[Athen] Accessing Higher Ground 2016: Early-bird Registration Now Open!

Howard Kramer hkramer at ahead.org
Tue Aug 16 13:24:37 PDT 2016

Dear ATHEN Members (& listserv participants):

Early-bird Registration for the 2016 Accessing Higher Ground (AHG)
Conference is now open and available until September 22, 2016.

ATHEN members receive a $75 discount off registration fees.

Keynote Speaker: Tommy Edison, “The Blind Film Critic”

Not familiar with Tommy Edison, watch his recent movie review of “Suicide
Squad” <http://blindfilmcritic.com/archives/4287>

Highlights from this year’s event:

(titles link to session description)

- Creating Accessible forms using Adobe Acrobat Pro
Karen McCall, Accessible Document Design Consultant, Karlen Communications

- Evaluating Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) for University
James Jackson, EIT Accessibility Coordinator, Michigan State University

- Alternate Format: It’s Not Just Handing a Student a Publisher PDF
Susan Kelmer, CU- Boulder & Pamela Starks, Front Range Community College

- Effectively Accommodating Low Vision Students
Jenna Atkinson & Laura Loree, Utah Valley University

- Generating and Using Accessible Mathematics on the Web
Volker Sorge, Peter Krautzberger, Dr, Samuel Dooley, Pearson

- Getting Ahead of the Curve: Scalable, Accessible, Enterprise-class
Video on the Web
John Foliot, Principal Accessibility Strategist, Deque Systems

- What One School Learned from DOJ/OCR Rulings at Other Institutions
Sheryl Burgshahler & Terrill Thompson, University of Washington

- Challenges of notetaking in higher education: Tools to provide
effective accommodations
Darrin McCarthy, Disability Officer, University of Nevada, Reno

And over 80 more

View complete agenda
<http://accessinghigherground.org/schedule-2016/#cs_2016-11-16> or *register
now <http://www.cvent.com/d/hvqm37/4W>*

More Information

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

e-mail: hkramer at ahead.org

Conference URL: http://accessinghigherground.org/

Howard Kramer
Conference Coordinator
Accessing Higher Ground
cell: 720-351-8668

Join us for the *Accessing Higher Ground Conference
<http://accessinghigherground.org/>* in Denver, Colorado, Nov 14-18, 2016.
Request for proposals will be announced at the beginning of March.

Complete program information and registration is open for our full line-up
of webinars, *AHEADtoYOU!
<http://ahead.org/learn/virtual-learning/webinars>* And the *Technology
Access Series <http://ahead.org/learn/virtual-learning/at_webinars_15_16>*.
Site capacities for all webinar events is limited; please register at your
earliest convenience for the largest selection.

Not yet a member of AHEAD? *We welcome you to join AHEAD now.
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