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Accepted Sessions for AHG 2023

(Note: this list contains both virtual and onsite sessions. Those labeled "TBD," indicate the type of presentation is still being determined. Check back for updates.)

Proposal No: 38745 Boise State University: Their Journey to Accessibility and Why They Chose ReadSpeaker

  • Paul Stisser, Director, ReadSpeaker

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado G-H

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38734 Bridging the Accessibility Gap: AI-Driven Innovations in Higher Education

  • John Maxwell, , Otter.ai

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38703 Accessibility and the 3 Bears of AI

  • Glenda Sims, Chief Accessibility Officer, Deque Systems

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38583 Accessibility Testing Workshop (2023)

  • Karl Groves, Chief Innovation Officer, Level Access

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2023-11-07 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38573 Microsoft vs Google: A Comparison of Accessibility Features in Documents and Slides

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

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-10 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38526 The Dyslexic Shuffle: Deepening Your Understanding of Dyslexia

  • Nina G, ,

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Colorado F

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38517 Going Beyond: Leveraging Partnerships to Expand your Institution’s Accessible Media Efforts

  • Korey Singleton, ATI Manager, George Mason University

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2023-11-07 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38510 Optimizing user experience – How input from students and faculty shaped the SensusAccess interface in Canvas

  • Lars Ballieu Christensen, Senior Advisor, SensusAccess

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38506 Predictors of Web Accessibility in Higher Education: Ten Years After

  • Dan Comden, ATC Manager, University of Washington

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Mattie Silks

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38495 Why is Web Accessibility Still a Problem? – A Group Therapy Session for Web Accessibility Program Managers

  • Jill Wolters, Digital Accessibility Program Manager, University of California, San Francisco

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-06 in Matchless

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38440 Implementing Effective Campus Accessibility Initiatives

  • Rachel Kruzel, Higher Education Specialist, Texthelp

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2023-11-07 in Colorado I-J

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38438 Assistive Technology – Implementation and Decision Making: The “How?”

  • Rachel Kruzel, Higher Education Specialist, Texthelp

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2023-11-07 in Matchless

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38428 Innovating Toward Universal Design: Robust Accessible Media and Campus Accessibility Workflows

  • Kaela Parks, , Portland Comm. College

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-06 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38426 Accessible Course Design Strategies For Rise and Storyline

  • Auston Stamm, , Stanford University

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Denver 1-3

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38419 Leveraging LaTeX: Using LaTeX to Craft Accessible Math in Digital Documents

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

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Denver 1-3

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38417 Eliminate Student’s Dependence on Alternative Materials with EPUB 3

  • Darrin Evans, Director Virtual Learning Community Professional Development Center, North Carolina Community College System

  • Scheduled for 11:45am on 2023-11-10 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38413 Creating an Accessibility Resource for Your Campus

  • Danielle Smith, Assistive Technology Coordinator, University of Mary Washington

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38411 AHG 2024 Speakers Unite!

  • Christa Miller, Associate Director of Services for Students with Disabilities, Virginia Tech

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Colorado G-H

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38407 Advancing Accessibility in Procurement with the HECVAT

  • Kyle Shachmut, Director, Digital Accessibility , Harvard University

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38405 The state of digital accessibility in higher ed 2023: takeaways, analysis & insight from a broad institutional survey

  • Kyle Shachmut, Director, Digital Accessibility , Harvard University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38401 Digital Accessibility & Equity: Building Self-Paced Professional Development Opportunities for Faculty

  • Luz Espanola, Accessibility Specialist, CSU Monterey Bay

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38377 Blindsight – An Exploration of Blind Sport and Recreation

  • Jennifer Johnson, Dr. Jennifer A. Johnson, Georgia State University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Colorado I-J

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38390 Accessibility of Digital Information and Technology for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • Barry Isaacs, Director , Surrey Place

  • Scheduled for 11:45am on 2023-11-10 in Colorado G-H

    Session type TBD


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38380 How to Create Accessible Experiences That Inspire

  • Marcelo Paiva, Accessibility Lead, Rhonda Weiss Center for Accessible IDEA Data

