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Pre-conference Workshops


Proposal No: 36705 Advanced Audio Description: An Analysis of Paradise

  • Joel Snyder, PhD, President - Founder/Sr. Consultant, Audio Description Associates, LLC - Audio Description Project of the American Council of the Blind

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    Proposal No: 36579 1-Day Accessibility Testing Workshop (2022 update)

  • Karl Groves, Accessibility Specialist, Level Access

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    Proposal No: 36543 The PDF Workshop — Checking files for PDF/UA and WCAG Compliance

  • Bevi Chagnon, President and Founding Partner, PubCom—Accessible Design + Publishing

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    Proposal No: 36545 Creating Dazzling Yet Accessible PowerPoint Presentations!

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

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    Proposal No: 36541 Accessible Adobe InDesign Layouts to Produce Accessible PDFs

  • Bevi Chagnon, President and Founding Partner, PubCom—Accessible Design + Publishing

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    Proposal No: 36496 Mobile Testing Workshop

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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    Proposal No: 36494 Accessibility Testing Workshop

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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    Proposal No: 36477 Testing PDF Documents with NVDA for Usability & Accessibility

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

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    Proposal No: 36353 PreTeXt for Accessible STEM Materials

  • Robert Beezer, Professor Emeritus, University of Puget Sound

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    Proposal No: 36290 Create accessible documents in Office 365: Word and PowerPoint

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

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    Proposal No: 36269 Does it STEM?

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

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    Proposal No: 36238 Accessible University 20th Anniversary: Teaching web and document accessibility with the AU Demo Site

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

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    Proposal No: 36130 Alternate Format Toolbox: Everything You Need to Know to Produce Alternate Format

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

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    Proposal No: 36065 Advanced Audio Description: An Analysis of Paradise

  • Joel Snyder, PhD, President - Founder/Sr. Consultant, Audio Description Associates, LLC - Audio Description Project of the American Council of the Blind

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    Main Conference Sessions


    Proposal No: 37244 The WAI to Web Accessibility: A Tour of New Resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

  • Shawn Henry, Accessibility Education and Outreach Lead, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) / MIT

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    Proposal No: 37047 Progress vs Perfection: Document Remediation at Scale

  • Ian Smith, Director of Product Development, codemantra U.S. LLC

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    Proposal No: 37042 The Wizarding World of Text to Speech and the Ease of Reading Documents

  • Paul Stisser, Director, ReadSpeaker

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    Proposal No: 37028 Accessibility Planning: Get AHEAD This Spring


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    Proposal No: 37012 WAI Curricula: Build, Compare, and Select courses on Web Accessibility

  • Daniel Montalvo, Accessibility Education and Training Specialist, W3C

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    Proposal No: 36995 Build Your Accessible Procurement Process

  • Leon McNaught, ATI Program Manager, California State University, Los Angeles

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    Proposal No: 36847 Speaking at AHG

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

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    Proposal No: 36758 Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Boost Student Success and Increase Accessibility


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    Proposal No: 36588 Writing educational alt text to support the why of learning

  • Laura Ciporen, Digital Content Accessibility Manager, McGraw-Hill Education

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    Proposal No: 36646 Shifting Students from Peer Notetaking to Technology Based Solutions

  • Gwynette Hall, Accessible Learning Technology Manager, University Wisconsin - Madison

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    Proposal No: 36625 Document Accessibility Compliance for Higher-Ed

  • Glenn Gross, Accessibility Center of Excellence Sales Executive, CTI

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    Proposal No: 36622 Is Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) an accommodation option, yet?

  • Sheryl Ballenger, Education Lead and Manager of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Georgia Tech- College of Design

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    Proposal No: 36600 Lessons Learned During a System-wide Collaboration in Developing, Designing and Launching an Accessibility Course

  • Lydia Harkey, Accessibility Management Officer, Texas A&M University System

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    Proposal No: 36596 Gaining Ground with HECVAT 3.02 for IT Purchasing: Evaluating third-party application accessibility risk

  • Laura Fathauer, Senior Web Accessibility Specialist, Miami University

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    Proposal No: 36594 Micro-credentials: Educational Opportunity or Just Another Barrier to Education?

