CSUN 2014 round-up

This was my first CSUN conference and it was a very enjoyable, if very tiring event. Having posted quite a few sets of notes from the sessions, I though an overview of the resources and experience would be helpful.

CSUN: Accessibility in an Agile World

Amy Chen, Olga Sokolova and Beth Bemis talk about how they incorporate accessibility into the agile process at Workday.

CSUN: Mobile Testing With the Viking & the Lumberjack

Billy and Karl mess with mobilesBilly Gregory and Karl Groves talk about demystifying and simplifying mobile testing with live demonstrations and straightforward techniques.

CSUN: WCAG evaluation methodology

Shadi Abou-Zahra and Eric Velleman spoke about the “Website accessibility conformance evaluation methodology” (WCAG-EM), i.e. how you test an entire website for accessibility.

CSUN: Crowdsourcing the Accessibility Awareness Problem

Presentation from Sassy Outwater with Billy Gregory and Sina Bahram on content creator awareness of accessibility practices, and how crowdsourcing might be the answer.

CSUN: The anatomy of an accessible app

Henny presenting.Henny Swan talks about the BBC’s approach to creating a recent mobile application.

CSUN: Accessibility theory vs implementation reality

Lessons learned from a project by Hans Hillen and Jennifer Gauvreau, what should have worked that didn’t! Lots of JAWs/IE bugs and how they got around them.

CSUN: Browser zoom sucks for low vision users

Denis Boudreau and Wayne Dick presented on why browser zoom sucks, firstly from the point of view of testing with WCAG, and then from a low-vision user’s point of view.

CSUN: Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines

Jeanne Spellman presentingJeanne Spellman presents about ATAG version 2, which is at a critical stage in the W3C process. If you are interested in web-authoring tools, please read this.

CSUN: Unified Accessibility Evaluation Methodology

A presentation by Jonathan Avila and Tim Springer of SSB Bart group about their accessibility auditing (evaluation) methodology.