Cryptzone Activities Planned for CSUN 2016

March 17, 2016 |

The Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN Conference) is next week in San Diego from March 21-25, 2016. CSUN is always much anticipated by the accessibility community, offering an inclusive setting for researchers, practitioners, exhibitors, end users, speakers and other participants to share knowledge and best practices in the field of assistive technology.

If you’re headed to the event next week, we invite you to stop by the Cryptzone Booth #414. Learn how Compliance Sheriff not only serves as compliance software for standard accessibility requirements, including Section 508 and WCAG 2.0, but also how it automatically opens the enterprise to the full range of public access. Web accessibility is simply good business, providing all users with a consistent and easy experience, increasing your market share.

Three Great Web Accessibility Sessions

You can also attend one of the sessions that we’re presenting as part of the conference speaking tracks on Web accessibility listed below.

An Introduction to Accessibility Testing for Mobile Apps

Speaker: Jeff Singleton, Senior Accessibility SME, Cryptzone.

As mobile apps become more common the accessibility of those apps become more critical. Jeff Singleton shows you the basics of mobile app accessibility testing.

Session ID: EDU-061

Date & Time: Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 2:20 PM PST

Location: Solana Beach B, 3rd Floor, Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

 

A Practical Legal View on How Digital and Built Accessibility Works

Speaker: Ken Nakata, Director of Accessibility Consulting, Cryptzone.

Learn how digital and bricks-and-mortar solutions need to be considered together and why you’ll comply with key accessibility laws in the U.S. as a result.

Session ID: EDU-062

Date & Time: Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 3:20 PM PST

Location: Solana Beach B, 3rd Floor, Between Harbor and Seaport Towers

 

IAAP Certification – the Impact on the Accessibility Industry

Speaker: Ken Nakata, Director of Accessibility Consulting, Cryptzone

Ken participates on this panel session to discuss the new IAAP Certification program status and proposed expansions. Learn how this impacts hiring and advancement of accessibility professionals.

Session ID: EMP-007

Date & Time: Friday, March 25, 2016 – 4:20 PM PST

Location: Hillcrest CD, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower

 

We hope to see you during the show to discuss your Web accessibility needs.

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Ken Nakata

Ken Nakata, JD, CIPP/US is the one of the most well-known attorneys in the area of IT accessibility and is the Director of Cryptzone’s Accessibility Consulting Practice (ACP). Nakata’s work focuses on Web and software accessibility from both a legal and technical perspective. Nakata’s ACP team helps organizations manage the change towards accessibility in all aspects, providing consulting services aimed at shaping their accessibility policies and practices, and evaluating the overall state of their Web properties leveraging Cryptzone’s accessibility solutions. He is also a board member for the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP),of which Cryptzone is a founding member.

Nakata worked for twelve years as a Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. He has argued on behalf of the United States government many times before the federal courts and has helped shape the government’s policies for the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Nakata also worked as Director of Accessibility and Government Compliance at BayFirst Solutions, a Washington, DC consulting firm.

In 2000, Attorney General Janet Reno presented Nakata with the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Information Technology. In addition to practicing law, Nakata is active in software and web-based technologies, including Java, JavaScript, SQL, and ColdFusion. In July 2001, he was certified by Sun Microsystems as a programmer for the Java 2 Platform. Nakata is a frequent speaker on both law and technology and is equally adept at conducting one-on-one workshops with programmers and developers as well as explaining law and policy to large audiences. He holds a Bachelors of Art degree in mathematics from John Hopkins University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and is admitted to the bars of New York, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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