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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

9:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Longitudinal CSU System Student Disabilities Trends Education Lesley Farmer
Alan Safer
Platinum 6
Requirements of Immersive VR Contents for Low Vision Education Takahiro Miura Platinum 7 (Journal Track)
Audio Description on Immersive Content: Viewer Experience Entertainment & Leisure Sonali Rai
Alison Long
Platinum 8
One Blind Mum: Smart Technology as an Enabler for Parenthood Independent Living Emma Tracey
Robin Spinks
Elite 1-3
Document Accessibility Infrastructure to Avoid Litigation Law & Policy Dennis Quon Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)
2019 Accessibility Trends Law & Policy Preety Kumar Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Testing PDFs for Accessibility and Standards Conformance Law & Policy Paul Rayius Orange County 1/2
A New Way for the Scalable Indoor Wayfinding Project Transportation Sze Fung Wong
Chan Yau Chong
Platinum 3/4

10:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
No Interpreter Available For Deaf & Hearing? What Do You Do? Independent Living Emma Curry
Jason Curry
Doug Curry
Platinum 3/4
Agile Accessibility for Good Employment & Workplace Dylan Barrell Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Creating an Accessible Escape Room Entertainment & Leisure Matt Feldman Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
mRehab: Advancing Accessible Mobile Rehabilitation Independent Living Frank DeRuyter
Mike Jones
John Morris
Elite 1-3
How Machine Learning is Revolutionizing PDF Accessibility Independent Living Adam Spencer Orange County 3/4
Website and Document Accessibility Errors You Can Fix Now Law & Policy Paul Rayius
Jacob Riff
Orange County 1/2

11:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Automaticity in Communication for a Visually Impaired Child Education Deena Kennedy Platinum 6
Dyslexia Myths and What’s Really Going on in Gareth's Head Education Gareth Ford Williams
Bruno Maag
Platinum 3/4
Creating Digital and Accessible Math for Diverse Learners Education Jason Carroll
Greg Crisolo
Orange County 3/4
What's New in JAWS for Windows 2020 Employment & Workplace Eric Damery Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
What's New in Axe - 2020 Edition Employment & Workplace Wilco Fiers
Chris McMeeking
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Digital Accessibility: The How, What, and Why Employment & Workplace Keith Bundy Grand A-D
Usability Study of Blind Foundation's Alexa Library Skill Entertainment & Leisure Jarek Beksa
Sara Chin
Platinum 7 (Journal Track)
EasyReader, The Free Accessible Book-reading App Entertainment & Leisure Steve Bennett
Mary Jo Barry
Platinum 8
Future-Proof Your Accessibility Program Law & Policy Scott Baker
Dennis Quon
Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)

1:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Accessible Visualizations: Maps, Annotations, and Sparklines Education Ted Gies
Øystein Moseng
Platinum 3/4
Understanding Pointer Cancellation Education Christina Adams Platinum 6
Techniques for More Efficient WCAG Website Testing Employment & Workplace Bill Tyler Grand A-D
Meet Axe Pro Employment & Workplace Dylan Barrell
Harris Schneiderman
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Smart-Speakers: Potential for Access to Literary Works Entertainment & Leisure Jarek Beksa Platinum 8
Conversational Agents for People with Cognitive Disabilities Independent Living Clayton Lewis
Cathy Bodine
Grand G-K
Multiplatform Text-To-Speech Applications Independent Living Ferran Gállego Elite 1-3
The Democratization of Accessibility: SMB Compliance Independent Living Matt Hempel Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)
U.S. Access Board and GSA Answer Questions About §508 Law & Policy Timothy Creagan
Bruce Bailey
Michael Horton
Orange County 1/2
JAWS Kiosk: What Is It And When Would I Use It? Law & Policy Ryan Jones Platinum 5 (VISPERO)

2:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Document Accessibility: Risks and Solutions Education Paul Rayius
Rachel Kruzel
Orange County 3/4
CSS Display Properties Versus HTML Semantics Employment & Workplace Adrian Roselli Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
LiveWell RERC – 2020 Update on Emerging ICT Developments Independent Living Frank DeRuyter
Mike Jones
Nicole Thompson
Tracey Wallace
Platinum 3/4
Different Phases of Accessibility Testing Independent Living Poonam Tathavadkar
Sagar Barbhaya
Elite 1-3
What Trends are Happening in Document Accessibility? Independent Living Ligia Mora Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)
User Interface Design Features of Five Social Media Apps Independent Living Cathy Bodine
Jim Sandstrum
Grand G-K
The Return on Investment of Accessibility Law & Policy Greg Williams Platinum 2 (DEQUE)

3:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
3D Printing as an Inclusive Tool for People with Sight Loss Education Caroline Karbowski Platinum 6
Creating Sustainable Mobile Accessibility Programs Education Chris McMeeking Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
7 Ways to Make Anything Inclusive and Accessible Employment & Workplace Kamran Khan Grand A-D
Accessibility in the Agile World Independent Living Poonam Tathavadkar Elite 1-3
Supporting People with Multiple Disabilities in Emergencies Independent Living Michal Kosiedowski Grand G-K
Section 508 ICT Testing Baseline Law & Policy Katherine Eng Orange County 1/2

4:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Implementing Accessibility Organization Wide Education Elizabeth Barker
Kat McLaurin
James Gable
Brian Tosky
Platinum 6
Accessibility Monitoring and Benchmarking Education Sachin Gupta
Mark Steadman
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Empowering Independence: Learn Fusion, JAWS, & ZoomText Education Rachel Buchanan Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Expand Your Outreach with an Accessibility Champions Program Employment & Workplace Ted Drake Grand A-D
Alexa and Voice Technology: A Tool for Greater Inclusion Independent Living David Clarke
Robin Spinks
Elite 1-3
SuperNova—Providing Solutions for Individuals, Schools & Businesses Independent Living Steve Bennett
Mary Jo Barry
Platinum 3/4
Consultant and Company: Building Web Accessibility Together Law & Policy Sharon Rosenblatt
Dana Marlowe
Andrew La Roche
Orange County 1/2

Thursday, March 12, 2020

8:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Solving the Notetaker’s Dilemma with Student Feedback Education Patrice Wheeler Platinum 6
Introducing ARRM: A Framework to Fight Accessibility Apathy Education Denis Boudreau
Bill Tyler
Sean Kelly
Platinum 3/4
What's New with Literacy Technology in the Leap Year? Education Jason Carroll
Greg Crisolo
Orange County 3/4
Are you a CAD (Certified Audio Describer)? Employment & Workplace Joel Snyder
Deborah Fels
Grand A-D
Personalised Technical Accessibility Training: A Case Study Employment & Workplace Allison Ravenhall Platinum 8
Document Accessibility as a Strategy Employment & Workplace Adam Spencer Elite 1-3
A Web of Anxiety: Is a Little Tension a Good Thing? Entertainment & Leisure David Swallow Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Survey of User Needs for Wireless Devices: Key Findings Independent Living Nathan Moon
Salimah LaForce
Platinum 7 (Journal Track)

9:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Screen Readers and Read Aloud Technologies in Assessments Education Elizabeth Barker
James Gable
Orange County 3/4
Using Automation to Test UI Components for Accessibility Education Harris Schneiderman Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Assistive Technology Use in Higher Education in Ireland Education Aoife McNicholl Platinum 6
7 Lessons Learned for Sustaining Accessibility in Higher Ed Education Nate Evans
Phil Deaton
Platinum 3/4
PWD in Management: Breaking Our Own Glass Ceilings Employment & Workplace Sudha Rajan
Corbb O'Connor
Ryan Strunk
Grand A-D
The Social Model of Disability and Accessibility Training Employment & Workplace Michael Mathews Platinum 8
Towards Accessible Audio Labeling of 3D Objects Independent Living James Coughlan
Brandon Biggs
Platinum 7 (Journal Track)
Reading with OrCam Independent Living Bryan Wolynski
Anat Nulman
Elite 1-3
A Bank’s Journey to Accessible Transaction Documents Law & Policy Dennis Quon
Kathy Lovell
Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)

10:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Shifting the SPED Transition Paradigm w/FREE AI-Based Tech Education Steve Keisman Platinum 6
Turning Math Content into Accessible Documents with MathJax Education Volker Sorge Platinum 3/4
Inclusive & Universal: 2 Sides of the Same Design Coin? Education Aparna Pasi
Denis Boudreau
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Guidelines and Done? Adding an Accessibility Authoring Guide Employment & Workplace Michael Mathews Grand A-D
Email Accessibility: How to Build Inclusive Emails Employment & Workplace Elizabeth Linnetz Platinum 8
Lessons Learned From Developing Accessible Kiosks Independent Living Matt Ater Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Aira Access: Powering Accessibility for Blind Consumers Independent Living Troy Otillio
Ted Drake
Elite 1-3
Supporting Interaction of People with PIMD Using ICT Independent Living Michal Kosiedowski Grand G-K
Trusted Tester Certification Tips for Success Law & Policy Ann Marie Davis
Andrew Nielson
Orange County 1/2
E-Commerce for Document Accessibility Law & Policy Scott Baker Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)
Mobile Map Tool with Customizable Audio-Tactile Effects Transportation Masaki Matsuo Platinum 7 (Journal Track)

11:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Chart Sonification for All: Accessible Multimodal Graphs Education Bruce Walker
Øystein Moseng
Platinum 6
Braille Adaptive Devices: The Past, Present, and Future Education Andrew Flatres
Peter Tucic
Orange County 3/4
What’s New in ZoomText and Fusion 2020 Employment & Workplace Eric Damery Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
7 Common Digital Accessibility Pitfalls and How to Fix Them Employment & Workplace Parker Bettis
Daniel Eggimann
Suman Damera
Cliff Jurkiewicz
Grand A-D
Designing to Delight Employment & Workplace Sumaira Latif
Susan Walker
Shane Mays
Kelly VanHaren
Platinum 8
Respecting User Preferences on the Web Independent Living Eric Eggert Elite 1-3
Metrics Reporting for Accessibility Programs Law & Policy Greg Williams Platinum 2 (DEQUE)

1:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Challenges with Chemistry Accessibility for the Blind Education Cary Supalo
Jason White
Volker Sorge
Platinum 3/4
The Power and Perils of Empathy/Accessibility Labs Employment & Workplace Glenda Sims
John Foliot
Claudio Luis Vera
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Bundy’s Hierarchy of Digital Needs Employment & Workplace Keith Bundy
Kimberly Coy
Grand A-D
Creating Web-Based Auditory Spatial Maps Independent Living Brandon Biggs Elite 1-3
Document Accessibility 101 Independent Living Ligia Mora Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)
Overcoming Obstacles to Manual Accessibility Testing Law & Policy Larry Lewis Platinum 5 (VISPERO)

2:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Responsible Responsive Tables: Where Are We Now? Education Hans Hillen Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Stria: Students Creating the Future of Blind Accessibility Education Max Shen
Pranav Ram
Wesley Shapiro
Noah Tavares
Orange County 3/4
Gaze Guidance for Captioned Videos for DHH Users Education Sedeeq Al-khazraji Platinum 7 (Journal Track)
A Practical Enterprise Accessibility Program Employment & Workplace Dylan Barrell
Mark Penicook
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
The Accessibility Ground Rules Employment & Workplace Michael Mathews Platinum 8
Build a Vibrant ERG to Power Inclusive Experiences Employment & Workplace Sagar Barbhaya
Cheryl Aranha
Grand A-D
Accessible PDF Vs. HTML5: Dispelling the Myth Independent Living Jen Goulden
Scott Baker
Platinum 1 (CRAWFORD TECHNOLOGIES)
Communication Options for People Who are Deaf and Hearing Independent Living Emma Curry
Jason Curry
Doug Curry
Elite 1-3
GuideConnect—A Gateway to Independence & Bridge to Social Engagement Independent Living Steve Bennett
Mary Jo Barry
Grand G-K
The Accessibility Divide in the Mobile Phone Market Law & Policy Salimah LaForce Orange County 1/2

3:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Developer Testing for Accessibility Education Mark Steadman
Tony Kornmeier
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Accessibility Survey of Popular eLearning Platforms Education Michael Parker Platinum 6
Wearables and AR and AI Oh My! The Road from Hype to Product Education Robert Panetta Orange County 3/4
Accessible Voice and Conversational Interactions Entertainment & Leisure Emma Pratt Richens Grand G-K
Kiosk Accessibility: Understanding the Kiosk User Experience Independent Living Laura Miller
Rachael Bradley Montgomery
Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
An XR Cross-Sensory Navigational Experience of a Playground Independent Living Brandon Biggs Elite 1-3

4:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Making Accessible Web Animations Education Julie Grundy Orange County 3/4
Automated Testing for the 21st Century Government Education Preety Kumar Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Accessibility Testing: Mileage May Vary Employment & Workplace Karen Herr
Sean Kelly
Grand A-D
Pruning Your PDF Tag Tree: Remediating Special Text Formats Employment & Workplace Michael Parker Platinum 8
Game Accessibility Possibilities and UI Demonstration Entertainment & Leisure Matthew Atkinson Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Cognitive Accessibility Guidance in an Augmented World Entertainment & Leisure Emma Pratt Richens Orange County 1/2
New Opportunities to Solve Older Challenges Independent Living Steve Tyler Grand G-K
An Accessible Library with the Google Assistant Independent Living Daniel Ainasoja Elite 1-3
Digital Tech for Inclusive Aging: Usability/Design & Policy Law & Policy Paul Baker Platinum 7 (Journal Track)

Friday, March 13, 2020

8:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Advanced Adobe InDesign Techniques for Richer AT Experiences Education Dax Castro Orange County 1/2
Challenging Common Myths in Braille Education Education Tyler Brown
Eunhae Lee
Kyounghwang (Ken) Lee
Orange County 3/4
Leveraging AI for Smarter, More Accessible Closed Captioning Entertainment & Leisure David Kulczar Elite 1-3
Be the Helvetica of Ergonomics Independent Living Ashley Bischoff Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Customizable Multimedia Survey for Cognitive Impairment Independent Living Izel Obermeyer Platinum 3/4
Improve Contrast for the VI with Filters & Illumination Independent Living Joseph Buttazzoni Grand G-K

9:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Keys To Success — A Braille State Of The Union Education Earle Harrison Orange County 3/4
Looking Between the Extremes Employment & Workplace Emma Pratt Richens Elite 1-3
User Personas: Smart Speakers, Home Automation & Disability Independent Living John Morris
Nicole Thompson
Platinum 3/4
Apparel Needs for People with Physical Disabilities Independent Living Takahiro Miura Grand G-K
VPATs: For Business or Measure? Law & Policy Ted Gies
Jay Nemchik
Platinum 6
Some Fundamental Concepts Underpinning Accessibility Advice Law & Policy Matthew Atkinson Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
A11y Policy and Governance: Building a Control Structure Law & Policy Greg Williams Platinum 2 (DEQUE)

10:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Creating Accessible EPUB eBooks from Word is Easy and Free Education George Kerscher
Richard Orme
Platinum 6
14 Seconds from Failure: What Apollo 11 Can Teach Us Education Michael Harshbarger
Jim Lee
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
A Braille Trail for Students: The APH BR20 Education MaryGen Boley
Andrew Flatres
Orange County 3/4
Troubleshooting and Accessing Tech-Support with your Student Education Thomas Simpson Orange County 1/2
Buy-in from Leadership that Won’t Leave Money on the Table Employment & Workplace Corbb O'Connor Elite 1-3
Digital Accessibility for Compulsive Gamblers Entertainment & Leisure Liz Certa Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Win Together – Open Contribution Accessibility Independent Living Sagar Barbhaya Grand G-K
How WCAG 2.1 Benefits People with Cognitive Impairment Law & Policy Valorie Sundby
Karen Herr
Roberto Perez
Platinum 3/4

11:00 AM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Fusion Assistive Technology: For On and Off Campus Use Education Melinda Colby Platinum 5 (VISPERO)
Accessibility Overlays: The Fix Before A11y Transformation Education Sachin Gupta
Joshua McClure
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)
Screen Readers and CSS: Going Out of Style and Into Content Education John Northup Platinum 6
Code Jumper: Building Career Paths through Accessible Coding Education Michelle Cundiff
Robin Lowell
Joe Hodge
Orange County 3/4
New Workplace Accommodation Decision Tools Employment & Workplace Karen Milchus
Carolyn Phillips
Elite 1-3
OrCam MyEye at Work Employment & Workplace Bryan Wolynski Platinum 3/4
Innovative Magnification Solutions for the Visually Impaired Independent Living Joseph Buttazzoni Grand G-K

1:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Axe Clean? Expand Your Accessibility with Page Insights Education Preety Kumar Platinum 2 (DEQUE)

2:20 PM PDT


Session Track/Topic Presenter(s) Location
Using Axe to Optimize Trusted Tester V5 Employment & Workplace Allen Hoffman
Glenda Sims
Platinum 2 (DEQUE)