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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 November 2000 Issue  Volume 1  Number 6

Calendar

November 9–11, 2000

4th Annual Rocky Mountain Collaborative Conference: Achieving New Heights with Assistive Technology.

Denver, CO.

Contact:

Colorado Assistive Technology Project, The Pavilion, 1919 Ogden, Box A036-B140, Denver, CO 80218; phone: 303-864-5100; Web site: www.uchsc.edu/catp/Conference2000/confmain.htm.

November 13–15, 2000

ASSETS 2000: Fourth International Conference on Assistive Technologies.

Washington, DC. The conference is held in conjunction with the Association for Computing Machinery Conference (ACM) on Universal Usability 2000 (CUU).

Contact:

Elliot Cole, Institute for Cognitive Prosthetics, 33 Rock Hill Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; phone: 610-664-3585; E-mail: ecole@brian-rehab.com; Web site: www.acm.org/sigs/conferences/assets00.

November 15–17, 2000

Third Annual Accessing Higher Ground Assistive Technology in Higher Education Conference.

Longmont, CO.

Contact:

Disability Services, University of Colorado at Boulder Willard Hall, Room 322, Campus Box 107, Boulder, CO 80309-0107; phone: 303-492-8671; fax: 303-492-5601; E-mail: dsinfo@spot.colorado.edu; Web site: www.colorado.edu/sacs/ATconference/atc2000.html#cinfo.

November 16–17, 2000

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Universal Usability (CUU) 2000.

Arlington, VA. The conference is held in conjunction with ASSETS 2000.

Contact:

David Novick, Computer Science Department, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968; phone: 915-747-5000; E-mail: novick@cs.utep.edu; Web site: www.acm.org/sigs/sigchi/cuu/.

January 11–13, 2001

Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children (TAM) 2001: A Technology Odyssey.

Albuquerque, NM.

Contact:

Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone: 606-257-2609; E-mail: meb@qx.net; Web site: www.tamcec.org.

January 24–27, 2001

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) 2001 Conference and Exhibition.

Orlando, FL.

Contact:

ATIA, 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 13–15, 2001

AccessAbilities 2001: Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication Conference.

Hosted by William Paterson University. Wayne, NJ.

Contact:

The Office of Continuing Education; phone: 973-720-2436 (for registration); Web site: www.accessibilities-2001.com. Vendors contact Thomas Caine; E-mail: Tom@CaineAssociates.com. Presenters contact Cathy Tamburello; E-mail: cattam@bergen.org.

March 19–24, 2001

California State University Northridge (CSUN) Conference on Technology and Persons With Disabilities.

Los Angeles, CA.

Contact:

Center on Disabilities, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8340; phone: 818-677-2578; fax: 818-677-4929; E-mail: ctrdis@csun.edu; Web site: www.csun.edu/cod/conf2001/index.html.

March 31–April 5, 2001

CHI 2001: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.

Seattle, WA.

Contact:

CHI 2001 Conference Office, 703 Giddings Avenue, Suite U-3, Annapolis, MD 21401; phone: 410-263-5382; fax: 410-267-0332; E-mail: chi2001-office@acm.org; Web site: www.acm.org/sigchi/chi2001/.

May 1–5, 2001

Tenth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW1).

Hong Kong, China.

Contact:

IW3C2, P.O. Box 12, CERN, CH-1211, Geneve 23, Switzerland; phone: 011-41-22-76-75005; fax: 011-41-22-76-77547; E-mail: iw3c2@cern.ch; Web site: http://www10.org.

June 1–5, 2001

Inclusion By Design International World Congress.

Montreal, Canada. The conference is hosted by the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work.

Contact:

Inclusion By Design, Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work, 302-500 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7, Canada; phone: 416-260-3060, extension 231, or 800-664-0925, extension 231; E-mail: info@ccrw.org; Web site: www.ccrw.org/ccrw/worldcongress/sum-eng.htm.

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.

Contact:

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.

August 5–10, 2001

HCI International 2001: Ninth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.

New Orleans, LA.

Contact:

Kim Z. Gilbert, conference administrator, School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1287 Grissom Hall, West Lafayette, IN 47907; phone: 765-494-5426; fax: 765-494-0874; E-mail: kgilbert@ecn.purdue.edu; Web site: http://hcii2001.engr.wisc.edu/.

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