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

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    Proposal No: 36590 Building an accessible campus experience: Tools to remove obstacles and reduce friction

  • Laura Miller, Director of Business Development, Vispero

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    Proposal No: 36591 Implementing Accessibility in Course Content: Alternative Approaches to Getting Faculty on Board.

  • Joachim Agamba, Instructional Designer, Nevada State College

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    Proposal No: 36576 Predictors of Web Accessibility in Higher Education: Ten Years After

  • Dan Comden, ATC Manager, University of Washington

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    Proposal No: 36573 Rethink Alt Text — The First Step: A community discussion to improve how we communicate complex graphical ideas and data

  • Bevi Chagnon, President and Founding Partner, PubCom—Accessible Design + Publishing

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    Proposal No: 36570 Going Further with EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

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    Proposal No: 36568 Getting started with EPUB

  • Richard Orme, Mr, DAISY Consortium

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    Proposal No: 36564 The Road to Accessibility is Paved with Best Practices: Avoiding Best Intentions Pitfalls in Accessibility

  • Charles Linsmeier, Executive Vice President & General Manager,

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    Proposal No: 36559 Understanding the needs of students with disabilities based on Universal Design of Learning and some implementations

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

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    Proposal No: 36555 Build Your Own Accessible Procurement Model: Overview of the Process From Two California State University Campuses

  • Leon McNaught, ATI Program Manager, California State University, Los Angeles

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    Proposal No: 36536 I’m Drowning in Resumes! Finding and Hooking the right A11y fish

  • Naveesha Maharaj, ,

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    Proposal No: 36355 When perfect is the enemy of good – Suggestions for a pragmatic approach to accessibility

  • Lars Ballieu Christensen, Senior Advisor, SensusAccess

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    Proposal No: 36529 eText@Illinois – truly universally accessible textbooks and training

  • Yury Borukhovich, Sr. eLearning Professional, University of Illinois

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    Proposal No: 36506 Good to Great: Evolution of the Nelnet Accessibility Program

  • Marc Thorson, Lead Accessibility Architect, Nelnet

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    Proposal No: 36498 Assistive Technology: Gateway to Accessibility for All

  • Chris Parthemos, Senior Access Specialist, Virginia Commonwealth University

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    Proposal No: 36484 Reducing Outsourcing by Utilizing Existing Campus Resources

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

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    Proposal No: 36482 Welcome to EMMA: Educational Materials Made Accessible–and Shareable!

  • Bill Kasdorf, Principal, Kasdorf & Associates, LLC

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    Proposal No: 36487 Towards a Certificate on Accessible Teaching – Considerations and insights into the draft syllabus

  • Gottfried Zimmermann, Professor, Stuttgart Media University

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    Proposal No: 36474 Are we there yet? The developing state of mobile access equity.

  • Salimah LaForce, Research Scientist II, Georgia Institute of Technology

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    Proposal No: 36470 Creating more robust Infographics – Beyond Alt-text

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

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    Proposal No: 36451 A Best Practices Model for Providing AT Services and Supports in Higher Education

  • Allison Swanson, AT-IT Coordinator, Colorado State University

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    Proposal No: 36444 The Princeton Approach: Designing and Sustaining an Effective Digital Accessibility Program

  • Mary Albert, Director, Digital Accessibility, Princeton University

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    Proposal No: 36432 How to Integrate Accessibility in the Procurement Cycle

  • Andrew Drummond, Director of IT Accessibility Policy & Programs, State of Maryland

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    Proposal No: 36430 Demystifying Accessible PDF Creation from Microsoft Word

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

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    Proposal No: 36424 CSS Pitfalls for Screen Readers

  • John Northup, Director of Evaluations, WebAIM

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    Proposal No: 36422 Introduction to Accessibility Testing: Websites and Web Applications

  • Andrew Drummond, Director of IT Accessibility Policy & Programs, State of Maryland

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    Proposal No: 36417 How Faculty, IT Staff and others Contribute to Making Courses Accessible to All Students

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

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    Proposal No: 36407 The Accessible Math Roadmap

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

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    Proposal No: 36398 Aligning Requirements for WCAG Success Criteria with Organizational Roles to Deliver Accessible Content

  • Jeff Singleton, Senior Manager, Digital Accessibility ADWeb, AbleDocs

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    Proposal No: 36395 Addressing Evolving Student Needs with Universal Design for Learning: A Practicum Approach

