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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 January 2002 Issue  Volume 3  Number 1

Calendar

January 10–12, 2002

Technology and Media (TAM) Division of the Council for Exceptional Children and Eastern Assistive Solutions with Technology (EAST) 2002 Conference.

Reston, VA.

Contact:

Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities; phone: 703-993-3670; fax: 703-993-3681.

January 16–19, 2002

Assistive Technology Industry Association 2002 Conference and Exhibition.

Orlando, FL.

Contact:

Assistive Technology Industry Association, 526 Davis Street, Suite 217, Evanston, IL 60201; phone: 877-687-2842; fax: 847-869-5689; e-mail: <atia@northshore.net>; web site: <www.atia.org>.

March 18–23, 2002

California State University at Northridge (CSUN) Center on Disabilities' 17th Annual International Conference.

Los Angeles, CA.

Contact:

Center on Disabilities, CSUN; phone: 818-677-2578; e-mail: <ctrdis@csun.edu>; web site: <www.csun.edu/cod/conf2002/>.

June 29–July 6, 2002

American Council of the Blind's National Convention.

West Houston, TX.

Contact:

American Council of the Blind; phone: 202-467-5081; e-mail: <info@acb.org>; web site: <www.afb.org>.

June 30–July 7, 2002

National Federation of the Blind's National Convention.

Louisville, KY.

Contact:

National Federation of the Blind; phone: 410-659-9314; e-mail: <nfb@nfb.org>; web site: <www.nfb.org>.

July 8–10, 2002

Assets 2002: Fifth International Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computers and the Physically Handicapped Conference on Assistive Technologies.

Edinburgh, Scotland. The conference will address visual impairment.

Contact:

Julie Jacko, Assets 2002 program chair; phone: 404-894-2342; e-mail: <jacko@isye.gatech.edu>.

July 22–25, 2002

Designing for Usability, Flexibility, and Accessibility.

Madison, WI. The workshop is for product developers or consultants in the information technology or telecommunications fields.

Contact:

Kate Vanderheiden, Trace Research and Development Center; phone: 608-265-4621; fax: 608-262-8848; e-mail: <vanderk@trace.wisc.edu>; web site: <www.trace.wisc.edu>.

September 18–20, 2002

International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality, and Associated Technologies (ICDVRAT).

Veszprem, Hungary. The conference will address visual impairment.

Contact:

ICDVRAT 2002, Professor Paul M. Sharkey; phone: 011-44-118-931-67-04; e-mail: <p.m.sharkey@reading.ac.uk>.

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