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May 26, 2015

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May 24, 2015

Be Ready!

Your nametag and participant hand-out will be at the Registration Desk.

Sessions Start (Rozanski Hall – google map):

  • Tuesday at 8:30 am
  • Wednesday at 8:45 am

Prepare Ahead

  • From Theory to Practice Using Edtech to infuse Universal Design for Learning In the classroom -Bring your lap top or favourite mobile device – Tuesday at 2 pm
  • WordPress and Accessibility – Bring your own laptop and a fresh WordPress install to follow along during the session. Tuesday at 1 pm

Events

  • Tuesday Social – Join Participants and Speakers for a snack and drink at the BullRing, Tuesday at 4 pm
  • Guelph Accessibility Camp – share ideas, brainstorm and debate answers to accessibility-related challenges – Tuesday at 5 pm
  • Tour the iBeacon conference guidance service. Download the BlindSq Event GeoFence app on your iPhone or iPad device in advance to experience firsthand the iBeacon conference guidance services.The Tour is free! Please register in advance – Wednesday at 12:15
  • “Memetic Fantasies of Disability: They See Me Rollin’, They Hatin’”Jeffrey Preston provides the Capstone Address  exploring common Internet memes about disability and how we actively and passively enforce normative expectations of the disabled person – Wednesday at 1 pm.

May 19, 2015

iBeacon Tour

Tour the iBeacon conference guidance service on Wednesday, May 27 at 12:15. Download the BlindSq Event GeoFence app on your iPhone or iPad device in advance to experience firsthand the iBeacon conference guidance services.

Visit the session description. The Tour is free! Please register in advance.

May 8, 2015

More Workshops and Guelph Accessibility Camp

      • Calling all techsperts, policy mavens and accessibility novices – share ideas, brainstorm and debate answers to accessibility-related challenges – Guelph Accessibility Camp – Tuesday evening

More Workshops:

      • Accessibility Strategies and Options for PDF Documents
      • Demystifying WCAG 2

May 7, 2015

“Memetic Fantasies of Disability: They See Me Rollin’, They Hatin’”

Jeffrey Preston will provide the Capstone Session exploring common Internet memes about disability and how we actively and passively enforce normative expectations of the disabled person – Wednesday at 1 pm.

May 4, 2015

Plan Ahead!

April 15, 2015

Workshops Posted

Workshops are scheduled on Monday, May 25.

      • Accessibility & CourseLink (D2L Brightspace)
      • Accessibility Fundamentals: MS Word & Fillable PDF Forms
      • Creating Accessible Simple and Complex HTML Tables with Advanced Features

April 8, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Mayo Moran

Professor Mayo Moran, Provost of Trinity College will speak on the “Second Legislative Review of AODA

 

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Session notes

If you’re interested in additional information on a session, most presenters have provided their contact information or links and can be contacted directly. Visit the Sessions page for the list of conference streams and sessions.