Risk Analysis and Portfolio Prioritization for Higher Ed

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Scheduled at 9:15am in Waverly on Friday, November 16 (2018).



  • Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, Level Access

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: Beginner
  • Type of session: General Conference


This session will provide an overview of how to: • inventory your digital assets • evaluate your digital assets based on key risk factors • prioritize your digital assets for remediation • establish a prioritization plan for remediation


Are you in the process of setting up a Digital Accessibility Program and struggling with where to start your remediation activities? Are you struggling to understand what is in scope for remediation? Do you have a view of your digital assets but do not know where to start or worse, no view of your digital assets at present?

In our Risk Analysis and Portfolio Prioritization session, Level Access will focus on helping you navigate the path to identifying at-risk assets, prioritizing those assets and defining a prioritization plan to drive remediation across your institution. Key factors that should be evaluated as you build your prioritization plan will also be shared thus ensuring you have a robust approach defined to structure your remediation related activities.


  1. Overview of the recommended approach for addressing a complex remediation program within your institution
  2. Key factors to consider as you evaluate your digital assets – including laws, regs and technical requirements
  3. Building a Risk Analysis and Portfolio Prioritization plan, what to include to protect your institution

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Administrative/Campus Policy, Legal, Uncategorized

Speaker Bio(s)

Jonathan Avila

With 20 years of experience in digital accessibility and his own personal experience as a person with a visual impairment, Jonathan brings unparalleled industry knowledge and a unique perspective to access solutions for technology with an extensive knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2), Section 508, and other accessibility standards and guidelines for the web, software, mobile technology, and hardware. He actively works with major industry development platform and assistive technology vendors, regulatory agencies and public-sector organizations to consistently update understanding of the proper level of accessibility for clients. Sought out as a thought leader in the industry, Jonathan has developed training for Federal agencies, presents webinars throughout the year on a variety of digital accessibility topics, speaks at conferences and other industry events, and is a regular contributor to the Level Access blog.


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