[Athen] Early-bird Registration for Accessing Higher Ground 2021 extended to Oct. 1.

Howard Kramer hkramer at ahead.org
Sun Sep 26 22:28:13 PDT 2021

Dear ATHEN Members (& listserv participants):

Early-bird Registration for the onsite 2021 Accessing Higher Ground
Conference has been extended to Oct. 1.

*ATHEN members also receive a **10% discount off registration fees
<https://accessinghigherground.org/pricing/#Member_Discounts>* for the
onsite conference.

*Keynote Speaker*: Dr. Jaipreet Virdi, historian of medicine, technology,
and disability. She is an Assistant Professor at the Department of History
at the University of Delaware and the author of Hearing Happiness: Deafness
Cures in History.

View her Science Friday Interview on her book Hearing Happiness

Highlights from this year’s event:

(titles link to session description)

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

· How toDevelop an Efficient Accessibility Testing Process
Lyssa Prince, Oklahoma State University

· Perspectives on Teaching Accessibility
Sarah Horton, University of Southampton

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

· Understandingthe ARIA Authoring Practices and Screen Readers
Dennis Lembree, Director of Accessibility, Diamond

· Holistic Accessibility Across the Penn State University
Binky Lush, Manager, Penn State University Libraries

· Streamlining Captioning Services: Lessons Learned From the Pandemic
Sarah Herpst, Accessibility Analyst , Indiana University

· How the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Resolves
Digital Accessibility Investigations
Mary Lou Mobley, National Disability Expert, U.S. Dept. of Education

And over 80 more

*View complete agenda <https://accessinghigherground.org/schedule-2021/>* or
*register now. <https://cvent.me/7yOMKW>*

More Information

If you have any questions, contact Howard Kramer at 720-351-8668 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

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