2019-2020 Upcoming Accessibility and UI/UX Conferences, Updates

Conference Information Resources

Scheduled Conferences

Multiple dates, 2019

  • Gordon Research Conferences
    Location: various locations in the world (926 total biological, chemical, and physical scientific meetings throughout the year)

June 2019

July 2019

August 2019

September 2019

October 2019

November 2019

December 2019

January 2020

March 2020

July/August 2020

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Revised Section 508 Chapter 4 – Hardware

Register on the Accessibility Online website.

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Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Revised Section 508 Chapter 4 – Hardware (July 25)
The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place July 25 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and review requirements for hardware, including mobile devices, in the updated Section 508 Standards that the U.S. Access Board published in January. Presenters will cover requirements for operable parts, technologies with two-way voice communication, devices with display screens, closed caption and audio description processing technologies, closed functionality, and privacy, among others.

For more details or to register for this or other webinars in the free series, visit www.accessibilityonline.org/cioc-508/schedule.

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The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series provides helpful information and best practices for federal agencies in meeting their obligations under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act which ensures access to information and communication technology in the federal sector. This webinar series is made available by the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO Council in partnership with the Access Board.

Section 508 Best Practices: Revised Section 508 Chapter 4 – Hardware

July 25, 2017, 1:00- 2:30 (ET)

Presenters:

  • Bruce Bailey, IT Specialist, U.S. Access Board
  • Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board
  • Deborah Kaplan, Section 508 Policy Lead, Office of the CIO, HHS (moderator)

Register on the Accessibility Online website.

Virtual Conference: Apply Usability and Accessibility Skills to Your Work-3 Days

STC, together with UXPA, has a unique, three-day online event lined up for you September 24, 25, and 26. For two hours on each of those three days, you will follow presentations on many aspects of accessibility and usability and learn how they fit into the bigger picture of technical communication.

The current roster of speakers has some great names.

  • Changing the Way We Design Software presented by David Dick
  • Storytelling the Results of Heuristic Evaluation presented by Carol Barnum
  • Effectively Communicating UI presented by Karen Bachman
  • Usability Testing to Evaluate Web and Mobile Content presented by Cory Lebson
  • Writing for Everyone: SEO, ESL, Translation, and Accessibility presented by Char James-Tanny
  • Game On! Creating UX Gamified Products presented by Marta Rauch
  • The Ethics of Assessibility presented by Dan Voss

Visit the registration page at STC.org now for pricing and … registration!