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Accepted Sessions for AHG 2020

(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: 33457 Fidelity’s Accessibility Journey and Lessons Learned

  • Jeff Wissel, Office of Customer Accessibility Director, Fidelity Investments

  • Scheduled for 12:15pm on in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33463 How to Express the Accessibility Opportunity to your Executives (full-talk)

  • , ,

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-17 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33409 How 2020 Changed The Future of Accessibility For Good

  • Scott Ready, , Verbit

  • Scheduled for 2:30pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33030 ClockWork- Supporting Student Success

  • George Melendy, ClockWork Student Sucess Consultant, ClockWork Enterprisec

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33028 Note Taking Express for Online Classes

  • Liam Kelly, Operations Manager, Note Taking Express

  • Scheduled for 1:45pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33026 Pope Tech: WAVE for your whole .edu

  • Mark Pope, Partner, Pope Tech

  • Scheduled for 1:00pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33024 AccessibilityOz Presentation (place-holder)

  • Gian Wild, Founder and CEO, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 2:30pm on in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33018 Fidelity’s Accessibility Journey and Lessons Learned

  • Jeff Wissel, Office of Customer Accessibility Director, Fidelity Investments

  • Scheduled for 12:15pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33012 Connect Virtual Labs: Designed for all Learners

  • Laura Ciporen, Sr. Digital Product Developer (Accessibility / Inclusive Content-Design), McGraw Hill

  • Scheduled for 2:30pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32995 Quick Start to Accessible Video

  • Jaclyn Leduc, Content Marketing Specialist, 3Play Media

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32993 Promoting a campus-wide Universal Design framework

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

  • Scheduled for 1:45pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32991 PDF Accessibility Solutions

  • Andy Baum, Document Accessibility Consultant, CommonLook

  • Scheduled for 1:00pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32989 Make Your Digital Web Accessibility Simple

  • Ken Nakata, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 10:45am on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32987 It’s time to improve note taking accommodations: Introducing Glean, the simpler and smarter solution

  • Megan Barrett, Client Services Executive, Sonocent

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32985 Automating Accessibility: AI for PDF Remediation and Alt Text Generation

  • Rajiv Narayana, Chief Learning Officer, Continual Engine

  • Scheduled for 10:45am on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32983 DocMD: Get a Document Accessibility Check-up

  • Dave Hook, Director of Product Solutions, OPEN ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32981 Impacting Equity, Access, and Inclusion With Ally

  • Christopher Aldin, Product Manager, Blackboard

  • Scheduled for 12:15pm on 2020-11-16 in Exhibitor Room 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32973 Life Changing Assistive Technology: Opening Doors to Success! (Formally: Single Switch Scanning: Strategies, Outcomes and Keys to Success)

  • DARREN GABBERT, Sr. Business Operations Associate, University of Missouri

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32739 Explore the resources of the UDUC project (demonstration)

  • Howard Kramer, PI, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on in Exhibitor Room 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32933 How to Express the Accessibility Opportunity to your Executives

  • Hale Pulsifer, VP Customer Accessibility, Fidelity Investments

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32889 How to Encourage Faculty to Teach about Accessibility in Their Courses

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

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32763 Quick Talks: Foundations of Online Teaching; Staying Accessible in an Online World and Classroom

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Jim Stachowiak, Director of Assistive Technology, Northwestern University

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32759 Quick Talks: Ethical Web Principles and UD and Accessibility in the Criminal Justice Curriculum

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Michael Davis, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Southeastern Oklahoma State University

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32757 Quick Talks: Leveraging OER across the curriculum and for digital accessibility

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Robert Uhren, Access Advocate, William Rainey Harper College

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32755 Quick Talks: Cross-campus and Institutional Collaboration and Policy Development

  • Multiple Speakers, ,

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32753 Quick Talks: Online learning: accessibility and inclusive pedagogy

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Elisa Edelberg, Content Marketing Manager, 3PlayMedia

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32737 Quick Talks: Online libraries, catalogs, repositories of accessible materials

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

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32735 Quick Talks: EPUB: Campus transition to EPUB; differences between EPUB & PDF; buying Born Accessible, etc.

