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The 2017 ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium: Automated & Manual Testing, WCAG 2.1, and Beyond

Took place on Thursday October 26 & Friday October 27, 2017 with Workshops on Wednesday October 25

at the Partnership for Public Service Conference Center, Washington DC

PEER REVIEWED · PUBLISHED · OPEN · INTERACTIVE · ORIGINAL

The event featured workshops, papers, and panelists from

AccessibilityOz · ACM-SIGACCESS · Aira · AMAC (Georgia Tech) · Benetech · Bentley University · DAISY Consortium · Deque Systems · Educational Testing Service (ETS) · Freedom Scientific · ICF International · Interactive Accessibility · International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) · Level Access (SSB Bart Group) · Macmillan Publishing · National Federation of the Blind · New Editions Consulting · Tenon · Towson University · U.S Department of Homeland Security · U.S. Department of Justice · University of Illinois · University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign · W3C-WAI · WebAIM (Utah State University)

Archive Program and Proceedings

The symposium included workshops, presentations and published proceedings from peer reviewed submissions.

Find the 2016 and 2017 Archives on the Programs Page

Thumbnail image of Final Program Document

The 3rd annual Symposium (2018)

Dates and venue

The organizers are scoping out venues and dates. The 2018 Committee will be meeting in early January. Expect the Call For Proposals announcement by the end of January, 2018.

Get on the 2018 Event Mailing List

To get updates for the 2018 event, and email reminders prior to important dates, sign up for the announcements mailing list.

Twitter

For now, you will also be able to follow developments using the 2017 account:


2017 Sponsorship Thanks

Student travel awards kindly sponsored by

Deque
Renfro Consulting

Best Paper and Best Presentation awards kindly sponsored by

The Paciello Group. A VFO Company
JAWS for Windows


Congratulations to our 2017 Awards Winners!

Best Student Paper
Phillip Roberts, Georgia Institute of Technology
Presented by Katie Haritos-Shea and Laura Renfro

ICT 2017 Best Student Paper Award Winner, Phillip Roberts. With Katie Haritos-Shea and Laura Renfro

Social Impact Award
Karl Groves, Tenon.io
Presented by Chris Law

ICT 2017 Social Imapact Award Winner, Karl Groves. With Chris Law

Best Paper:
Peter McNally, Bentley University
Presented by Matt Feldman

ICT 2017 Best Paper Award Winner, Peter McNally. With Matt Feldman

Best Presentation
Alistair Garrison, Level Access
Presented by Matt Feldman

ICT 2017 Best Presentation Award Winner, Alistair Garrison. With Matt Feldman

More photos from the 2017 Symposium...


With support from the 2017 ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium Committee,
The 2017 Accessibility Testing Symposium is organized by Accessibility Track Consulting, LLC

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Image credits:
“Washington, DC, Skyline” (Cropped from original) by Ed Uthman (CC BY-SA 2.0) .
Award Photos by Caroline Law (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).