Accessibility Camp DC

The STC Washington, DC Chapter is proud to be one of the sponsors of Accessibility Camp DC. This event will be run like a typical BarCamp, also called an un-conference, in which attendees share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from participants who are the main actors of the event. It is not a typical seminar on accessibility. In fact, attendees will likely already know something about accessibility that they would like to share with others. The attendees, not the event organizers, determine the agenda for the day. Suggestions for talks that day include:

  • 508 Compliance
  • Practical Ways to Make Your Website Accessible
  • Accessible PDFs
  • Making Flash Accessible
  • what is WAI-ARIA – (Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications)
  • Accessible Video and Transcription
  • Panel Discussion on "Issues Effecting Individuals with Disabilities on the Web"
  • Captioning

Registration for Accessibility Camp DC is still open, though only a few spots are available. Go to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/accessibility-camp-dc-tickets-429501651 to register.

Accessibility Camp DC is a free event held at the Martin Luther King Library in Washington, DC from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 9:30 AM once library opens.

The Martin Luther King (MLK) Library is located at:

901 G St NW, Room 215
Washington, DC 20001-4531

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Carolyn Kelley Klinger

I'm a technical communication consultant working primarily in the bioinformatics field and also designing and delivering training classes on 508 compliance for electronic documents. I have been involved with the STC Washington, DC - Baltimore chapter since 1994 and am an STC Fellow.