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Accepted Virtual Sessions for AHG 2023

(Note: this list is subject to changes and additions. Check back for updates).

To view the virtual sessions within the full schedule, look for the sessions in rooms 'Penrose 1', 'Penrose 2', 'Mattie Silks', and 'Virtual D' and labeled 'Virtual A,' 'Virtual B,' 'Virtual C,' and 'Virtual D,' respectively.


Note that pre-conference sessions, although listed below, are not included with the standard virtual main conference registration. You must select these sessions as additional items during registration.

Proposal No: 38848 Integrating Accessibility into the Procurement Cycle

  • Andrew Drummond, State Director of Accessibility, State of Maryland

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 D


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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


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    Proposal No: 38363 Providing classroom accommodations in a digital age

  • Michael Mace, IT Manager, Indiana University

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


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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


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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


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    Proposal No: 38321 Friend or Foe? Assessing EPUBs and PDFs

  • Christine Foushi, Digital Operations Manager, Content Industries

  • Scheduled for 11:45am on in Penrose 1


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 11:45am on 2023-11-10 in Virtual D


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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 9:15am on 2023-11-08 in Virtual D


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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


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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


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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 D


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 D


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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 D


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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


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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 8:00am on 2023-11-09 in Virtual D


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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 D


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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 D


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 D


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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: 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


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    Proposal No: 37983 [canceled:] 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 D


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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


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