2016 Accessibility Summit

Environments for Humans is bringing us the 2016 Accessibility Summit again this year and as usual, they've packed it full of great presentations by a great group of accessibility experts. The event happens on September 6th and 7th, from 9:00 to 4:00. This year, the meeting space and refreshments (including a lunch meal the first day) are provided by Technology Services, Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES), the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS), and Administrative Information Technology Services (AITS).

Registration:

There is no cost for this event, but we request that you register so we know how many to expect.

The Agenda:

Tuesday, Sept. 6th - Room L410, DCL

  • PM-Led Accessibility - Robert Jolly - 9:00 AM
  • Creating Accessibility Reports Designers & Developers Will Love - Paul Adam - 10:00 AM
  • Accessible Data Visualization with SVG - Doug Schepers - 11:00 AM
  • Accessibility and Performance - Marcy Suttton - 1:00 PM
  • Building In Accessibility from the Ground Up - Kevin Ball - 2:00 PM
  • Buddhism and the Art of Accessibility - Matt May - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, Sept. 7th - Room 2240, DCL

  • Keyboard Accessibility - Jared Smith - 9:00 AM
  • Low Vision & Accessibility - Glenda Sims - 10:00 AM
  • Accessibility Resources Roundup - Sharron Rush - 11:00 AM
  • Accessibility in the Fifth Dimension - Elle Waters - 1:00 PM
  • Accessible Wordpress Content - Joseph O'Connor - 2:00 PM
  • Digital Accessibility Legal Update - Lainey Feingold - 3:00 PM

The Details:

  • Metered parking is available east of DCL on Matthews St. and south of DCL on Springfield Ave.
  • Metered parking is also available in the parking garage north of NCSA. Although it's a bit further, sometimes it's easier to find a spot.
  • Bring your laptop if you want to connect to the internet.
  • Come and go as your schedule allows. This is an online event so no one's offended if you can't make it to every presentation.
  • Refreshments will be provided throughout the event, lunch is on us for the first day.

We look forward to sharing the event with you. See you on Tuesday and Wednesday!