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • George Kerscher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32720 Quick Talks: Web Accessibility in Higher Education: An Analysis; 1st Steps Toward Accessibility and Reducing Legal Risk

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Jeff Singleton, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32714 Quick Talks: Three 15-minute talks on captioning on campus, research and case studies

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Jinhee Choo, Senior eLearning Specialist and ADA Compliance Specialist, University of Illinois

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32707 Quick Talks: AI and Machine Language for Complex Interfaces and Automated PDF Accessibility

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Damien Brockmann, , NA

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32701 Quick Talks: Testing and Remediating PDFs

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Pat Needles, Executive Director of Sales, Equidox by Onix

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32640 MythBusters: Debunking the Myths Surrounding Industry Practices in Marketing

  • Jasmine Banks, Product Manager, Blackboard Ally

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32627 Universal Design for Assessment — Tying it Altogether

  • kevin stiffler, Instructional Designer, Red Rocks Community College

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32625 Transforming the Alternative Format Process

  • Kristen Dabney, Assistive Technology Administrator, Harvard Extension School

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual C

    Virtual session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32597 Lab: Adobe InDesign Layouts to Produce Accessible PDFs

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

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-9 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32595 Lab: Techniques and strategies to check, remediate, and validate PDFs for compliance with the PDF/UA-1 accessibility standard (double session)

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

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32580 Single Switch Scanning: Strategies, Outcomes and Keys to Success

  • DARREN GABBERT, Sr. Business Operations Associate , University of Missouri

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32578 Leveraging OER for Digital Accessibility

  • Robert Uhren, Access Advocate, William Rainey Harper College

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32571 Accessible Echo: Creating Multiple Means of Access to Graphic Novels in College Courses

  • Rachel Martiniak, Instructional Designer, University of Illinois

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32565 Lab: Knowbility’s Accessibility Master Class

  • Becky Gibson, Sr. Accessibility Strategist, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-9 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32568 Web Accessibility in Higher Education over Time: An Analysis of over 4,000 Institutions

  • Jay Pope, Product Manager, Pope Tech

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32531 The Florida State EIT Consortium. A collaborative approach to electronic accessibility, advocacy, and support.

  • Steven Bianco, Coordinator, Accessibility and LMS Administration, Florida SouthWestern State College

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32566 Creating a Committee for Institutional Accessibility Policy Creation

  • Jennifer Pedersen, Course and Program Manager for eCampus, University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32569 Barriers to Access and Opportunities for Transformation: Inclusive Pedagogy in the Transition to Remote Learning

  • John Scott, Ally Product Manager, Blackboard

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32563 Lab: Optimizing Excel Workbooks for Accessibility (double session)

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

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-18 in Virtual D

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32558 Automating PDF Remediation for Section 508 Compliance

  • Pat Needles, Executive Director of Sales, Equidox by Onix
  • Ryan Pugh, Director of Accessibility,

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32561 Mindful Online Course Design: A Universal Design Approach to Support Students with Cognitive and Emotional Challenges

  • CAREY HAMBURG, Senior Instructional Designer, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-19 in Virtual B

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32559 Using machine learning to enable voice & gesture interactions in educational web applications

  • Kelly Lancaster, , NA

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32554 How to empower students to be self- sufficient when converting educational material for online education

  • Tanja Stevns, Special Ed. teacher, Sensus ApS

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-19 in Virtual D

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32552 Getting more Braille onto University Campuses

  • Jim Sullivan, Director Social Enterprise, American Printing House for the Blind

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-19 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32549 Project Management for Digital Accessibility

  • Emily Lewis, Accessibility Consultant, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual D

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32547 Authoring Accessible Content (double session)

  • Emily Lewis, Accessibility Consultant, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-12 in Virtual D

    Virtual session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32545 Lab: Developing for Accessibility with Semantic HTML

  • Emily Lewis, Accessibility Consultant, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-10 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32541 Affordable Software and Portable Devices for Individuals that are Blind or Low Vision

