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2017 IAAP Webinar Series

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 hours)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker:  Kathleen Wahlbin, CEO, Interactive Accessibility

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.

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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

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.

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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

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.

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What Comes After WCAG 2.0?

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 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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