Speaking at AHG

Scheduled at 9:15am in Colorado I-J on Thursday, November 17.



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

Session Details

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


The AHG planning committee reviews about 150 to 200 proposals each year to bring you a fabulous lineup of presentations. This year we are offering an informal brainstorming and discussion session to encourage new speakers to submit proposals for next year's conference.


The AHG planning committee reviews about 200 proposals each year to bring you a fabulous lineup of presentations. The committee would like to invite you to submit a proposal for AHG 2023! It's a fantastic opportunity to disseminate your professional knowledge and your colleagues want to hear from you.

We look for a variety of sessions with an emphasis on accessibility and assistive technologies in higher education. This session is designed for those who are considering submitting a proposal. The session will include an overview of the proposal process, topics we'd like to see, and tips for a successful submission.

Bring your proposal ideas and questions to this interactive discussion.


  1. Learn about the AHG presentation proposal process
  2. Discuss the popular topics for AHG proposals
  3. Identify possible proposal topics and collaborators

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Accessible Course Design, Accessible Educational Materials, Administrative/Campus Policy, Alternate Format, Assistive Technology, Captioning/Transcription, EPUB Track, Faculty Development & Support, Legal, Procurement, Research, Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized, Universal Design for Learning, Web/Media Access

Speaker Bio(s)

Christa Miller

Christa Miller started at Virginia Tech in 2006. After many years of accessible educational material development and alternative format production, she transitioned to a training-focused role. Her experience includes reading/writing Braille, developing captioning workflows, and working individually with instructors to create accessible content. Today she conducts one-time and semester-long training on accessibility and supervises the creation of accessible media. She also runs accessibility software pilots, collaborates on accessibility initiatives in other departments, and leads bi-annual cohorts of individuals preparing to become certified in accessibility core competencies. She is currently the Associate Director of Services for Students with Disabilities