Note: Schedule is preliminary and subject to change.
9 a.m.: Doors open. Registration, continental breakfast with coffee and tea service, and networking (first floor).
9:30 a.m.: Plenary by Char James-Tanny, followed by Welcome by Peter Fay (IBM) (first floor auditorium).
9:50 a.m.: Keynote by Judy Brewer (first floor auditorium).
10:45 a.m.: Finish updating schedule with topics added from attendees (second floor). Note: Schedule will be posted on whiteboards on the second floor and online.
|Back Bay 2207
||For Beginners: Quality and the “Secret Mission”, Devorah Firestone
||Things I Wish I Knew When I Started, Billy GregoryView the slides.
||Living on the Learning Curve: Don’t Fall In! Minding the Gap between Developer and User Knowledge, Sassy Outwater
||Bringing User Perspectives to Accessibility Reviews: An MBTA/TPG Case Study, Linda Brelsford (MBTA) and Sarah Horton (TPG)
|Bunker Hill 2211
||Accessible Online Learning Experiences: Challenges and Opportunities, Sarah Horton and David SloanView the slides at SlideShare.
||Creating Accessible DITA, Bob Johnson
||Lessons Learned Implementing Accessibility in Fortune 50 Enterprises: A Case Study, Dylan Barrel
||Making the Workplace Inclusive for Everyone, Peter Fay
|Copley Square 2217
||Taking On Accessibility Challenges in Complex Web Applications, Shawn Lauriat
||Accessibility and the HTML5 Canvas Element, Mark Sadecki
||Developing a Global Digital Accessibility Policy: What’s Going On Around the World?, David SloanView the slides at SlideShare.
||Organizational Effectiveness in Implementing Accessibility, Sunish Gupta
||Responsive Web Design, Accessibility Challenges, and Solutions, Dylan Barrell and Travis Marasca
||Using Quail for Automated Web Accessibility, Jesse Beach
||Future of Entertainment and Communications, Pratik Patel
|Mt. Auburn 2228
|North End 2229
||Mobile Accessibility on the Move, Kathy Wahlbin
||Learning to Use NVDA, Pratik Patel
||Analyzing a Website for Accessibility, John Croston
View the slides.
|Creating Accessible Documents with Google Docs, Shawn Lauriat
4:30 p.m.: Closing session (first floor auditorium).
4:50 p.m.: Thank you for coming! Enjoy the rest of the day and evening in the Boston area.
Note: The Cambridgeside Galleria has a variety of food options if you don’t want to travel far. In addition, there are numerous restaurants in the area.