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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

8:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Hotel Orientation Tour for Blind/Low Vision Attendees Independent Living The San Diego Center for the Blind Concierge Desk
1st Floor
Harbor Tower

9:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Introducing the University Technology Specialization in Visual Impairments Education Stacy Kelly
Sean Tikkun
Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Overview of Audio Description Techniques Education Terrill Thompson Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Automated End-to-End Accessibility Testing of Facebook Mobile Apps Education Georgiy Kassabli
Marcelo Rivera
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
What’s New with Accessibility @Moodle! Education Marlene Zentz
Aaron Page
Jason Hardin
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Introducing Aeneas: A Fast and Multi-Dimensional Tool Education Joseph Polizzotto Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Windows Narrator: What’s New in Windows 10 Education Jeff Petty
Kelly Ford
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Data Metrics and Reporting – Industry Best Practices Employment & Workplace Ted Drake
Sagar Barbhaya
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Seven Tips for a Highly Effective Accessible Mobile Hamburger Menu Employment & Workplace David MacDonald Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and AEM Forms Accessibility Employment & Workplace Amy Chen
Nirmal Ganesh
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
The State of Accessibility: Looking Back at 2016 Employment & Workplace Preety Kumar Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Exhibiting Accessibility: How to Make Museums More Inclusive Entertainment Dana Marlowe
Sharon Rosenblatt
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Challenges and Best Practices for Text-to-Speech Technology Integration Independent Living Ferran Gállego Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Making Paper Accessible - Voiceye Barcodes & Smartphones Independent Living Dennis Quon Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
2017 Digital Accessibility Legal Update Law & Policy Lainey Feingold
Linda Dardarian
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Web Accessibility: Finding Key Work Including Research in Reorganized W3C Law & Policy Judy Brewer Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
FCC Accessible Communications Regulations - Legal Update Law & Policy Maria Browne
Tim Springer
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
overTHERE: A Simple Wayfinding App with a Unique Interface Transportation Joshua Miele Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

10:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
A Longitudinal Study of Reading Growth for Students with Visual Disabilitie Education Elizabeth Barker
Sylvia Li
Beth Boroson
Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Accommodating Students with Disabilities Who Use VoiceThread Education Kristi O'Neil-Gonzalez La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Developing Accessible, Integrated, Interactive EPUB 3 Content Education Rick Johnson
Chris Auclair
Amy Salmon
Andre Lukatsky
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Automatic Speech Recognition and Readability Education Abraham Glasser La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Open Source Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools Education Jon Gunderson Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Digital Accessibility Trends Education Bill Curtis-Davidson Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
What’s new in Microsoft Office 365 & How it Helps Advance Digital Inclusion Education Malavika Rewari
Clint Covington
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Automatica11y: Trends, Patterns, Predictions in Audit Tooling and Data Employment & Workplace Job van Achterberg Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Scaling Accessibility in the Enterprise Employment & Workplace Dylan Barrell Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
How to Design Accessible WordPress Sites Employment & Workplace Rachael Bradley Montgomery Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Strategies to Drive Awareness and Engagement at a Large Enterprise Employment & Workplace Mark Penicook Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Accessible Mobile Apps from Yahoo Entertainment Mike Shebanek Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Amazon: Products, Presentations, and Play Sessions Entertainment Peter Korn
Ryan French
Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
New Accessibility Products and Features from Google Independent Living Ken Goldman
Laura Palmaro
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Phones for Low Vision and Blind Seniors Independent Living Amy Mason
Clara Van Gerven
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Aira: Breaking Down Barriers to Independent Living for Blind and Low-Vision Independent Living Suman Kanuganti
Erich Manser
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Comparing WCAG 2.0 to PDF/UA: Understanding the Standards & Mitigating Risk Law & Policy Paul Rayius Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
The New Section 508 Standards and the Section 255 Guidelines Law & Policy Bruce Bailey
Timothy Creagan
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Blindness Wayfinding Solutions and iBeacon Supports for Urban Transit Transportation Joe Cioffi Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

11:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Description Strategies to Make an Interactive Science Simulation Accessible Education Taliesin Smith
Clayton Lewis
Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Accessibility by Design Initiative at Portland State University Education Samantha Johns La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
2017 Design Trends and Their Impact on Accessibility Education Denis Boudreau Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Logan Project: Improving Access to Math with UDL and Mobile Technology Education Ann Gulley
Logan Prickett
Jordan Price
Luis Perez
Yvette Pearson Weatherton
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Perceptual and Cognitive Considerations in Accessible User Interface Design Education Jason White
Mark Hakkinen
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Web Accessibility in a National Sample: So How are We Doing? Education Cyndi Rowland
George Joeckel
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Static vs. Interactive Widget Roles: Ensuring Proper Functionality in ARIA Education Bryan Garaventa
Terri Fellers
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The WAI to Web Accessibility: Education & Outreach Update 2017 Education Brent Bakken
Shawn Lawton Henry
Eric Eggert
Sharron Rush
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Reduce Accessibility Coding Costs: Nudge Developers with Linters and Types Employment & Workplace Jesse Beach
Tatiana Iskandar
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Educate Yourself Easily (EYE) Tool to Enhance Computer Literacy Employment & Workplace Moses Gorrepati Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
New IAAP Professional Certifications for Accessibility Professionals Employment & Workplace Paul Bohman
Judy Brewer
Sharon Spencer
Axel Leblois
Samantha Evans
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
What’s New in JAWS 18 and MAGic 14 Employment & Workplace Eric Damery Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
What is new in ARIA 1.1 and the Authoring Practices Guide Employment & Workplace James Nurthen Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Use Skype and Skype for Business for More Inclusive Meetings Employment & Workplace Phillip Garding
Becky Montgomery
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Thinking Beyond Described Video with Integrated Described Video (IDV) Entertainment Chris O'Brien Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Amazon Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick & a Tablet – Each Under $50, all with Alexa Entertainment Ryan French
Elise Gonzales
Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
What's New in Android Accessibility and Testing Tools Independent Living Maya Ben Ari
Casey Burkhardt
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Video Magnification Solutions--What's New from Eschenbach & LVI! Independent Living Joe Buttazzoni
Erik Bondemark
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Helping Blind Elderly Persons Explore Their World Like Never Before Independent Living Suman Kanuganti
Erich Manser
Amy Bernal
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Tips, Tricks and Best Practices for Ensuring PDF Accessibility Law & Policy Bob Hall Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Avoiding Partial Conformance: Make Vendor-Hosted Applications Accessible Law & Policy Mark Baker
Sean Bradley
Jeff Jones
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Traveling More Independently Using RideShare Services Transportation Mike May
Malcom Glenn
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

1:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Tactile Detection by Blind People of Embossed Lines & Squares Education Georgios Kouroupetroglou Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Data-Mining Accessibility: Research into Technologies to Determine Risk Education Karl Groves
Nater Kane
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating Positive Futures with Prison Braille and E-Text Programs Education Valerie Morrison
Nate Liao
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Accessibility Playground: Web Accessibility Training by Experimentation Education Greg Kraus Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Tackling the Note Taking Accommodation with Technology Education Jim Stachowiak La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessible Code for Web Designers Education Ian Pouncey Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Digital Accessibility for Large Enterprises Education Beth Crutchfield Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
An Introduction to the Accessibility API Employment & Workplace David MacDonald Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Integrating Accessibility into Your Development Workflow with Attest Employment & Workplace Marcy Sutton Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Descriptive Texting in Real-time: An Alternative to Audio Description Employment & Workplace Amber Holladay
Kaymarie Colaizy
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
New Windows 10 Notetaker Employment & Workplace Brad Davis Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Cross-Browser, Mobile Web Accessibility Testing w/ JavaScript Bookmarklets Employment & Workplace Paul Adam Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Building a Diverse Workforce: Microsoft’s Inclusive Hiring Program Employment & Workplace Megan Lawrence Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Live Described Video (DV): Challenges, Strategies and Best Practices Entertainment Chris O'Brien Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Alexa on Echo, Fire TV & Tablets: Music, Books, Home Control, and More! Entertainment Elise Gonzales Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Mystery Meat 2.0 – Making Hidden Mobile Interactions Accessible Independent Living Ted Drake
Poonam Tathavadkar
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Android TalkBack & BrailleBack Independent Living Victor Tsaran Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
NVDA, the Free Screen Reader: 2017 and Beyond Independent Living Quentin Christensen
Michael Curran
James Teh
Reef Turner
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Coming Soon to an Airplane Near You: Captions and Audio Descriptions Law & Policy Geoff Freed Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
JavaScript: The Bridge to a Comprehensive Accessibility Strategy Law & Policy Mark Baker
Sean Bradley
Jeff Jones
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
United Airline’s Accessibility Journey Transportation Tanseela Molani
Dennis Deacon
Beth Radunzel
Amy Salmon
Caesar Eghtesadi
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

2:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Mobile Accessibility: iOS vs. Android Screen Reader Showdown Education Chetan Bakhru La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessible Assessments: Student Stories and Standardization Education Elizabeth Barker
Bryan Goodwin
Brian Tosky
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Symposium for Higher Education Administrators Education Janet Sylvia Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
ATSTAR: Assistive Technology in the Classroom Education Jessica Looney La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Built-In Accessibility Tools for MacOS and iOS Education Joseph Polizzotto Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Implementing ARIA: What Works and Filling Support Gaps Education Joe Humbert
Greg Kraus
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Bring Accessibility into the Development Lifecycle with CI Testing Education Alistair Garrison Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
EAGLE: An Accessible Platform for Delivery of Learning Materials Employment & Workplace Donal Fitzpatrick Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Accessibility and Design — Where Productivity and Philosophy Meet Employment & Workplace Ryan Strunk
Joe Lonsky
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Achieving Success at School and Work with Low Vision Devices Employment & Workplace Brad Davis Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Disability Answer Desk: Quality Tech Support for Customers & Enterprises Employment & Workplace Sean Marihugh Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility and Usability in Workplace Technology, a Case Study Employment & Workplace Jeff Jones
Joiwind Ronen
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
What Makes One Font More Accessible than Another? Entertainment Gareth Ford Williams
Nigel Megitt
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Google Apps Accessibility Independent Living Roger Benz Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Access Infinity: An Eco-System for Real-Time Accessible Digital Content Independent Living Charudatta Jadhav
Sumeet Agrawal
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Control Your World with Just Your Voice Using Amazon Alexa Independent Living Dan Quigley Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Preparing the Enterprise for Challenges Presented by Section 508 Refresh Law & Policy Marc Johlic
Michael Gower
Tom Babinszki
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
State & Local Government: Roadmap for Section 508 ICT Accessibility Success Law & Policy Katie Haritos-Shea Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
FCC Efforts to Promote Disability Access to Communication Technologies Law & Policy Karen Peltz Strauss Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
BlindSquare and BlindWays: Guiding You from the Front Door to the Bus Stop. Transportation Luiza Aguiar
Joann Becker
Rob Nevin
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

3:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Color Contrast: A Deep Dive into Our Colorful World Education Crystal Baker La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Using Quorum’s Physics Engine to Make Accessible Games, Accessibly Education Sina Bahram
Andreas Stefik
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Motivating Developers: A Three-Part Solution Education JoAnna Hunt
Heidi Jungel
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
iOS Accessibility Evaluation of the Canvas LMS Education Scott Williams
Walt Stover
Brandon Werner
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Pushing the Accessibility Needle in K-12 Education Jan McSorley
Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum
Anne Taylor
Shari Butler
Sharron Rush
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
UDL Provided Lectures Using Audio Notetaker Education Brian Krause
Tiffanie Lau
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Real World Enterprise Deployment of an Accessibility Management Platform Education Jonathan Avila
Chris Blouch
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Lessons Learned: Accessibility in the U.S. Intelligence Community Employment & Workplace Phanny Schinner
Dale Moyer
Elissa Shefrin
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
WordPress and ATAG Compliance Employment & Workplace Joe Dolson Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Planning an Accessible Event Employment & Workplace Ed Flores
Laura Lomeli
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Microsoft Edge and Office 365 with JAWS Employment & Workplace Eric Damery Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
A Study on Finding Virtual Items by Foot Through AR Shogi Game Entertainment Yoshinari Kameda Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Indoor Navigation Research Independent Living Ken Goldman
Charles Chen
Yu Zhong
Rui Min
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Daily Life Made Easier with Vision Loss Using Paired Blue Tooth Devices Independent Living Jule Ann Lieberman Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
One Touch Automation in Accessibility Value Chain Independent Living Charudatta Jadhav
Sumeet Agrawal
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Sight Sign: An Example of Open Source Accessibility at Microsoft Independent Living Jason Grieves
Jon Campbell
Guy Barker
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Create PDFs that Conform to WCAG, PDF U/A & 508 Accessibility Standards Law & Policy Jesse Lambe Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

4:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
The Processing Accessibility Project: Towards a Participatory Approach Education Claire Kearney-Volpe
Gus Chalkias
La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
SAS University Edition: Free Statistical Analysis Software for Students Education Ed Summers Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
AT&T Mobile and Desktop Chat with ARIA: A Look Under the Hood Education Glenn Bradford Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Inclusive Data Visualizations: Charts, Graphs, and Dashboards Education Jennifer Gauvreau
Michael Bennett
Elizabeth Whitmer
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The 7-Minute Accessibility Assessment and App Rating System Education Aidan Tierney Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Literacy Tools for Struggling Learners Education Corey Navis La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Debugging on Android with Stetho Employment & Workplace Brett Lavalla Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Getting an Entire State to Make Accessible Word and PDF Documents Employment & Workplace Jennie Delisi
Kim Wee
Becky Bernauer
Tamara Sawyer
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Digital Barriers to Employment Encountered by Disabled Job Seekers Employment & Workplace Ed Flores
Laura Lomeli
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility in Windows 10: What’s New Employment & Workplace Jeff Petty
Brett Humphrey
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Experience Report of Blind Gamer to Develop the Accessible Action RPG Entertainment Takahiro Miura Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Study of Automated Audio Description Service for Live TV Sports Program Entertainment Atsushi Imai Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Promoting Independence and Self-Management Using mHealth Independent Living Bambang Parmanto
Daihua Yu
Andi Saptono
Leming Zhou
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
An Introduction to Accessibility UX Research Independent Living Astrid Weber
Jen Devins
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
PDF Accessibility Survey Results Reveal High Frustration Levels Law & Policy Karen McCall Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Electronic Document Accessibility Imperative: It’s About Time Law & Policy Jeff Williams Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Holistic Accessibility for Mobility as a Service Transportation Petteri Alinikula Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

Thursday, March 2, 2017

8:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Designing with Color: A Collaborative Curiosity of Inclusion Education Charu Pandhi
Maureen Kraft
La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Making AAC Fun and Functional Education Shannon Archer La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility vs. Security: Considerations for Online Content Education Clare Rose
Chelsea Seeley
Dan Brown
Kylie Pentecost
Sam Dooley
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Streamlining STEM Content Production and Access with Central Access Reader Education Wendy Holden Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Microinteractions: Better User Experience, Happier Developers Education Aidan Tierney Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Removing Barriers to Access With A Conversation-First Design Approach Employment & Workplace Stacey Swinehart
Rachel Power
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Beyond the Tick Box: Getting Accessibility Buy-In Employment & Workplace Rebecca Nancarrow
Emma Pratt Richens
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Workday: Understanding Complicated Widgets and Interactions Employment & Workplace Timothy Hohne
Jenny Bae
Hadi Rangin
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Dev vs. User: Different Perspectives for Approaching Accessibility Entertainment Hans Hillen
Léonie Watson
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Haptics for Guide Dog Handlers Independent Living Bum Jun Park Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Efficient Text Entry Using 8 Keys for People with Mobility Impairments Independent Living Mark Illing Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating Accessible Documents with Google Docs Independent Living Astrid Weber
Jen Devins
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
SunshineReader: A Smart E-Book Reader for Visually Impaired Users Independent Living Liangcheng Li Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Yahoo User Experience and Accessibility: The Perfect Combo Law & Policy Gary Moulton
Katie Quehl
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Air Carrier Access Act & Kiosk Accessibility Law & Policy Bill Curtis-Davidson
Mitchell Evan
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Evaluation of Wheelchair Tie Downs for In-Cabin Use on Transport Planes Transportation Michele Erwin Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

9:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
10 Basic Requirements for the Ideal Low Vision Tool in Class Education Sam Adler La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Putting PODD into Practice: Pragmatic Organized Dynamic Displays Education Judith Lunger-Bergh
Kelly Fonner
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Implementing Campus Wide Technology To Promote Student Success Education Jason Carroll
Jack Nguyen
Cassandra Tex
Patrice Wheeler
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating Accessible Documents with the Central Access Toolbar Education Wendy Holden
Marshall Sunnes
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Repository-Registry of Accessible Images: Find and Share Alternate Formats Education Sue-Ann Ma
Lisa Wadors Verne
Sina Bahram
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
How to Improve Your Testing (for Beginners) Education James Thompson
Owen Edwards
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Multi-Device Automated Transcription for Use in the Classroom and Schools Education William Lewis
Tanvi Surti
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Design Before Code: Thinking About Accessibility from the Ground Up Employment & Workplace Caitlin Geier Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
How One Product Team Climbed the Accessibility Learning Curve Employment & Workplace Kerry Trout
Mark Malek
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Evolving the BBC Mobile Accessibility Guidelines Employment & Workplace Rebecca Nancarrow
Emma Pratt Richens
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Challenges & Lessons Learned at the U.S. Census Bureau Employment & Workplace Lawrence Malakhoff Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
An Open Standard File Format to Support Audio Description Entertainment Nigel Megitt
Gareth Ford Williams
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Virtual Mapping Party: Co-Creation of Maps for Visually Impaired People Independent Living Ryosuke Ichikari Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Accessible Blockly: Rethinking a Visual Programming Editor for Kids Independent Living Kevin Chao
Yi-Yi Kung
Cory Diers
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Cognitive Accessibility 103 Independent Living Jamie Knight Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Disability: Does it Hamper Ability? Independent Living Madhu Bala Sharma Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Wireless RERC Policy Retrospective: Strategies to Affect Policy Change Law & Policy Salimah LaForce Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

10:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Preschoolers, Technology, and Braille Readers Education Dawn Wilkinson La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Supporting Online Communities of Practice in AT Education Luis Perez
Yue-Ting Siu
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
QIAT Conversation 2017: A Family Focus Education Kelly Fonner Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Augmented Reality-Based VOCA with Animated 3D CG-Symbols Education Kotarou Oshima
Toyohiko Hayashi
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Moving Beyond Conformance to Usability: Insights from Macmillan Learning Education Rachel Comerford
Kelly Lancaster
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
BTactile the Place to Find Tactile Graphics and to Learn How to Create Them Education John Alexis Guerra Gomez
Maria Fernanda Zuniga Zabala
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility, Visual Design, and Front-End Development Education Mitchell Evan
Sam Joehl
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Walking the Walk: Trainers Time in the Trenches Education Tema Smith-Bosken
Bob Grill
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Scaling Manual Accessibility Testing Employment & Workplace Rich Boys Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The “Accessibility Switchboard” Information & Guidance Portal from The NFB Employment & Workplace Chris M. Law Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Engaging Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities in Crowdsourcing Events Employment & Workplace Lindsey Teel
Emily Ladau
Hope Adler
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Using an Alternative Interface to Access a Web-Based Time/Attendance System Employment & Workplace Jim Denham Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Google Docs with JAWS and MAGic Employment & Workplace Eric Damery Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility at Microsoft Employment & Workplace Jenny Lay-Flurrie Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Building an Accessible, Inclusive Broadcast Media Website Entertainment Virginia Vuleta Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Using Amazon’s VoiceView Screen Reader on Fire Tablets Entertainment Marc Mulcahy Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Chrome & Chrome OS Accessibility Independent Living Laura Palmaro
Alice Boxhall
David Tseng
Dominic Mazzoni
Nektarios Paisios
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Leveraging Augmented Reality Technology for Assistive Mobile Apps Independent Living Chad Udell Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
LiveWell RERC – Emerging ICT Developments for Independent Living Independent Living Frank DeRuyter
Leighanne Davis
Mike Jones
John Morris
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
A Business Case: Accessibility Preferences of Mobile Computing Devices Law & Policy Kisiah Timmons Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
The New Section 508 Standards and the Section 255 Guidelines Law & Policy Bruce Bailey
Timothy Creagan
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

11:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Math Teaching for Blind Children Using MiniMatecaVox Education Henderson Tavares de Souza La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Customer-Vendor Collaboration to Make Accessibility the New Normal Education Lucy Greco
John Dexter
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Advanced ARIA Education Paul Adam Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
First Scribbler! First Writer! First Author! Education Kelly Fonner La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
SVG Accessibility Education Chaals McCathie Nevile
Léonie Watson
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
IT Accessibility the UW Way! Education Hadi Rangin
Dan Comden
Tom Lewis
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Designing an Accessible Online Testing Platform for All Students Education Steve Noble
Shari Butler
Su Park
Cricket Biddleman
Edgar Lozano
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
New Reading & Writing Tools in Word for People with Learning Differences Education Kenichiro Chiba Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
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Talking Tactile Sculptures: Chicago Aquariums Seahorse and Penguin Models Education Steve Landau Balboa C
2nd Floor
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Using Mindfulness to Accommodate Mental Health Disability Employment & Workplace Sharon Rosenblatt Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Rethinking Accessibility: Role-Base Analysis of WCAG 2.0 Employment & Workplace Bill Tyler Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Teaching Accessible eRecruiting as a Business Strategy Employment & Workplace Corinne Weible
Joiwind Ronen
Rachel Kerrigan
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Kindle Speaks! A Tour of the VoiceView Screen Reader on Kindle e-Readers Entertainment Ryan French Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
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The Nuts & Bolts of Captioning & Describing Online Video Entertainment Lily Bond
Owen Edwards
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
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Using Image Processing to Enhance TV and Video Viewing for the Color Blind Entertainment Matthew Terrell Old Town AB
2nd Floor
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Google Search & Assistant Independent Living Kiran Kaja Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
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The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System: A Treatment Option for End-Stage RP Independent Living Cynthia Cruz Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
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Siri on a Mac, the Power of speech Independent Living Akira Fujita Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
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Building WCAG 2.1 Success Criteria for People with Cognitive Disabilities Law & Policy Lisa Seeman
Mary Jo Mueller
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
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Lessons Learned from Applying a New State Policy Law & Policy Sheryl Burgstahler Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Compliance: Training Solutions to Minimize Company's Risk Law & Policy Kit Wessendorf Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Impact of Strip Maps on Trip Planning and Execution in Boston Subways Transportation Antonio Guimaraes Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

1:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Sci-Voice Talking LoggerPro Makes 2D Graphics Available in Science Labs Education Greg Williams La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Using Personas and Other Usability Techniques to Improve Accessibility Education Michael Weiss
Rachael Bradley Montgomery
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
A New Approach to Corporate Accessibility Training Education Tom Babinszki
Lori Southworth
Marc Johlic
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Introducing Graphiti™ – An Interactive Tactile Graphics Display Education Ken Perry
Venkatesh Chari
Jeanette Wicker
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Controlling Pronunciation and Presentation of TTS: Time to support SSML Education Mark Hakkinen
Cary Supalo
Carlos Cavalie
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Student Access to JAWS, MAGic, and Portable Video Magnifiers through APH Education Mike Wood Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Transforming Moderate to Severe Classrooms for the 21st Century Education Mary Sagstetter
Tana Donaghy
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Linking Audio to Specific Tactile Areas on Complex Image Templates Education Michael Kolitsky Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
DictationBridge: The Power of Crowdfunding Employment & Workplace Lucy Greco
Sue Martin
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Speech Recognition Solutions: Dragon, Windows Speech, and Accessibility Employment & Workplace Eric Wright Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Journey to Make Software Usable for All: Learning from Microsoft Office Employment & Workplace Kate Everitt
David Gorelik
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
How the BBC is Changing Games Testing Through Accessibility Entertainment Hannah Bunce Old Town AB
2nd Floor
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Talking Televisions: Accessible Fire TV Starting from $39.99 Entertainment Marc Mulcahy Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
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Next-Gen Devices to Help People with Movement Disorders & Limited Dexterity Independent Living Anupam Pathak Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
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Enhancing Efficiency for People Who Use Single-Switch Scanning Independent Living Heidi Koester Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
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Personalization for Learning and Cognitive Disabilities Using IBM Watson Law & Policy Lisa Seeman
Maureen Kraft
Will Scott
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
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Implementing WCAG 2 in Section 508 Law & Policy Katie Haritos-Shea
Bruce Bailey
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Section 508 Refresh Update Law & Policy Jonathan Avila Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Low Vision Task Force - Proposed Success Criteria for WCAG 2.1 Law & Policy Glenda Sims
Jim Allan
Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
WCAG 2.1—A New Version of Accessibility Guidelines Law & Policy Michael Cooper
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Judy Brewer
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Indoor Map Learning for the Visually Impaired Transportation Hao Tang Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

2:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Unified English Braille: Supporting Learners in Transition Education Chancey Fleet
Judith Dixon
La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
MAGpie Reboot: Free Caption-Authoring Software from WGBH’s NCAM Education Bryan Gould
Geoff Freed
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Aid Transition and Boost Retention with Assistive Technology Education Dave Tucker
Alyssa Marinaccio
Jason Carroll
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
ChattyBook Service: Conversion of DAISY/EPUB3 into Audio-Embedded HTML5 Education Masakazu Suzuki
Katsuhito Yamaguchi
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Digital Accessibility: What Educators Need to Know Education Tracy Gray
Jose Blackorby
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Ambassadors: Building a Community of Accessibility Advocates Education Monica Reha Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Create, Build, Find & Buy Accessible: Creating a Fully Accessible Education Education Lisa Wadors Verne
Robin Seaman
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
SVG Accessibility Basics Education Brian McNeilly Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Transforming Braille with the Orbit Reader 20™ Education Ken Perry
Venkatesh Chari
Jeanette Wicker
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating Successful Accessibility Programs through Governance Employment & Workplace Dennis Lembree
Sujasree Kurapati
Aparna Pasi
Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Leading the Accessibility Program Transformation to One of Proactivity Employment & Workplace Mark Holtkamp Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
ZoomText 11… New Features and Enhancements for All! Employment & Workplace Scott Moore Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Designing Accessible Web Content for Older Users Entertainment Makoto Ueki Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Amazon Video Accessibility, Across a Range of Devices and Features Entertainment Peter Korn Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Android Switch Access for People with Motor Impairments Independent Living Anna Galusza Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
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The Maker Movement and Assistive Technology Independent Living Chad Leaman
John Schimmel
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Cities Unlocked: Light Up the World with Sound Independent Living Amos Miller
Jarnail Chudge
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
WHY A11Y? With The Viking and The Lumberjack Law & Policy Billy Gregory
Karl Groves
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
SEED: Advancing State Policy for a More Inclusive Workforce Law & Policy Kyle Ingram
Katia Albanese
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Crowdsourcing-Based Mobile Application for Wheelchair Accessibility Transportation Zhan Liu Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

3:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Optimizing Braille Efficiency in the Classroom with the BrailleNote Touch Education Greg Stilson La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Teach Access Project - 2017 Update Education Larry Goldberg
Mary Bellard
Kate Sonka
Jeff Wieland
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Comparing Automatic Speech Recognition Word Error Rates for Speech & Signs Education Abraham Glasser La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Road to an Accessible Campus (Campus 101) Education Cheryl Pruitt
Bob Hall
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Components of ADA Compliance in Higher Education Institutions Education Christian Vinten-Johansen
Michelle McManus
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
A Product Manager’s Perspective on Accessibility: An IBM Case Study Education Mary Jo Mueller
Maureen Kraft
Sheila Zinck
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessible Authoring Made Easier in Microsoft Office 365 Education Elise Livingston
Seth Fox
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Using Aira Technology to Bridge the Education Gap Among the Blind Education Amy Bernal Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Advanced Techniques for PDF Accessibility Employment & Workplace Rob Haverty Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Amazon.com’s Desktop Site and JAWS Employment & Workplace Larry Darrah Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating WCAG 2.0 Compliant Documents Employment & Workplace Joseph Krack Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Intag’s Speech Interface Makes the Inaccessible Accessible with Simplicity Employment & Workplace Ron Katsuranis Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Closed Captions and Subtitles at YouTube Entertainment Caile Collins
Noah Wang
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Automatic and Semi-Automatic 2-Tier Check System for EPUB Accessibility Independent Living Hyun-Young Kim Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Universal Design - A Practical Example Independent Living Stein Erik Skotkjerra
Anders Skifte
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Hamilton® Captioned Telephone (CapTel®): We Have a Sweet Solution for You Independent Living Mitchell Levy Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Mobile Accessibility: Is Mobile Really Different than Desktop? Law & Policy Kathleen Wahlbin
Shadi Abou-Zahra
Kim Patch
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Siobhan Is Communicating. Why Isn't Everyone Else? Law & Policy Linda Karr O'Connor
Joseph Karr O'Connor
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Public Sector Organizations: Taking the Mystery Out of ADA Compliance Law & Policy Beth Crutchfield Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower

4:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Capabilities of Budget Friendly Portable Devices for Blind/LV Use Education Michelle Laramie La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Usability Testing of Mobile ASR Applications Education Abraham Glasser La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
TRx: Custom Text for You Education Akash Singh Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Tips for Collaboration Between Disability and Technology Services Education Sheryl Burgstahler
Krista Greear
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Unpacking Course Content Accessibility: Insights, Trends and Case Studies Education Nicolaas Matthijs Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
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Converting Legacy Consumer Statements to an Accessible PDF Education Dan Beery Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accommodating Employees with Disabilities in the Healthcare Setting Employment & Workplace Lisa Mathess
Teresa Goddard
Sarah Small
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Adobe Accessibility Town Hall Employment & Workplace Matt May Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Practical Guidelines for Accessibility and Usability of Charts Employment & Workplace Jeff Witt
Marina Sheridan
Mission Beach C
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
What's New in Skype and Skype for Business Employment & Workplace Rekha Patel
Lauren Harris
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The State of Captioning: Where the Industry Stands & How Yahoo Goes Beyond Entertainment Lily Bond
Larry Goldberg
Mike Shebanek
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Smartphone Use and Activities by People with Disabilities: 2015-2016 Survey Independent Living John Morris Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Autism, Technology & Transition to Independent Living Independent Living Jamie Knight Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Innovation Led by People with Impairments: Apple Watch & Amazon Echo Independent Living Jonathan Hassell
Christine Hemphill
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Washington State's Accessibility Policy and Strategy Law & Policy Ryan Leisinger Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Government Web Policy Beyond Technical Requirements Law & Policy Andrew Arch Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
What Comes After WCAG 2.1? Law & Policy Jeanne Spellman
Shawn Lauriat
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Michael Cooper
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

Friday, March 3, 2017

8:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
The Blind Arduino Project: A New Era for Accessible DIY Electronics Education Joshua Miele
Chancey Fleet
John Schimmel
La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Language of Lines: How to Design and Use Tactile Graphics Education BJ Epstein
Greg Kehret
Frank Welte
Theresa Postello
Jerry Kuns
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating and Implementing a Pan-University Accessibility Reporting System Education Lori Kressin
Barbara Zunder
Catherine Spear
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The WAI to Web Accessibility: Education & Outreach Update 2017 Education Brent Bakken
Shawn Lawton Henry
Eric Eggert
Sharron Rush
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Effective Programs for Tech, Entertainment & Telecom Companies Education Bill Curtis-Davidson
Sam Joehl
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Grackle Docs: One Click Accessibility for Google Docs Education Paul Walker
Jeff Mills
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
As an E-Braille Reader, Your Fingers are Always Being Watched by NeoBraille Education Tony Han Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accommodating Educational Professionals: Meeting Workplace Needs with AT Employment & Workplace Teresa Goddard
Lisa Mathess
Sarah Small
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
ZoomText Fusion: From Low Vision to No Vision Employment & Workplace Scott Moore Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Adventures in Digital Inclusion: CBC Two Years Later Entertainment Patrick Dunphy Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Emerging Accessible Indoor Navigation Technologies Independent Living Mike May Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
A.I., Text-To-Speech and Dictation Unite to Improve User Independence Independent Living Divi Addepalli Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
ICTs to Support Persons with Disabilities in Global Policy Development Law & Policy Derrick Cogburn Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Social Media and Accessibility Law & Policy Gian Wild Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Hearing the Needs of an Aging Demographic Law & Policy Karen McCall Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

9:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
The Art of Language in Accessibility Education Crystal Baker Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Ongoing Challenge: Mobile Accessibility Testing Education Jean Swart La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Developing Software for Fully Automatic Creation of Accessible SVG Diagrams Education John Gardner
Volker Sorge
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
National Research Results: How & Why Do Students Use Closed Captions? Education Lily Bond La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
ARIA prerequisites: What You Need to Know Before Implementing ARIA Education Jonathan Whiting Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Inclusive Design for Offline and Low Resource Educational Settings Education Radina Matic Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Angular 2: Prototyping & Testing Accessible Widgets Education Chris Lane
Nat Tarnoff
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Neurodiversity in Employment - Hidden Disability or Untapped Talent? Employment & Workplace Sean Gilroy
Leena Haque
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Solutions for Inclusion at the Workplace: Making Abilities Work Employment & Workplace Moses Gorrepati
Kavya Srinivasan
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Excel Tips and Tricks Employment & Workplace Sasha Sproch Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Reasonable Accommodations in the Federal Government Employment & Workplace John Fellin
Kendra Duckworth
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Update on Accessibility Laws and Regulations Employment & Workplace Paul Schroeder Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Google Play Accessibility: Play Store & Play Apps Entertainment Andrew Shebanow
Karo Caran
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
The Use of TTML for Live and Prepared Subtitle Contribution to Encoders Entertainment Nigel Megitt
Gareth Ford Williams
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Strategy for Native Mobile App Testing Methodology: iOS vs Android Independent Living Jatin Vaishnav
Chris McMeeking
Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
CamIO: A System for Providing Audio-Haptic Access to Physical Objects Independent Living James Coughlan Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Wearable, Visual Emotional Expression Glasses for ALS-specified AAC Independent Living Angela Vujic Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
PDF/UA Structure Elements and the User Experience Law & Policy Karen McCall Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Building an Accessible Web Site Law & Policy Gian Wild Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Priority-Based Approaches to Procurement, Planning, and Implementation Law & Policy Nate Evans
Kristine Moore
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

10:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Assistive Wearables: Emerging Trends and Design Considerations Education Shaun Kane Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
MAP: A Holistic Approach to Student Engagement Education Phillip Deaton
Kate Sonka
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
An Overview of Braille Display Support Across Mobile and Desktop Education Karl Belanger
Amy Mason
La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
AT for Everyone Education Naomi Leibowitz Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Sonification for Accessibility of Data Tables in Science Assessments Education Eric Hansen
Mark Hakkinen
Jason White
Carlos Cavalie
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Words Matter: Writing for Everyone Education Allison Ravenhall Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessible Mathematics – Highlights from the Past Year and What Lies Ahead Education Charles LaPierre
Ginny Grant
Sue-Ann Ma
Volker Sorge
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Reusable Acceptance Criteria and Test Cases for Accessibility Education Sarah Pulis Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Advancing Accessibility Needs of Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Individuals Education Julie Grisham
Sandy Watson
Levon Spradlin
Anthony Fernando
Corey Fauble
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessible e-Books with Kindle on iOS, Android, Fire, Kindle e-Readers & PC Education Peter Korn Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Wins and Challenges of Responsive Design with Solutions Employment & Workplace David MacDonald
Kathleen Wahlbin
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Testing Websites with JAWS for Windows: Learning the Basics Employment & Workplace Ryan Jones Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility in an Agile World with the Adobe Livefyre Team Employment & Workplace Amy Chen
John Martins
Matthew Deutsch
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Essentials for Creating Accessible PDF Forms Employment & Workplace Joseph Krack Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Continuously Integrated Accessibility Employment & Workplace Wilco Fiers Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Pew! Pew! Pew! We Wanna Play, Too. Making Games Accessible Entertainment Mark Barlet
Jessie Hall
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Google Home: An Eyes-Free Assistant for Your Home Independent Living Kiran Kaja Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Outthink Aging: New Technologies and Solutions for an Aging Society Independent Living Sheila Zinck
Stephen Ewell
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Feel the Experience: Braille vs. Speech Output Independent Living Joel Isaac Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Why Must Sound Only be Heard: Experiments in Artificial Intelligence Independent Living Saqib Shaika
Anirudh Koul
Seaport Ballroom H-Microsoft
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Voting Systems Assessment Project: Creating an Accessible Voting Experience Law & Policy Dean Logan
Noel Runyan
Gabriel Taylor
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

11:00 AM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
An Accessible Textbook Ecosystem in a Time of Improving Requirements Education Rick Johnson
George Kerscher
Jonathan Thurston
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Achieving Accessibility through Vendor and Customer Collaborations Education Lucy Greco
Hadi Rangin
Marc Cajolet
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Ver. 2.10 of Wide-Range Auditory Orientation Training System for Blind O&M Education Yoshikazu Seki La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Bridging the Gap Between No-Tech/Low-Tech and High-Tech AAC Education Glen Dobbs Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Shifting Paradigms, Emerging Standards, and the Evolution of Notetakers Education Dave Wilkinson
Damian Pickering
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Sidestepping Ableist Language for Mental Illness and Disabilities Education Ashley Bischoff Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Amazon Education: Making an Accessible Reading App for Kids 7-12 Education Josiah Jordan Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Give Pause Before Animating Education Nat Tarnoff Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Eye Movements of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Viewers of Automatic Captions Employment & Workplace Larwan Berke Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Accessing iOS and Android Devices with Braille Employment & Workplace Renee Clark
Chancey Fleet
Kevin Chao
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Explorations in the Virtual DOM: How React.js Impacts Accessibility Employment & Workplace Marcy Sutton Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating Government Accessibility Services Employment & Workplace Ryan Leisinger Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
eBay’s Open Source Accessibility Employment & Workplace Ian McBurnie
Luis Garcia
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Developing an Accessible Customer Experience Employment & Workplace Matt Ater Seaport Ballroom B-Freedom Scientific
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Raising the Bar - 2016's Game Accessibility Advancements Entertainment Ian Hamilton Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Chrome Devtools Accessibility Independent Living Alice Boxhall
Rob Dodson
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Autism, Apple Watch, Autonomy & Independent Living Independent Living Jamie Knight Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Voice Guided Mobile Deposits for Visually Impaired Users Independent Living Harmony Clauer Salyers Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
VPATs - For Business or Measure? Law & Policy Ted Gies
Jay Nemchik
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Empowering Mobile Accessibility Across the Enterprise Law & Policy Kathleen Wahlbin
Kaitlin Baranowski
Marguerite Bergel
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower

1:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
The Value of Using E-Portfolios at Kimi Ora: A Special Needs School Education James Sunderland
Dave Speden
La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Tomorrows WWW Dot Education Suman Damera
Naveesha Maharaj
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Switch Progression for Blind Children with Additional Impairments Education Bruce McClanahan
Kathryn Kier
La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Keyboard Accessibility & .focus() Management in Web Development Education Paul Adam Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
GoVision- It Keeps Going: Updates & More for HIMS Versatile Video Magnifier Education Paul Stevenson Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
AIMHub: Demo of Alt. Media Exchange System, for Campuses by Campuses Education Jack Sullivan
Cheryl Pruitt
Gaeir Dietrich
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Collision of Accessibility and Educational Technology Education Krista Greear Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility Strategy for Existing, On-Going and Future Digital Products Employment & Workplace Srinivasu Chakravarthula Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
A Year In The Life of A BBC Accessibility Champion Employment & Workplace Hannah Bunce
Suzanne Clarke
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Small Team, Big Company: Accessibility at the Scale of eBay Employment & Workplace Mark Lapole
Luis Garcia
Ian McBurnie
Scott Izu
Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessibility in the DevOps Era Employment & Workplace Tom Brunet Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
BreatheWell: Developing a Stress Management App on Wearables for PTSD & TBI Independent Living Tracey Wallace
John Morris
Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Minnesota Technology for Home: Team Approach to Move Dreams Forward Independent Living Melanie Fry
Sue Redepenning
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
A Day in the Life of OrCam MyEye Independent Living Bryan Wolynski
Robin Spinks
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
What’s New in Amazon.com Retail Independent Living Larry Darrah Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Tips & Tricks for Docs & Drive Independent Living Shawn Lauriat Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
ACT Now: Accessibility Conformance Testing for WCAG Law & Policy Shadi Abou-Zahra
Wilco Fiers
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Michael Cooper
Mary Jo Mueller
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
A Crowdsourcing-Based Web Accessibility Evaluation System Law & Policy Liangcheng Li
Can Wang
Jiajun Bu
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
ADA and the Internet - Legal Update Law & Policy Kristina Launey
Tim Springer
Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower

2:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Impact of the MODELER AAC Strategy for Secondary Students with CCN Education Samuel Sennott
Chelsea Newton
Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Integration of Assistive Technology for Secondary/Postsecondary Students Education Catherine Lipson La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Creating a Complete Language Learning Environment Education Belva Holman
Jane Odom
Sheri Predebon
Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Reality Meets WCAG 2.0: Issues with Legacy STEM Content Education Tripp Narup
Robert Martinengo
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
iA Writer for the iPad/Mac & Duxbury for the Mac in the Classroom Setting Education Bruce McClanahan La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessible Reading Solutions from Mainstream Publishers Education Richard Orme
George Kerscher
Amaya Webster
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Designing and Developing an Accessible Assessment Experience for MOOCS Education Mark Sadecki
Christina Roberts
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Pushing the Boundaries of Automatic Testing Through Machine Learning Education Alistair Garrison Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Being Right is Not Enough: Critical Lessons for Accessibility Advocates Employment & Workplace Matt May Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Exploring System Requirements for Blind-Friendly Document Formatting Tools Employment & Workplace Lourdes Morales-Villaverde Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Aira: A New Approach to Increasing Employment Among Blind Learners Employment & Workplace Suman Kanuganti
Amy Bernal
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Twitch, an Amazon Company, Making Gaming More Accessible and Inclusive Entertainment Sharmeen Browarek Seaport Ballroom C-Amazon
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Dueling Mobile Independent Living Steve Sawczyn
Rachel Feinberg
Arif Syed
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Ten Questions You Must Ask and Answer to Successfully Evacuate Independent Living Allan Fraser Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
A Dutch and a German about Accessibility, Europe and Free Beer Law & Policy Eric Eggert
Wilco Fiers
Torrey Hills AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
WCAG 2.1—A New Version of Accessibility Guidelines Law & Policy Michael Cooper
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Judy Brewer
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Kiosk Accessibility, the Journey To Make Kiosks Accessible to All Law & Policy Glenda Sims
Jennifer Sawczyn
Seaport Ballroom F-Deque
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower

3:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
MODELER AAC Intervention During Shared Reading and Play in Early Childhood Education Samuel Sennott Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
CSUN's Masters of Science in Assistive Technology Education Vicky Jaque La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
A11y Lab: Conquering Mobile Accessibility through Device Analysis Education Cory Cain
Glenn Bradford
Balboa C
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Paper or Digital: Which is the Winner for Our Students with Low Vision Education Ramona Mclaughlin La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
AT Year in Review: 2016’s AT Hits & Misses CliffsNotes-Style Education Michele Paley Gaslamp CD
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Supporting Literacy and Math in the Cloud Education Jason Carroll
Martin McKay
Hillcrest CD
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Finally, Certified Accessible Educational Materials from Publishers Education George Kerscher
Charles LaPierre
Rachel Comerford
Balboa AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Web Accessibility Testing and the Nontechnical Individual Education Cyndi Rowland
Jonathan Whiting
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
In God We Trust, All Others Bring Data Education Tim Springer Seaport Ballroom A-SSB Bart
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Open Accessibility - Delivering at Speed and Scale Through Open Source Employment & Workplace Maureen Kraft Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Success Criteria Dependencies & Prioritization: Implications & Use Employment & Workplace Sean Kelly
Bill Tyler
Old Town AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Accessible Telecom Trends via Tools, Tricks, Tips and Digitization Employment & Workplace Mike Ellis
Justin Eddings
Cortez Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Designing the Future with Science Fiction Independent Living Sean Gilroy
Leena Haque
Mission Beach AB
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
Understanding Blind Shoppers’ Experiences and Requirements for Shopping Aid Independent Living Robert Martin
Sri Kurniawan
Hillcrest AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Technology Accessibility Playbook: Building Effective Section 508 Programs Law & Policy Robert Baker
Craig Luigart
Golden Hill AB
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower
Q&A: Accessibility Guidelines, the Next Generation Law & Policy Jeanne Spellman
Shawn Lauriat
Seaport Ballroom G-Google
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower

4:20 PM PST


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
CSDTech at UConn: How We Increased Our AT Services and How You Can Too Education Alyssa Marinaccio La Jolla A
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Resources and Technology for Transition Education Chris Corrigan La Jolla B
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Building Accessibility into the E-Learning Enterprise Platform Education Kate McCarthy
Ian Pouncey
Henny Swan
Gaslamp AB
2nd Floor
Seaport Tower
Introduction of Cognitive Support Technologies (CST) for Job Seekers Employment & Workplace Gunnar Michelsen Ocean Beach
3rd Floor
Between Harbor and Seaport Towers
What’s Stopping Us All from Making Accessible Services? Employment & Workplace Alistair Duggin Cortez Hill C
3rd Floor
Seaport Tower