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Enlisting Authors To Make Conference Presentations More Accessible

March 17, 2021

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Scholarly video is on the rise today in no small part due to the rise of virtual events– which are, on the whole, a massive opportunity to make conferences more accessible and inclusive. However, the same accommodations that are needed at in-person conferences, such as sign-language interpreters, are also required in the virtual world. If anything, it is easier to make content accessible online than it is in a physical environment: there is more time to prepare (and pre-record presentations), and there already exists web technology and standards that can be applied to make event platforms accessible. View full article