In Search of Speakers
We are looking for speakers for the next few months for our events.
If you have a topic you want to talk about please contact us at email@example.com with any talk ideas.
You don't have to be local to the Washington, DC or Batlimore, MD area, since we can Skype you in or some other means of video.
Date and Location
We have monthly accessibility meet-ups for Accessibility DC at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library here in Washington, DC, normally on the third Tuesday of the month. This months talk will be on November 20, 2012, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
The Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Library is located at:
901 G St NW, Room 215
Washington, DC 20001-4531
Register to Attend
Please make sure to register to attend the Accessibility DC meet-up so we have an idea how many people are attending.
Below is a breakdown of the schedule and how the upcoming meeting. Would greatly appreciate it if you can make sure you are on time so we can get started on time.
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM - Welcome everyone.
6:45 PM - 8:15 PM - This month's Accessibility DC meet-up will be by Victoria Richards.
Victoria is a Public Affairs Specialist for the U.S. Social Security Administration.
She has been a Graphic Designer for 21 years; 13 years with the State of Maryland, and eight with Social Security Administration. Prior to that she spent six years as a Public Affairs Assistant with the U.S. Forces in Germany. She create and maintain publications and other public information materials related to the Social Security Programs in English and 16 other languages. These materials are published in printed form and for the web in HTML and accessible PDF formats. She taught designers in her team how to easily and successfully convert all types of documents into accessible PDF. She informally consults with Adobe Systems and their Accessibility team on improving workflows and processes for document conversion.
She has presented sessions on creating Accessible PDFs from InDesign at national graphic design conferences and the InDesign user groups in the Greater Baltimore/Washington region.
Her talk will be about making PDF's Accessible
- Easy steps to make just about any document accessible
- How to identify and correct common errors in PDFs
We are always looking for someone to lead a discussion or presentation about anything accessibility related for the group. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any talk ideas you would be willing to do.
Twitter - @jfc3
Cell - 703-587-2458