Web Accessibility Summit

What: Join us Tuesday, September 25 in Ann Arbor for the third annual Accessibility Summit, a full-day online conference with seven experts on web accessibility, presented by Environments for Humans. Learn about hands-on accessibility testing, how plain language supports accessibility, tips for creating accessible mobile experiences, and more.

Who:
Umich folk and also web professionals in the Michigan area.

Where:
University of Michigan Palmer Commons, Forum Hall
100 Washtenaw Ave (directions)

When:
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
Attend all day -- or only the sessions that you are interested in, or that fit in your schedule.

Cost:
Free, courtesy of the Office of Institutional Equity and University of Michigan Library. Sign up early to reserve your space. Though the event is free, registration is required in order to plan refreshments and observe the fire code. Do not register at the at the Environments for Humans site to attend this group viewing.

Tentative Speaker Schedule
10:00am: Accessibility and Plain Language, Whitney Quesenbery, User Research Expert
11:00am: ARIA Gone Wild by Jared Smith, Accessibility Trainer for WebAIM
Noon: The Gamification of Accessibility by Elle Waters, Web Accessibility Evangelist at Humana
1:00pm: Hands-On Accessibility Testing by Glenda Sims, Senior Accessibility Consultant at Deque
2:00pm to 3:00pm: Lunch (on your own)
3:00pm: Accessibility Implementation Strategy by John Foliot, Co-chair of W3C Accessibility of HTML5 Media Elements
4:00pm: iAccessibility by Paul Adam, Accessibility Evangelist at Deque
5:00pm: 40 Years of Mobile Dev Experience by Matt May, Accessibility Evangelist at Adobe

Notes
Arrive early to claim your seat and enjoy the free continental breakfast; the morning session begins promptly at 10:00AM.
Free wifi and plenty of power outlets will be available.
You are responsible for your own lunch (one hour lunch break). Lunch is available from several restaurants within walking distance.
Please contact Scott Williams (swims@umich.edu) if you have questions.
Hope to see you there!

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