Sponsors and organizers (2019)

We rely on our sponsors to hold this event.  If you or your company would like to be a recognized sponsor for this year’s event, complete the sponsor form (Word document.) It includes information on how to send it to us and payment options, as well as information on what levels of sponsor ship are available.

You can also donate through PayPal without officially sponsoring:


Event Host

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Open Access Technologies (OAT)

Open Access Technologies, Inc. logo.Open Access Technologies is a cloud-based SaaS enterprise solution company with a core focus in digital document accessibility. Our services and solutions include: Remediation-as-a-Service; simply send your documents and get them back accessible! DocMDTM; crawls websites, identifies all documents and assesses accessibility. EnableAccessTM; a workflow platform that remediates any size or volume of documents and can transform them, in kind, or convert to alternate formats such as PDF, MS Office, HTML, or EPUB. EnableXpressTM; a portal that allows staff to submit documents remotely.  For more information, please visit the Open Access website.


Oracle logoFor many reasons—legal, business, and ethical—Oracle recognizes the need for our applications, and our customers’ and partners’ products built with our tools, to be usable by the disabled community. The Oracle Accessibility Program Office, reporting to the office of the Chief Corporate Architect, is responsible for defining the corporate standards for accessibility, and developing materials to train all employees so that they can successfully create products that meet those standards.

“Oracle is committed to creating accessible technologies and products that enhance the overall workplace environment and contribute to the productivity of our employees, our customers, and our customers’ customers.”
—Safra Catz, Chief Executive Officer, Oracle

3Play Media

3Play Media logo.We provide premium closed captioning, transcription, audio description, and subtitling solutions at very competitive prices. Our goal is to simplify the process by providing a user-friendly account system, fast turnaround, flexible API’s, and integrations with a multitude of video players, platforms, and lecture capture systems. We create closed captions and subtitles in many different formats and languages. We also develop video search plugins and a range of tools that save time and cut costs. Our commitment to innovation has led to 7 patents (granted and pending)–all of which focus on making the captioning, subtitling, and transcription process more efficient and less expensive. More about 3Play Media

Bronze Sponsors

Bentley University User Experience Center

Bentley User Experience Center logo.Bentley University User Experience Center is a global user experience consulting group. Since our founding in 1999, we have provided hundreds of clients around the world with user experience research, design, and strategy services. The UXC provides clients with rich actionable insights that drive design innovation and maximize impact. https://www.bentley.edu/centers/user-experience-center

Cantina Consulting

Logo: Cantina Consulting.Cantina Consulting is a strategic design and development agency in Boston, MA that helps organizations harness the power of design and technology to create experiences that matter. With expertise in product and service design, experience strategy, mobile and web development, and delivery enablement, Cantina will help you find opportunities for innovation and growth, as well as design, develop, and deliver digital products and services that improve people’s lives and enhance the human experience.

Uplift Accelerator

Uplift Innovation: Driving Autism Innovation. Logo.Uplift Accelerator is an initiative to create sustainable, meaningful, quality of life changes for individuals on the Autism spectrum by enabling technology entrepreneurs to create value faster and with less risk. The unique focus is to augment current service-based approaches with effective technology-based solutions that can affect meaningful change at greater scale, at higher velocity and with reduced cost.