Upcoming Events

Bevi Chagnon is a frequent presenter at industry conferences, seminars, online webinars, and workshops.

In addition to our ongoing classes, here are industry conferences and seminars that have information for you.

CreativePro / InDesign Conference

CreattivePro Week. The essential How-To Conference for creative Pros. InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and PowerPoint. An online event, May 17 to 21, 2021.Bevi Chagnon is a frequent presenter at the CreativePro conferences, including this year's CreativePro Week in May 2021. CreativePro is the design industry's leading conference.

She'll host an open mic discussion with graphic designers on all topics of accessibility, especially about workflow, job prospects, and technical solutions.

Join her in the CreativePro Community Conversation on Monday @ 2:45 pm (Seattle time) online session, and tap into Bevi's extensive experience in the design + accessibility industry..

""Register for the CreativePro Conference.


Webinars @ OAT

Logo, Open Access Technologies Incorporated.PubCom has partnered with Open Access Technologies (OAT) to present free webinars on accessible documents.

OAT is a leading technology company for accessible documents that provides expert-level verification of compliance with WCAG and PDF/UA accessibility standards. They also provide document remediation, training, and consulting services.

In upcoming sessions, Bevi will present on these topics:

  • Choosing the right tool for the job: Adobe InDesign versus MS Word

""Register for OAT's upcoming free webinars.


Accessing Higher Ground Conference

Annually in November
Denver CO and online

AHG is the industry's top conference for accessibility in academic settings. Topics sessions include hands-on workshops in making and testing accessibile PDFs, office documents, and websites.

Bevi Chagnon is a regular AHG presenter on Sec. 508 topics for publishing, such as:

  • Creating accessible PDFs from Adobe InDesign
  • Checking PDFs for PDF/UA-1 standards compliance
  • Accessible PDF forms, and more.

In 2021, the conference will be held online and possibly in person. Bevi will have several sessions on accessible InDesign and PDFs.

""See the AHG conference webpage.

Logo, Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).
PubCom is a proud member of AHEAD.


PDF DAY logo.January 29, 2018
Washington DC

Sponsored by the PDF Association and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), PDF Day is a top forum for leveraging the PDF format in government and business.

The educational sesssions are taught by top-level industry professionals. ""See the PDF Day webpage.

At the 2018 "day" in Washington DC, PubCom's Bevi Chagnon presented a morning session on Managing Sec. 508 in government and industry.

Download copes of her presentations:


Logo, PDF Association Member.PubCom is a member of the PDF Association and its PDF/UA Competence Center

Federal Publishing Council

Logo, Government Publishing Office (GPO).Hosted by GPO, the Council is an advisor to federal agencies on publishing issues.

Bevi Chagnon is a regular presenter at the monthly council sessions, covering publishing technology, hands-on training, and Sec. 508 accessibility requirements.

PubCom has been a GPO contractor for more than 25 years.

""See the Council's webpage.

Other industry events:

Communications Central
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TechAccess OK
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