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

Calendar

March-June

Various Complete Courses on Assistive Technology.

New York, NY.

Contact:

Computer Center for Visually Impaired People, Baruch College, The City University of New York; phone: 212-802-2140; e-mail: judith_gerber@baruch.cuny.edu; web site: www.baruch.cuny.edu/ccvip.

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.

June 22-26

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 2001 Annual Conference.

Reno, NV.

Contact:

RESNA; phone: 703-524-6686; fax: 703-524-6630; e-mail: info@resna.org; web site: www.resna.org.

June 25-30

Ed-Media: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications.

Tampere, Finland.

Contact:

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education; phone: 757-623-7588; e-mail: info@aace.org; web site: www.aace.org.

July 9-13

Interact 2001: 8th Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.

Tokyo, Japan.

Contact:

Interact 2001 Secretaraiat, NOVAS, 9-5 Shinsen-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0045, Japan; phone: 011-81-3-5489-7471; fax: 011-81-3-5489-7472; e-mail: interact2001@eieeng.osaka-u.acjp; web site: www.interact2001.com.

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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