The World Beyond the Pandemic

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Video in a Post Pandemic World

 

 

We take a look at how the pandemic shaped the use of captioning, audio description, and translation, then look at whether organizations will continue to practice video accessibility.



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Josh Miller, 3Play Media

A Guide to Creating Accessible Hybrid Workspaces

Casey Naiduk is the Head of Content and Experience at Accessibility.com. In this session, Casey will share expert advice for ensuring your hybrid workspaces are accessible.



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Casey Naiduk, Accessibility.com

5 Expert Predictions That Will Shape Events in 2021 & Beyond!

 

 

The world of professional events is undergoing a profound change, and we have an exciting opportunity to re-image and re-invent how we plan and deliver personalized experiences. Covid-19 aside, there’s lots of talk about new technologies, the hybrid model, and accessibility. In this session, we’ll reveal the trends that will have the biggest impact over the next five years, and how you can maneuver to gain a competitive edge.



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Devin Cleary and Rachel Ruggieri, Bizzabo

What The Winn-Dixie Case Reversal & Other Important Rulings Mean For the Future of Web Accessibility

 

Earlier this year, the courts reversed the landmark decision of the case Gil v Winn-Dixie. In this session, Ken Nakata, former Department of Justice attorney and Principal at Converge Accessibility, will dive into the significance of this decision for businesses that operate both digitally and physically.


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Ken Nakata, Converge Accessibility

Workshop: Inclusive Design Post-Pandemic

 

In this interactive session, inclusive design expert Johan Verstraete will teach us how to use inclusive design for better sensory experiences. He will dive into how the pandemic will influence the future of design.


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Johan Verstraete, Inclusive Sensory Evangelist Design Strategist

Accessibility Accountability in a Post-Pandemic World

 

In this presentation, accessibility expert Dax Castro will share how companies who don’t address web accessibility will struggle to transition back.



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Dax Castro, AbleDocs

All About Live Captioning – Best Practices and What’s on the 3Play Roadmap?

 

In this session, we will dive into the best practices for live captioning, look at trends post-pandemic, accuracy in automatic captioning software, and provide an inside look into the 3Play roadmap.



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John Slocum, 3Play Media
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Stephanie Laing, 3Play Media

Accessibility at Xbox and Microsoft – Fireside Chat

Lily Bond, VP of Marketing at 3Play sits down for a fireside chat with Sean Jordan, Product Marketing Manager at Xbox, and Anita Mortaloni, Director of Accessibility at Microsoft, to talk about accessibility, trends, and the future of the gaming industry.



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Sean McIntyre, Xbox
Anita Mortaloni/strong>, Xbox/Microsoft
Lily Bond/strong>, 3Play Media

Advancing Disability Inclusion and Equality in the Workplace

 





In this session, you will hear how CEOs from the world’s biggest companies are creating inclusive workplaces and how you can use their lessons learned to create a meaningful workplace.


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Becky and Diana
Becky Kekula, Director, Disability:IN

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Becky Kekula is an international motivational speaker and advocate for inclusion! She also serves as the Disability Equality Index Director at Disability:IN, the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. After receiving a college degree, Becky worked for a decade in the entertainment and news media industries. Currently, she’s working with corporations to help advance disability inclusion and equality. Becky also happens to be a little person. She proudly identifies as part of the disability community. She has spoken at over 300 venues such as companies, government agencies, and schools. Becky is excited to be joining us.

Diana Codispoti, Director of Corporate Stakeholder Engagement, Disability:IN

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Diana Codispoti serves as Director of Corporate Stakeholder Engagement at Disability:IN, the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. Prior, Diana worked in the advertising, marketing, and design industry for 15 years.

She earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Houston System and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The University of Tulsa. Currently, she is responsible for managing various relationships with key stakeholders across the portfolio of programs at Disability:IN. In her spare time, Diana enjoys volunteering, public speaking, participating in OCR events, and traveling to new places


Creating a Dialogue Around Accessibility & the Importance of Internal Training

 


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In this session, learn why employers should proactively talk about disability and the importance of internal training on accessibility.


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Matt May
Matt May, Head of Inclusive Design, Adobe

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Matt’s work includes integrating inclusive design practices across every aspect of the Adobe user experience, training and mentoring the Adobe Design team, and advocating principles of accessibility and inclusive design to the public at large.


Video Trends in 2021

 



 



A look into video and accessibility trends in 2020 and how they are influencing the videos we create. Get practical tips for ensuring your videos are on trend.



