BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Eastern Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT STATUS:CONFIRMED CATEGORIES:Teaching/Training CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20190304T180957Z DESCRIPTION:\nwhat is it?\n\nIT Next: Digital Access and Inclusion Conferen ce is a ½ day event on May 16\, 2019 in alignment with Global Accessibili ty Awareness Day (https://globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org/) that provi des an opportunity for IT professionals\, communicators\, and academic spe cialists across the institution to engage\, network\, and advance in their careers. \n \n“Digital access” addresses how our users access electro nic information\, and how content creators\, programmers\, and developers and other staff can ensure that web pages and web delivered content can fu nction with assistive technology used by persons with disabilities. \n \n* Come learn about why digital access and inclusion are an integral part of the modern digital landscape.\n* Hear from leaders on how technology is a driving force that enables access\, and the major role that MSU and other institutions have to play.\n* Discover how you can make IT more accessibl e for persons with disabilities.\n\nWHY ARE WE DOING THIS? \n\nMSU IT has welcomed over 200 staff members over the past year\, all of whom are passi onate and dedicated to the people and technology they support. While we ha ve much work to do to realize the potential of this new organization\, IT Next 2019 is intended to provide an opportunity to learn why access in tec hnology is so important\, ways that we all can support this work\, and lea rn how MSU IT is taking ownership of our core software and services and fo cusing to support digital access and inclusion.\n\nDate and Time\n\nThursd ay\, May 16\, 2019\nRegistration begins at 12:30 PM \nSessions will be fro m 1 – 4 PM EDT\, with an optional reception after. \n\nLocation\n\nClara Bell Smith Center\n282 West Shaw Lane\nEast Lansing\, MI 48824\nView Map \n \n DTEND;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20190516T173000 DTSTAMP:20190304T180957Z DTSTART;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20190516T123000 LAST-MODIFIED:20190304T180957Z LOCATION:Clara Bell Smith Center PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:1 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:IT Next: Access & Inclusion TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000746A7AE744BAD401000000000000000 0100000001E95B8670AF52E4898C1218FA5CB7B75 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:< ![endif]-->

what is it?

IT Next: Digital Access and Inclusion Co nference is a ½ day event on May 16\, 2019 in alignment with Global Acces sibility Awareness Day (https://globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org/) that provides an op portunity for IT professionals\, communicators\, and academic specialists across the institution to engage\, network\, and advance in their careers.

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“Digital access” addresses how our users access electronic informa tion\, and how content creators\, programmers\, and developers and other s taff can ensure that web pages and web delivered content can function with assistive technology used by persons with disabilities.

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  • Come learn about why digital access and inc lusion are an integral part of the modern digital landscape.
  • Hear from leaders on how technology is a driving force that enables access\, and the major role that MSU and other institutions have to play.
  • Discover how you can make IT more accessible for persons with disabilities.

WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?

MSU IT has welcomed over 200 staff members over the past year\, all of whom a re passionate and dedicated to the people and technology they support. Whi le we have much work to do to realize the potential of this new organizati on\, IT Next 2019 is intended to provide an opportunity to learn why acces s in technology is so important\, ways that we all can support this work\, and learn how MSU IT is taking ownership of our core software and service s and focusing to support digital access and inclusion.< /p>

Date and Ti me

Thursday\, May 16\, 2019

Registration begins at 12:30 PM

Sessions will be from 1 – 4 PM EDT\, with an optional reception after.

Locati on

Clara Bell Smith Center

< span style='font-size:11.5pt\;font-family:"Helvetica"\,sans-serif\;color:# 404040'>282 West Shaw Lane

East Lansing \, MI 48824

View Map

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