Upcoming Live 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. If you miss a webinar, IAAP records and archives every webinar and makes them available for purchase.  Registrants of a live broadcast webinar will receive access to the recording at the conclusion of the broadcast.

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2017 IAAP Webinar Series

PM-led Accessibility: Shepherding the Accessible Design and Development Process

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4)
Length:  1.5 hours
Speaker:  Robert Jolly, Sr. Web Accessibility Strategy Consultant, Knowbility
Overview:  Project and Product Managers can and should play a vital role in ensuring accessibility is part of the ongoing work of designers, developers, and other stakeholders. I'll present a framework using real-world experiences to shepherd even the most stubborn team members into practicing their craft with accessibility in mind. You'll leave this session with strategies and toolkits to employ in your ongoing project work to ensure accessibility successes.

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Integrating IT Accessibility into the Procurement Process

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Jeff Kline, Program Director, Statewide EIR Accessibility, Texas Department of Information Resources
Overview:  This webinar will be a discussion of current accessibility challenges and risks associated with procuring ICT products and services.  It will cover methods and tools for systemically addressing such problems in the procurement process.

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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

Overview:  An 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.

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2018 IAAP Webinar Series

Beyond the Basics of PDF Accessibility – 2018 Update

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC -- 5 hours)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speakers: Karen McCall, Accessible Document Design Consultant and Trainer and Rob Haverty, Senior Product Manager, Document Cloud Accessibility, Adobe

  PDF documents are not all created with accessibility as a goal, but content in PDF must be accessible to all end users including  those of us with disabilities. You probably know how to add alternative text for images and mark text with heading tags. This session will show you how to identify and address the next level of accessibility barriers in PDF documents. In addition to learning about more complicated PDF repair, this session will bring you up to speed with user agent support for PDF and help prepare you to provide appropriate guidance to clients and customers creating PDF content. This session will also provide an overview of accessible PDF forms created using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.  

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