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Sofia and Samantha
Sofia Leiva, 3Play Media
Samantha Sauld, 3Play Media


How to Increase Profitability, Productivity & Brand Reputation by Creating a Disability-Inclusive Culture

 



 



In this session, learn why employers should proactively talk about disability and the importance of internal training on accessibility.


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Christin
Christin Bradley PhD, Inclusive CEO Coaching Program

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Christin is the CEO of Inclusive Community Home Care, and Founder of I Am Equal and Founder of the Inclusive CEO coaching program.

She is a huge advocate for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the community. Christin has extensive knowledge regarding equal access principles and strategies needed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities in various environments that include Education, Employment, & Disaster Planning at the state, local & federal level and throughout the community.
Christin has worked in emergency management for over 5 years, and have served as a Regional Disability Integration Advisor supporting 6 states that include; Texas, Lousiana, New Mexico, Arkansas & Oklahoma. She is responsible for providing advice and technical assistance to Federal, State, Local & Tribal partners on how to effectively meet the needs of individuals in disaster planning efforts. She has provided numerous training and workshops on disability awareness, people-first language & Accessible communication to business leaders and organizations.

Christin also has over 5 years of experience teaching special education and have served as a Special Education Director helping to improve processes and policies that effectively meet the needs of students with disabilities.


Emily Yates – Journalist & Accessibility Consultant

 



 



In this session, Emily Yates will share her personal story as a disabled person. She’ll dive into why access and inclusion are important, the spending power of disabled people, and the social model of disability.



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Emily Yates, Accessibility Consultant, Journalist & Speaker

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I’m Emily, an Accessibility Consultant and Journalist, living in Glasgow.

After volunteering at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, I was invited to Rio de Janeiro by the British Consulate to speak on the importance of access and inclusion ahead of the 2016 Games. Whilst there, I was offered a role as Accessibility Consultant for MetroRio, the underground transport system for the city. Over the next two years, I advised on modernisations of existing stations, conducted risk assessments, trained staff and worked with architects to create plans for an accessible transport line to the Olympic Park.

Now an accessibility consultant in the UK, I am the inclusive design associate at CCD Design and Ergonomics and have most recently worked with Heathrow Airport to update their Access and Inclusion Standards for passengers and staff.

I frequently present and write on disability issues, having fronted several documentaries for BBC Three and written for the Guardian, the Independent and Telegraph Travel. I authored the Lonely Planet Guide to Accessible Rio de Janeiro, endorsed by the International Paralympic Committee and available to download by athletes, tourists, and locals alike ahead of the 2016 Games.

A wheelchair user myself, I am also a disability awareness trainer for Enhance the UK and manage their Undressing Disability campaign, championing the right for disabled people to have access to sexual expression. I recently delivered a TEDx talk on this issue and am currently studying for a PhD in Women’s Studies at the University of York.


The Five stages of Accessible Recruiting

 



 



This session will cover best practices for job postings, application, interviews, and onboarding. It will also touch on AI bias against people with disabilities in applicant tracking systems.



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Sheri
Sheri Byrne-Haber, Accessibility Architect at VMware

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After successfully establishing a robust accessibility program as the Head of Accessibility at VMware, Byrne-Haber transitioned into a strategy/architect role to continue leading accessibility initiatives. Sheri is a prominent global subject matter expert in the fields of disability and accessibility in business and educational settings. She is best known for launching digital accessibility programs at multiple Fortune 200 companies including McDonald’s, Albertsons, and VMware, as well as consulting on government accessibility. Her programs have positively impacted millions of more than 1 billion global people with disabilities.


Implementing Accessibility with No Dedicated Resources

 






This session will cover best practices for job postings, application, interviews, and onboarding. It will also touch on AI bias against people with disabilities in applicant tracking systems.



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Lily Bond, VP Marketing, 3Play Media

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As the VP of Marketing, I lead the marketing team and help strategize ways to grow our brand, presence, and thought leadership in the field of video accessibility. I have written dozens of papers and over a hundred blog articles on the subjects of captioning, video SEO, and IT accessibility, and often present on these topics.



Fireside Chat: Creating an Internal Strategy for Inclusivity and Accessibility

 





Many people understand they need internal accessibility, but sometimes outlining the why is hard. In this session, Jennison will discuss with Christopher how Google has been able to achieve this to create a culture that champions accessibility.


