Join us online! Each session includes a pre-recorded presentation with live Q&A.

Attendees will have on-demand access for two weeks after the event through this website. HighEdWeb paid members will have long-term access through the Professional Development Library.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Your time zone: (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Track Name Speakers
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM (CDT)
KeynoteWelcome and Keynote: The Forest Through the Accessibility TreeDerek Jackson — Harvard University
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (CDT)
Accessible academiaPilot to Academic Practice: Developing an Implementation Plan To Improve the Accessibility of Course ContentDalia Radwan — Concordia University
Gavin Henrick — Brickfield Education Labs
Leadership through policies and initiativesImpactful Ways To Celebrate GAAD Outside of MayJoe Devon — GAAD Foundation
Jeremy Seda — North Idaho College
Web accessibility and best practicesTesting for Accessibility: A Blueprint for Even the Most Novice Website ManagerPenny Kronz — DubBot
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT)
 Break to visit sponsors 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM (CDT)
Accessible academiaPromoting the Accessible Design of Online Courses: What Role Can You Play?Sheryl Burgstahler — University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Terrill Thompson — University of Washington
Leadership through policies and initiativesApproaching University-wide Accessibility in a Decentralized EnvironmentLori Packer — University of Rochester
Phil Sennett — University of Rochester
Brian Harrington — University of Rochester
Web accessibility and best practicesAccessibility: The Foundational Building BlocksBrooke Bailey — University of Virginia
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM (CDT)
PosterBuild Testing Checklists Fast With MagentaA11yCharlie Triplett — T-Mobile
Poster3 Ways To Adjust Your Content for Users With Cognitive DisabilitiesTroy DeRego — NewCity
PosterThe Open Source a11y-media-player and Its Accessibility FeaturesNikki Massaro — Adobe, Inc.
PosterDon’t You (Forget About Me): Person-first Web Accessibility AssessmentsSarah Joy Arnold — Deque Systems, Inc.
PosterRemediating for Accessibility: On-demand and Long-term Remediation at the University of Michigan LibrariesBryan Birchmeier — University of Michigan
PosterBehind the DesignJanell Sims — Harvard University
William Cannon — Harvard University Public Affairs and Communications
PosterTrello Assistive Technology ListJennifer Dandle — University of California-San Diego
Joshua Hori — University of California, Davis
PosterAccessing Higher Ed Through Accessible Data VisualizationsElizabeth J Pyatt — Penn State University-Main Campus
PosterSa11y Meets WordPressAdam Chaboryk — Toronto Metropolitan University - Toronto, Canada
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (CDT)
Accessible academiaProactive Accessibility Not Reactive RemediationAmber Hinds — Equalize Digital
Leadership through policies and initiativesProject Implementation: Making Accessibility a Priority From Start To FinishCourtney Petrosky — Minnesota IT Services
Kim Wee — Minnesota IT Services
Erin Levin — Minnesota Department of Education
Tamera Arlene Williams — Minnesota IT Services
Web accessibility and best practicesBe the VillainEric Bailey — GitHub
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM (CDT)
 Break for a11y trivia 
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM (CDT)
Accessible academiaNot Just a Checklist: Weaving Accessibility Into the Course Development ProcessGinny Moore, Ed.D. — Chalk and Tablet
Kara Roche — Chalk & Tablet
Leadership through policies and initiativesAccessible by DesignSteve Burns — Penn State World Campus
Ritu Jayakar — Outreach and Online Education
Web accessibility and best practicesMizzou Testing TemplateCarmen Schafer — University of Missouri-Columbia ( Mizzou )
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM (CDT)
Accessible academiaAuthoring Stylish and Accessible Canvas CoursesCarmen Marie Strand — Penn State University
Matt Farley — Penn State University
Leadership through policies and initiativesUAlbany's 8-Day Web Accessibility ChallengeEmily Masters — University at Albany
Web accessibility and best practicesImproving Web Accessibility: Lessons Learned From an OCR InvestigationAndrew Maddox — Baylor University