  • Michael Wood, Strategic Accounts Manager - Education, Vispero

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-19 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32537 Practical First Steps Toward Web Accessibility and Reducing Legal Risk

  • Jeff Singleton, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32538 Defining Website Accessibility Requirements Throughout the Web Development Lifecycle

  • Ken Nakata, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32535 Website Liability Legal Update

  • Ken Nakata, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-19 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32508 Inclusive Presentations – Reaching your Entire Audience

  • Becky Gibson, Sr. Accessibility Strategist, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32522 Accuracy Matters: A Case Study on AI Captioning Software Accuracy Rates

  • Rebecca Graham, Sr. Copyeditor & Accessibility Assistant, University of Illinois

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32518 Common Accessibility Errors

  • Becky Gibson, Sr. Accessibility Strategist, Knowbility

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32515 Automation in Accessibility: Pragmatic AI for PDF Remediation and Alternate Format Generation

  • Rajiv Narayana, CEO, ansrsource

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32143 Web Accessibility Jeopardy

  • Crystal Tenan, IT Accessibility Coordinator, NC State University

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32499 Digital Accessibility in OER Across the Curriculum

  • Amy Wolfe, Accessibility Librarian and OER Developer, CUNY

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32496 Accessibility in the Voice First Era

  • Mark Greenfield, Web Accessibility Officer, University at Buffalo

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32479 Inclusive Education: a Collaborative Approach

  • michael canale, Assistant Director , UMBC

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32477 Foundations of Online Teaching: Collaborating to Prepare Instructors to Provide Accessible, Inclusive Remote Learning

  • Jim Stachowiak, Director of Assistive Technology, Northwestern University

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32473 Access versus Accessibility: “What are the Choices?”

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

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32468 Accessibility for Higher Education: Recent Legal and Compliance Trends And How To Respond (double session)

  • Kathleen Wahlbin, VP Enterprise Accessibility & General Manager, The Paciello Group

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32453 CSS and HTML implementations of WCAG

  • Scott Chandler, AIM Business Analyst, Virginia Tech

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual B

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32452 Using Personas for Accessible Design

  • Kathryn Weber-Hottleman, IT Accessibility Coordinator, University of Connecticut

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-12 in Virtual C

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32425 Struggles and Successes: Trying, Failing and Winning in the Accessibility Field

  • Peter Shikli, CEO, Access2online Inc.

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32431 Lab: Create Accessible Documents in Word & PowerPoint

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

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-10 in Virtual D

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32418 “Grasping” Math Concepts – Creating Options for Students

  • Catherine M. Stager, Assistive Technology Specialist, FRCC BCC

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-18 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32416 Accessibility Testing Workshop

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 6:00pm on 2020-11-10 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32414 Mobile Site Accessibility Testing

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32408 Social media and accessibility – 2020 update (CANCELLED)

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual C

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32406 How to read a VPAT and ACR

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual C

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32398 The LAST People on Earth: Accessibility for The Forgotten Folks (cancelled)

  • Angela Hooker, , Microsoft

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32391 Pivot to online accessibility and accommodation

  • Dan Saylor, , University of Phoenix

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32392 Making Math Accessible, One Step at a Time

  • Lisa Wadors Verne, Director of Educational Research and Development, Benetech

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-12 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32387 AT Support for ARIA: The Sequel

  • Joe Humbert, Senior Accessibility Engineer, The Paciello Group

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual B

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32385 Lab: Introduction to Native Mobile Accessibility Testing (double session)

  • Joe Humbert, Senior Accessibility Engineer, The Paciello Group

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-19 in Virtual A

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32355 Lab: Introduction to Mobile Assistive Technology and Accessibility Testing

  • Joe Humbert, Senior Accessibility Engineer, The Paciello Group

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-9 in Virtual B

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32304 Understanding the Accessibility Differences in EPUB and PDF Reading Experiences

  • Rachel Comerford, Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility, Macmillan Learning

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32378 Staying Accessible in an Online World and Classroom

