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Training in Austin TX and online: John Slatin AccessU -- May 15 to 17, 2012


From: Jennifer Sutton
Date: Mar 27, 2012 4:34PM

Greetings, WebAIM list members:

Apologies for any cross-posting.

I thought some might be interested in this =

training. Note that for the first time this =

year, Knowbility is offering some of the sessions online.

Registration is Open for John Slatin AccessU

Join us in Austin on May 15-16, 2012 for John =

Slatin AccessU, a two-day intensive training =

conference for web developers and designers, IT =

managers, policy developers, usability =

professionals, media specialists, and more!

World-renowned accessibility experts will present =

two full days of classes =AD many of them hands-on =

=AD to help you understand the need for inclusive =

information technology design, improve your =

skills, and build upon your knowledge with =

helpful techniques. Choose from four professional =

tracks to suit your goals and responsibilities: =

Policy & Administration; Design & Usability; Web Development; and Content.

Optional post-conference classes will be held on =

Thursday, May 17, 2012. Additional events for the =

conference include the AccessU Meetup, an =

Accessible Night Out, and even an unofficial happy hour!

Kel Smith, a longtime speaker, author and =

practitioner on digital accessibility, will =

present the Keynote session on Tuesday, May 15th; =

to learn more about Kel, visit his website at www.kelsmith.com

AccessU Summit
Through a partnership with Environments for =

Humans, a full day of courses chosen from the =

first day=92s schedule will be presented virtually =

=AD allowing you to build your accessible IT skills =

no matter where you are! Find out more or buy =

tickets at http://environmentsforhumans.com/2012/accessu-summit/

Registration is Open!
Sign up today for the best rates =AD early bird =

discounts are available until April 15! See the =

AccessU website (www.knowbility.org/accessu) for =

more details about conference rates, including group discounts.

More Information
John Slatin AccessU is presented through a =

partnership of Knowbility, Inc.and St. Edward's =

University, with the support of David Waldron and =

the entire St. Edwards Information Technology Department.

Visit the John Slatin AccessU Webpage =

(http://www.knowbility.org/v/john-slatin-accessu/) =

over the coming weeks for additional information!

Want to sponsor AccessU? For sponsor information, =

contact Carolyn Gibbs, Community Programs Manager, at <EMAIL REMOVED> =

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