Conference Schedule

 

 

Time Session Name Speakers Location
7 - 8 am
BREAKFAST
included with morning sessions and certification class
  Sky Lounge
8 am - noon Open Source Tools for Evaluating and Inspecting Web Accessibility Jon Gunderson Birmingham (Bridges)
8 am - noon Making Adobe Creative Cloud Less Cloudy Joseph Labrecque Smithfield (Bridges)
8 am - noon Learning HTML5 and CSS David Gallerizzo Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
8 am - noon Certified Government Digital Services Professional (CGDSP) Certification Class Dr. Alan Shark Benendum
noon  - 1 pm
LUNCH
included with afternoon sessions and certification class
  Sky Lounge
1 - 5 pm Agile Security Compliance With Infrastructure as Code in the Cloud Mike Nescot Birmingham (Bridges)
1 - 5 pm Transforming Static Content into Digital Self-Service Cynthia Francis
Becky Jo Glover
Smithfield (Bridges)
1 - 5 pm Digital Accessibility for Developers Dawn Watkins Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
1 - 5 pm Certified Government Digital Services Professional (CGDSP) Certification Class Dr. Alan Shark Benendum
7 - 9 pm
WELCOME RECEPTION 
   

 

Time Session Name Speakers Location
8 - 9 am
BREAKFAST
  King's Garden 4/5
9 - 10:30 am OPENING KEYNOTE: Data for Action: Lessons from the field Erica Raleigh King's Garden 4/5
10:30 - 10:45 am Passing period (Talk to sponsors)    
10:45 am - noon From Blah to Brilliant: How to Move Along the Plain Language Spectrum Katherine Spivey Sterlings 1/2/3
10:45 am - noon Emergency Communications: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Irma Rachel Taft
Nicholas Azzara
Birmingham (Bridges)
10:45 am - noon Behind the wheel: Get the data you need to drive decisions Olivia Davis Smithfield (Bridges)
10:45 am - noon The Workings of Wordpress Jamie Klenetsky Fay Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
noon - 1 pm
LUNCH
  King's Garden 4/5
1 - 2:15 pm Homemade: Making, Enduring and Embracing the Decision to build your site in house Gregg Turnbull Sterlings 1/2/3
1 - 2:15 pm 5 Easy Ways to Adapt Your Web Content to Your Community Martin Lind
Jason Huber
Birminghams (Bridges)
1 - 2:15 pm Making WCAG 2.0 AA Compliance a Web Strategy: Design Planning, Audit & Implementation Theonic Way Smithfield (Bridges)
1 - 2:15 pm Storytelling With Data Eric Miller Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
2:15 - 2:30 pm Passing Period (Talk to sponsors)    

2:30 - 3:45 pm
Making Accessible PDFs Dawn Watkins Sterlings 1/2/3
2:30 - 3:45 pm Creating Accessible and Responsive Forms Leslie Labrecque Birmingham (Bridges)
2:30 - 3:45 pm Adventures in Open Data Using open data as a catalyst for management improvements and website updates Mike Mahaffie Smithfield (Bridges)
2:30 - 3:45 pm Building and Managing a Content Communication Strategy Shannah Hayley Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
3:45 - 4:15 pm
BREAK
(snacks/beverages)
  Commonwealth 1/2
4:15 - 5:30 pm Web Security - How to Protect Your Site Online Aurora Morales Sterlings 1/2/3
4:15 - 5:30 pm Developing a Cloud Warrior Trish Hughes
Conrad Gonzales
Birmingham (Bridges)
4:15 - 5:30 pm Public Records: Balancing Government Transparency and Individual Privacy Reed Duecy-Gibbs Smithfield (Bridges)
4:15 - 5:30 pm Accessibility on a Budget Peter Shikli Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
7:00 pm
N3
Vendor sponsored networking events
  Off-site

 

Time Session Name Speakers Location
8 - 9 am
BREAKFAST
  King's Garden 4/5
9 - 10:30 am THURSDAY KEYNOTE   King's Garden 4/5
10:30 - 10:45 am Passing period (Talk to sponsors)    
10:45 am - noon UX IRL Chuck Johnston Sterlings 1/2/3
10:45 am - noon Using Technology to Boost Human Connection Laura Scott Birmingham (Bridges)
10:45 am - noon Using Chrome Developer Tools to Debug Your JavaScript Paulette Neal-Allen Smithfield (Bridges)
10:45 am - noon The Shifting Paradigm Sascha Ohler Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
noon - 1 pm
LUNCH
Vendor Giveaways
  King's Garden 4/5
1 - 2:15 pm Get your content under control: Developing a communications strategy that increases engagement Allison Hamilton
Hadiza Buge
Sterlings 1/2/3
1 - 2:15 pm 3 Social Media Legal Threats Every Web Professional Must Defend Their Agency From Anil Chawla
Frankie Rios
Jennifer Chapman
Birmingham (Bridges)
1 - 2:15 pm Telling a Data Driven Story: The Larimer County Jail Dashboard Gregg Turnbull Smithfield (Bridges)
1 - 2:15 pm Creating 508 and ADA Compliant Online Services Andrew Liebelt
Kimberly Wright
Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
2:15 - 2:30 pm Passing period (Talk to sponsors)    
2:30 - 3:45 pm Open Data for Direct Public Engagement Joe Izenman Sterlings 1/2/3
2:30 - 3:45 pm Why You Must Ensure That Accessibility is Part of Your UX Process  Scott Rubenstein Birmingham (Bridges)
2:30 - 3:45 pm Transforming Your Website from Blah to Bold  Lynn Stuart Smithfield (Bridges)
2:30 - 3:45 pm Online Forms – Making it happen with a limited budget

Diana Cleland

Ft. Pitt (Bridges)
3:45 - 4:15 pm
BREAK
(snacks/beverages)
  Commonwealth 1/2
4:15 - 5 pm MEMBER MEETING Members only giveaways   Sterlings 1/2/3
6:30 pm
PINNACLE AWARDS BANQUET
sponsored by Siteimprove
 

King's Garden 4/5

 

Time Session Name Speakers Location
8 - 9 am
BREAKFAST
  King's Garden 4/5
9 - 10:30 am CLOSING KEYNOTE   King's Garden 4/5
10:30 - 11 am Closing comments and giveaways   King's Garden 4/5

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