Announcing TechAccessOK 2017!
October 16th & 17th
TechAccessOK is Oklahoma’s premier conference that focuses on accessibility in technology and the web. The conference will take place at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City, Oklahoma, just minutes away from Will Rogers World Airport.
Join experts in accessibility from Oklahoma, the southwest region and nationally. Our first conference last year brought together professionals, corporations, service organizations, and key thought leaders to learn about the tools, practices and innovations that contribute to accessibility for all.
FREE this year, too!
Monday, October 16th - Full-Day Workshop (currently closed for registration, may open later if we have cancellations)
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Accessibility in Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word...
A Deeper Dive with Bevi Chagnon
Bevi Chagnon from PubCom uses her multiple talents – designer, techno-geek, and educator – to provide expert advice and tips on what it takes to achieve Section 508 accessibility in PDFs and Word documents.
Tentative Schedule for the Workshop
|9:00 a.m. –|
|Bevi Chagnon||Accessibility in Adobe PDF|
|Lunch on your own|
|1:00 p.m. –|
|Bevi Chagnon||Accessibility in Microsoft Word|
Tuesday, October 17th - Main Conference (registration OPEN)
Main Conference Schedule
|Session Time||Presenter One||Presentation One||Presenter Two||Presentation Two|
|8:20 a.m.||Rob Carr||Opening and Welcome||N/A||N/A|
|8:30-9:30 a.m.||Shawn Henry||Instigating Organizational Buy-In to Embrace Accessibility||N/A||N/A|
|10:40-11:00 a.m.||Break, presented by iPro Oklahoma and Oklahoma ABLE Tech|
|11:00 a.m.-Noon||Darcy Adams-Maelzer, Lindsey Bond, Kevin Buck||What OU Learned from developing a Single-Sign-On Portal||Tamara Dawson||Course Design with Accessibility in Mind|
|Noon-1:15 p.m.||Lunch (presented by Oklahoma ABLE Tech)|
|1:15-2:15 p.m.||Liz Crowell and Steph Rogers||That Was Easy! Integrating Accessibility Into Your Workflow||Trisha Salas||Dear Designer; Accessibility Tips from a Front-End Developer|
|2:15-2:30 p.m.||Break (presented by SiteImprove)|
|2:30-3:30 p.m.||Lainey Feingold||What’s Law Got to Do with it? Digital Accessibility, Civil Rights, and the Current Legal Landscape||N/A||N/A|
|3:40-4:40 p.m.||Kevin Rydberg||Section 508 Refresh: What’s Next?||N/A||N/A|
|4:40 p.m.||Rob Carr||Closing Remarks||N/A||N/A|
Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center
5750 Will Rogers Road
Midwest City, OK 73110
ABLE Tech has arranged for a block of rooms at a discounted rate during the conference.
Make your reservation here!