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The 2018 ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium: Mobile Testing, 508 Revision, and Beyond


The 3rd annual ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium will take place on

Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8, 2018. Arlington, Virginia, USA

Pre-event workshops and hackathons:
Tuesday, November 6.

Pre-Event "Accessibility Testing 101" two-day introductory course for testing beginners
Monday, November 5 and Tuesday, November 6.

Call For Proposals

Download the Call For Proposals for the 2018 Symposium

Deadline for papers, panels, workshops and hackathon submissions:
Friday, April 27, 2018

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The 2018 Competition is currently open for entries

Are you CSUN-bound this week? Meet ICT 2018 Committee Members!

There happen to be 16 presentations by ICT 2018 committee members at CSUN 2018.

Keynote Speaker

Lainey Feingold

Lainey Feingold is a disability rights lawyer focusing on digital access, an international speaker, and the author of Structured Negotiation, A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits. Lainey's book is packed with win-win stories of accessibility advocacy with some of the largest organizations in the U.S., all without lawsuits. In 2017 Lainey was named one of the 13 Legal Rebels by the ABA Journal, the national magazine of the American Bar Association. That year she was also named the individual recipient of the John W. Cooley Lawyer as Problem Solver award, given annually by the Dispute Resolution Section of the ABA. Lainey has twice been recognized with a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) award (2000 and 2014) for her digital accessibility and Structured Negotiation legal work.

Previous events: Archive Programs and Proceedings

What's been presented before? Find the 2016 and 2017 Archives on the Programs Page

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Upload Your Submission

The submission deadline is April 27. Upload your 1,000 word submission here.

For questions about any type of submission, contact the appropriate Chair.

Competition Entry

The competition is open until all slots are filled. Enter the cometition here.


The venue will be George Mason University’s Arlington Campus, located at
3351 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201, USA

The venue is on the DC Metro (Virginia Square-GMU Station), and easily accessed by Washington National Airport (DCA) and Dulles International Airport (IAD)


The conference hotel will be the Westin Arlington Gateway, located at 801 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA, 22203

A link to book using the Symposium Room Block will be posted soon

Get on the 2018 Event Mailing List

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Congratulations to our 2017 Awards Winners!

Student travel awards kindly sponsored by

Renfro Consulting

Best Paper and Best Presentation awards kindly sponsored by

The Paciello Group. A VFO Company
JAWS for Windows

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,
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 2018 ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium Committee,
The 2018 Accessibility Testing Symposium is organized by Accessibility Track

Accessibility Track Logo

Image credits:
“George Mason University -- Fairfax Drive Arlington (VA) Campus December 2011" (cropped from original) by Ron Cogswell (CC BY 2.0).
Award Photos by Caroline Law (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).