[athen] Accessing Higher Ground - Invitation to present

Howard Kramer Howard.Kramer at colorado.edu
Mon Mar 28 09:07:52 PST 2005

Dear ATHEN Colleagues:

It was good to see some of you at CSUN. Here is an invitation for those who
were not there - and a reminder for those who were - to submit a speaker
proposal for this year's conference. The submission deadline is April 22.
More information is below. I look forward to your proposals.



Request for Proposals

Accessing Higher Ground
Assistive Technology and Accessible Media In Higher Education
November 8-11, 2005

University of Colorado, Boulder

Keynote Speaker: Erik Weihenmayer
Mt. Everest Climber & Author of Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's
Journey To Climb Farther Than The Eye Can See

The University of Colorado at Boulder invites speaker proposals for its 8th
annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference.The conference, which takes place
adjacent to the Boulder campus, focuses on the implementation and benefits of
Assistive Technology in the university and college setting. Other topic
areas include
legal and policy issues, including ADA and 508 compliance; making campus media
and information resources accessible, including Web pages and library
For the main conference, accepted out-of-town speakers will receive a 25%
discount off
conference registration fees. Local speakers will receive a 15% discount.
incentives are provided for accepted pre-conference proposals. For more
see the contact information below.

To see a list of past workshops, visit our conference Web page. A presenter
application form is also available at the conference Web site. Please mail,
fax or e-mail the completed application to Disability Services at CU-Boulder
by April 22 if you are interested in presenting.

Contact Information

Disability Services: 303-492-8671 (v/tty)
e-mail: hkramer at colorado.edu
Conference URL: http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference

Howard Kramer
Assistive Technology Lab Coordinator
AT Conference Coordinator
Disability Services
CU-Boulder, 107 UCB
Boulder, Co 80309

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