[Athen] Today is last day for early-bird discount for Virtual Accessing Higher Ground Conference

Howard Kramer hkramer at ahead.org
Thu Oct 31 13:16:59 PDT 2019

Dear Colleagues:

As in past years, AHG will be streaming 1 live track of sessions during the
pre-conference (November 18-19) and 2 tracks of sessions during the main
conference (Nov. 20-22).

(10% discount for ATHEN & AHEAD members

*Virtual Program Highlights*

(select title links for more information)

Lab: *Creating Accessible Digital Documents in MS Office
Kristi Elmore, Systems Analyst, Iowa State University Extension and
Outreach, et al

*Acquiring Accessible IT Products for your Campus*
Cheryl Pruitt, Director, Accessible Technology Initiative, California
University Chancellor’s Office, et al

*YOU CAN Create Accessible Math for Students with Print Disabilities
Susan Kelmer, Alternate Format Access Coordinator, University of Colorado
*Main Conference*

*Accessibility and Universal Design for Online Courses – making the
practice practicable, and a bit less scary
Carey Hamburg, Senior Instructional Designer, University of Louisiana at

*Authoring Documents with Accessibility in Mind*
Paul Rayius, Director of Training, CommonLook

*Commonly Seen Accessibility Errors
Becky Gibson, Sr. Accessibility Strategist, Knowbility

*Using the Microsoft Accessibility Checkers to Optimize Document
Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Open Access

*The Great PDF Purge*
<https://accessinghigherground.org/the-great-pdf-purge/>, Crystal Tenan, IT
Accessibility Coordinator, NC State University

*The Velvet Hammer: Accessible Procurement Buy-In and Pushback at Cal State
San Bernardino
Leon McNaught, Accessibility Coordinator, CSU San Bernardino

*Building an Accessible Online Course: Best Practices & Principles
George Joeckel, Web Accessibility Specialist, Utah State University / WebAIM

*Bookshare, AccessText and Alternate Media Centers: Sources to Obtain
Alternative Formats
Dawn Evans, AccessText Network Coordinator, Center for Inclusive Design &
Innovation, et al

And over 18 more!

Pricing and other Information
*Registration *

Register at: http://www.cvent.com/d/2yq1hh/4W

*Questions? *

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

Entire virtual schedule


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

Join us for the *Accessing Higher Ground Conference
<http://accessinghigherground.org/>* in Westminster, Colorado, Nov 18-22,
2019. Request for proposals will be announced mid-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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