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Special Sessions, Receptions & Meetings


Tuesday, November 14

Teach Access Faculty Bootcamp

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – registration is required

Where: Cotton Creek I

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ATLiveEdu Event at AHG — produced by Kurzweil Education

Save Your Seat off-site link for the Evening ATLiveEdu Event at AHG
What: ATLiveEdu, produced by Kurzweil Education
When: 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Westminster ballroom IV

Evening Presenters:

  1. Gaier Dietrich, High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges
  2. Joseph Polizzoto, High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges
  3. Jonathan Thurston, Head of Accessibility Product Management at Pearson

Get more details and reserve your seat (seating is limited) off-site link

Wednesday, November 15

Creating and Strengthening Our Connections to Our Purposes and Each Other

A special early morning series presented by Scott Marshall, Associate Director for Instructional Technology and Accessibility, University of Minnesota

7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. in the Library (between fireplace and Kachina Grill)

If our work is to be beyond compliance and sustainable, we need to be intentional about the connections we create. Our connections to our purposes for this work and our connections to each other are critical. We will gather from 7:15-7:45 each morning, Wednesday through Friday, to create and strengthen those connections.

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UDUC Mini-Conference on Teaching Accessibility and UD

This series of sessions, offered throughout the main conference (Wednesday – Friday), will focus on topics related to the teaching of accessibility and Universal Design in university curriculum.

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Exhibitor Reception

4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Join us in the Exhibit Hall for hors d’oeuvres & refreshments (with Cash Bar)

ATHEN Meeting

Access Technology Higher Education Network

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Stop by the ATHEN Annual Meeting (WB IV) to learn about the organization and its resources. (More about ATHEN)

Thursday, November 16

Keynote Presentation & Dinner

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Michael Schuman: Me and my iPad: How Technology Is Helping Me Beat Blindness.