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Crawford Technologies Hosts Three Days of Educational Document Accessibility Content at 2022 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

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Toronto, ON – Crawford Technologies, provider of innovative document solutions that streamline, improve and manage customer communications,announced today it will be hosting a Showcase Suite offering three days of educational content and interactive workshops on a variety of document accessibility topics at the 2022 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. The premier conference on assistive technology, CSUN is being held March 14-18 in Anaheim, California. As a sponsor of the event, Crawford Technologies will also be exhibiting and speaking at the conference. 

In Booth 515, Crawford Technologies will demonstrate AccessibilityNow®, the market-leading platform that offers advanced document accessibility solutions for static and transactional documents. Leveraging AI and automation, AccessibilityNow can convert all types of documents to different accessible formats, including accessible PDF, PDF/UA, accessible HTML5, braille, large print, e-text and audio, at scale, with accuracy and speed. Additionally, with the company’s recentacquisition of Open Access Technologies (OAT), additional functionality was added to this robust suite of solutions to help organizations make website documents accessible. It allows users to monitor the health of content on websites to ensure all PDF, MS Office and EPUB documents on the website are compliant with accessibility standards. 

Crawford Technologies will present the following educational document accessibility content in Showcase Suite Platinum #4:

Tuesday, March 15

  • 10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Workshop: Remediate
  • 11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Document Accessibility for Higher Education
  • 1:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Accessible PDF/HTML Tables: Here's What You Need to Know
  • 2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Best Practices for Enterprise Document Accessibility
  • 3:20 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Automation vs. Manual Tagging: Some Factors to Consider 

Wednesday, March 16

  • 9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. – Accessible Formats: Why Your Customers Should Have a Choice
  • 10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Simplifying Accessibility with Find, Test and Fix
  • 11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Making MS Word Accessible - 5 Reasons an Accessibility Word Wizard Will Help Enterprise Organizations Become More Inclusive
  • 2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Workshop: Remediate 

Thursday, March 17

  • 9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. – Website Content: How to Find It, Evaluate, Remediate and Maintain Compliance
  • 10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Best Practices for Implementing Accessible Wealth & Financial Services Documents
  • 11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Workshop: Remediate
  • 1:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Best Practices for Implementing Enterprise Document Accessibility Testing & QA for Document Accessibility
  • 2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Document Accessibility for Higher Education
  • 3:20 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Easy Manual and Automated PDF Remediation Tools

Crawford Technologies is also sponsoring a wine and cheese happy hour on Wednesday, March 16 from 3:20 - 5:00 p.m. in the Platinum #4 room.

For information about the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, click here.

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