John Slatin AccessU

May 14-16, 2018
St. Edwards University
Austin, Texas

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John Slatin Access U conference was named after John Slatin of the University of Texas, a pioneering leader in web accessibility. The goal is to provide tools that can immediately be put to use by designers, developers, project managers, administrators, and anyone who is responsible for online content and development. John Slatin Access U teaches those skills in an interactive and communal environment where you will learn everything you need to know about integrating accessibility into your company.

Course offerings include: Accessibility 101: Beginner's Basics, Annual Accessibility Legal Update, Accessible Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Accessible PDF Documents, Accessible iOS Development, Building Accessibility into Design, Designing Accessible Forms and Tables, Mobile Accessibility, Accessible User Experience Design Studio, Practical Accessibility Testing Tools for Everyone, Usability Testing for People with Disabilities, and much more!

AccessU 2017 Testimonials

AccessU offers a wide-variety of classes. As a developer & content person & communications person & trainer of coworkers, it was great to be able to bounce around to different areas of accessibility needs.
Always enjoy meeting and talking with the great accessibility professionals at Access U!
I enjoyed seeing former colleagues and meeting new people. AccessU is a great opportunities for networking.
Demos were awesome! This was really great to see in real life what we had been talking about in theory.
I love the concept and would want to attend this in future years.

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AccessU 2017 Photos

AccessU 2017 at St Edwards University. People attending a class., siting in front of their computer and talking which an instructor who teaches them something related to accessibility.
A speaker giving a session during AccessU 2017.  He is teaching the attendees how to make Excel tables accessible.
Photo showing a class session during AccessU 2017 at St Edwards University. The instructor is showing his presentation. On the wall is displayed her slide on which it's written
Another picture of Rich Schwerdtfeger giving his keynote speech during AccessU 2017.

Speakers in 2017

Rich Schwerdtfeger
Keynote Speaker

Richard Schwerdtfeger is the former CTO Accessibility, for IBM Software, an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor. Rich's AccessU 2017 keynote highlighted empathy’s role to drive innovation. To learn more about it, visit our Knowbility blog.

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Coming in 2018...

The Inaugural Knowbility Accessibility
Leadership Symposium


Find out more about the Knowbility Accessiblity Leadership Symposium

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3100 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704


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