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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 November 2004 Issue  Volume 5  Number 6

Calendar

November 4-5, 2004

Bridge to Total Efficiency: A Pragmatic Approach to Visual and Nonvisual Technology Workshop

Baltimore, MD

The workshop is sponsored by the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) and National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute.

Contact:

AER, 1703 North Beauregard Street, Suite 440, Alexandria, VA 22311; phone: 877-492-2708 or 703-671-4500; web site: <www.aerbvi.org>.

November 17-20, 2004

Annual Conference of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH)

Reno, NV

Contact:

TASH, 29 West Susquehanna Avenue, Suite 210, Baltimore, MD 21204; phone: 410-828-8274; e-mail: <dmarsh@tash.org>; web site: <www.tash.org>.

November 18, 2004

Assistive Technology: Improving Lives Daily Conference

Warwick, RI

Contact:

TechACCESS of RI, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI 02888; phone: 401-463-0202; e-mail: <techaccess@techaccess-ri.org>; web site: <www.techaccess-ri.org>.

November 18-19, 2004

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB) Techshare 2004

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Contact:

Sally Cain, web technologies officer and project manager, Techshare, RNIB Technology in Learning and Employment, 58-72 John Bright Street, Birmingham, B1 1BN, England, United Kingdom; phone: +44-(0)121-665-4226; e-mail: <sally.cain@rnib.org.uk>; web site: <www.rnib.org.uk>.

January 6-9, 2005

International Consumer Electronics Show

Las Vegas, NV

Contact:

2005 International Consumer Electronics Show, c/o ExpoExchange, P.O. Box 590, Frederick, MD 21705; phone: 866-233-7968 or 301-694-5124; e-mail: <cesinfo@ce.org>; web site: <www.cesweb.org>.

January 19-22, 2005

The 5th Annual Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Conference

Orlando, FL

Contact:

ATIA, 401 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-4267; phone: 877-687-2842; e-mail: <info@ATIA.org>; web site: <www.atia.org>

January 27-29, 2005

Technology, Reading and Learning Difficulties (TRLD) Conference

San Francisco, CA

Contact:

Don Johnston Incorporated, 26799 West Commerce Drive, Volo, IL 60010; phone: 888-594-1249; e-mail: <info@trld.com>; web site: <www.trld.com>.

March 14-19, 2005

California State University at Northridge (CSUN) Center on Disabilities' 20th Annual International Conference

Los Angeles, CA

Contact:

Center on Disabilities, CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Building 11, Suite 103, Northridge, CA 91330; phone: 818-677-2578; e-mail: <ctrdis@csun.edu>; web site: <www.csun.edu/cod/conf/2005/genconfinfo05.htm>.

April 4-8, 2005

Vision 2005

London, England, United Kingdom

The conference is organized by the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation and is hosted by the Royal National Institute of the Blind.

Contact:

Royal National Institute of the Blind, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE, England, United Kingdom; phone: 011-44-20-7388-1266; fax: +44-(0)20-7388-2034; web site: <www.rnib.org.uk/vision2005/welcome.htm>.

April 17-19, 2005

Power Up 2005 Conference and Expo

Osage Beach, MO

Contact:

Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs, c/o Montana Assistive Technology, 4731 South Cochise, Number 114, Independence, MO 64055; phone: 816-350-5288; e-mail: <bwhitlck@swbell.net>; web site: <www.ataporg.org>.

June 9-11, 2005

Collaborative Assistive Technology Conference

Westminster, CO

Contact:

Assistive Technology Partners (ATP), 1245 East Colfax Avenue, Suite 200, Denver, CO 80218; phone: 303-315-1283; e-mail: <maureen.melonis@uchsc.edu>; web site: <www.uchsc.edu/atp>.

July 22-27, 2005

11th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction

Las Vegas, Nevada

The session, Non-Visual Access of Complex Document Components, may be of particular interest to AccessWorld® readers

Contact:

Conference Administrator, School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, Grissom Hall, 315 North Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907; phone: 765-494-5426; e-mail: <hcii2005@ecn.purdue.edu>; web site: <www.hci-international.org>.

August 2-6, 2005

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) 2005

Milwaukee, WI

Contact:

AHEAD, University of Massachusetts at Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125; phone: 617-287-3880; web site: <www.ahead.org/conference>.

September 19-22, 2005

Assistive Technology from Virtuality to Reality: 8th European Conference for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe

Lille, France

The conference is sponsored by The Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE).

Contact:

Package, 140 cours Charlemagne, 69002, Lyon, France; phone: +33-(0)4-72-77-45-50;

e-mail: <t.garmier@package.fr>; web site: <www.aaate2005.com>.

January 5-8, 2006

2006 International Consumer Electronics Show

Las Vegas, NV

Contact:

2005 International Consumer Electronics Show, c/o ExpoExchange, P.O. Box 590, Frederick, MD 21705; phone: 866-233-7968 or 301-694-5124; e-mail: <CESinfo@CE.org>; web site: <www.cesweb.org>.

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