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From: Howard Kramer
Date: Tue, Sep 29 2020 3:18PM
Subject: Early Registration for Accessing Higher Ground 2020 Virtual Conference Ends Monday
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Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference

November 9 - 19, 2020

(early registration ends on Oct. 5, 2020)

Take advantage of these discount rates while you can!
AHEAD & ATHEN Members: $288
Non-Members: $360

Dear Colleagues:

Due to COVID-19 AHG 2020 will be entirely virtual. Four tracks of workshops
will be streamed during the pre-conference (November 9-10) and 4 tracks of
sessions during the main conference (Nov. 12-19). The full schedule and
program can be found on the conference site

Virtual Program Highlights

(select title links for more information)

Keynote: Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer, Author, Speaker

Remote BYOD Lab: Getting to grips with creating and editing EPUB
Richard Orme, DAISY Consortium

Remote BYOD Lab: Introduction to Mobile Assistive Technology and
Accessibility Testing
Joe Humbert, The Paciello Group

Interactive/Discussion: Knowbility's Accessibility Master Class
Becky Gibson, Knowbility

Remote BYOD Lab: Adobe InDesign Layouts to Produce Accessible PDFs
Bevi Chagnon, PubCom—Publishing Communications

Main Conference

Making Math Accessible, One Step at a Time
Lisa Wadors Verne, Benetech

Equity in the Classroom: Ensuring Open Educational Resources (OER) Are
Accessible to Everyone
Rachel Comerford, Macmillan Learning, et al

Pivot to online accessibility and accommodation
Dan Saylor, University of Phoenix

Strategies for using the Accessibility Checker in Word
Karen McCall, Open Access Technologies

Authoring Accessible Content
<https://accessinghigherground.org/authoring-accessible-content/>, Emily
Lewis, Knowbility (double-session)

*OCR's Year In Review
<https://accessinghigherground.org/ocrs-year-in-review-6/>*, Mary Lou
Mobley, U.S. Dept. of Education (double-session)

Quick Talks: Foundations of Online Teaching; Staying Accessible in an
Online World and Classroom
Multiple Speakers

Quick Talks: Three 15-minute talks on captioning on campus, research and
case studies
, Multiple Speakers

Using Personas for Accessible Design
Weber-Hottleman, University of Connecticut

Word to PowerPoint to Word: Create More Accessible PowerPoint Presentations
Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Open Access Technologies (double-session)

Current and Next Generation Digital Study Tools
Rick Johnson, VitalSource Technologies

WAI Curricula on Web Accessibility
Daniel Montalvo, Accessibility Education and Training Specialist, W3C

IT Accessibility Challenge 2020: Launching a major accessibility campaign
during a global pandemic
Terrill Thompson, Manager, University of Washington

And over 50 more!

Register at: https://www.cvent.com/d/97qjq9

More Info

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


Conference URL: http://accessinghigherground.org
Entire main conference schedule


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

Join us for the *Accessing Higher Ground Conference - A Virtual Event
<http://accessinghigherground.org/>;* from Nov 9-19, 2020. Registration
will open up on September 11. Sign up to our mailing list to receive

Complete program information and registration is open for our full line-up
of Spring 2020 webinars
<https://www.ahead.org/events-programming/webinars/2020-spring-webinars>. Site
capacities for all webinar events is limited; please register at your
earliest convenience for the largest selection.

Not yet a member of AHEAD? *We welcome you to join AHEAD now.