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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 January 2001 Issue  Volume 2  Number 1

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January 11-13

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

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 5-10

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2001.

Orlando, FL.

Contact:

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, P.O. Box 3728, Norfolk, VA 23514; phone: 757-623-7588; e-mail: <info@aace.org>; web site: <www.aace.org/conf/site/>.

March 19-24

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

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

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://www.10.org>.

June 1-5

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: 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

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/>.

September 12-14

Assistive Technology Conference 2001.

Topeka, KS. The conference is being held in collaboration with the Heartland Seating and Mobility Conference.

Contact:

Mary Dunbar, The Capper Foundation, 3500 South West 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66604; phone: 785-272-4060; fax: 785-272-1034; e-mail: <dunbar@capper.org>.

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