Global Accessibility Awareness Day

— 1:00pm

In Person - Cohon University Center

A conference-style programming about digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities

8:30 am →  Registration/Breakfast/Vendor Tables Open (Connan Room)
9:00 - 10:30 am →  Announcements/Keynote Presentation  (McConomy Auditorium)

     ►Chancey Fleet is a Blind tech educator and activist based in Brooklyn. She is the founding Assistive Technology Coordinator at the New York Public Library, where she runs a free- peer-powered tech coaching service that connects library patrons with print-reading disabilities to 150 hours of one-to-one coaching each month; curates a rotating selection of workshops on tech topics with accessibility in mind; and runs the Dimensions Lab for free and open tactile graphics creation. Chancey is a 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. She serves as President of the National Federation of the Blind’s Assistive Technology Trainers’ Division.  Check out Chancey’s library. 10:45 - 11:45 am  Breakout Sessions
  • Making Educational Materials Accessible (McKenna Room)
  • Reframing Language to Promote Age-Inclusive Digital Spaces (Peter Room)
  • Practical Steps to Inclusive Content, Design, and More for the Neurodiverse Community (Wright Room)
12:00 - 12:45 pm →  Data Visualization Discussion & Lunch (McConomy Auditorium)

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