Conference on accessible media, Web and technology coming next month

By Staff

Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference is set for Nov. 12-16 at the Westin Westminster.

The conference focuses on the implementation and benefits of Accessible Media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the university, business and public setting. The event draws experts from around the country and across the globe in the area of accessible media, Universal Design and best practices for Web and media design.

Derek Featherstone, internationally known authority on accessibility, web development, and author, will be this year's AHG keynote speaker. Creator of in-depth courses on HTML, CSS, DOM Scripting, and Web 2.0 applications, his approach never fails to champion the cause of Web standards and universal accessibility. As founder of Simply Accessible, he has been an in-demand consultant to government agencies, educational institutions and private sector companies since 1999. He also will conduct hands-on workshops and other sessions at the conference.

Participants from University of Colorado campuses are eligible for a 5 percent discount on conference registration fees. Use the discount code cu4ahg2012 to receive the CU discount.

Visit the conference page at to access registration and for other information.

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