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Christopher Patnoe, Head of Accessibility Programs and Disability Inclusion at Google

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Christopher Patnoe is the Head of Accessibility Programs and Disability Inclusion for Google. He leads Google’s efforts around the accessibility of product, people (both Googler and end users) and partnerships. He has more than 20 years experience in Tech working at companies like Apple, Sony Ericsson and Disney where he’s built hardware, software, and services. His current passion is Accessibility at the intersection of immersive technologies (AR/VR) and consumer hardware. He is the chair for the Immersive Captions Community Group with the W3C, is a co-Chair of the XR Association Accessibility Working Group, and sits on the Board of Trustees for the American Foundation for the Blind. Christopher has a degree in Music from U.C. Berkeley.


Jennison Asuncion, Head of Accessibility Engineering Evangelism at LinkedIn
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Jennison started his full-time digital accessibility career in 2006 on the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) IT Accessibility Team, consulting across the organization on how to make web, Windows Desktop, and mobile/tablet experiences accessible and usable to persons with different disabilities. He joined LinkedIn in 2013, where today, he is Head, Accessibility Engineering Evangelism.


Making Access Accessible For All

 






In this course, diversity expert Stacey Gordon helps you recognize and acknowledge your own biases so that you can identify them when making decisions, and prevent yourself from making calls based on a biased viewpoint.



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Stacey Gordon, Rework Work

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Stacey A. Gordon is a diversity, inclusion, and career strategist and the CEO of Rework Work.

At Rework Work, Stacey works to reduce bias in recruiting and barriers to hiring. Leading at the intersection of recruiting, career development, diversity, and workplace culture, Stacey has delivered keynote speeches globally and developed educational content that has engaged professionals both in person and in a virtual environment. She focuses on reworking how companies work by creating inclusive workplace cultures. That includes how they recruit, hire, and engage women and professionals of color. Stacey is also a highly rated coach practitioner who has facilitated coaching of chief diversity officers and other diversity and inclusion (D&I) practitioners at several D&I forums.


How Inclusive DEI Programs Can Ensure Better Product Accessibility

 





Learn how diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to creating better products for your customers.



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Natalie Tucker, Accessibility Evangelist

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Natalie Patrice Tucker has nearly two decades of experience building the accessible web. Committed to a web that works for everyone, she spends her days (and far too many nights and weekends) serving as a subject matter expert in the area of web accessibility and training an army of developers and stakeholders to carry the charge.

Lori Samuels, Accessibility Director at NBCUniversal Media

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Lori Samuels is the Accessibility Director at NBCUniversal Media. Lori leads strategic accessibility programs to institute best practices in inclusive design, train software development teams, drive cultural maturity in disability inclusion, and fortify executive sponsorship. Lori has enjoyed career roles in Software Engineering, Technical Program Management and Accessibility Consulting—mostly for consumer and educational markets. Her passion for making technology work for people of all abilities started in 1993 when she was Director of Engineering at Broderbund Software. She went on to start Intuit’s enterprise accessibility program and deliver the first-ever accessible version ofQuickBooks. Prior to joining NBC, Lori led accessibility programs and initiatives at Microsoft, impacting products such as Bing, Cortana, .NET, Visual Studio, Microsoft Store, Azure, and Dynamics.



State of Video 2020

 




Video has allowed us stay connected, share ideas, and get creative. But what does the future of video look like? And how are companies incorporating accessibility into their video production process?


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Jaclyn Leduc
Jaclyn Leduc, Content Marketing Specialist, 3Play Media

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Jaclyn Leduc is a Content Marketing Specialist at 3Play Media where she contributes to 3Play’s robust content library. Whether it’s a blog post, an email, a web page, or a webinar, Jaclyn aims to show people the value of accessibility in an engaging and approachable way.
Outside of growing her career in marketing, you’ll find Jaclyn with her nose in a book, tackling a new recipe, or playing with her bestie (aka her dog), Bernie.


Accessiblity for Remote and Hybrid Classrooms

 




Classrooms are changing – how do we adapt? In this session, Dawn Hunziker and Barbie Lopez from the University of Arizona will share best practices for creating an inclusive classroom. They’ll share tips they’ve learned from building accessible courses for the new era. 


