CSUN (California State University Northridge) International Conference "Technology and Persons with Disabilities"
This is a comprehensive, international conference, where all technologies across all ages; disabilities; levels of education and training; employment; and independent living are addressed.
Sessions which may be of particular interest include:
- Wednesday 17 March 2004, 10:40-11:40 - Why Standards Harmonization Is Essential To Web Accessibility, And What You Can Do To Make It Happen by Judy Brewer, World Wide Web Consortium.
- Wednesday 17 March 2004, 10:40-11:40 - Accessible Rich Media: Update On Possibilities And Limitations by Andrew Kirkpatrick, WGBH NCAM.
- Wednesday 17 March 2004, 12:00-12:30 - Accessible Mathematics Made Easy by Neil Soiffer, Design Science.
- Wednesday 17 March 2004, 12:00-12:30 - Making Multi-Media Web-based Lectures Accessible: Experiences, Problems And Solutions by Michael Litzkow, University Of Wisconsin-Madison; Alice Anderson, University Of Wisconsin-Madison; Christopher Bundy, University Of Wisconsin-Madison; Neal Ewers, Trace Research And Development Centre.
- Wednesday 17 March 2004, 14:50-15:50 - Signing Webs: A Method For Creating Video-Based Sign Language Web Content by Jan Richards, University of Toronto.
- Wednesday 17 March 2004, 14:50-15:50 - Supporting Learner-Centric Transformation Of Online Educational Content- What's New? by Laurie Harrison, University of Toronto
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 08:00-09:00 - Practical Tips To Support Faculty In Providing Accessible Electronic Content by Brian Hardy, National Information & Library Service; Richard Banks, EASI; Norman Coombs, EASI.
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 08:00-09:00 - A Comprehensive Introduction To Accessible IT In Education: A Web-based Course by Dagmar Amtmann, AccessIT; Kurt Johnson, AccessIT.
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 09:20-10:20- Developing A Web Accessibility Policy: Improve Access And Ensure Implementation by Deborah Buck, ITTATC.
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 09:20-10:20- Universal Design And Web Accessibility: Unexpected Beneficiaries by Terry Thompson, AccessIT.
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 10:40-11:40- Accessible Multimedia In E-books by Geoff Freed, CPB/WGBH NCAM.
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 10:40-11:40- Web Accessibility: Promising Practices At Postsecondary Institutions by Sheryl Burgstahler, University Of Washington; John Slatin, Institute For Technology And Learning; Kay Lewis, University of Texas at Austin; Alice Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Erica Jones, Pacific ADA&IT Center DBTAC.
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 14:00-15:00- Web Accessibility: What Not To Do by Jim Thatcher.
- Thursday 18 March 2004, 14:00-15:00- Creating Accessible Adobe PDF Documents: Authoring Techniques For Accessible Electronic Materials by Sean Keegan, High Tech Center Training Unit.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 08:00-09:00- Supporting Web Accessibility Policies: Creating A Campus E-Culture Of Inclusion At UW-Madison by Alice Anderson, University Of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 09:20-10:20- Developing Accessibility Standards For Free And Open Platforms by Janina Sajka, FSG & American Foundation For The Blind.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 09:20-10:20- A Layman's Overview Of Legal Issues Related To Creation Of Alternate Media by Margaret Londergan, Indiana University.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 10:40-11:40- Developments In Global Accessible ICT Policy And Law by Cynthia Waddell, International Centre for Disbl Resrces Internet; Brian Hardy, National Information & Library Service.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 10:40-11:40- Can We Exclude Disability When We Talk About Accessibility And Assistive Technology? by E.A. Draffan, University Of Sussex; Peter Rainger, University Of Sussex.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 10:40-11:40- Implementing 508 In The University Environment by Howard Kramer, CU-Boulder.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 14:00-15:00 - Captioning Web Multimedia: An Overview Of Technologies, Resources, And Tools by Jared Smith, WebAIM.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 15:20-15:50 - Accessibility And Virtual Exhibitions by Valerie Chartrand, Canadian Heritage Information Network; Jillian Deevy, T-Base Communication.
- Friday 19 March 2004, 16:10-18:00 - Automated Closed Captioning: Towards Universal Accessibility by Marikka Rypa, Automatic Sync Technologies; Kevin Erler, Automatic Sync Technologies.
- Saturday 20 March 2004, 09:20-10:20 - WCAG 2.0: Technology-Specific Techniques, Test Suite, And Transition Plan From WCAG 1.0 by Wendy Chisholm, W3C WAI.
- Saturday 20 March 2004, 10:40-11:40 - Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Accessibility Authoring Principles by Bob Regan, Macromedia.
- Saturday 20 March 2004, 10:40-11:40 - Accessible Solutions To Difficult Web Design Problems by Crista Earl, American Foundation For The Blind; Elizabeth Neal, American Foundation For The Blind.
- Saturday 20 March 2004, 10:40-11:40 - IT Accessibility Standards- Equipment, Services And Web: JIS And ISO by Hiroyuki Nakamura, Kwansei Gakuin University; Tatsuo Seki, INSTAC.
- Saturday 20 March 2004, 12:00-13:00- Dyslexia, E-Learning And E-Skills by E.A. Draffan, University Of Sussex.
Cost: $339 (around £180).