by Andrew Kirkpatrick, Group Product Manager, Accessibility
The California State University at Northridge’s Conference on Disability (commonly referred to as CSUN) is coming later this month, and we do feel that it is beneficial to attend this important accessibility event. We enjoy the opportunity to share important information and news, and to have many conversations with users of Adobe technologies.
This CSUN will be a very busy one for Adobe, with several sessions and events that I want to provide a heads-up for. Here’s our schedule of events:
Tuesday, March 23 – Preconference Session
Accessible Websites and PDF Documents with Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Acrobat (Wednesday at 1:30-3:30 pm Madeline AB-PC Lab)
Wednesday, March 24
Accessibility Support for Designers in Adobe Creative Suite (8:00-9:00am Gregory AB-Adobe)
Access to PDF: Developments in Support of Assistive Technology with Adobe Acrobat (9:20-10:20am Emma AB)
Accessible eBooks, ePub, DAISY, and Adobe (10:40-11:40am Gregory AB-Adobe)
Accessible Web Conferencing Update (1:50-2:50pm Gregory AB-Adobe)
Thursday, March 25
Adobe Flex and Adobe AIR for Accessible Rich Internet Applications (8:00-9:00am Gregory AB-Adobe)
Adobe Open Forum (10:40-11:40am Gregory AB-Adobe)
[To clarify this session, this is chance to ask questions, raise concerns, and discuss topics with the Adobe accessibility team in an open setting]
Assistive Technology Access to Adobe Flash and PDF (1:50-2:50pm Gregory AB-Adobe)
Understanding the End User Role in PDF Accessibility (with AFB Consulting) (3:10-4:10pm Betsy AB)
Friday, March 26
PDF Accessibility – Best Practices for Authoring (8:00-9:00am Gregory AB-Adobe)
PDF Troubleshooting for Blind and Low Vision Users (with AFB Consulting) (10:40-11:40am Gregory AB-Adobe)
[This session is providing a chance to talk with Adobe staff from the Acrobat and Accessibility teams about specific issues accessing PDF files or to try to learn new techniques to access PDF files.]
Video Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users in Adobe Flash (1:50-2:50pm Gregory AB-Adobe)
In addition, we are sponsoring the CSUN Tweetup on Wednesday night from 6-8pm in the Elizabeth Ballroom.
Adobe will also have a booth (San Diego 315), so please come by and say hello and ask questions or share your thoughts.