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dawn hunziker
Dawn Hunziker, Senior IT Accessibility Consultant, University of Arizona

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Dawn Hunziker is the IT Accessibility Consultant, Sr. for the University of Arizona’s Disability Resources. She co-coordinates the UArizona’s IT Accessibility Program to support the University’s commitment to full accessibility of all electronic and information technology employed on campus (itaccessibility.arizona.edu). Her job duties include working with campus units and committees, program managers, content developers, faculty and staff to provide input and proactive solutions regarding accessibility in the IT and academic environments. She also coordinates Assistive Technology availability on campus, collaborates in alternate format production (documents and media), faculty development and accessible course and web design. Dawn currently serves as President of Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN, athenpro.org). Dawn has presented at local, state, and national conferences regarding the UArizona IT Accessibility Program, pdf/web accessibility, captioning processes, and inclusive and accessible curriculum design.

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Barbie Lopez, Digital Accessibility Consultant, University of Arizona

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Barbie Lopez is the Digital Accessibility Consultant for the Disability Resource Center (DRC), IT Accessibility Team at the University of Arizona (UArizona). She collaborates across campus to resolve technological access barriers in the curricular, information and employment environments. She consults with University personnel, including DRC staff, in researching, identifying, recommending, and implementing technical solutions to student and employee access barriers; problem-solving technological issues and compatibility concerns in implementing accommodations. Barbie’s background includes extensive experience in accommodation services and ensuring access for class content through the promotion of universal design for learning techniques and practices.


Audio Description: If Your Eyes Could Speak

 




How do you implement, scale, and budget for audio description? What even is audio description? In this session, Joel Snyder, PhD, Audio Description Project, American Council of the Blind, will teach us the ins and outs of audio description, including its benefits, impacts, and implementation.


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Joel Snyder
Joel Snyder, PhD, Director, Audio Description Project, American Council of the Blind

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One of the first audio describers, Joel Snyder, PhD is a true pioneer in the audio description field. He began describing theater events and media in 1981. A member of Actors’ Equity Association, the American Federation of TV and Radio Artists, and the Screen Actors Guild, and a 20-year veteran of work as an arts specialist for the National Endowment for the Arts, is perhaps best known internationally as one of the first “audio describers” at the world’s first audio description service.

In addition to work principally in media and audio description training, Dr. Snyder’s Audio Description Associates, LLC develops audio described tours for major museums and visitor centers throughout the United States including the writing/voicing of an audio described tour of the Enabling Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the Albright/Knox Gallery in Buffalo, the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL, several Smithsonian Institution exhibits including the National Museum of American History’s “The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem”, and myriad National Park Service and US Forest Service facilities including Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon. Dr. Snyder trained museum docents in audio description techniques at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and Sackler/Freer Galleries, and the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, the Seattle Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design and the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. He also coached Secret Service agents/White House tour guides in AD methods and, as noted above, he is the producer and author of the first-ever audio described tour of The White House. Dr. Snyder worked closely with the Disability Rights Committee of the Obama for America campaign in 2008, serving as a surrogate speaker on disability issues for the Obama campaign, and coordinated live audio description for the Presidential Inauguration Parades in 2009 and 2013.

Dr. Snyder is the recipient of the American Council of the Blind/Audio Description Project’s highest award, the Barry Levine Memorial Career Achievement in Audio Description; he also was named the 2014 recipient of the ACB Vernon Henley Media Award “for promoting and furthering the availability of audio description;” and in April 2015 was awarded the American Foundation for the Blind’s prestigious Access Award.


What is Accessibility and Why Does it Matter to Netflix?

 




Learn what makes a platform accessible, the impacts of inaccessible streaming services, and how popular streaming services rank against web accessibility standards.



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Krissie Barrick
Krissie Barrick, Head of Digital Influencing, Scope

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Krissie is the Head of Digital Influencing at Scope. She has a background in service design and is a strong advocate in the sector for collaboration and co-design. In her previous role at the charity Breast Cancer Care she led on the creation of the award-winning app “BECCA” which harnesses the power of AI to support women after breast cancer treatment.

She’s now running Scope’s Big Hack, a program which seeks to make the digital world more inclusive. With the consumer power of disabled customers at its core, it’s mission is to make sure websites, apps and online services are accessible to everyone. The Big Hack offers a free resource hub to help product teams engage with accessibility, and a crowd-sourcing tool to identify where the problems are for disabled people in the online world. The Big Hack also delivers training and support for people and businesses who want to learn how they can practice accessibility too.


Live Auto Captioning Office Hours

 



Ask all your burning questions about captioning live events. The 3Play team is here to help answer anything from workflows, video platforms, to accuracy and best practices.



