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

Attendees will have on-demand access through Tuesday, August 13, 2024, via this website. HighEdWeb paid members will have long-term access through the Professional Development Library.

Tuesday, July 30, 2024

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

Track Name Speakers
9:00 AM - 9:55 AM (CDT)
KeynoteWelcome and Keynote  
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (CDT)
Accessible academiaOn the Horizon: AI as an Academic AccommodationJess White — Tufts UniversityJess White
Creating an accessibility culture and communityBuilding a community of practice for digital accessibilityJoyce Peralta — McGill UniversityJoyce Peralta
New directions in web and content accessibility10 Ways to Improve Your Website AccessibilityStephen Tidmore — Mighty CitizenStephen Tidmore
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT)
 Break to visit sponsors  
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM (CDT)
Accessible academiaSPONSOR: Concept3D  
Creating an accessibility culture and communityLeveraging Accessible Design for Neuroinclusive Digital SpacesMelanie Eley — UNC Greensboro 
New directions in web and content accessibilityNavigating the virtual frontier: a roadmap to designing an accessible virtual and augmented realityPatrick Abou Sleiman — TD BankPatrick Abou Sleiman
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM (CDT)
PostersSolve your PDF problem: audit, delete, convert, remediateFrances Duncan — LullabotFrances Duncan
PostersDesigning, Developing, and Testing Accessible Web CarouselsMichael Bolton — Carnegie
Alayna Setterlind — Carnegie Higher Ed
Michael Bolton Alayna Setterlind
PostersThe state of `details` in 2024Greg Gibson — Red Hat 
PostersAI-powered solutions: enhancing digital accessibility in higher ed.Michael Cardillo — Concordia UniversityMichael Cardillo
PostersAccessibility Reporting Success: Tailoring Strategies for Tangible ResultsFran Wyllie — NorthernFran Wyllie
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (CDT)
Creating an accessibility culture and communityFrom Complaint to Compliance: Highland Community College's Journey to Website AccessibilityElizabeth Gerber — Highland Community College
Amber Hinds — Equalize Digital
Jenice Smith — Highland Community College
Amber Hinds
New directions in web and content accessibilitySa11y & Editoria11y: Straightforward content accessibility at scaleAdam Chaboryk — Toronto Metropolitan University
John Jameson — Princeton University
Adam Chaboryk John Jameson
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM (CDT)
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM (CDT)
Accessible academiaSPONSOR: ERI Design  
Creating an accessibility culture and communityClick It to Brick It: How Promoting Online Course Accessibility Promoted Accessibility for AllKiley Forsythe — Mississippi State University 
New directions in web and content accessibilityFront End Accessibility Tips and TricksMike Dixon — OHO Interactive
David Krewinghaus — OHO Interactive
Mike Dixon David Krewinghaus
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM (CDT)
Accessible academiaBeyond Compliance: Empathetic Hyper-Accessible UXJeremy Perkins — iFactory
Yuliya Smilyanski — iFactory
Jeremy Perkins Yuliya Smilyanski
Creating an accessibility culture and communitySix Levels of A11Y Maturity: Know where you are to know where you are goingNick Croft — ReaktivStudiosNick Croft
New directions in web and content accessibilitySPONSOR: Up&Up