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On November 15-19, UDAC and ODECE at CU-Boulder will host the 13th annual Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference at the Westin Hotel in Westminster. The conference focuses on the benefits of Web Standards and Universal Design for Digital Media along with strategies for making campus information resources accessible for students with disabilities and effective for all audiences.
Online registration is closed. You will need to register onsite at the Westin if you would like to register for the conference. Seats with computer access at the Tuesday afternoon pre-conference session Building an Accessible HTML5 Web Page are sold out though you can still attend the session but not with access to a computer.
Except for meals, the main conference, Nov. 17-19, is free for the CU-Boulder campus. The pre-conference on Nov. 15-16 is available at the standard rate. You must register at
and enter your CU-Boulder e-mail address to receive the campus discount. Please do not share this url with those outside the CU-Boulder campus.
Use the navigation links at left to view the full conference agenda, sessions descriptions and travel information. If you have any questions, contact Howard Kramer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-492-8672.
Highlights from the program of over 60 sessions
- Resources for Universal Design in Higher Education
- From the Trenches: A Practical Approach to Building the Accessible Web
- Captioning Guidelines: Making Smart Decisions in Difficult Times
- Templates for Accessible Course Content
- Captioning Videos for YouTube
- Crowd-Sourcing Accessibility: Can Accessibility be fixed for free with Community Help
- 4 Tips For Integrating Web Accessibility Standards into the Drupal Content Management System
- Accessibility: AT in the Classroom and Beyond
- Best Practices for Creating Instructional Video
- Building an Accessible HTML5 Web Page
Other sessions & topics of note
- Dr. Clayton Lewis, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, will speak on the Implications of Cloud Computing for People with Cognitive Disabilities at the Thursday plenary talk
- Discussion of the implications of pending Department of Justice rulemaking regarding web accessibility at universities and other environments