(T5) The Revolution in PDF Accessibility (30 minutes)
Presenter: Adam Spencer, Accessibil-IT
Abstract: Demonstrating the only application to create 100% accessible and compliant PDF files from Microsoft Word.
Audience: Faculty and Tutors, Content Editors and Production Teams, Web Developers and Designers, IT Specialists, Student Services Staff, Vendors to PSE, Policy Administrators, Procurement Staff
- How to develop a sustainable approach to document accessibility
- How all users in an organization can cost effectively generate accessible and compliant content
- Realize that PDF isn’t dead and just became the most robust platform for content sharing again!
Biography: Adam Spencer - Adam Spencer is the Head of Document Accessibility Services for Accessibil-IT Inc, a dedicated PDF accessibility specialist. As an active member on a number of ISO Committees for PDF and PDF Accessibility, Adam was also an active contributor to the development of the new international standards known as PDF/UA to ensure the accessibility and usability of PDF and adaptive technologies. Adam is also the Vice-Chair of the Canadian Advisory Committee on TC 171 and TC 171/SC2 PDF and PDF Accessibility for the Standards Council of Canada.
Updated December 16, 2015 by Student & Academic Services