Accessibility Camp DC

Accessibility Camp DC

Web Accessibility Un-conference

Accessibility Camp DC is an annual un-conference held each October at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library where people discuss web accessibility in an open environment.

For details and to register go to: http://www.accessibilitycampdc.org/

For more information on the world wide accessibilitycamp movement go to: http://www.accessibilitycamp.org/

This event is run like a typical BarCamp, which is an un-conference, where the people attending are the speakers.  Please come with a talk or discussion in mind.

Registration is free and available via the above website.

Some suggestions for talks are listed below. If you have other ideas, send them to us or add them to the wiki, once we have that ready.
  • 508 Compliance or WCAG 2.0
  • Practical Ways to Make Your Website Accessible
  • Accessible PDFs
  • Making Flash Accessible
  • What is WAI-ARIA - (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications)
  • Accessible Video and Transcription
  • Panel Discussion on “Issues Effecting Individuals with Disabilities on the Web”
  • Captioning
  • Mobile Application Accessibility
  • Schedule

Below is a schedule for the day. Please arrive on time for registration so we can begin on time.

9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Registration

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - General announcements about Accessibility Camp DC, sponsors and creating the rest of the event schedule of speakers.

Each talk will be 45 minutes including questions and then attendees will have 15 minutes to get to their next talk. We can have four talks going on at the same time if we have enough people to talk or facilitate a discussion.

11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - First set of talks

12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Second set of talks

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Lunch

2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Third set of talks

3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Fourth set of talks

4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Fifth set of talks

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Closing remarks and clean-up.