  • Kyle Phillips, General Manager - Americas, Ai-Media

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32365 Become an AccessText Network (ATN) Power User & Pearson will Join Us to Answer Your Questions

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

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32371 Creating accessible OER and other materials by leveraging advanced features of Word and WordToEPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-18 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32303 Lab: Getting to grips with creating and editing EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-9 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32366 Writing and reading accessible math in Word, HTML and EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-17 in Virtual C

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32362 Lansing Community College Accessibility Initiative – Best Practices in Getting it Right the First Time

  • Andrew George, Access Consultant, Lansing Community College

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-18 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32358 Universal Design of Lecture Capture using Illinois ClassTranscribe

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

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-19 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32331 Math and STEM in EPUB, What to Expect and Demand

  • George Kerscher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-13 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32290 WAI Curricula on Web Accessibility

  • Daniel Montalvo, Accessibility Education and Training Specialist, W3C

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-13 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32343 Improving student adoption of note taking technology

  • Paddy Heaton, Event & Community Lead,, Glean (Formerly Sonocent)

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32344 Lab: Document Accessibility Boot Camp: Leveraging Microsoft’s Built-in Tools to Create Accessible DOC, PDF, and EPUB Files (double session)

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

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32338 Discovering and Buying Born Accessible EPUB

  • George Kerscher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32345 Transitioning your campus to EPUB 3

  • George Kerscher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32339 How to Incorporate Accessibility Into Your Procurement Process

  • Kara Zirkle, Manager of Training and Compliance, eSSENTIAL Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32340 T-Base Accessible Textbook Catalog: Benefits

  • Jeff Jullion, Senior Account Manager, T-Base Communications USA, Inc.
  • Evan Yamanishi, Accessibility Lead, Director of the Norton Lab, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32336 What’s new in W3C ARIA 1.2 and the ARIA Authoring Practices

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

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32330 Lab: Understanding ARIA Authoring Practices and Screen Readers

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

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-10 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32328 Strategies for using the Accessibility Checker in Word (double session)

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

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-13 in Virtual D

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32326 Lab: Word to PowerPoint to Word: Create More Accessible PowerPoint Presentations (double session)

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

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32324 Supporting Faculty with UDL Best Practices

  • Patty Eaton, Director of Student Accessibility Services, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-13 in Virtual D

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32321 IT Accessibility Challenge 2020: Launching a major accessibility campaign during a global pandemic

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

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-17 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32317 Current and Next Generation Digital Study Tools

  • Rick Johnson, Vice President of Product Strategy, VitalSource Technologies
  • Stacy Ray, Bookshelf Installed Apps Product Manager, VitalSource Technologies

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-17 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32316 How the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Resolves Web Accessibility Investigations

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

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-17 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32314 Lab: Accessible HTML – Why It’s a Good Format for your Students and How to Create It! (double session)

  • Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor, Wake Technical Community College

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-17 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32311 Reading Systems Faceoff – How to access EPUB reading systems and how you can know which are the best

  • Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor, Wake Technical Community College

  • Scheduled for 12:30pm on 2020-11-13 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32301 Using empathy to achieve accessibility

  • Taylor Snook, Digital Accessibility Consultant, Perkins School for the Blind

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32299 Accessibility in the time of COVID-19: lessons learned from the shift to distance learning

  • Taylor Snook, Digital Accessibility Consultant, Perkins School for the Blind

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32297 Flip or Flop – Flipped Classroom Teaching on Accessibility

  • Gottfried Zimmermann, Professor, Stuttgart Media University

  • Scheduled for 12:30pm on 2020-11-13 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32288 Lab: From Passive to Active: Teaching NVDA to Create Digital Access (double session)

  • Jordan Colbert, Assistive Technology Specialist/ATP, Disability Specialist, University of Southern California

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-18 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32295 Trending Tech Tools – 2020 edition: What’s New, What’s Improved & What’s on the Horizon for AT & Accessibility Tools

  • Rachel Kruzel, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp

  • Scheduled for 12:30pm on 2020-11-13 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32281 Creating and Supporting Digital and Accessible Math Instruction in an Online Learning Environment

  • Rachel Kruzel, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-13 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32292 Imageshare: A new Online Accessible Multimodal Resource Library and Registry for Teachers and DSS Offices

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

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32286 OCR’s Year In Review (double session)

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

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-13 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32282 History and Advances in Accessible Indoor Wayfinding Technology

  • Mike May, , GoodMaps, Inc.

