[Athen] One Day Left to Submit Proposals for Accessing Higher Ground; Derek Featherstone Announced as Keynote Speaker

Howard Kramer howard.kramer at Colorado.EDU
Wed Apr 4 22:23:21 PDT 2012

April 6 Deadline for Proposals for Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference - November 12 - 16, 2012*

Accessing Higher Ground 2012<http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/> is now accepting proposals for its 15th Annual Conference in Westminster, Colorado. AHG focuses on accessible media, universal design, best practices for Web & media design, accessible curriculum, alternate format and other topics related to accessibility in higher education and other environments. The speaker proposal form can be found at: http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/speaker_info2012.html.

You can also view last year's sessions<http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/mainconfsched-detail2011.html#Weds> to get a sense of the typical agenda and range of topics.

If you have any questions about proposal submission, contact Howard Kramer at 303-492-8672 or at the email below.

Derek Featherstone Announced as this Year's Keynote Speaker

We are also very pleased to announce that Derek Featherstone, internationally known authority on accessibility and web development, a respected technical trainer, and author, will be this year's AHG keynote speaker. Creator of in-depth courses on HTML, CSS, DOM Scripting, and Web 2.0 applications, his approach never fails to champion the cause of web standards and universal accessibility. As founder of Simply Accessible<http://simplyaccessible.com/>, he has been an in-demand consultant to government agencies, educational institutions, and private sector companies since 1999. He is Group Lead of The Web Standards Project and has served on its Accessibility and DOM Scripting Task Forces. Derek will also conduct hands-on workshops and other sessions at the conference.

e-mail: hkramer at colorado.edu
Conference URL: http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference

*If needed, a second round RFP will be announced shortly after the April 6 first-round deadline. Note: there is no guaranty that there will be a second round opportunity.

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