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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

Calendar

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>.

March 23–24, 2002

Audio Description International (ADI) Conference

Washington, DC

Contact:

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

Contact:

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

Contact:

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

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

Edinburgh, Scotland

The conference will address visual impairment.

Contact:

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

Contact:

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

Contact:

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.

Contact:

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

Contact:

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

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