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From: Howard Kramer
Date: Thu, Oct 07 2021 4:24PM
Subject: AHG 2021 Virtual: Early-Bird Registration for The Virtual Conference Ends Tomorrow (Oct. 8)
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AHG 2021: Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference

November 15 - 19, 2021

Sheraton Denver Downtown & Virtual

*(**Read about the onsite option

Dear Colleagues:

Early-bird Registration for the virtual 2021 Accessing Higher Ground (AHG)
Conference will end on Oct. 8.

Main Conference fee: $360

*ATHEN & AHEAD members also receive a **20% discountoff registration fees
<https://accessinghigherground.org/virtual-2021/#Member_Discounts>* for the
virtual conference.

*Keynote Speaker*: Dr. Jaipreet Virdi <https://jaivirdi.com/>, historian of
medicine, technology, and disability. She is an Assistant Professor at the
Department of History at the University of Delaware and the author of
Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History.

View her Science Friday Interview on her book Hearing Happiness

Highlights from this year's virtual event:

(titles link to session description)

· Designing the Digital Accessibility Gateway: Using Data to Create
Sustainability and Culture
Jessica Guess, Program Manager for Accessibility Compliance, University of
Cincinnati · Using technology to improve confidence and
accessibility in presentations in a remote and in-person setting
Amer Latif, Present Pal

· How and What Syllabi Analysis Can Tell Us About Accessibility,
Teaching, and Learning
Melissa Green, Technology Accessibility Specialist, University of Alabama

· Scaling Web Accessibility – University of Phoenix Accessibility SMEs
Janet Fukuda, Digital Accessibility Specialist, University of Phoenix

· Accessible VR and XR
<https://accessinghigherground.org/accessible-vr-and-xr-2/>, Sheri
Byrne-Haber, Accessibility Architect, VMware

· How to Develop an Efficient Accessibility Testing Process
Lyssa Prince, ICT Accessibility Program Manager, Oklahoma State University

· Exploring the library accessible content Ecosystem
Michael Johnson, Director, Content Partnerships, Benetech

· Joys of Native app testing
<https://accessinghigherground.org/joys-of-native-app-testing/>, Naveesha
Maharaj, Accessiblity Consultant/SME, Deque

- Curricula on Web Accessibility: Build, Compare and Select Courses on
Web Accessibility
*,* Daniel Montalvo, Accessibility Education and Training Specialist, W3C

And over 22 more

*View complete list of virtual sessions
or *register
now. <https://cvent.me/7ywylR?RefId=VR2021>*

*More Information *

If you have any questions, contact Howard Kramer at 720-351-8668 or at the
email below.


Conference URL: http://accessinghigherground.org/


Howard Kramer
Conference Coordinator
Accessing Higher Ground
cell: 720-351-8668

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Ground Conference
<https://accessinghigherground.org/postconferenceresources2021/>* and for AHG
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