Accessibility Summit 2013: Meeting Room at University of Michigan
University of Michigan Library, University of Michigan Office for Institutional Equity, and Refresh Detroit
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us Tuesday, September 10 in Ann Arbor for the fourth annual Accessibility Summit, a full-day online conference with six experts on web accessibility, presented by Environments for Humans. Learn how to prioritize accessibility issues, implement usable keyboard interactions, create accessible DOM scripting and more.
This year's event is hosted by Refresh Detroit, the University of Michigan Office for Institutional Equity and the University of Michigan Library.
Thanks to the University of Michigan Office for Institutional Equity and University of Michigan Library, attending the Accessibility Summit is free. Sign up early to reserve your space.
Tentative Speaker Schedule
- 10:00am: Accessibility Prioritization: What Should I Fix First? by Glenda Sims, Senior Accessibility Consultant at Deque
- 11:00am: Accessibility is a Design Problem by Whitney Quesenbery, User Research Expert
- Noon: Accessible DOM Scripting with ARIA by Leonie Watson, Senior Accessibility Consultant at The Paciello Group
- 1:00pm to 2:00pm: Lunch (on your own)
- 2:00pm Usability and Accessibility CSS Gotchas by Dennis Lembree, Senior Web Developer, Accessibility at PayPal
- 3:00pm Implementing Usable Keyboard Interactions by Jared Smith, Accessibility Trainer for WebAIM
- 4:00pm: You're Doing It Wrong by Matt May, Accessibility Evangelist at Adobe
- Arrive early to claim your seat and enjoy the free continental breakfast; the morning session begins promptly at 10:00AM.
- Free wifi will be available.
- While the conference is free, attendees are responsible for their own lunch (one hour lunch break). Lunch is available from several restaurants within walking distance.
- This is an online conference with viewing at the Pendleton Room in Ann Arbor.
- We are only hosting Day 1 of the two-day Accessibility Summit