We would appreciate if everyone follows these guidelines to provide more accessible presentations. Composing Access has more detailed guides and suggestions.
Please consider using Google Slides to deliver your presentation. Slides has a “caption” feature that can be turned on during presentation mode.
Bring the materials you need on a jump drive. Internet access may not be available in your presentation room.
Present at a comfortable pace.
Avoid using jargon
Allow time for eye contact and spelling proper names and terminology.
Use a high contrast color scheme (i.e. white background, black font or the reverse)
Use a sans-serif font, such as Arial or Calibri, and maintain a large font size
Incorporate audio description of all images, graphs, charts on your slides.
Offer any handouts or access copies in large-print versions (17-pt. or larger) during your session You should feel free to add a disclaimer: "Please do not distribute without the expressed permission of the author" and include your name and contact information.
If you would like to make any of your materials available to the conference, please email copies to GBTAccess@gmail.com. We will be compiling a digital repository to share with participants.