  • Scheduled for 2:30pm on 2023-11-06 in Matchless

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38378 AI Assisted ePubs & Website Remediation: Enhancing Accessibility with Large Language Models

  • Okan Guney, President, Content Industries

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38369 Chat GPT, Can You Help Me? Chat GPT as Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities

  • Krystal Iseminger, Director of Accessibility/Adjunct Faculty, Wichita State University, Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38365 Incorporating Accessibility into the Library Electronic Resource Acquisition Cycle

  • Elyssa Gould, Head, Acquisitions & Continuing Resources , University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-10 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38360 Accessible Word Templates

  • Bevi Chagnon, Designer, Senior Accessibility Trainer, PubCom.com

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Denver 4-6

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38353 Expanding accessible tech across campus – why collaboration is the watchword for 2024

  • Paddy Heaton, Growth Marketing Lead, Glean

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado G-H

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38342 Hiding the Vegetables: How A Holistic Approach to Training Improves Digital Accessibility

  • Mary Albert, Director, Digital Accessibility, Princeton University

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-10 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38340 Open Education Resources – Notoriously inaccessible, but we can change that!

  • Sandi Gauder, , CMS Web Solutions

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38336 The VHEAP Captioning Initiative

  • Lori Kressin, Coordinator of Academic Accessibility, University of Virginia

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38334 Replacing an Accessible Website: Ensuring a Better New Site

  • Alen Davoudian, Senior Information Systems Analyst, California State University, Northridge

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Mattie Silks

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38331 How to Impact Student Outcomes by Building Self-Efficacy in Online Learning

  • Paula McMahon, Dr., Montana State University Billings

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38325 Tactical use of Product Vendor Accessibility Process: From High-Impact to Demo

  • Leon McNaught, Director, Digital Accessibility, California State University, Los Angeles

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38321 Friend or Foe? Assessing EPUBs and PDFs (revision of 38068 – ‘lion or lamb’)

  • Christine Foushi, Digital Operations Manager, Content Industries

  • Scheduled for 11:45am on 2023-11-10 in Penrose 1

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38305 Designing with Readability in Mind (revision of 38062)

  • Kate DeForest, Web/Digital Content Coordinator, State University of New York at Oswego

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38300 Going beyond checklists for digital content to build a great course learning experience

  • Sandi Gauder, , CMS Web Solutions

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38290 Color-to-Texture, Coloring Books and Cartoons, the Tactile Color Revolution has Begun

  • John Gardner, Prof., ViewPlus

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado F

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38273 Promoting and enhancing Audio Description practice within Higher Education

  • Ann Fredricksen, Coordinator of Accessible Media Services, University of Illinois

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38268 Creating an online course accessibility database at a large institution (revision of 38003)

  • Tania Heap, Director of Learning Research and Accessibility | Adjunct Faculty, University of North Texas

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38258 Beyond the Blockers: Making Online Course Content Accessible for Everyone (update of 37962)

  • Sonya Woods, Lead Accessibility Consultant, Penn State

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Denver 1-3

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38253 Accessibility in the Library with the Lead Pipe: Clues for Increasing Accessibility (revision of 37954)

  • Anaya Jones, Accessibility and Online Learning Librarian, Northeastern University

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38248 4 Years Later: Reflecting on a Proactive, Collaborative Model for Students with Visual Impairments

  • Ione Priest, Assistant Director, MSU Denver

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38237 Making Inclusive Digital Campus Maps

  • Brandon Biggs, CEO, XR Navigation

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38225 Accessibility Workarounds for Powerpoint

  • Dax Castro, Accessible Document Specialist, Chax Training and Consulting

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38226 STEM Accessibility: Beyond Simply Making Things Accessible

  • David Schwarte, Assistive Technology Specialist, Purdue University

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38223 Accessible Color Considerations for Charts, Graphs, and Infographics

  • Dax Castro, Accessible Document Specialist, Chax Training and Consulting

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Denver 1-3

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38218 Advancing our Holistic Accessibility Plan at Penn State

