Sessions: Boston

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ACCESS Boston featured all-around accessibility experts who shared invaluable advice on how to navigate the ever-changing digital accessibility realm.

Josh Miller, 3Play Media

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Into the World of Video Accessibility


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Session Description

Josh Miller, co-founder and CRO of 3Play Media, discusses why accessible video is important for your content and your audience.

Presenter

Josh Miller
CRO and Co-Founder | 3Play Media

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Lainey Feingold

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How to Navigate the Galaxy of Accessibility Laws


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Next up we have legal rebel Lainey Feingold, an internationally recognized disability rights lawyer and pioneer of Structured Negotiation known for negotiating landmark accessibility agreements. In this session, Lainey will take us through key cases, court decisions, government agency activity, settlements, and other recent developments in the digital accessibility legal landscape.

Presenter

Lainey Feingold
Disability Rights Lawyer l Law Office of Lainey Feingold

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An Exploration into How You Can Use Accessible Video to Improve Comprehension


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Karla Morris and Casey Frechette from the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, set out to see if they could find a meaningful difference between the benefit of closed captioning and interactive transcripts in the classroom. In this study, Karla and Casey will dive into their findings uncovering the truth behind the impact of closed captions and interactive transcripts.

Presenter

Karla Morris
Manager of Instructional Design | University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
Casey Frechette
Professor | University of South Florida, St. Petersburg

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Verizon

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The Relationship of Video, Sound, Captions, & Everything Under the Sun


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Cara Pantano, Sr. Manager at Verizon will dive into the results from a multi-pronged study on the relationship between video and sound. You’ll get answers to your most burning questions on how consumers are using video and what you can do to increase engagement and capture followers.

Presenters

Cara Pantano
Sr. Manager | Verizon

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Toolkit for the Digital Accessibility Space


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In this session, Jack Nicolai, Accessibility Product Manager at Adobe, will share tools, techniques, and best practices to integrate accessibility requirements into your projects. This presentation will help you create better documentation to effectively communicate accessibility requirements throughout all phases of the product development lifecycle.

Panelist

Jack Nicolai
Product Manager | Adobe

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CJ Jones

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Astronaut Chat with actor CJ Jones


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In this fireside chat, we sit down with actor CJ Jones to learn about his experience as a Deaf actor in Hollywood, and how he’s using his production company, Sign World TV, as an emblem of accessibility in the entertainment industry.

Panelist

Cj Jones
Actor, Comedian | Sign World Tv

Hubspot

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From 0-100: Down-to-Earth Tips for Centralizing Accessibility


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First up, we have Snaedis and William, accessibility experts from Hubspot, who will dish on how you can begin to implement accessibility at your organization – even if you don’t have an accessibility initiative in place. They will walk us through how they are building an accessibility team at Hubspot and implementing accessibility into their development process.

Speakers

Snaedis Valsdottir
Implementation Specialist | Hubspot

William Murray
Sr. Product Designer | Hubspot

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