Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference for Education, for Businesses, for Web and Media Designers: Tenth Annual Conference
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Robert Beach
KCCC

Lecture: Hardware and Software Players for Digital Talking Books (DAISY)
November 7, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

[ATHEN] Software Players and Digital Talking Books (DAISY)
November 8, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


David Berkowitz
Boston University

Adam Randazzo
Boston University

[ATHEN] Planting Textbooks and Harvesting DAISY: A Model Program for E Text Production
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

[ATHEN] Planting Textbooks and Harvesting DAISY (part II): A technical demonstration of the Boston University production process
November 9, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Debra Buck
ATAP

Ken Nakata
Bayfirst Solutions

Fred Difore
Bayfirst Solutions

Lecture: Implementing an IT Accessibility Program - From Soup to Nuts (with emphasis on legal and regulatory issues) (Power Point)

Lecture: Implementing an IT Accessibility Program - From Soup to Nuts (with emphasis on legal and regulatory issues) (Text)
November 7. 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Debra Buck
ATAP

Ken Nakata
Bayfirst Solutions

Legal Issues - Part 1: Section 508 and Higher Education
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Jan Carroll
APH

[NBA] Lab: Word for Braille Translation
November 9, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Dan Comden
University of Washington

Lab: Automated Tactile Graphics
November 6, 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

[EASI] Innovative AT Research at the University of Washington
November 8, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Norm Coombs
EASI

[EASI] Demonstration of Creating and Editing Audio by Designers who are using a Screen Reader
November 8, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


Gaeir Dietrich
High Tech Center Training Unit

[ATHEN] Using the Duxbury Braille Translation Software
November 9, 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

[ATHEN] Lab: Using Adobe PDF to Create Alternate Media
November 9, 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.


Fred Difiore
Bayfirst Solutions

Legal Issues – Part 2: The Practicalities of Implementing a 508 Program in Higher Ed
November 8, 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.


Lisa Fiedor
North Carolina University

Strategies and Resources for Supporting Faculty in Creating Accessible Web Materials
November 8, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


John Gardener
ViewPlus Technologies

Carolyn Gardener
ViewPlus Technologies

[EASI] Overview of Techniques for Making Mathematics Accessible
November 9, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

[EASI] It is Easy to Make Scientific Diagrams Accessible
November 9, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Jon Gunderson
UIUC

Lab: Functional Accessibility Evaluation of Web 2.0 Applications
November 9. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


Jon Gunderson
UIUC

Hadi Bargi Rangin
UIUC

Accessibility Consortiums: a New Approach to Resolve IT Accessibility Issues
November 9, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Lucia Hasty
NBA

[NBA] Design of Tactile Graphics, based on the BANA Standards and Guidelines for Tactile Graphics
November 9, 2:15 pm. - 4:30 p.m.


.Jayme Johnson
HTCTU
Lab: Accessible Podcasting
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Sean Keegan
HTCTU

Lab: [ATHEN] Designing Accessible PDF Forms through Adobe’s LiveCycle Designer
November 8 2:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

[ATHEN] Improving Math Access on the Web with MathML-based Web Pages
November 9, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


George kerscher
DAISY Consortium

Open Source Initiatives from DAISY
November 8, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

DAISY The Best Way to Read
November 9 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Liz Keyser
Sign Language Associates

The Future of Interpreting Services: Using Video Interpreters to Combat the Interpreter Shortage
November 8, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Andrew Kirkpatrick
Adobe Systems, Inc.

[EASI] Captioning Flash Video
November 9, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


David Klein, Ph.D.

 Kenneth "Fritz" Thompson

Presenter Bios

Lab: Concepts & Techniques for Accessible, Closed Captioned Web based Video
November 7, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Greg Kraus
LecShare

[EASI] LecShare Pro - An Accessible Tool for Making Accessible Online Narrated Presentations
November 9, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Clayton Lewis
Colorado University

Building Accessibility into Higher Ed Software: The Fluid Project
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Jim Long
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Denver

Civil Rights Issues in Web and Long Distance Learning Design
November 9, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Karen McCall
Karlen Communications

Lecture: Accessible PDF From the Ground Up (part 1)
November 6, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lab: Accessible PDF From the Ground Up (part 2)
November 6, 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Microsoft OneNote 2007 and People with Disabilities
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Jessie McClellan
AMAC

High Volume Production of Alternative Text: Supporting a Statewide System
November 8, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Cath Stager-Kilcommons
ATRC, CSU

Lab: End the Angst: Universally Designed Word to accessible PDF, HTML, and simple PPT
November 6, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Ellen Perlow
Texas Women's University

Accessibility in Postsecondary Classrooms: Learning from Faculty Attitudes
November 8, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


Greg Pisocky
Adobe Systems, Inc.Achieving Accessible PDFs
November 8, 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Saroj Primlani
NC State University

STEM and Blind Students: A Survey and Analysis of Current tools, Strategies and Solutions
November 9, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Hadi Ragin & Jon Gunderson
UIUC

Khalilah Gambrell & Ron Burns, EBSCO Publishing

Ken Petri, OSU

Panel: Case Study Collaboration as an Effective Way of Achieving Accessibility: A Consortium's Work with the EBSCO Library Research Database (Word)

Panel: Case Study Collaboration as an Effective Way of Achieving Accessibility: A Consortium's Work with the EBSCO Library Research Database (PDF)
November 8, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Clare Ramsaran
SFSU

Noelia Mendoza
SFSU

The Accessible Technology Initiative - a Focus on Web Accessibility
November 9, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Debra Ruh
TecAcces

The ROI of Accessibility (vendor session)
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


David Schwarte
Purdue University

Joe Humbert
Purdue University

[ATHEN] Design of an Assistive Technology Online Class
November 9, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


Jared Smith
WebAIM

The Next Generation of Web Applications and Access for People with Disabilities
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Craig Spooner
The ACCESS Project, CSU

Catherine Schelly
The ACCESS Project, CSU

From Principles to Practice: faculty implementation of UDL
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Cath Stager-Kilcommons

ATRC, CSU

Shaun Geisert
ATRC, CSU

What is Web 2.0 (and how do we keep it accessible)?,
November 9, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


Ron Stewart
Dolphin Computer Access

Gaeir Dietrich
HTCTU

Lecture: The AHEAD Institute on E-Text Production
November 6, 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lab: The AHEAD Institute on E-Text Production
November 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

[EASI] Three National Efforts to Standardize E-text: Synergy or Confusion?
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

[ATHEN] DAISY for All
November 9, 8:00 a.;m. - 9:00 a.m.

Supernova in the Classroom
November 9, 10:30 a.m.  - 11:30 a.m.


Paul Thompson
Dolphin Computer Access

Tutored Today, Empowered Tomorrow
November 9, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Terry Thompson
DO-IT, U. of Washington

Saroj Primlani
NCSU

[ATHEN] Web Accessibility in Higher Education: How Are We Doing?
November 9, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Jon Whiting
WebAIM

Jarred Smith
WebAim

Lab: Web Accessibility Evaluation with WAVE 4.0
November 6, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lab: Advanced Applications of Basic Accessibility Principles
November 7, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lab: Using JAWS to test for web accessibility
November 8, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 


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