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2017 IAAP Webinar Series

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, High Tech Center Training Unit (HTCTU) of the California Community Colleges

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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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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