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Special Sessions, Receptions & Meetings

Tuesday, November 13

Teaching about Accessibility in Computing and IT Courses: A Capacity-building Institute

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – registration is required

Where: Cotton Creek I

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AHG 2018 Kickoff Event

What: Please join Adam Spencer from Accessibil-IT Inc. for a kick-off event at AHG 2018 to discuss document accessibility and share some complimentary cocktails. All welcome and looking forward to meeting with old friends and new colleagues
When: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Westminster Ballroom Foyer

Wednesday, November 14

Creating and Strengthening Our Connections to Our Purposes and Each Other through Poetry

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, using poetry 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 15

Keynote Presentation & Dinner

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Britney Wilson: “… and People With Disabilities.” (WB I/II/III)

Friday, November 16

Round-table Discussions

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