Templates and revamps, including for Sec. 508
Automated workflow consulting
Ongoing classes in Sec. 508 accessibility, MS Office, desktop publishing, EPUBs, and Acrobat
Classroom and live-online sessions
Private, custom training at your site
Consulting for Sec. 508 accessibility
Custom templates for Sec. 508 Word, PowerPoint, and InDesign
Smooth sailing Sec. 508 workflow
Latest musings on publishing, technology, and Sec. 508 accessibility
Client case studies
August 14-15, Classroom with online option, daytime
How to create accessible PDF forms.
August 27-29, Online only, late-start sessions
The industry's most thorough course on making accessible PDFs from InDesign layout files. Taught by award-winning art director, ACP, and accessibility expert, Bevi Chagnon, this class is filled with tips, tricks, and best practices.
September 5-6, Classroom with online option, daytime
A core foundation class in our accessibility series. How to create accessible Word documents that export to compliant PDFs.
September 19, Classroom with online option, daytime
Learn to check, remediate, and validate PDFs for compliance with Sec. 508 accessibility requirements. This is a core foundation class in our accessibility series.
Many of PubCom's classes are held at GPO.
These GPO-sponsored classes are for federal employees and contractors only. The FY 2019 schedule is being developed now.
Bevi Chagnon will be speaking at these upcoming conferences and seminars.
Communication Central's Be a Better Freelancer annual conference will be in Rochester NY, September 21-22, 2018. Bevi Chagnon will present on EPUBs and accessibile documents for writers and editors. Stellar conference for freelancers, it's one of Bevi's favorites.
Accessing Higher Ground is the leading conference for accessibility in academia. This year's week-long conference is in Westminster, CO (Denver), November 12-16, 2018. Bevi Chagnon will be presenting on several accessibility and publishing topics at the conference: Accessible PDF Forms, Accessible EPUBs from Adobe InDesign, and Creating Accessible PDFs from Adobe InDesign.
PDF Day is the pre-eminant event for all things PDF. Coordinated by the PDF Association, the 2018 session was in Washington, DC on January 29. Sessions focused on various PDF technologies for government workflows, including archiving and accessibility. Bevi Chagnon presented on managing Sec. 508 accessibility requirements for federal publishers. See her slidedeck.
The US Access Board offers free monthly webinars on various accessibility topics, including Sec. 508 for ICT (information communications technology).
GPO Federal Publishing Council hosts free informational seminars at the US Government Publishing office (GPO). Attend in person at GPO's office in downtown Washington, DC, or online. Everything federal publishers need to know is covered during these sessions. Bevi Chagnon is a frequent presenter on federal Sec. 508 accessibility requirements for federal agencies.
The CreativePro Week is the publishing industry's leading annual conference. This year's week-long design-fest will be in Seattle, WA, June 10-14, 2019
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