Please Join Academic Accessibility for the AccessU Summit!

On May 10, the University Library will host a viewing of the AccessU Summit, sponsored by the Coordinator of Academic Accessibility. This day-long, online event is open to all, but is geared mostly toward UVA web professionals responsible for making our online environment accessible for all users.

Sessions will be streamed in Alderman 421 from 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come for all sessions or only those of interest to you.

Expert-led, hour-long sessions include:

  • Designing Accessible Forms (10:00 a.m.)
  • How to Make Your Accessible Content Look Great (11:00 a.m.)
  • Accessible Data Visualizations (12:00 p.m.)
  • Digital Accessibility Legal Update 2016 (2:00 p.m.)
  • Advanced ARIA (3:00 p.m.)
  • Automated Accessibility Tool Crash Course (4:00 p.m.)

Visit the AccessU Summit webpage for details. Registration for the meeting room viewing has been paid, so please simply come and learn together.

For questions about the event, please contact Jill Heinze, Director of User Experience for UVA Library. For questions about accessibility efforts on Grounds and other educational opportunities, please contact Lori Kressin, Coordinator of Academic Accessibility.

See you at Alderman Library on Tuesday, May 10th!

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