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-13 in Virtual B

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32279 Federating Repositories of Accessible Materials for Higher Education (FRAME): A new collaborative framework

  • Bill Kasdorf, Principal, Kasdorf & Associates, LLC

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32277 Microsoft Software Tooling and Process to Ensure Development of Accessible Software and Websites

  • Jia Ma, , Microsoft

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual C

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32274 Put it on my TAB – Web Accessibility Testing and the Power of the TAB Key

  • glen walker, director of accessibility, applause.com

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual B

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32270 Revising Alt Text (and video description) Best Practices for a Better Learning Experience

  • Laura Ciporen, Sr. Digital Product Developer-Accessibility and Inclusive Content Design, McGraw-Hill Education

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-18 in Virtual B

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32268 Don’t just get by, get buy-in: how to facilitate cross-campus collaboration for a successful accessibility strategy

  • Taylor Snook, Digital Accessibility Consultant, Perkins School for the Blind

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32260 Burnout Proof Your Higher Education

  • Michael Levitt, Chief Burnout Officer, Breakfast Leadership, Inc

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-17 in Virtual D

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32240 Equity in the Classroom: Ensuring Open Educational Resources (OER) Are Accessible to Everyone

  • Erin Lucas, Sr Director of Digital Accessibility, RedShelf

  • Scheduled for 11:15am on 2020-11-12 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32237 Fruit of the Accessibility Tree: The Journey from Browser to User, PDF of slides for the presentation

  • Derek Jackson, Digital Accessibility Developer, Harvard University

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-19 in Virtual B

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32232 UDL Everywhere Always

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

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-12 in Virtual B

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32229 Audio Description As An Aesthetic Innovation

  • Joel Snyder, Dr., Audio Description Associates, LLC-Audio Description Project of the American Council of the Blind

  • Scheduled for 4:00pm on 2020-11-12 in Virtual A

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32219 Caption me this: Ways to Promote Captioning Across Your Campus

  • Jen Bethmann, Web Accessibility Coordinator, Illinois State University

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32202 Universal Design and Accessibility in the Criminal Justice Curriculum

  • Michael Davis, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Southeastern Oklahoma State University

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 32200 Intersectionalities in ethical web principles

  • Amy Drayer, , University of Minnesota Libraries

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Virtual session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32192 Lab: Alternate Format Intensive: Alternate Format Production From Student Request to Delivery of Materials

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

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2020-11-10 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32189 Tips for Accessible Online Learning

  • Elisa Lewis, Content Marketing Manager, 3Play Media

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32187 New Research: Captions & Interactive Transcripts Improve Student Test Scores

  • Elisa Lewis, Content Marketing Manager, 3Play Media

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32185 Intro to Audio Description

  • Jaclyn Leduc, Content Marketing Specialist, 3Play Media

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-12 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32178 Policy Possibilities: Developing UNC’s Digital Accessibility Policy

  • Sarah Arnold, Digital Accessibility Consultant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Scheduled for 3:00pm on 2020-11-18 in Virtual C

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 32168 Technology for Notetaking Accommodations

  • Will Pines, Accessible Technology Specialist, University of California, Riverside

  • Scheduled for 10:00am on 2020-11-12 in Virtual A

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 32160 How to do high quality PDF Document Remediation with CommonLook PDF

  • Paul Rayius, Director of Training, CommonLook

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 32157 Testing PDFs for Accessibility and Standards Conformance

  • Paul Rayius, Director of Training, CommonLook

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 33755 Quick Talks: Building an Accessible Culture in Higher Ed & in Business

  • Multiple Speakers, ,
  • Sarah Ferguson, Program Director for Digital Accessibility, Brandeis University

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2020-11-17 in Virtual C

    Session type TBD


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