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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 March 2002 Issue  Volume 3  Number 2


March 18–23, 2002

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

Los Angeles, CA


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

March 23–24, 2002

Audio Description International (ADI) Conference

Washington, DC


Accessibility Program, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; phone: 202-416-8727; e-mail: <access@kennedy-center.org>; web site: <www.kennedy-center.org>.

June 27–July 1, 2002

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America's (RESNA) 25th International Conference on Technology and Disability: Research, Design, and Practice

Minneapolis, MN


RESNA; phone: 703-524-6686; e-mail: <info@resna.org>; web site: <www.resna.org>.

June 29–July 6, 2002

American Council of the Blind's National Convention

West Houston, TX


America 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


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 Interests Group on Computers and the Physically Handicapped Conference on Assistive Technology

Edinburgh, Scotland

The conference will address visual impairment.


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

July 15–20, 2002

8th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP) Conference

Linz, Austria


Klaus Miesenberger or Barbara Arrer, ICCHP 2002, University of Linz; phone: 011-43-732-2468-9853; e-mail: <icchp@aib.uni-linz.ac.at>; web site: <www.aib.uni-linz.ac.at/icchp/exhibition.html>.

July 22–25, 2002

Designing for Usability, Flexibility, and Accessibility

Madison, WI


Kate Vanderheiden, Trace Research and Development Center; phone: 608-265-4621; 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)

Veszprém, Hungary

The conference will address visual impairment.


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

October 17–19, 2002

20th Annual Closing the Gap Conference on Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation

Bloomington, MN


Closing the Gap; phone: 507-248-3294; e-mail: <info@closingthegap.com>; web site: <www.closingthegap.com/conf>.

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