Conference Program At-a-Glance

DAY ONE: Monday, June 12, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – IAAP Exams

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Registration

1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Plenary Session

Salon 4: IAAP Access 2017 Kick-off: “Accessibility Drivers in the Global Marketplace”

  • Advancing the Accessibility Profession:
    • IAAP President’s Kick-off Remarks
    • IAAP Global Leadership Council and Management Remarks
    • Update on IAAP and Accessibility Certification Programs
    • Global Trends in the Accessibility Profession
  • Global Trends in Compliance:
    • U.S. Access Board Introductory Remarks
    • Panel: Public Procurement: Section 508 Refresh, EN standard, U.S. Department of Justice
    • International Policy Developments

3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. – Refreshment Break, Showcase Opens

Parallel Sessions

4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Salon 3: IAAP Technical Track: Towards WCAG 2.1

Studio D: IAAP Organizational Track: Digital Accessibility Legal Update

Studio E:  IAAP Technical Track: The Shift to UD: Challenges and Strategies

Studio F: IAAP Technical Track: Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Technology (Sponsored Track)

4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Studio B: Inclusive Higher Education Forum: ICT Accessibility in Higher Ed: Global Progress

5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Studio B: Inclusive Higher Education Forum: ICT Accessibility Implementation in Higher Ed: Success Factors

5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – IAAP Speed Networking Event / Showcase

DAY TWO: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. – Registration

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Plenary: Opening, Keynote, Panel: “The Future of Accessibility with Artificial Intelligence and Robotics”

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Refreshment Break

Parallel Sessions

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Studio B: Innovation in Enabling Environments: What’s Up with the IoT and Consumer Electronics?

Studio D: Accessibility for Better Branding: The Pervasive Impact of Accessibility on Brands

Studio E: End User Solutions: Cognitive & Learning

Studio F: Connected Citizens: Security and Privacy for Assistive Solutions

Salon 3: IAAP Technical Track: The Latest in Automated Tools for Accessibility

Salon 5-6: Ecosystem Prospective: The Impact of 5G on Accessible and Assistive Services

12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch Break

Parallel Sessions

1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Studio B: Innovation in Enabling Environments: Real Time Ridesharing, Robotaxi and Self-Driving Car

Studio D: Accessibility for Better Branding: Enhancing Market Share with Accessible Communications & e-Commerce

Studio E: End User Solutions: Designing for Seniors

Studio F: Connected Citizens: Social Media and Collaborative Platforms

Salon 3: IAAP Technical Track: Setting Standards for Accessibility Testing

Salon 5-6: Ecosystem Prospective: Financing Assistive Technology Ecosystem

Salon 7: Sponsored Session: JAN-UWV Workplace Accommodation App

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. – Refreshment Break

Parallel Sessions

3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Studio B: Innovation in Enabling Environments: Robotics Solutions

Studio D: Accessibility for Better Branding: Best in Class Solutions for Consumer Markets: A Fortune 500 Scorecard

Studio E: End User Solutions: Blind & Low Vision

Studio F: Connected Citizens: Smart Cities, Accessible Environments, TNCs 

Salon 3: IAAP Technical Track: Mobile Web & Native Apps: Accessibility Requirements & Directions

Salon 5-6: Ecosystem Prospective: Higher Ed Good Practices in Teaching Accessibility

4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Break

4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Plenary: FCC Keynote and Chairman’s AAA Awards

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Cocktail

DAY THREE: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. – Registration

8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Plenary: Keynote, Panel: “New Partnerships for Accessibility”

Parallel Sessions

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Studio B: Knowledge Contents Accessibility: Brainstorming: How to Foster the Adoption of Accessibility Curricula?

Studio D: Scaling-Up Accessibility: Innovative Services from Mobile Operators around the World

Studio E: End User Solutions: Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Studio F: From Labs to the Marketplace: Virtual & Augmented Reality

Salon 3: Health, Safety and Smart Living: Health and Home Care Apps and Services

Salon 5: IAAP Organizational Track: Re-Think Employment Based on Ability: How Innovation Enables Scalable Difference

10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. – Refreshment Break

Parallel Sessions

11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Studio B: Knowledge Contents Accessibility: Accessibility Progress in Digital Book Publishing

Studio D: Scaling-Up Accessibility: Real Time Text: A Roadmap for Global Adoption

Studio E: End User Solutions: Mobility & Dexterity

Studio F: From Labs to the Marketplace: Artificial Intelligence Applied to Accessibility

Salon 3: Health, Safety and Smart Living: Closing the Gap in Senior User Adoption

Salon 5: IAAP Organizational Track: Fostering an Accessibility Culture

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch Break

Parallel Sessions

1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Studio B: Knowledge Contents Accessibility: Media on the Internet

Studio D: Scaling-Up Accessibility: Financial Services Accessibility: From Compliance to Customer Satisfaction and Market Development

Studio E: End User Solutions: Wearable Computing Solutions

Studio F: From Labs to the Marketplace: Standards for Navigation Apps and Services

Salon 3: Health, Safety and Smart Living: Smart Homes and Appliances

Salon 5: IAAP Organizational Track: Accessibility Competency Requirements throughout an Organization

2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Break

3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Closing: What’s Next for Accessibility Innovations: Top Predictions from Participants

3:45 p.m. – Adjournment

 

Program Committee Coordination:

  • Francesca Cesa Bianchi
    Vice President, Institutional Relations
    G3ict
    Tel. 678-534-8518
    fcesabianchi@g3ict.org
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