PubCom The Publishing Communications Group

design, training, and consulting for all forms of publishing — digital, epub, acrobat, print, web, Sec. 508 accessibility

Publishing Services

Templates and revamps, including for Sec. 508

Production support

Automated workflow consulting

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Classes and Training

Ongoing classes in Sec. 508 accessibility, MS Office, desktop publishing, EPUBs, and Acrobat

Classroom and live-online sessions

Private, custom training at your site

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Sec. 508 Accessibility

Consulting for Sec. 508 accessibility

Custom templates for Sec. 508 Word, PowerPoint, and InDesign

Smooth sailing Sec. 508 workflow

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Latest musings on publishing, technology, and Sec. 508 accessibility

Quick tutorials

Client case studies

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Learn with the best minds in the biz.

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Upcoming Classes at PubCom
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Sec. 508 + Word + PDF

June 12-14, Online only, late start, half-day sessions

Windows or Mac platforms. Online sessions.

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Accessibility for Writers and Editors

June 15, Online only, late start, half-day sessions

Bundle discount when taken with Sec. 508 + Word class

Windows or Mac platforms. Online sessions. Live Classroom session.

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Refresher: Sec. 508 + InDesign

June 21, combo-classroom and live online class

Special class for former students to update their skills and review new features in InDesign and Acrobat

Windows or Mac platforms.Live Classroom session. Online sessions.

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Sec. 508 + In Design + PDF

May 12-13, classrom and online class

The industry's most thorough course on making accessible PDFs from InDesign layout files.
Windows or Mac platforms. Live Classroom session. Online sessions.

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G.P.O. Logo.
Many of PubCom's classes are held at GPO.

These GPO-sponsored classes are for federal employees and contractors only.

Windows or Mac platforms.

Visit the GPO Institute class calendar.

Conferences, Seminars, Events

Bevi Chagnon will be speaking at these upcoming conferences and seminars.


Logo, Tech Access O.K.TechAccessOK 2018 will be in Midwest City, Oklahoma, June 28-29. A great conference that focuses on accessibility in technology and the web for Oklahoma based agencies, nonprofits, and academic institutions. Bevi Chagnon will conduct a full-day workshop on checking and remediating PDFs for accessibility compliance.

Visit the TechAccess conference website.


Logo, Communication Central.Communication Central's Be a Better Freelancer annual conference will be in Rochester NY, September 21–22, 2018. Bevi Chagnon will present a special half-day session on EPUBs and accessibile documents for writers and editors. Stellar conference for freelancers, it's one of Bevi's favorites.

Visit the Freelancer Conference website.


Accessing Higher Ground's annual conference is in Westminter, CO (Denver metro area) on November 12–16. Extensive workshops, panels, and seminars on all topics for accessible websites, documents, academia items, and learning systems. Bevi wi ll present in-depth hands-on workshops on various accessibility software topics.

Visit the AHG Conference website.

Earlier this year

You just missed PDF Day — Washington DC, but you can view Bevi's presentation slidedecks here.

Visit the PDF Day website

Other industry events.

United States Access Board logo. The US Access Board offers free monthly webinars on various accessibility topics, including Sec. 508 for ICT (information communications technology).

Sign up at the Access Board's website.

Our online bookstore is now open!

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Latest Blog-Tutorials

We have a different take on blogging. Rather than preach from a private soapbox, we instead provide mini-tutorials, helpful tips, and guidance on industry topics. We're teachers, not preachers!

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