Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference for Education, for Businesses, for Web and Media Designers: Eighth Annual Conference
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Main Conference Schedule
Thursday, November 10, 2005
Millennium Harvest House, Boulder

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Check-In  
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8:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m. Vendor Hall & Evening Vendor Hall Reception (Century)  
     
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions  
     
     
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions  
     
 Millennium


The User Experience: Accessibility and Usability in the Online Environment, Robert Todd & Marsha Allen, Georgia Tech – CATEA
 
     
Flatirons

Automated Tactile Graphics Production, Dan Comden, DO-IT, University of Washington  
     
Room 231 



Accessible IT: The New Frontier (Accessible IT Overview), Cristi Harris & Michael McFadden, Rocky Mountain ADA & IT Center
[Business Track Session]
 
     
Living Room 

CaptionKeeper: cc video tape to digital format converter , Geoff Freed, NCAM  
     
Room 331

 

Getting Through the Rough Times: Strategies to Help Struggling Students Succeed in College, Marge Mercurio & Laurie MacDonald, UNC (2-hr session)
 
     
 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions  
     
 Millennium


ADA Title II and Information Technology: What it Means and How to Comply, Ken Nakata, Bay First Solutions, LLC
 
     
Flatirons 

Using Word Templates to Create Braille in Duxbury 10;5, Gaier Dietrich, HTCTU  
     
Room 231



Lab:
Retrofitting Business Web sites for Accessibility using DreamWeaver, Michael McFadden, Rocky Mountain ADA & IT Center [Business Track Session] (2-hr session - ends at 11:15)

 
     
 Living Room



Lab:
Hands-on Workshop of Kurzweil 3000 the leading software solution for struggling students, Kelly Jenkins, Learning Center Solutions (extended session -ends at 11:30)
 
     
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions   
     
 Millennium


Training and assessment of Web accessibility competencies, Paul Bohman, WebAIM (1.25-hr session - ends at 11:45)
 
     
 Flatirons


From Grassroots to Policy - Web Accessibility at Colorado State University, Marla Roll & Kevin Nolan, CSU
 
     
Room 331 

“Beyond the Text": Accessible Multimedia Within eBooks, Geoff Freed, NCAM  
     
Vendor Hall Presentations - Thursday Morning

-8:15 - 8:45: Elluminate, Inc. – Addressing Accessibility Issues for Remote, Online Students
-9:00 - 9:30: Freedom Scientific –PACMATE & Braille displays - enhancing the usability of JAWS
-9:45 - 10:15: Elluminate, Inc. – Addressing Accessibility Issues for Remote, Online Students
-10:30 - 11:00: CATEA - Georgia Tech’s Research on Accessible Distance Education

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Visit Vendor areas  
     
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch  
     
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Introductions: Vice Chancellor Ron Stump  
     
 12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Keynote: Henry Claypool, Former Senior Advisor for Disability Policy for Mediacre and Medicaid  
     
 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Q & A  
     
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Breakout Sessions  
     
Millennium

OCR, Accessibility – Back to Basics, Jim Long, OCR, Denver (ends at 3:30)  
     
Flatirons

Cognitive Disability RERC-ACT, Cathy Bodine, Assistive Technology Partners  
     
Room 231


AT Workplace Accommodations, Cristi Harris, Rocky Mountain ADA & IT Center [Business Track Session]
 
     
 Living Room



Lab:
The Alternate Media Exchange Database 2.0. A Web-based application for alternate media specialists at the post-secondary level, Gaier Dietrich & Sean Keegan, HTCTU (2 hr session - ends at 4:00)
 
     
Room 331



Educational Quality through Universal Instruction Principles (EQUIP): Exploring Possibilities, Issues, and Application, Marge Mercurio & Laurie MacDonald, UNC
 
     
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Breakout Sessions  
     
 Flatirons


Technology and Effective Communication, Maggie Sims, Rocky Mountain ADA & IT Center [Business Track Session]

 
     
Room 231 


Universal Design and Web Accessibility: Unexpected Beneficiaries, Terry Thompson, AccessIT
 
     
 Room 331


Beyond All or Nothing in IT Disability Rights Legislation, Ken Nakata, BayFirst Solutions, LLC
 
