[Athen] Accessing Higher Ground 2011 – Early Registration ends Today

Howard Kramer hkramer.atsol at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 21:45:20 PDT 2011

14th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference

On November 14-18, 2011, CU-Boulder will host the 14th annual *Accessing
Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference* at the Westin
Hotel in Westminster. The conference focuses on the benefits of Web
Standards and Universal Design for Digital Media along with strategies for
making campus information resources accessible for students with
disabilities and effective for all audiences.
Highlights from the program of over 60 sessions

· Don’t Ask, Do Tell: Making Third Party Web Sites Accessible Without
the Owners’ Help and Educating Owners on How to Make Better Sites

· Accessibility Testing in the Real World

· Lab: Authoring Math Content for the Web and DAISY

· Accessible Text Production: What has been successful for George
Mason University

· Evaluating web content accessibility - using WAVE to facilitate
human evaluation

· Moodle 2 Accessibility: Results from NC State University’s
Accessibility Evaluation

· Rolling Craps on Canvas - Accessible Forms and Graphics with HTML5

· Integrating Accessibility into the Design of Online Learning
Management systems: Theories and Practice

· Bring your own computer (or not) session: Nuts & Bolts of
Captioning Digital Multimedia

· An ATHEN Workshop on Implementing Accessibility on Campus - A-Z

· Implementation of a Multimedia Accessibility & Captioning Policy: a
case study from the University of Illinois

· Lab: ARIA and HTML5 Accessibility, Jared Smith, WebAIM

· Lab: Working with Accessible PDF Documents

· Over 60 presentations and hands-on sessions taught by national

· Over 35 hours of hands-on workshops included in the agenda.

For the full agenda, visit the conference url at
http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/. Please contact Howard Kramer at
hkramer at colorado.edu or 492-8672 if you have any questions.

Howard Kramer
AHG Conference Coordinator
Access Specialist
fax: 492-5601
Disability Services
Division of ODECE- achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion
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