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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 May 2000 Issue  Volume 1  Number 3


June 14–18, 2000

Designing for the 21st Century II: An International Conference on Universal Design.

Providence, RI, sponsored by Adaptive Environments.


Designing for the 21st Century, Adaptive Environments Center; phone: 617-695-1225; Web site: <www.adaptenv.org/21century>.

June 28–July 2, 2000

RESNA 2000: Technology for the New Millennium.

Orlando, FL.


RESNA; Web site: <www.resna2000.org>.

July 1–8, 2000

American Council of the Blind (ACB) Annual Convention.

Louisville, KY.


ACB; phone: 202-467-5081; Web site: <www.acb.org>.

July 2–8, 2000

National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Annual Convention.

Atlanta, GA.


NFB; phone: 410-659-9314; Web site: <www.nfb.org>.

October 19–21, 2000

18th Annual Closing the Gap Conference: Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation.

Minneapolis, MN.


Closing the Gap; phone: 507-248-3294; Web site: <www.closingthegap.com>.

November 13–15, 2000

ASSETS 2000, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Computers and the Physically Disabled.

Washington, DC.


ACM; phone: 800-342-6626 or 212-626-0500; Web site: <www.acm.org/sigs/conferences/assets00/>.

January 24–27, 2001

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Conference.

Orlando, FL.


Shana Peake, Assistive Technology Industry Association; phone: 847-869-1282; Web site: <www.atia.org>.

August 3–5, 2001

2001: A Technology Odyssey.

Sponsored by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER). Pittsburgh, PA.


Mark Uslan, AFB co-chair; phone: 212-502-7638; E-mail <muslan@afb.net> Barbara McCarthy, AER co-chair; phone: 804-371-3661; E-mail: <mccartbn@dvh.state.va.us>.

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