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Georgia
Georgia McGoldrick, Product Marketing, 3Play Media


No Budget, No Time, No People—No Problem: Meaningful UDL on a Shoestring

 



Hear real-world-tested strategies for folding inclusive design practices into your existing teaching-and-learning work, even when your unit is one person, you have little to no budget, and your time is already stretched thin. You will learn interaction-program-, and enterprise-level strategies for increasing the persistence, retention, and satisfaction of your learners, clients, and customers—all on a shoestring.



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Thomas Tobin
Thomas Tobin, PhD, MSLS, PMP, MOT, CPACC, Program Area Director—Distance Teaching & Learning
Learning Design, Development, & Innovation (LDDI), University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Tom Tobin is the Program Area Director of Distance Teaching & Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an internationally-renowned author and speaker on issues of quality in teaching with technology, including evaluating online teaching, academic integrity, copyright, and accessibility. He is the author of Evaluating Online Teaching:
Implementing Best Practices (2015), The Copyright Ninja (2017), Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers, (2020) and Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education (2018).


Captioning Best Practices for Engagement

 



In today’s digital world video has become a primary means of communication across social media platforms. Captioning is no longer just for the deaf. Reach more people, get better market penetration and increased engagement by following the tips and techniques covered in this session



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Dax Castro
Dax Castro, Certified Digital Accessibility Trainer, Jacobs Engineering Group

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Dax Castro is an Adobe Certified PDF Accessibility Trainer and presenter with more than 25 years experience in digital design. Dax is an active member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) and runs several online communities focused on accessibility and creative design.


Creating a Culture of Inclusivity

 


Learn what it means to create a workforce that values differences and makes everyone feel welcome. In this session, you will learn how to create an inclusive environment, even while remote. He’ll breakdown disability etiquette and ensure you are treating everyone with respect.



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LaMondre Poug Leduc
LaMondre Pough, Chief Sustainability Officer, Ruh Global IMPACT

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LaMondré Pough´s dedication to helping people unleash their personal potential has quickly established him as a primer speaker and trainer.

He believes that in order for an organization to be at its very best, the people who make up the organization be at their best.

Addressing such areas as empowerment, diversity, technology, and accessibility, LaMondré helps people and organizations achieve just that, their best.

Organizations and business executives hire LaMondré for his inspiring presentations which translate into an increase in employee and member morale and productivity.

LaMondrés’ message of hope is intended for everyone. People from all walks of life are inspired, motivated, and empowered after hearing him speak.



What Does Accessibility Mean for Multimedia?

 



Learn digital accessibility best practices for to producing and hosting live streaming events. As a digital accessibility consultant and trainer, Carie Fisher often gets asked about accessibility regulations and best practices when it comes to videos and live events – especially now that so many conferences and meetings have gone virtual. As we embrace our new normal – what should we consider when it comes to creating videos and live streaming events with inclusivity in mind? What does accessibility mean for multimedia?



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Carie Fisher
Carie Fisher, Senior Accessibility Consultant, Deque Systems

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Carie Fisher is an author, speaker, and developer who is passionate about the intersection of front-end code and UX, digital accessibility, and diversity in technology. Currently, Carie is working as a Senior Accessibility Consultant and Trainer at Deque Systems while pursuing her Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interactions at Iowa State University.


Incorporating Accessibility into SDLC Workflows

With Roni Chowdury, Advisor on Digital Accessibility, CVS
 


How to Avoid Zoom Fatigue and Stay Connected While Remote

With Elisa Edelberg, Content Marketing Manager, 3Play Media
 

Remote Video Marketing

With Jaclyn Leduc, Content Marketing Specialist, 3Play Media
 

6 Ways to Increase Engagement in a Remote Environment

With Samantha Sauld, Content Marketing Specialist, 3Play Media
 

Remote Working Tips

With Derek Mei, Senior UI/UX Developer, 3Play Media
 

Video Accessibility Toolkit for Success in a Virtual Environment

 



Video has allowed us stay connected, share ideas, and get creative. But what does the future of video look like? And how are companies incorporating accessibility into their video production process?

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State of Digital Accessibility in 2020

 



Explore how different industries are responding to digital accessibility today. In this session, you will look at current trends in digital accessibility across all industries.

