[Athen] AHG 2017: Early-bird Registration Ends in 2 Days

Howard Kramer hkramer at ahead.org
Tue Sep 19 10:47:28 PDT 2017

Dear ATHEN Members (& listserv participants):

*Early-bird Registration* for the 2017 Accessing Higher Ground(AHG)
Conference <http://accessinghigherground.org/> ends after this Thursday
(September 21).

*ATHEN members* receive a $75 discount off registration fees.

*Keynote Speaker:* Michael Schuman, a foreign correspondent who has written
about Asia and the global economy for a wide range of major publications,
including TIME magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and
Forbes magazine. He is also a contributing columnist for Bloomberg View and
frequently writes commentaries for Businessweek magazine.

Mr. Schuman will speak on *Me and my iPad: How Technology Is Helping Me
Beat Blindness.*

*Highlights from this year’s event:*

(titles link to session description)

· Building a Procurement Process around Accessibility
Kara Zirkle, Miami University

· Addressing the Challenges of automated accessibility assessment
Charudatta Jadhav and Sumeet Agrawal, TATA Consultancy Services Ltd.

· Panel: The Power of Collective Negotiation: How can universities
work together to require accessible vendor products?
Terrill Thompson, University of Washington, et al

· Lab: Introduction to Online Course Accessibility
Joseph Feria-Galicia & Lucy Greco, UC Berkeley, et al

· Creating a Sustainable Captioning Program at Your Institution
Jane Melander, Minnesota State University Moorhead, et al

· BYO Device Lab: PDF Train the Trainer: Learn how to teach others to
create accessible PDFs and become an Adobe certified trainer
(2-day workshop), Rob Haverty, Adobe

· Website Liability Under US Accessibility Laws
Ken Nakata, Cryptzone

· Braille for College Level STEM Courses
Christa Miller, Virginia Tech, et al

· Documents in the Classroom: A Strategy to Support Accessible Course
Jeff Buhse, University of Manitoba

And over 100 more

View complete agenda

*Register now* <http://www.cvent.com/d/75q5d7/>

For More Info

Visit Conference URL: http://accessinghigherground.org

Contact Howard Kramer at email: hkramer at ahead.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 13-17, 2017.
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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