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Accessible media, web, technology conference to be videostreamed Nov.18-20

Curb-cuts and elevators are behind us. Digital accessibility is upon us. This is evident in the ever increasing number of complaints and lawsuits against higher education institutions regarding this topic.  This timely virtual conference (come and go) will give you a basic understanding of accessibility and offer specific strategies and information to help you do your part to implement accessible technology throughout the university.

K-Staters are welcome to attend the free, live-streamed sessions of the Accessing Higher Ground – Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference, Nov. 18-20See the virtual agenda for information about each session. Only sessions from Track A will be streamed.  Attend as many sessions as you like; no registration required. 

Dates and locations for the sessions are below. Note the conference agenda is in Mountain Time, which is one hour behind Central Time (8 a.m. session MT = 9 a.m. CT).  The sessions below are listed in Central Time.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 18
    9 a.m.-4 p.m. sessions are in 401B Hale Library
    4-5:30 p.m. sessions are in 301A Hale Library
  • Thursday, Nov. 19
    9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. sessions are in 301A Hale Library
  • Friday, Nov. 20
    9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. sessions are in 301A Hale Library

Live streaming for the conference is being sponsored by the Information Technology Assistance Center and the Student Access Center.