This session will cover:

  • Drivers for accessibility
  • How to create accessible videos – live and recorded
  • Who owns accessibility
  • Challenges faced by all departments
  • Accessibility testing

Presenter

Speaker for this session is Tim Springer from Level Access




SPIE: Evolving the Conference Experience

 



SPIE – The International Society for Optics and Photonics – is primarily an event organizer and a publisher of conference proceedings for those who do science and engineering using light. Even in that simplistic description of the Society, SPIE serves many different constituencies, such as conference presenters, attendees, authors, researchers, exhibitors, and librarians. And the fields SPIE covers range from astronomy to medical imaging to defense and nanotechnology. As such, the Society serves many people’s needs that can differ greatly or even conflict. Over the past 20 years, SPIE has evolved to address changes in our myriad constituents’ needs. With the impact of the current pandemic, SPIE has had to pivot again.
In this session, you will learn:

  • How SPIE turned their conferences online
  • How SPIE incorporates transcription and captioning to engage their audience
  • Benefits of online-only events
  • Tips and tricks for running successful online events

Presenter

Speaker for this session is Tim Lamkins from SPIE




ADA Website Compliance: How to Start and Why it Matters Now

 



Improve the accessibility and user experience of your website.
In this session, you will gain a deeper understanding of how to plan, execute and maintain a successful accessibility strategy for your digital channels.
In this session, you will learn:

  • How the ADA applies to websites?
  • How to approach website compliance
  • Key considerations for roles and resources involved
  • Real-life examples and best practices to follow
  • Key documents needed
  • Presenter

    Speaker for this session is Jason Taylor from Usablenet




Mitigating Risk of Website Accessibility Lawsuits

 



Attempts to enforce ADA website compliance continue and may be increasing in some business verticals with the effects of the pandemic and the push to an all-on-line era. The need to make your websites more accessible to all is not a matter of if, but rather when. Accessible360’s Co-founder has been teaching CLE classes for several years, come learn what you can do now to make websites and apps available to more people, and how to reduce your risk.

In this session, you will learn:

  • What goes into a website accessibility lawsuit?
  • How to achieve ADA compliance
  • How COVID-19 is changing the legal landscape

Presenter

Speaker for this session is Michele Landis from Accessible360




Remote and WFH Video Production Tips

 



Learn how to look great on a webcam and how to make a video from home. Chris from Wistia will share tips about video gear to improve your camera, audio, and lighting setup in your home office.
In this session, you will learn:

  • How to collaborate remotely
  • What gear do you need to record at home
  • How to look good on camera

Presenter

Speakers for this session is Chris Lavigne from Wistia




Remote and WFH Video Production Tips

 



Learn how to look great on a webcam and how to make a video from home. Chris from Wistia will share tips about video gear to improve your camera, audio, and lighting setup in your home office.
In this session, you will learn:

  • How to collaborate remotely
  • What gear do you need to record at home
  • How to look good on camera

Presenter

Speakers for this session is Chris Lavigne from Wistia




How to Build an Accessible Presentation

 



What makes a presentation accessible? In this session, you will learn all the elements of building an accessible presentation.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Checklist for accessible presenting
  • How to choose an accessible conferencing tool
  • Benefits of online-only events
  • Why accessible presenting matters

Presenter

Speaker for this session is Sofia Leiva and Elisa Edelberg from 3Play Media




Your Leaders are Listening: Accessibility in the Time of COVID-19

 



With the COVID-19 pandemic, access barriers to learning affect everyone. This interactive, research-based session gives you meaningful tools to radically re-frame UDL away from a disability mindset and toward broader mobile-device access arguments about online learner persistence, retention, and satisfaction, to obtain advocacy and support from your campus and organizational leaders.

In this session, you will learn:

  • create executive-format messaging that describes learning interactions that save instructor
    time, encourage innovative ideas, and lower drop-out and turnover rates
  • define evidence that shows how inclusive design gives learners more time and options for study and practice in their busy days
  • re-frame conversations about UDL away from a disability mindset and toward the broad applicability of access via emerging technologies: learners on their mobile devices.

Presenter

Speaker for this session is Thomas Tobin




Everything You Need to Get Started with Live Auto Captioning

 



Learn how to add live automatic captions to YouTube, Zoom, and advanced streams.




Video Accessibility with 3Play Media

 



Learn how to get started with video accessibility. These sessions include information on audio description and plugins.




Biggest Video Accessibility Challenge

 



Group discussion on the biggest video accessibility challenges from buy-in, workflows, and shifting to online environments.