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Web Accessibility Summit 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT, May 29, 2019   |   Organized by: Missouri State University

Description

The Web Accessibility Summit provides professional development about website accessibility. It is an annual event held in Missouri.

How It All Began

The conference was an outcome from several web pros networking at a HighEdWeb conference. Mizzou, Missouri State University, Missouri State University-West Plains, Truman State University, Missouri S&T and St. Louis Community Community College joined efforts to make the first conference a success. Efforts continue to grow.

What's Included

  • Workshops - Learn how to make your websites more accessible through code and content.

  • Networking - Share information and resources with colleagues from around the state.

  • Track Sessions - Explore web accessibility in the context of content, training and advocacy.

Registration

The Web Accessibility Summit will be on Wednesday, May 29.  The MO AHEAD Conference will be Thursday and Friday, May 30 and 31. Conference sessions will be in Glass Hall on the Missouri State University campus.

Conference Fees

  • Web Accessibility Summit $40

  • MO AHEAD Conference

    • Members: $40 for one day or $75 for two days

    • Non-members: $60 for one day or $110 for two days

    • Attendees of the Web Accessibility Summit may register at the members rate.

You may book campus lodging and parking for $32/night at Hammons House, three blocks from the conference space. Alternatively, the University Plaza Hotel is the closest hotel. Call 417-864-7333 and ask for the “Missouri State rate.” This rate is subject to availability.

Parking is also available at Glass Hall for $2.75 per day — purchased in advance.

Missouri State University Employees

Missouri State faculty and staff should register through My Learning Connection. They may use their noncredit fee waiver to cover conference registration costs.




Event Time
REGISTRATION AND COFFEE NETWORKING 7:45 am - 8:30 am CDT, May 29, 2019
SPONSOR EXHIBITS 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT, May 29, 2019
OPENING REMARKS 8:30 am - 8:45 am CDT, May 29, 2019
BUILDING ACCESSIBLE SINGLE-PAGE APPLICATIONS and INCLUSIVE DESIGN: THE PRODUCT AND THE PROCESS 9:00 am - 11:00 am CDT, May 29, 2019
FIENEN’S TOTALLY TUBULAR TALK TEACHING TECHNIQUES TO TRANSCRIBE and WHY AND HOW TO START USING ARIA TAGS and DESIGNING FOR ACCESSIBILITY: HOW YOUR DESIGN DECISIONS IMPACT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 11:15 am - 12:00 pm CDT, May 29, 2019
LUNCH 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT, May 29, 2019
CAN YOU DO IT IN THE DARK? MAKING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCESSIBLE 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm CDT, May 29, 2019
GETTING STARTED WITH DOCUMENT ACCESSIBILITY and LESSONS LEARNED: HOW TO REVIEW AND IMPROVE INTERNALLY BUILT APPLICATIONS 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm CDT, May 29, 2019
SNACK BREAK 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT, May 29, 2019
HOW TO WRITE FOR ACCESSIBILITY and ACCESSIBLE NAVIGATION FROM SCRATCH 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm CDT, May 29, 2019
CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING — MEANINGFUL ALTERNATIVE TEXT and ESTABLISHING ACCESSIBLE DESIGN PATTERNS AND REQUIREMENTS 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm CDT, May 29, 2019

Location

901 S National Ave

Springfield, MO US

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