Monday, November 12 2018
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Accessing Higher Ground (AHG) Accessible Media, Web & Technology Virtual Conference

The Office of Information Technology – Enterprise Information Systems – is hosting a live stream of this year's Accessing Higher Ground Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference, to be held November 12 - 16. 

This conference is intended for:

  • Individuals who need to design or provide accessible Web, media, information resources and technology in the academic and business environment;
  • Faculty and administrators interested in ADA & Section 508 compliance;
  • Faculty and other professional interested in incorporating Universal Design content or UDL into curriculum;
  • Faculty and other professionals who wish to ensure that their curriculum is accessible.

Typical audiences include:

  • Web Designers & Project Managers
  • Assistive Technologists
  • ADA Coordinators
  • Human Resource Personnel
  • Persons With Disabilities
  • Disability Specialists
  • Faculty
  • Course Designers
  • Media Specialists and Programmers
  • IT and Communication Managers 

Highly Recommended Sessions Include:

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Captioned Media: Developing a Systematic Approach that Meets the Needs of Your Institution | 12:30 - 7 PM

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Not So Fast: Implementing Accessibility Reviews in a University’s IT Software Review Process | 10 - 11 AM

“We don’t have enough staff assigned to making IT accessible!” | 1:15 - 2:15 PM

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Accessibility: Past, Present, and Future | 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
*Times have been adjusted to reflect Eastern Standard Time. 

A complete agenda of discussion topics can be found at: https://accessinghigherground.org/conference-schedule/ . Please note that times shown on the linked website are in Mountain time (two hours behind) and not Eastern time.