boulder

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

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 29332 Data Mining Accessibility

  • Karl Groves, , Tenon

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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, Karlen Communications

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

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 29284 OCR’s Year In Review (2019)

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

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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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)

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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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

    Session type TBD


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