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News & Announcements

Changes to Agenda (cancellations, new sessions, etc.)

News & Announcements

Added Speaker

Derek Featherstone, Internationally Recognized Expert on Accessibility & Web Development

Group Lead for the Web Standards Project and author of numerous books on web accessibility and web design, Derek Featherstone will present three sessions during the main conference on the following topics:

Added Speaker

Matt May, Adobe Accessibility Evangelist

Developer, technologist, and accessibility advocate who is responsible for working internally and externally with Adobe product teams and customers to address accessibility in Adobe products, Matt May will present two sessions during the main conference:

More News & Announcements

Virtual Conference

For the first time Accessing Higher Ground will live stream one pre-conference session - Nuts & Bolts of Captioning Digital Multimedia - and one track during the main conference. See full list of streamed sessions and registration information.

Changes to Agenda


  • How to Save Time & Money Acquiring Braille and Electronic Textbooks for Students, Michael Bastine, Alternate Text Production Center, Christopher Dr. Lee, Alternative Media Access Center

Added Sessions

Speaker Changes

Kathy Wahlbin has replaced Todd Kloots from Yahoo! as the speaker for the pre-conference session: Building the Next Generation of Accessible Web Sites with ARIA and HTML5.