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2018 IAAP Webinar Series

How MacEwan University Created Accessible Learning Resources, and the Impact on Student Perceptions of their Learning

Live Broadcast Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4 hours)
Speaker(s): Laurie Osbaldeston, Senior Assistive Technology Specialist, MacEwan University

Overview:  In this session, Laurie Osbaldeston will introduce you to a research project teaming MacEwan University's Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence and Services to Students with Disabilities departments. In this project, academics create accessible learning resources for all students using Sonocent software for Windows and Mac. The project is focused on looking at the ways which access to the software, resources and class recordings has affected students perception of their learning. You will also learn about ways to partner with faculty, and MacEwan's plans for expanding the research throughout the University.

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Authoring Tools Accessibility: New US and European Requirements

Live Broadcast Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4 hours)
Speaker(s):  Michael Gower, Senior Consultant, IBM

Overview:  New U.S. and European accessibility standards require products to support the creation and output of accessible content, including content authored by end users. This webinar will explore the impacts of each of these new requirements on design, development and test roles.

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ARIA: What, Why and When

Live Broadcast Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4 hours)
Speaker(s):  Phil Kragnes, Manager, Computer Accommodations Program (CAP), University of Minnesota

Overview:  The W3C ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) suite can be used to identify and aid navigation of Web page regions, identify page elements and relationships, alert users to dynamic content changes and more. 

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Agile Accessibility in a Regulated Industry

Live Broadcast Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 5 hours)
Speaker(s):  Curt Holst, Digital Accessibility Manager, Barclays and Paul Cavanagh, Lean Control Tool Product Manager, Barclays

Overview:  Agile has increased in popularity over the past few years as a way of delivering technology products at pace. However, agile delivery can present a challenge to organizations working in highly regulated industries such as Financial Services. In this webinar, Curt Holst (Digital Accessibility Manager) and Paul Cavanagh (Lean Control Product Owner) will discuss the approach taken by Barclays to maintain a control environment whilst leveraging agile ways of working to accelerate Barclays digital adoption and delivery.

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Let's Not Ignore the People That Matter in Accessibility Testing

Live Broadcast Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 5 hours)
Speaker(s):  Shilpi Kapoor, CEO, BarrierBreak

Overview:  People with disabilities are who we are all looking to include while promoting accessibility. But are we forgetting this user group? Is our focus more on accessibility testing using tools and experts? The key question is how do we balance the use of automation tools and get the inputs from the actual people that matter! The people who are affected when the websites or mobile applications aren't accessible. Let's talk about how to include people with disabilities as accessibility experts and user testers.

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