  • Jim Stachowiak, Director of Assistive Technology, Northwestern University

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    Proposal No: 36393 Easy Steps for Accessible Lecture, Discussion/Conference, and Presentation Videos

  • Kristin Juhrs, Senior Accessibility Instructructional Designer, The University of Alabama

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    Proposal No: 36383 PDFs: Into the Metaverse (panel discussion on PDF accessibility)

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

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    Proposal No: 36362 Developing a campus-wide online accessibility infrastructure: a tale of two institutions

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

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    Proposal No: 36358 The Marrakesh Treaty and Creating a Marketplace for Accessible Books

  • Auston Stamm, ,

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    Proposal No: 36312 Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids, and How Assistive Listening Systems Can Help

  • Wynne Whyman, committee member, Get in the Hearing Loop, Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)

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    Proposal No: 36348 Graduate Records Exam (GRE) Inclusive Computer Adaptive Assessment for Blind Test Takers

  • Cary Supalo, Research Developer, Educational Testing Service

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    Proposal No: 36343 From doing to consulting: How Indiana University transformed the alternative media process

  • Michael Mace, IT Manager, Indiana University

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    Proposal No: 36342 Leading from the Center: Digital Accessibility Efforts through the Library

  • Rebecca Albrecht Oling, Director of Digital Accessibility, Purchase College Library SUNY

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    Proposal No: 36344 Questions to Gain the Right Insights for Accessible Procurement (& How to Pair them with IT Security Risk Assessments)

  • Kyle Shachmut, Asst Director, Digital Accessibility , Harvard University

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    Proposal No: 36338 Three Years to Better Accessibility

  • Lucy Greco, Web Accessibility Evangelist, University of California, Berkeley

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    Proposal No: 36331 Use the Force (i.e., Forced Colors Mode)

  • Carly Gerard, Web Accessibility Engineer, Western Washington University

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    Proposal No: 36333 Updates to the Mobile Accessibility Testing Guidelines

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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    Proposal No: 36321 Social media and accessibility

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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    Proposal No: 36319 Making sure videos are accessible (formally Video player accessibility)

  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

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    Proposal No: 36310 From the ground up: Accessibility journeys of two universities

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

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    Proposal No: 36304 Optimizing Accessibility in Excel 365 Workbooks

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

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    Proposal No: 36295 Inclusive Practice: Integrate Technology in Higher Education Communication

  • Lori Mickle, Instructional Technology Specialist, Iowa State University

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    Proposal No: 36281 Survey of Screen-Readers inLinux Operating Systems

  • Zach Lattin, Campus IT accessibility coordinator and assistive technology specialist, Clark College

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    Proposal No: 36246 Engaging Teams Across Campus: Lessons learned from working with higher education institutions

  • Mark Pope, Web Accessibility Specialist, Pope Tech

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    Proposal No: 36252 Development of the Student Perceptions of Accessibility (SPA) scale and applications for student success

  • Nicholas Matthews, Postdoctoral research scholar, California State University, Long Beach

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    Proposal No: 36263 Advanced Techniques to Make the VPAT More Effective

  • Rob Carr, Strategic Accessibility Coordinator, WebAIM

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    Proposal No: 36260 Implementation Science: Strategies & Process to Support Assistive Technology Implementation or Accessibility Initiatives

  • Rachel Kruzel, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp

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    Proposal No: 36255 The Indirect Pursuit of Accessibility: a Strategy for Organizational Change

  • Rob Carr, Strategic Accessibility Coordinator, WebAIM

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    Proposal No: 36247 Trending Tech Tools – 2022 Edition: What’s New, What’s Improved & What’s on the Horizon for AT & Accessibility Tools

  • Rachel Kruzel, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp

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    Proposal No: 36231 Got ePub? Test, Fix & Learn with ePub.Tools

  • Okan Guney, President, Logictran

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    Proposal No: 36240 Simplifying Web Accessibility at Any Scale


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    Proposal No: 36243 Creating Our Orbit for Campus-Wide Support and Communication

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

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    Proposal No: 36236 Mathematics in Born Accessible Publications – Latest developments in Accessible Math around the Industry

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

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    Proposal No: 36224 Global Certified Accessible – Changing the World One Publisher at a Time

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

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    Proposal No: 36233 How the right note taking support tool can boost student success & retention

  • Paddy Heaton, Events & Community Lead, Glean

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    Proposal No: 36228 Alternative Text Showdown

  • Okan Guney, President, Logictran

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    Proposal No: 36225 W3C Publishing: New Standards and Recommendations on the Horizon – EPUB 3.3, Accessibility, and Reading Systems

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

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    Proposal No: 36221 What grade did your screen-reader get in Arithmetic?