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

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Colorado G-H

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38216 Accessible Adobe InDesign Layouts to Produce Accessible PDFs

  • Bevi Chagnon, Designer, Senior Accessibility Trainer, PubCom.com

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2023-11-07 in Denver 1-3

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38208 Opportunities and barriers in implementing UDL for accessibility – data from both students and faculty’s perspectives

  • Hongye Liu, Understanding the needs of students with disabilities based on Universal Design of Learning and some implementations, Univ. of Illinois Urbana Champaign

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-10 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38212 Creating Accessible STEM Content – A Multimodal Approach for All Students

  • Jennifer Maxwell, Digital Accessibility Coordinator, Community College of Denver

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Denver 4-6

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38209 It Takes a Village: A Collaborative Approach to Digital Accessibility on Your Campus

  • Melanie Eley, Associate Director, Learning Innovations & Accessibility, UNC Greensboro

  • Scheduled for 11:45am on 2023-11-10 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38182 Keeping it Old School? Move it in a New Direction! Strategies for an Inclusive, Synchronous Lecture Delivery

  • Celine Greene, Senior Instructional Technologist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-10 in Colorado G-H

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38192 Managing the build of an accessible web site

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2023-11-07 in Mattie Silks

    Virtual session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38189 Mobile accessibility for web sites and native apps

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-06 in Mattie Silks

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 38187 Updates to the Mobile Accessibility Testing Guidelines

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 38158 AI for Extended Audio Descriptions and Closed Captions: Why It Matters?

  • Vijayshree Vethantham, Senior Vice-President, Growth & Strategy, Continual Engine US LLC

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-10 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38177 Web Accessibility in Higher Education: Update of the Pope Tech 4k Project

  • Mark Pope, Web Accessibility Specialist, Pope Tech

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38178 Live Captioning 101

  • Erik Ducker, Senior Director of Product Marketing, 3Play Media

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Denver 4-6

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38165 Evaluating Document Accessibility: Training Student Employees

  • Kathryn Tipton, Program Manager, CSUN

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38163 Web Accessibility Framework: a Foundation for Success

  • Jay Pope, Web Accessibility Specialist, Pope Tech

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38169 Enhancing Accessibility in Online Learning with Audio Description

  • Erik Ducker, SVP of Marketing, 3Play Media

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Colorado G-H

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38168 Driving Accessibility Improvements in IT Products

  • Jeff Singleton, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38166 The Future is Now: Building a Comprehensive, Compliant, Affordable Captioning Service

  • Ann Fredricksen, Coordinator of Accessible Media Services, University of Illinois

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38153 A new level of digital equity now possible for AT users – and easier AT deployment for IT departments

  • Gregg Vanderheiden, Professor , University of Maryland

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38155 Launching Ally’s WYSIWYG Instructor Feedback tool at UC Berkeley

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

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38152 Tactical use of Product Vendor Accessibility Process: From High-Impact to Demo (see revision 38325)

  • Leon McNaught, Director, Digital Accessibility, California State University, Los Angeles

  • This session has not been scheduled

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38140 The Power of Flexibility and Choice: Examining Alternative Format Usage Before, During and After COVID-19

  • Christopher Aldin, Director of Product, Anthology

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38139 Collaboration Benefits Student Success: Bringing text-to-speech software to the broader student body

  • Jennifer McDowell, Assistant Director, Alternative Formats, Salem State University

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38148 Colorado 21-1110: How to meet it and is your state next?

  • Ken Nakata, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-10 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38146 Website Liability Legal Update

  • Ken Nakata, Principal, Converge Accessibility

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Virtual A

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38125 Creating a Sustainable, Decentralized Model for Accessibility

  • Noelle Bareswilt, , University of Cincinnati

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Colorado F

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38133 Accessibility Testing: Don’t Just Rely on What Automated Tests Tell You

  • Mike Williamson, Assistant Director, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 2

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38131 Anthology Ally User Group – all welcome!

