UM Community Invited to Attend Virtual Conference on Accessibility

November 08, 2018

MISSOULA – All members of the University of Montana campus community are invited to learn more about accessibility in technology by attending the 21st annual Accessing Higher Ground Virtual Conference Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 14-16.

The virtual conference will feature 20 hourlong presentations streamed over three days in UM’s Todd Building Rooms 201 and 205.

Topics include social media, tech tools, creating accessible documents and more. The virtual conference schedule is available online at

All members of the campus community are welcome to attend any sessions. No pre-registration is required, and there is no cost to attend.

The conference is co-sponsored by UM’s School of Extended and Lifelong Learning, Information Technology’s Accessible Technology Services and the Digital Accessibility Committee.

For more information call Zentz at 406-243-6434 or email


Contact: Marlene Zentz, senior instructional designer, accessibility specialist, UM School of Extended and Lifelong Learning, 406-243-6434,