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

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    Proposal No: 36215 Inclusive But Not Accessible? Integrating Accessibility and Emerging DEI Initiatives in Education

  • Eric Stano, Vice President, Consulting, Content, and Curriculum, Magic EdTech

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    Proposal No: 36178 MathCAT and the future of MathML

  • Neil Soiffer, , Talking Cat Software

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    Proposal No: 36208 Publishing and EPUB 101: The Fundamentals Everybody in Higher Education Should Know

  • George Kerscher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium

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    Proposal No: 36207 PREP: An AI-Enabled Document Remediation Solution Designed to Make STEM and Complex Content Accessibility More Intuitive

  • Vijayshree Vethantham, Vice-President, Partner Engagements, Continual Engine US LLC

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    Proposal No: 36205 AccessText Network is here to help! E-Text Accommodations 101.

  • Dawn Evans, AccessText Network Coordinator, AccessText Network

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    Proposal No: 36199 Intro to Audio Description

  • Rebecca Klein, Content Marketing Associate, 3Play Media

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    Proposal No: 36194 Legal Compliance in the Digital World

  • Michele Landis, Co-Founder & CRO of Accessible360,

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    Proposal No: 36191 The Race Behind the Learning: Making Math Accessible

  • Angela Branson, Assistant Director, University of Missouri

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    Proposal No: 36188 Building an Accessibility and Equity Mindset: Changing Campus Culture Through a Shared Purpose

  • Judi Cook, Director, The College of New Jersey

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    Proposal No: 36185 Anthology Ally: Coaching Towards Accessibility

  • Michael Mace, Manager, Indiana University

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    Proposal No: 36182 Audio Description: An Aid to Literacy

  • Joel Snyder, PhD, President - Founder/Sr. Consultant, Audio Description Associates, LLC - Audio Description Project of the American Council of the Blind

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    Proposal No: 36159 Texthelp: Tools to Support and Simplify Your Entire Alt Format Process

  • Rachel Kruzel, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp

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    Proposal No: 36153 Digital Accessibility: Six Core Skills

  • Michele Michele Betancourt, Director of Distance Education, Wharton County Junior College

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    Proposal No: 36142 Leveraging the Trusted Tester for Web Certification to improve Mason’s web accessibility response

  • Korey Singleton, ATI Manager, George Mason University

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    Proposal No: 36139 Retire the PDF

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

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    Proposal No: 36122 WAI-ARIA Fundamentals

  • Christina Adams, CPWA, Digital Accessibility Software Engineer, Siteimprove

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    Proposal No: 36126 Website Liability Legal Update

  • Ken Nakata, Principal, Converge Accessibility

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    Proposal No: 36112 Authoring Stylish and Accessible Courses in Canvas

  • Sonya Woods, Lead Accessibility Consultant, Penn State

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    Proposal No: 36103 1% Shifts to Increase Digital Accessibility

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

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    Proposal No: 36097 Solving Accessibility Issues with An Accessibility Remediation Team

  • Bert McClain, Digital Documentation Accessibility Manager, Utah Valley University

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    Proposal No: 36094 OCR’s Year In Review

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

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    Proposal No: 36092 I Am Not The Copyright Police – the answers to all of your alternate format copyright questions

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

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    Proposal No: 36090 Fighting Fires or Changing Culture: Prioritizing Accessibility in Peer Developed Courses- Changing How Faculty Approach Course Design.


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    Proposal No: 36088 How the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Resolves Digital Accessibility Investigations

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

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    Proposal No: 36086 Math & STEM Made Accessible in an eLearning World

  • Louis Shanafelt, Product Manager, Texthelp

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    Proposal No: 36079 PDF Accessibility – When is Good, Good Enough?

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

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    Proposal No: 36077 Improving Student Learning Gains with Accessibility Features and AI Technology

  • Stacy Ray, Senior Product Manager,

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