  • claire Gardener, Community Product Manager, Anthology

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38128 Breaking Barriers: Creating Accessible Online Assessments

  • Kristin Juhrs Kaylor, Senior Accessibility Instructional Designer, The University of Alabama

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Independence

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 38105 Building the Digital Accessibility Gateway: A Data Driven Model for Accessibility

  • Noelle Bareswilt, , University of Cincinnati

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado G-H

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38114 Creating, Remediating & Accessing Digitally Accessible STEM Based Course Content with Equatio

  • Louis Shanafelt, Senior Product Manager, Texthelp

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado I-J

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38119 Creating Accessible PowerPoint Templates

  • Karen McCall, Accessible Document Design Consultant and Educator, Karlen Communications

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Denver 1-3

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38115 Creating a Word Form Template for Creating an Accessible PDF Form

  • Karen McCall, Accessible Document Design Consultant and Educator, Karlen Communications

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Denver 1-3

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38112 Creating Accessible forms using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

  • Karen McCall, Accessible Document Design Consultant and Educator, Karlen Communications

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-06 in Denver 1-3

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38109 Assistive Listening Systems & UVA’s Decision to Prioritize Hearing Loop

  • Lori Kressin, Coordinator of Academic Accessibility, University of Virginia

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38101 Web Accessibility for Speech Recognition users – A pragmatic approach

  • Shashank Kapur, Director - Strategy and Growth, BarrierBreak Solutions Pvt Ltd

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 38107 Evaluating Accessibility When Time is Scarce

  • Rob Carr, Strategic Accessibility Coordinator, WebAIM

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado F

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38103 Systems Change in Higher Ed Digital Accessibility

  • Cynthia Curry, Director of Technical Assistance, CAST

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Colorado G-H

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38098 Empowering Indoor Mobility: Can a new Low-cost, Wearable Navigation Aid Empower Individuals with Vision Impairments?

  • Guru Nanma Purushotam, , University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Colorado F

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38095 History of web accessibility

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 38091 What’d you say? Harnessing Speech Access for Accessible Digital Mathematics: Importance, Potential, and Challenges

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

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38086 The fundamentals of an accessible PDF file

  • Chad Chelius, Trainer/Consultant/Owner, Chax Training and Consulting

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Denver 4-6

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38084 Creating Accessible PDF Files from Microsoft Word

  • Chad Chelius, Trainer/Consultant/Owner, Chax Training and Consulting

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Denver 4-6

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38060 Certified Accessible eBook Ecosystem – From Vendor to Publisher to Student

  • Charles LaPierre, Principal, Accessibility and Content Quality Architect, Benetech

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Matchless

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38073 PDF Accessibility Checkers: Correcting the Myths

  • Karen McCall, Accessible Document Design Consultant and Educator, Karlen Communications

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38080 Level Up Your Alternative Text

  • Christine Foushi, Digital Operations Manager, Content Industries

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38072 What Fit and Flopped: Reflections of Accessibility Initiatives

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

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38074 UDL, Digital Accessibility, & Pedagogy – Towards Harmonious Practice

  • Jennifer Curry Jahnke, Principal Educator, AccessibilityConsulting.ca

  • Scheduled for 3:30pm on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38069 Making chemistry engaging and accessible with digital education

  • Jessica Martin, Senior Product Manager, ACS Publications

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Denver 1-3

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38065 Solving Accessibility Problems in Virtual Lab Environments

  • Rachel Comerford, Senior Director of Accessibility Outreach and Communication, Macmillan Learning

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38033 Creating a Digital Accessibility Hub

  • Kate DeForest, Web/Digital Content Coordinator, State University of New York at Oswego

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 2

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38057 Accessibility of 3D Content on the Web

  • Hilarie Sit, , eCornell

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 38039 Accessibility in Procurement Deep(-er) Dive

  • Rob Carr, Strategic Accessibility Coordinator, WebAIM

  • Scheduled for 1:30pm on 2023-11-07 in Colorado I-J

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 38054 Exploring Applications of Chat GPT and Similar Large Language Model AI to Promote Access

  • Chris Parthemos, Assistant Director, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38051 Ensuring Inclusion in Course Design with VR: Lessons and Recommendations for Accessibility

