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14 Seconds From Failure: What Apollo 11 Can teach Us to Make Accessibility Transformations Successful

taught by: Michael Harshbarger
co-presented by: Jim Lee

Session Summary

The presentation will talk about what NASA did right to make the Apollo 11 moon landing successful. Taking those lessons and applying them to moving an organization toward accessibility. 


Moving an organization forward with accessibility is about: having a vision, understanding the long term costs, driving towards dates and milestones, taking the right risks, getting the right people in the right "seats," and understanding it takes an organization to be successful.

Practical Skills

  • Understand what the key factor are for setting up a long term accessibility program in their organization
  • Identify Next Steps to Build an Accessibility Program in their Organization
  • Measure the long term success of your Accessibility Program