Schedule (2014)

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.

11 a.m. 12 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 2:10 p.m. 3:20 p.m.
Back Bay 2207 For Beginners: Quality and the “Secret Mission”, Devorah Firestone Lunch 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. Lunch 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 Lunch 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
Lechmere 2224 Open Lunch 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 Open Lunch Open Open Open
North End 2229 Mobile Accessibility on the Move, Kathy Wahlbin Lunch 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.