  • RaLynn McGuire, Lead Accessibility/UDL Specialist, University of Texas at San Antonio

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38049 Microlearning for Accessibility: Supporting Cognitive Disabilities Across Campus

  • Erin Evans, Director of Accessibility, Magic EdTech

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-09 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38047 A University-wide strategy for Document Accessibility

  • Shilpi Kapoor, CEO, 247 Accessible Documents

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 38044 Coordinating Captioning Efforts on Campus – Three Perspectives

  • Annissa Stout, Accessible Content & Media Coordinator, University of Arizona

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-08 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38036 What we talk about when we talk about accessibility testing

  • Derek Jackson, Digital Accessibility Developer, Harvard University

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Colorado G-H

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38037 Mission: Accessible – Challenging Instructors to Create Accessible Canvas Content

  • Jim Stachowiak, Accessible Technology Strategy and Operations Lead, Northwestern University

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 1

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    Proposal No: 38035 Toward a Fully Inclusive Campus: Three Modalities for Comprehensive Accessibility Training at a Health Sciences Center

  • Brandie Wiley, Director, UNT Health Science Center

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado I-J

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38026 A review of the proposed Ontario Postsecondary Education Standard (AODA): Digital Learning and Technology Recommendations

  • Jennifer Curry Jahnke, Principal Educator, AccessibilityConsulting.ca

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38027 Document Accessibility Rollout

  • Kim Jacoby, , Fidelity Investments

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 38017 Expected and Surprising Challenges with PDF/UA Remediation at Enterprise Volumes

  • William Kilian, Software Architect, PDF/UA, TargetStream Technologies

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37966 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Nemeth and UEB Technical (But Were Afraid to Ask)

  • Neil Soiffer, , Talking Cat Software

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Denver 4-6

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38014 Join the Resistance: Gaining Stakeholder Buy-In at Your Organization

  • Lindsay Nichols Foster, Instructional Designer - Accessibility, Tarrant County College - Connect Campus

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Colorado F

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 38000 Get to know the PDF/UA Processor Liaison Working Group

  • Paul Rayius, VP of Training, Allyant

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-10 in Independence

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37998 PDF/UA-2: The latest on the new standard

  • Paul Rayius, VP of Training, Allyant

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-09 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37996 OCR’s National Digital Access Team

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

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Mattie Silks

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37941 7 Ways to Make Content Digitally Accessible

  • Kamran Khan, President, Natively Fluent, Inc.

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37983 An Artificial Intelligence (AI) Copilot to Assist in Building Accessible Digital Products is on the Way…

  • Jia Ma, , Microsoft

  • Scheduled for 11:30am on 2023-11-09 in Virtual A

    Virtual session


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    Proposal No: 37981 Creating a Grassroots Statewide Coalition for Disability: Lessons Learned from Virginia

  • Barbara Zunder, Director, University of Virginia

  • Scheduled for 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Matchless

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37977 Promoting a Culture of Accessibility One Person at a Time

  • Stephanie Richardson, Instructional Designer, University of Florida

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Colorado G-H

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37972 Create accessible documents in Office 365: Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

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

  • Scheduled for 9:00am on 2023-11-07 in Colorado G-H

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 37970 Maximize the Impact: Strategies to Increase Knowledge & Use of Available Assistive Technology Tools Across Campus

  • Scott Bryden, Assistant Director of Accommodated Services, Case Western Reserve University

  • Scheduled for 8:00am on 2023-11-08 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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    (Pre-Conference Workshop)

    Proposal No: 37956 Alternate Format Hands-On Intensive – How To Create Alternate Format for Students with Print Disabilities

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

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-06 in Denver 4-6

    Session type TBD


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    Proposal No: 37936 OCR’s Year In Review (2023)

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

  • Scheduled for 2:15pm on 2023-11-08 in Colorado F

    Onsite session


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    Proposal No: 37933 From Problem to Solution: Remediation Strategies for Accessible PDFs

  • Dax Castro, Accessible Document Specialist, Chax Training and Consulting

  • Scheduled for 10:30am on 2023-11-06 in Penrose 1

    Onsite session


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