     
Vendor Hall Presentations

*2:15 - 2:45: WebAIM – Web Accessibility Training Materials for Entire Organizations
*3:00 - 3:30: LecShare – Creating Accessible HTML from PowerPoint
*3:45 - 4:15: WebAIM – Web Accessibility Training Materials for Entire Organizations

 
 
 
 
 
 
4:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Hors d'Oeuvres in Vendor Area  

Conference
Friday, November 11, 2005
Millennium Harvest House, Boulder

7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Coffee/Tea/Information (Millennium Foyer)  
     
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions  
     
 Millennium

Benefits of Web Standards, Daniel Frommelt, Web Coordinator, UW-Platteville  
     
Flatirons

Training Programs Offered by the Center on Disabilities, Damien Wimbush, CSUN  
     
Room 231


Making Accessible Narrated Powerpoint, Norm Coombs & Dick Banks, EASI [EASI Library Track]
 
     
Living Room 


Lab:
Using Adobe Illustrator to Create Tactile Graphics, Gaier Dietrich, HTCTU (2 hr session - ends at 10:00)
 
     
Room 331


Computer-assisted Training & Cognitive Rehabilitation in Traumatic Brain Injuries, Mary Ann Keatley, Ph.D., CCC
 
     
     
     
9:15a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions  
     
Millennium 


Accessible eBooks: On-line, in the classroom and on the go!, Janice Carter, Benetech
 
     
Flatirons 


Cutting Edge Environmental Controls for the College Dorm Setting, John Lorimor, Convergence Concepts, & Marla Roll, CSU

 
     
Room 231 



Accessibility of Online Resources in Academic Libraries, Axel Schmetzke, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
[EASI Library Track]

 
     
 Room 331



Supporting Instructors with Disabilities, Dr. Laura L. B. Border, Director & Lauren Saenz, Research Assistant Graduate Teacher Program, University of Colorado at Boulder

 
     
10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions  
     
 Millennium


Aural CSS & Voice XML - Improving Access while Maintaining Web Standards, Daniel Frommelt, Web Coordinator, UW-Platteville  
     
Flatirons 



ScanSoft products that are Essential Tools for the Assistive Technology Lab, Randy Larscheidt, Adaptive Technologies (vendor session)
 
     
 Room 231



Panel: Current Trends in Electronic Books, Norm Coombs, Judith Dixon, Janice Carter, Steve Noble
[EASI Library Track]

 
     
Living Room 


Lab:
Creating accessible PDF files using Adobe Acrobat, Jonathan Whiting, WebAIM 1.5 hr session - ends at 12:00)
 
     
Room 331


Using WYNN with SQ3R to Support Mastery of College-Level Curriculum, Rene Clark, Freedom Scientific Learning Systems Group
 
     
11:40 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Breakout Sessions - 50 minutes  
     
 Millennium


eCollege takes CMS Accessibility to the Next Level, Brandon Fleisher, eCollege (ends at 12:30)
 
     
Flatirons 


Descriptor Preferences of People with Accessibility Needs, Ellen Perlow, Texas Woman’s University
 
     
Room 231 



Library e-Journal Accessibility – A Usability Study, Ron Stewart, Oregon State University (OSU) [EASI Library Track]
(ends at 12:30)
 
     
Room 331 


Geeklopedia: from blog to wiki - a primer of digital terminology, Daniel Berkowitz, Boston University
 
     
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Buffet Lunch & Panel (Flagstaff)  
     
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.



Panel: Campus verses Corporate: Navigating Obstacles on Campus & in Employment. Moderator: David Braddock, Ph.D., Executive Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities
 
     
2:00 p.m. Conference Concludes  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Acknowledgements

The President's Fund for Diversity Programming

Rocky Mountain ADA & IT Center

Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

Office of Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs, CU-Boulder

The Colorado/Wyoming Consortium of Support Programs for Students with Disabilities

IT Council, CU-Boulder

Program Accessibility Committee, CU-Boulder

Office of Diversity and Equity, CU-Boulder


For more information contact Disability Services at 303-492-8671 (v/tty), fax: 303-492-5601, or e-mail us at dsinfo@colorado.edu