Webinars

IAAP offers live webinars on a monthly basis on a variety of topics. Please see below for a listing of live upcoming webinars you can attend. View more information about live webinar fees and registration information.

If you miss a webinar, IAAP records and archives every webinar and makes them available for you to purchase. View archived webinars and learn more about the different ways you can access archived webinars including purchasing Archived Webinar Bundles or the option to purchase individual archived webinars.

Registrants of a live broadcast webinar will receive access to the recording at the conclusion of the broadcast.

IAAP Members receive discounts and complimentary access to live broadcast webinars and/or archived webinars depending upon their membership level.  Access Member webinar benefits to learn more.

 

2017 IAAP Webinar Series:

Calendar of Webinars

Where is Your Organization on the Accessibility Maturity Scale?

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Kathleen Wahlbin, CEO, Interactive Accessibility
Target Audience: Anyone who wants to learn more about how to integrate accessibility in their organization and how to assess where they are for accessibility maturity.
Skill Level: Beginner

Overview: Many organizations today are struggling with knowing the best way to support accessibility and how to maintain accessibility compliance over time.  Complying with WCAG 2.0 is a corporate-wide effort and goes well beyond technical accessibility.  This webinar will discuss how to integrate accessibility across your organization and how to assess where you are on the accessibility maturity scale using the Capability Maturity Model.

More information about Where is Your Organization on the Accessibility Maturity Scale


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Tools for Automating the Captioning of Video

Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Joseph Polizzotto, Access Technology Specialist Instructor
Target Audience: Alternate media specialists, video editors, transcribers, and anyone involved in the creation of captioned videos. 
Skill Level: Intermediate

Overview:  Creating synchronized video captions can be a time-consuming and tedious process. Thankfully, there are a variety of free to low-cost tools that speed up this process. In this session, we will demonstrate how to use speech recognition tools to produce a "raw" transcript and how to synchronize the transcript with a video. Finally we demonstrate the usefulness of Amara, which is a free, web-based portal you can use when you don't own the copyright to a video.


More information about Tools for Automating the Captioning of Video

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Tools and Strategies for Testing Native Windows Software Apps for Accessibility

Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, SSB BART Group
Target AudienceTesters, developers, and others that need to understand how to verify native software apps are accessible to people with disabilities and conformant to accesssibility standards. 
Skill Level: Intermediate

Overview: This webinar will identify the tools and strategies necessary to validate that native apps such as Windows desktop software applications (software like MS Office, Skype, printer software) are accessible to people with disabilities.

More information about Tools and Strategies for Testing Native Windows Software Apps for Accessibility

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What Comes After WCAG 2.0?

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 5)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Andrew Kirkpatrick, Group Product Manager, Accessibility, Adobe
Target AudienceWeb developers, content providers, anyone who uses WCAG 2.0 
Skill Level: Intermediate

OverviewAn update to WCAG 2.0 is in the works and the new version, WCAG 2.1, is expected to be published mid-2018. The development of WCAG 2.1 will focus on existing gaps in WCAG 2.0, particularly issues related to touch interfaces, small screen sizes, and issues impacting users with low vision and cognitive disabilities. This talk will share updates on the progress, what is expected to stay the same and what may change, and what the future after WCAG 2.1 may look like.

More information about What Comes After WCAG 2.0

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 Live Broadcast Webinar Fees and Registration Information: 


Per live broadcast webinar pricing: $39 for members; $79 for non-members

IAAP members have two options to purchase access to our live webinar broadcasts.
 

  1. Pay-as-you-go option:


    Per live broadcast webinar: $39 for members

    This option allows for greater flexibility for IAAP members to select which webinars they would like to attend. If you are a member and would like to attend one or more live webinars, please visit the IAAP Webinar Series Member Registration webpage.  You will need to be logged into IAAP in order to access this page.  (Professional Members, Student Members, Platinum Corporate, and Gold Corporate Members should check their membership benefits for eligibility for complimentary live broadcast webinars.)

     
  2. Live webinar package option for Member organizations:


    This option allows for members to have access to all IAAP live webinars for 2017. You may purchase a live webinar package for your organization by either visiting our Live Webinar Package online credit card payment form. Or by contacting info@accessibilityassociation.org to pay by invoice. Once you have made your purchase, a member of our team will reach out to you with your unique access code. You and your team will need to register at this IAAP Live Webinar Package Attendee registration. Registering here ensures that you and your team will receive access instructions for all webinars and that they will continue to receive webinar email communications from IAAP.

    Webinar Package pricing:


 Not an IAAP Member? 

Registration for Non-members - Live broadcast webinars for non-members are $79 per webinar.

To receive discounts for IAAP webinars and other IAAP benefits, consider becoming a member! Visit our membership signup page to join.
 

Webinar System Requirements

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