CSUN 2017 Google Suite Agenda

Location: Seaport G

Wednesday 3/1

Time

Presentation

Description

Speakers

10:00am

New Accessibility Products and Features from Google

Join us to hear announcements from several Google teams about products, tools and features that will be presented in more detail throughout the conference!

Ken Goldman, Laura Palmaro

11:00am

What's new in Android Accessibility and Testing Tools

Learn more about the latest accessibility improvements to Android, and innovations in developer testing tools.

Maya Ben Ari, Casey Burkhardt

1:20pm

Android TalkBack and BrailleBack

Learn about the latest developments in TalkBack and BrailleBack.

Victor Tsaran

2:20pm

Google Apps Accessibility

Learn more about the latest accessibility improvements to Google Apps.

Roger Benz

3:20pm

Indoor Navigation Research

Google's Tango devices can track motion and sense distances to objects. We'll report on research prototypes that use Tango to provide indoor navigation guidance.

Ken Goldman, Charles Chen, Yu Zhong, Rui Min

4:20pm

An Introduction to Accessibility UX Research

Work on a11y in a professional context and would like to learn more about user research? Come learn about methodologies, processes and best practices.

Astrid Weber, Jen Devins

Thursday 3/2

Time

Presentation

Description

Speakers

8:00am

Creating Accessible Documents with Google Docs

Join us to learn best practices for creating accessible documents and presentations with Google Docs

Astrid Weber, Jen Devins

9:00am

Accessible Blockly: Rethinking a Visual Programming Editor for Kids

Come learn about Accessible Blockly, a version of the Blockly visual programming editor for kids that is usable by screen reader users.

Kevin Chao, Yi-Yi Kung, Jon Abrams, Cory Diers

10:00am

Chrome and Chrome OS Accessibility

Learn about built-in accessibility features of Chrome & Chrome OS. Leading engineers will also demo our screenreader ChromeVox Next, Braille support, and more.

Dominic Mazzoni, David Tseng, Nektarios Paisios, Alice Boxhall, Laura Palmaro

11:00am

Google Search and Assistant

Learn how Google Search/Assistant with voice and text input can be indispensable tools for productivity and fun (across web, desktop and mobile platforms).

Kiran Kaja

12:00pm

Teach Access Ice Cream Meet-Up

Members of the Teach Access Organization will meet up in the Google suite to network and talk with CSUN attendees about our mission, the work we're doing, and answer any questions about how to get involved.

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1:20pm

Next-Generation Devices to Help People with Movement Disorders & Limited Dexterity

Try new hand-held robotic systems and learn about other hardware devices Google is creating to improve quality of life for people with limited dexterity.

John Redmond

2:20pm

Android Switch Access for People with Motor Impairments

Learn about Switch Access: new features and configuration options to help users with significant motor impairments access Android efficiently.

Anna Galusza

3:20pm

Closed Captions and Subtitles at YouTube

Learn about improvements and innovations in automatic closed captioning.

Noah Wang, Caile Collins

Friday 3/3

Time

Presentation

Description

Speakers

9:00am

Google Play Accessibility: Play Store and Play Apps

We redesigned Play Music, Play Books, Play Newsstand, & more, so please join us for a fun session to play & learn!

Karo Caran, Andrew Shebanow

10:00am

Google Home: An Eyes-Free Assistant for Your Home

Discover the many capabilities of Google Home, the eyes-free Google Assistant device designed to enhance your home environment.

Kiran Kaja

11:00am

Devtools Accessibility

Join members of the Devtools team to learn about recent accessibility improvements within Chrome Developer Tools.

Alice Boxhall, Rob Dodson, Hans Hillen

1:20pm

Tips and Tricks for Docs and Drive

A rapid-fire session to give users and trainers some pointers on using Docs & Drive using accessibility-related features they may not know.

Shawn Lauriat

3:20pm

Q&A: Accessibility Guidelines, The Next Generation

Come give your thoughts and ask questions about the goals, process, and priorities of the next major WAI accessibility guidelines following the 2.x versions

Jeanne Spellman, Michael Cooper, Shawn Lauriat