AccessU 2017 Schedule

AccessU 2017, Wednesday May 17

Room 8:30–10:00 10:15–11:45 12:00–2:00 2:15–3:45 4:00–5:30
Room 104 8:30-10:00am Annual AccessU Digital Accessibility Legal Update
10:15-11:45am Implementing Accessibility Strategically
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm PM-Led Accessibility: Level Up Yourself and Your Team!
4:00-5:30pm Social Media, Accessibility, and You
(Foliot, Boudreau)
Room 112 Sponsor/VIP Room
Room 113 Instructor Lounge
Room 116 8:30-10:00am The Beauty of Accessibility
10:15-11:45am Techniques to Define Accessibility Patterns and Testable Requirements During Early Design
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Getting from Barrier Free to Delightful: Design for Everyone
4:00-5:30pm Responsive Web for Universal Access
Room 117 8:30-11:45am Native Mobile Testing for Newbies
(Hewitt, Witherwax)
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Creating Accessibility Reports Designers & Developers Will Love
4:00-5:30pm Practical Accessibility Testing Tools for Everyone
Room 118 10:15-11:45am Accessible Widgets
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Accessibility with HTML5
4:00-5:30pm Accessible Widgets
Room 203 8:30-10:00am Catching Up with Accessibility: Beginner’s Basics
10:15-11:45am Get Your Point Across: Inclusive Presentations for Any Audience
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Usability Testing with People with Disabilities
4:00-5:30pm Strengthening Design Systems and Communications with Accessibility
Room 205 lab 10:15-11:45am Easy Checks for Web Accessibility: Get the Gist (No Experience Necessary)
Lunch 2:15-5:30pm Accessibility Testing with Screen Readers
Room 211 8:30-10:00am Plain Language: Accessibility for Content
10:15-11:45am Everyone is Disabled (Sometimes)(Moore, Dauber) Lunch 2:15-5:30pm Accessibility of Things
Room 214 8:30-10:00am Floating Labels – Sink or Swim
10:15-11:45am Designing Accessible Forms
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Creating Accessible Tables
4:00-5:30pm Screen Readers and CSS: Are We Going Out of Style (and into Content)?
(Averitt, Sawczyn, Northup)
Room 215 8:30-10:00am Including Speech Input Users: What’s Frustrating, What’s Needed
10:15-11:45am Accessibility Testing Tools for Developers
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Responsive and Accessible Images (Eggert)  4:00-5:30pm Advanced Accessibility: Deep Dive for Developers
Room 216 8:30-11:45am Crawling Inside Your User’s Heads: Designing for Empathy
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm OpenSource Accessibility with Drupal
4:00-5:30pm The Cost of Horizontal Scrolling
Room 303: SSBBart 8:30-10:00am Common Accessibility Mistakes for Education
10:15-11:45am Digital Accessibility Trends in Education
Lunch 4:00-5:30pm Section 508 Refresh
Room 305 lab 8:30-11:45am PDF Accessibility part 1
Lunch 2:15-5:30pm PDF Accessibility part 2

AccessU 2017, Thursday May 18

Room 8:30–10:00 10:15–11:45 12:00–2:00 2:15–3:45 4:00–5:30
Room 104 8:30-10:00am OpenAIR: Creating an Online Mentor Based Accessibility Training Program
10:15-11:45am The WAI to Web Accessibility: An Interactive Tour Through Resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Video Captioning Fun with Gene and Dave
(Dauber, Rodgers)
4:00-5:30pm Structured Content and Navigation
Room 112 Sponsor/VIP Room
Room 113 Instructor Lounge
Room 116 8:30-11:45am Designing for Beauty and Accessibility
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm CANCELED: Designing with Empathy
4:00-5:30pm UX Driven Data Visualizations
Room 117 8:30-10:00am World Tour of Accessibility Policy and Standards
10:15-11:45am Writing Great Alt Text
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Keyboard Accessibility
4:00-5:30pm Accessibility: What’s Your Approach?
(Wright, Hart)
Room 118 10:15-11:45am Teaching Accessibility and Universal Design in Higher Education Curriculum: Benefits, Approaches and Resources
Lunch 2:15-5:30pmState and Local Government: A Roadmap for Building a Successful Section 508 ICT Accessibility Program
Room 203 8:30-10:00amRemote Usability Testing with People with Disabilities
10:15-11:45am Simplify Your Development Life with Tools, Tests and Procedures
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm WCAG 2.1 and Silver (AG): What is Next for Accessibility Guidelines
4:00-5:30pm Web Page Basics: Let’s Start at the Beginning
Room 205 lab 8:30-10:00am Making Microsoft Word Documents Accessible
(Chopin, Kinnunen)
10:15-11:45am Creating Dynamic Presentations
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Accessible Microsoft Office: Excel 2010/2013
4:00-5:30pm WordPress + Accessibility = Win
Room 211 8:30-10:00am Well designed Forms from Paper to Web
10:15-11:45am De-Mystifying Audio Description
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm How to Inject Accessibility into Your Organization
(Green, McCartney)
4:00-5:30pm Bridging the Cognitive Divide with Accessibility Standards
(Keohane, Mueller)
Room 214 8:30-10:00am Use ARIA Responsibly
10:15-11:45am Progressive Enhancement and Accessibility
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Accessible JavaScript (Gibson) 4:00-5:30pm Accessible JavaScript Powered Applications(Jolly)
Room 215 8:30-10:00am Lessons Learned: Tackling Accessibility Gaps in Code Frameworks
10:15-11:45am You’re Not Alone: Tools for the Lonely Developer
Lunch 2:15-5:30pm Establishing Accessibility within Your Organization
(BergelChadwick Dias)
Room 216 8:30-10:00am Painless Accessibility Testing: An Introduction to Accessibility Testing Using our Pain-free, Streamline, and Modular Process
(Green, McCartney)
10:15-11:45am Cross-Browser, Mobile Web Accessibility Testing with JavaScript Bookmarklets
Lunch 2:15-3:45pm Testing for ATAG – Why Should I Do It? And How?
4:00-5:30pm The Accessibility Layer Cake: Using Progressive Enhancement for Web Accessibility
Room 303: SSBBart 10:15-11:45am How to Improve Your Testing
Lunch 4:00-5:30pm Smart Strategic Accessibility Solutions for Education
Room 305 lab 8:30-10:00am Accessibility Testing for the Rest of Us
10:15-11:45am iOS and Android Accessibility APIs
Lunch 2:15-5:30pm Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

AccessU 2017, Friday May 19

Room 8:30–11:45 12:00–2:00 2:15–5:30
Room 104 8:30–11:45am Accessible Mobile App Development (iOS and Android)
Lunch 2:15–5:30pm Accessible Mobile App Development (iOS and Android) (continued)
Room 116 8:30–11:45am Inclusive Development Bootcamp!
Lunch 2:15–5:30pm Inclusive Development Bootcamp!

Room 117 8:30–11:45am Building Accessibility into Design
Lunch 2:15–5:30pm Building Accessibility into Design (continued)