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We’re looking forward to presenting at the 16th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference (AHG) this week in Westminster, CO.

AHG focuses on the implementation and benefits of Accessible Media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the university, business and public setting. Other topic areas cover legal and policy issues, including ADA and 508 compliance. The creation of accessible media and information resources, including Web pages and library resources are a particular focus of the event.

If you’re attending AHG this week be sure stop by the SSB booth (#13) and say hello to Brenda Roukey, and catch CEO Tim Springer and Chief Accessibility Officer Jonathan Avila in our breakout sessions:

Wednesday, November 6th 

End the Madness: Section 508 Compliance in the Enterprise

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Meadowbrook I
Presenter: Tim Springer, CEO
Learn how to build and implement a successful Section 508 compliance program across an organization, including roles and responsibilities, recommended tools, training and testing, and real-world challenges and how to overcome them.

Mobile Access: The Current State of Mobile Accessibility & How To Create Accessible Apps

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Cotton Creek II (Also available via the Virtual Conference Track A)
Presenter: Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer
A discussion of laws and standards relevant to mobile accessibility, the current level of accessibility for each of the major mobile platforms, the impact of mobile accessibility of various user groups, strategies for designing accessible apps and testing mobile apps and content for accessibility.

Accessible e-Learning: Include ALL Learners

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Cotton Creek II
Presenter: Tim Springer, CEO
A framework for e-Learning will be introduced to discuss comprehensive and critical issues of accessibility in the design of globally diverse and meaningful e-Learning.

Thursday, November 7th

Site Compliance: Infrastructure and Monitoring Using AMP

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Exhibit Hall
Presenter: Tim Springer, CEO
A demonstration of the Accessibility Management Platform (AMP), which provides the infrastructure to facilitate all aspects of an accessibility compliance program. AMP’s powerful testing engine and work flow, accessible development best practices and extensive training course library allow organizations to quickly and efficiently incorporate accessibility compliance into existing development processes.