Special Tracks


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Adobe Accessibility Sessions

Dolphin Track
Title Date More Info
Lecture: Adobe Connect and Adobe Captivate Accessibility, Matt May, Adobe Weds., Nov. 16, 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm View Session in Schedule
PDF Accessibility with Adobe Tools, Adobe Thurs., Nov. 17, 8:00 am - 9:00 am View Session in Schedule

Blackboard Collaborate Session

Equal Access to Software & Information Track
Equal Opportunity Education: An Accessibility Imperative, Shannon Urban, Blackboard Collaborate Weds.., Nov. 16 8:00 am - 9:00 am View session in schedule

Dolphin Track

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Dolphin Computer Access, LTD will present a series of sessions on alternate format production and tools for individuals with vision impairments and learning disabilities. Products to be featured include EasyConverter and EasyReader. Specific sessions are listed below.

Dolphin Track
Title Date More Info
Lecture: Alternative Formats 101 - the Basics, Jeff Bazer, Dolphin Computer Access, LTD. Weds., Nov. 16, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm View Session in Schedule
Building a Journal in an Alternative Format, Ron Stewart, HTCTU Thurs., Nov. 17, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm View Session in Schedule
Lab: Dolphin Easy Converter - 1-IN-5-OUT, Julie Balassa, Valencia Community College, Jeff Bazer, Dolphin Thurs., Nov. 17, 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm View Session in Schedule
Lecture: PDF to MP3 in seconds, Jeff Bazer, Dolphin Fri., Nov. 18, 9:15 am - 10:15 am View Session in Schedule

EASI Track

Equal Access to Software & Information Track

Evaluating Web Content Accessibility - using WAVE to Facilitate Human Evaluation, Jared Smith, WebAIM, Marisol Miranda, EASI*

*(co-presented with WebAIM)

Thurs., Nov. 16, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm View Session in Schedule
Mentoring in Second Life: Accommodation Strategies, Robert Todd, Georgia Tech/CATEA Fri., Nov. 18, 8:00 am - 10:00 am View Session in Schedule

Information Technology & Disabilities Ejournal: History and Future, Norm Coombs & Beth Coombs, EASI

Fri., Nov. 18, 10:30 am - 11:30 am View Session in Schedule

Plenary Lunch - Nov. 17, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

How to Collaborate with the End-user when Designing Assistive Technology

—Moderator: Maryann Migliorelli

—Panelists:

  • Melissa Beck, Manager of Student Services at Devry University Westminster Campus
  • Marc Mulcahy, founding partner and principal product developer at LevelStar, makers of the Icon and the Orion (America’s first blind accessible Android tablet)
  • Antonio Rozier, President Colorado Association of Blind Students and student at Metro State College

WebAIM Sessions

Equal Access to Software & Information Track

Pre-conference

Lab:  ARIA and HTML5 Accessibility, Jared Smith & Jonathan Whiting, WebAIM
Tues., Nov. 15 9:00 am - 4:30 pm View session in schedule
Implementing Institutional Accessibility: the Need for Administrative and Ground-Level Support, Jon Whiting, WebAIM Weds.., Nov. 16 9:15 am - 10:15 am View session in schedule

Evaluating Web Content Accessibility - using WAVE to Facilitate Human Evaluation, Jared Smith, WebAIM, Marisol Miranda, EASI

*(Co-presented with EASI)

Thurs., Nov. 18, 11:00 am - 11:30 am View session in schedule