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Web and Technology Access: Top Tips

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Microsoft Corporation

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200 E. Randolph, Suite 200

Chicago, IL 60601

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This workshop will feature current tools utilized by developers and cultural organizations to help improve access and inclusion for people with disabilities. From website accessibility to the development of innovative apps, the session will feature a range of potential options for cultural administrators and organizations to explore.

We will discuss best practices for online and digital accessibility, highlight innovative apps currently in use, and share top tips for tech accessibility.

Speakers:

  • Matthew Bivins, Founder / Front End Developer, Bivins Brothers Design & Development
  • Tommy Carroll, Web accessibility consultant
  • Graham Troyer-Joy, Software Developer Instructor, Dev Bootcamp
  • Marty Trzpit, Chief Technology Officer, Infiniteach

Who should attend?

CCAC programs are always free of charge and open to the public. For this program, we recommend:

  • mid-level cultural administrators from museums, theaters, zoos, gardens and other cultural spaces
  • those who officially (or unofficially) are responsible for accessibility at your organization
  • those who officially (or unofficially) are responsible for web based development and/or management, mobile apps, and additional organization technology

Accommodations

The event space is accessible to wheelchair users and to visitors who need to avoid stairs. Open captioning and assistive listening devices will be available. For further accessibility information or to request additional accommodations, please contact us by email at ChicagoCulturalAccess@gmail.com or by calling Lynn Walsh at 312-692-3315

Accessibility Main Entrance

Randolph Street side

Take the upper plaza cars down to the lower plaza and enter through the west double glass doors near Sopraffina where a security officer is stationed 24/7 for assistance. Then proceed down the retail corridor to the north lobby, through the portals up the ramp to the A-Bank elevators (3-20), press UL, cross over to B-Bank (2-38) to the 2nd floor.

Upper North Lobby North Turnstile

North turn-a-round off of Columbus Drive

  • Check in at desk
  • The GSR will open the large portal
  • Proceed to B-Bank (2-38) to the 2nd floor

Parking garage:

There are 12 accessibility stalls located on level 5 that does not require any lifts and will get them directly to the lobby.

Directions to the Aon Center Parking Garage
From the North:
Lake Shore Drive South to Randolph Drive Exit (turn right). Drive 2 blocks to Columbus Drive (stop light) (turn right) (immediately into the left lane). Drive one block to Lake Street (stop light) (turn left). Drive ½ block, entrance to the garage is located on the left side of the Lake Street.


From the South:
Lake Shore Drive North to Randolph Drive Exit (turn left). Drive 2 blocks to Columbus Drive (stop light) (turn right) (immediately into the left lane). Drive one block to Lake Street (stop light) (turn left). Drive ½ block, entrance to the parking garage is located on the left side of Lake Street.


From the West (I 90/I 94 – Dan Ryan/O’Hare Airport):
Ohio Street exit East to Michigan Avenue (turn right). Drive 2 blocks (past the river) to Inter. South Water Street (stop light) (turn left). Drive ½ block to Inter. Stetson Street (stop sign) (turn right) the road will curve east, entrance to the parking garage is on the right.


From the West (I 290 – Eisenhower):
Congress East to Columbus Drive (turn left). Drive about 1½ miles (1 block past Randolph Drive) to Lake Street (turn left). Entrance to the parking garage is located on the left side of Lake Street.


Hourly: (Effective February 2015) Flat Rate: (Effective February 2015)
Up to 30 minutes = $13.00 Monthly Parking $356.00
31 minutes to 1 hour = $16.00 Reserved Monthly $485.00
1 hour to 2 hours = $21.00
2 hours to 3 hours = $26.00
3 hours to 4 hours = $28.00
4 hours to 12 hours = $30.00
12 hours to 24 hours = $35.00
Specials:
*$16.00 Early Bird Special (Mon.-Fri.) *$15.00 Evening Special (Mon.-Fri.)
In between 5:00AM and 9:30AM In after 4:00PM and Out by 8:30AM
Out between 2:00PM and 7:00PM *$16.00 Weekend Special:
Up to 12 hours


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