[Athen] Accessing Higher Ground 2019: Early-bird Registration ends Tomorrow

Howard Kramer hkramer at ahead.org
Tue Sep 24 13:52:45 PDT 2019

Dear ATHEN Members & listserv participants:

*Early-bird Registration for the 2019 Accessing Higher Ground (AHG)
Conference ends tomorrow, September 25. *

*ATHEN members also receive a 10% discount off registration fees
<https://accessinghigherground.org/pricing/#Member_Discounts>* and you can
renew or purchase your membership during the registration process.

*Keynote Speaker*: Wanda Diaz Merced, PhD, Astronomer and Computer

Not familiar with Dr. Merced, watch her Ted Talk
or read her biography on Wikipedia

*Highlights from this year’s event:*

(titles link to session description)

· PDF Accessibility – Train-the-Trainer
Rob Haverty, Senior Program Manager, Accessibility, Adobe

· Managing Accessibility Testing
<https://accessinghigherground.org/managing-accessibility-testing/>, Gian
Wild, AccessibilityOz

· Wagging the Dog: Secret Macro/Replace Tricks and Tips In Alternate
Format Production
Susan Kelmer, CU- Boulder & Robert Beach, Assistive Technology Specialist,
Kansas City Kansas Community College

· Create Accessible Documents in Word & PowerPoint (WebAIM
George Joeckel, Web Accessibility Specialist, Utah State University / WebAIM

· Understanding the ARIA Authoring Practices and Screen Readers
Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of IT Accessibility, University of Illinois

· Creating an Inclusive
Library Environment, Stephanie Robbins, Assistive Technology Coordinator,
University of Colorado Denver, et al.

· Institutional Roadblocks to Accessibility: A collaborative session
on how to overcome organizational
resistance, Howard Fooksman & Dean Brusnighan, Purdue University

· Website Liability Under US Accessibility Laws
Ken Nakata & Jeffrey Singleton, Cxytera

And over 80 more

View *complete agenda
<https://accessinghigherground.org/schedule-2019/#cs_2019-11-20>* or *register
now. <http://www.cvent.com/d/9yq1hh>*

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 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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