Accessibility Summit Conference

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 9:00am to 5pm

University of Michigan Union, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Join us for a full-day online conference with experts on web accessibility, presented by Environments for Humans. Learn strategies for universal design, mobile accessibility, how people with disabilities access the web, accessibility testing and more.

With the generous support and partnership from the University of Michigan Office of Institutional Equity and an anonymous sponsor, we will host the Environments for Humans Accessibility Summit at no cost for those who attend.

Speaker Schedule (as of September 10, 2010)

Lunch at 1pm (only 1/2 hour)

Location

University of Michigan Union (map)
Anderson Room
530 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308

Cost and Registration

There is no cost to attend the conference. but registration is required. Attendees registered online via Guestlist.

Sold out

We have filled all our seats for hosting the Accessibility Summit at the Michigan Union. If you are interested in the Accessibility Summit conference, purchase tickets to view the conference as an individual or group at the Environments for Humans website.

Additional Information

  • Arrive before 9:00am since the session begins promptly.
  • The online conference will be presented via the Internet via Adobe Connect and will be viewed via a projector.
  • Attendees don’t need to bring their laptops, except for note taking.
  • The conference room will only have wireless Internet available to those with University of Michigan access.

While the conference is free, those attending will need to arrange for their own lunch (half-hour lunch break). Lunch is available from several restaurants in the Michigan Union as well as local Ann Arbor restaurants within walking distance.

Questions? Email events {at} miupa dot org.

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6 Responses to “Accessibility Summit Conference”

  1. The conference schedule has been updated. Please note that the conference will have a half-hour lunch break, scheduled from 1pm to 1:30pm. The conference extends to 5:30pm.

  2. Hello,

    I see the event is sold out, is there any way to find out if seats open up? We have a group of 2-4 interested in attending.

    Thanks,
    Richard Rathnaw

  3. Hi Richard,

    Yes, all the seats were registered within a week of the announcement! We had to move the venue once already due to the number of people who registered. I’ll announce any seats that become available via my Twitter account @redcrew.

  4. Just to be clear, Michigan Usability Professionals is hosting a meeting room for the Accessibility Summit conference. Our meeting room venue is full.

    However, online conference tickets are still available for purchase for you to view as an individual or as a group at the Environments for Humans website.

  5. One ticket is available for the MI UPA hosting of the Accessibility Summit conference. Register online at http://ow.ly/2LAUx

  6. Due to last minute cancellations, four spaces are available for the Accessibility Summit conference. Register by 9:30pm tonight to claim spots.

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