[Athen] Accessing Higher Ground 2019: Early-bird Registration ends
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
· Wagging the Dog: Secret Macro/Replace Tricks and Tips In Alternate
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
If you have any questions, contact Howard Kramer at 303-492-8672 or at the
e-mail: hkramer at ahead.org
Conference URL: http://accessinghigherground.org/
Accessing Higher Ground
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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