Thursday October 26 & Friday October 27, 2017
(Workshops: Wednesday October 25)
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)
The symposium includes workshops, presentations and published proceedings from peer reviewed submissions.
Registration is open until Sunday, October 22. There is no on-site registration.
With researchers and practitioners coming from far and wide, there will be space for impromptu meetings among attendees on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.
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Partnership for Public Service Conference Center, Washington DC 1100 New York Avenue NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC 20005, USA
The last day to guarantee the room rate at the hotel was September 22. The room block has filled, but has now been expanded, so the following links may work depending on when the additional rooms are filled. If the rooms are filled, the hotel may still be able to book you at the event rate. To inquire, call the hotel directly and quote the "ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium Room Block": +1-202-898-9000
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001-4427 The hotel is one block from the symposium venue. Room Rate: $259 (Reserve Your Room Here)
Starting the Monday following the ICT Testing Symposium is the three day ASSETS conference (in Baltimore, MD, a short drive from Washington, DC). "The ASSETS conference explores the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults." ASSETS is the annual conference of the Association of Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing (ACM-SIGACCESS).
The Friday lunch session at the ICT Testing Symposium, "The Profession, and Professionals", will feature a speaker from SIGACCESS. Note: The ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium is not affiliated with ACM-SIGACCESS or the ASSETS conference.
With support from the 2017 ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium Committee, The 2017 Accessibility Testing Symposium is organized by Accessibility Track Consulting, LLC
Image credits: “Washington, DC, Skyline” (Cropped from original) by Ed Uthman (CC BY-SA 2.0) . “The Art Deco 1100 New York Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C.” by AgnosticPreachersKid (CC BY-SA 3.0) 2016 event photos by John Rempel. Used with permission.