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15th Annual Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference

  • Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • November 12-16, 2012
  • University of Colorado, Boulder

Accessing Higher Ground focuses on the implementation and benefits of Accessible Media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the university, business and public setting. Other topic areas cover legal and policy issues, including ADA and 508 compliance. The creation of accessible media and information resources, including Web pages and library resources are a particular focus of the event.

For institutions of Higher Education, there is a strong focus on campus accommodation. For businesses and other audiences, there are numerous sessions on best practices for web design, reaching untapped audiences through accessible design, and compliance with new Department of Justice rules regarding Section 508 and the ADA.

Who should attend?

This conference is intended for individuals who need to design or provide accessible Web, media, information resources and technology in the academic and business environment. In the past, audiences have included Web designers, assistive technologists, ADA coordinators, human resource personnel, persons with disabilities, disability specialists, faculty, media specialists and programmers interested in accessibility.

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View agenda and schedule.

Registration is still open for both the virtual and onsite conference.

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Image: participants at last year's conference

Image: participants at last year's session

Related Blog: Robert Pearson's review of the 15th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference | Read the review.