Wednesday, May 17 • 3:20pm - 3:50pm
Accessible Content and Publishers: I'm on the Right Track, Baby I Was Born this Way!

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In the last session of three session we look at accessible course content, which falls into one of three descriptions: born accessible, buy accessible, and finding accessible. These may seem straightforward, but they are interconnected ideas that together guide assurances that content is accessible for all. This conversation focuses on publishers coming together with suppliers and institutions for an open dialog about what born, buy and finding accessible means and to define what is needed by each member of this community to get and stay on the track towards fully inclusive publishing.

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Markus Gylling

IMS Global, Solutions Architect

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Rachel Comerford

Senior Director of Content Standards, Macmillan Learning
As the Director of Content Standards at Macmillan Learning, Rachel helps to implement and maintain industry and internal standards in content, platforms, and processes. Her work includes establishing internal accessibility, metadata, and EPUB implementation guides that align with... Read More →
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Rick Johnson

VP of Product Strategy, VitalSource
Rick Johnson is the Vice President of Product Strategy, and one of the founders of Vital Source Technologies, Inc.  Vital Source, a division of the Ingram Content Group, is the maker of Bookshelf®, the most widely used platform for delivery of electronic textbooks in the world... Read More →
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George Kerscher

Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium
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Jonathan Thurston

Head of Accessibility Product Management, Pearson
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Christian Vinten-Johansen

Manager, IT Accessibility Team; Co-chair Accessible Technology and Information Initiative, Pennsylvania State University

Wednesday May 17, 2017 3:20pm - 3:50pm MDT
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