Hi Team!

Please plan to join the Department of Rehabilitation (DoR) on October 14 and 15 for FREE viewings of the two-day 2015 Accessibility Summit! The 2015 Accessibility Summit is an event produced by Environments for Humans, an organization that brings together some of the Web’s most notable accessibility experts for Online Summits and Conferences.

DoR’s Disability Access Services is happy to pay the viewing fee and offer no-cost viewings of this annual two-day online Accessibility Summit to you as part of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) activities.

The live 2015 Accessibility Summit took place September 8 & 9, and, DoR will be showing every session of the Summit over the course of 3 half-day viewings during NDEAM on October 14 and 15. You are invited to attend one, two or all three of these Half-day viewings as DoR’s guest. (Doors are open and guests can come and go during the viewings).

Location of Viewings

Viewings will take place at Department of Rehabilitation’s Central Office, 721 Capitol Mall in Sacramento.

Half-day Viewing 1 – Wednesday, October 14
Time:         Topic:
8:00 AM     Accessibility in an Agile World, Jesse Hausler
9:00 AM     Apple Watch Accessibility, Paul Adam
10:00 AM   Accessibility Professional Certification, Glenda Sims
11:00 AM   Future Bliss: Make a Circuit with Me!, Elle Waters

Half-day Viewing 2 – Thursday, October 15
Time:         Topic:
8:00 AM     Is It Usable for People with Disabilities?, Whitney Quesenbery
9:00 AM     Future Web Accessibility User Testing, UX and Research, Jared Smith
10:00 AM   Usability in PDF and Word Form Creation, Joe Krack
11:00 AM   The Heart and Mind of Accessibility, Matt May

Half-day Viewing 3 – Thursday, October 15
Time:         Topic:
1:00 PM     Accessibility and the Language of Love, Dale Cruse
2:00 PM     Accessibility Testing Tools, Luis Garcia
3:00 PM     Demystifying WCAG 2.0, David MacDonald
4:00 PM     Web Accessibility WAI, Sharron Rush

How to Register for the 2015 Accessibility Summit Viewing
If you wish to attend any or all of these viewings, please send an email to joseph.krack@dor.ca.gov with the following information

Half-day Viewing(s) you would like to attend (1, 2, 3):
If you have any Reasonable Accommodation Requests:

If you have any questions, or need additional information, please call Joe Krack at 916-558-5766, or send an email to joseph.krack@dor.ca.gov . We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Accessibility Summit!