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Accepted Sessions for AHG 2020

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

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

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    Proposal No: 32761 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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    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


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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


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

  • Steven Bianco, Electronic Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility Specialist, Florida SouthWestern State College

  • This session has not been scheduled


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    Proposal No: 32549 Project Management for Digital Accessibility

  • Emily Lewis, Accessibility & Universal Design Specialist, Knowbility

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


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    Proposal No: 32547 Authoring Accessible Content (double session)

  • Emily Lewis, Accessibility & Universal Design Specialist, Knowbility

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


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

  • Emily Lewis, Accessibility & Universal Design Specialist, Knowbility

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    Proposal No: 32143 Web Accessibility Jeopardy

  • Crystal Tenan, IT Accessibility Coordinator, NC State University

  • This session has not been scheduled


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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 2020-11-18 in Virtual C


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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


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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


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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


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

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

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    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


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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


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    Proposal No: 32416 Accessibility Testing Workshop

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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


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    Proposal No: 32414 Mobile Site Accessibility Testing

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • This session has not been scheduled


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    Proposal No: 32408 Social media and accessibility – 2020 update

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    Proposal No: 32343 Improving student adoption of note taking technology

  • Katherine Hamilton, Content and Community Manager , Sonocent

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    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


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

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

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


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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, Open Access Technologies

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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, UC Berkeley

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


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    Proposal No: 32308 Building an Accessible Culture in Higher Ed

  • Esther Brandon, Digital Literacy Specialist, Brandeis University

  • This session has not been scheduled


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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, UC Berkeley

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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    Proposal No: 32229 Audio Description As An Aesthetic Innovation

  • Joel Snyder, Dr., Joel Judah Snyder

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


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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


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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


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    Proposal No: 32200 Intersectionalities in ethical web principles

  • Amy Drayer, , University of Minnesota Libraries

  • This session has not been scheduled


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

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

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


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    Proposal No: 32189 Tips for Accessible Online Learning

  • Elisa Edelberg, Content Marketing Manager, 3PlayMedia

  • This session has not been scheduled


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

  • Elisa Edelberg, Content Marketing Manager, 3PlayMedia

  • This session has not been scheduled


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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