[Athen] Online Registration now up for Accessing Higher Ground Conference

Howard Kramer Howard.Kramer at Colorado.EDU
Wed Sep 10 15:55:52 PDT 2008

Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference – Nov. 11 - 14, 2008

Download Full Packet with Registration Form or Register online (at url below)

CU-Boulder will be hosting the 11th annual Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference at the Millennium Harvest House, adjacent to the campus of the University of Colorado - Boulder, Nov. 11-14. The conference focuses on strategies for making campus media, course material, information resources, libraries, and Web pages accessible.


* Over 50 presentations and hands-on sessions taught by national experts

* A Braille/Tactile Graphics Track on topics related to the Braille production of math and science material, the creation of tactile graphics, and using standard tools such as Word to create Braille material

* The AHEAD Institute on E-Text Production - a unique two-day institute on best practices for creating electronic text

* EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) track on accessible online forms,
accessibility trends in library web sites and databases and other topics

* WebAIM will conduct two half-day, hands-on preconference workshops on Web accessibility

* Access Technologists Higher Education Network (ATHEN) track on subjects ranging from DAISY to accessible multimedia to new tools for captioning and accessible web design

* Pre-conference and main conference sessions on the ADA and other legal topics and the implications of disabled Iraqi veterans returning to the post-secondary environment

For a complete agenda or to register, go to www.colorado.edu/ATconference/

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