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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


November 9–11, 2000

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

Denver, CO.


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).


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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