[Athen] ATHEN at Accessing Higher Ground

Berkowitz, Daniel J djbrky at bu.edu
Fri Sep 21 07:50:19 PDT 2007

Each of the past two years the ATHEN meeting has been on the Thursday of
the conference at 6:00 PM. We may need a larger room than last year.

Daniel Berkowitz - Assistant Director
Boston University Office of Disability Services
19 Deerfield Street, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02215

(617) 353-3658 (office)
(617) 353-9646 (fax)
djbrky at bu.edu <mailto:djbrky at bu.edu> (eMail)
www.bu.edu/disability <http://www.bu.edu/disability>


From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces at athenpro.org] On
Behalf Of Howard Kramer
Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2007 10:19 PM
To: 'Access Technologists in Higher Education Network'
Subject: [Athen] ATHEN at Accessing Higher Ground

Hello All:

Here is a list of the ATHEN sessions at this year's conference. Quite
impressive. [Ron, I assume you want me to reserve a room for a meeting -
time & date?]

The full conference packet is posted if you want to download it.



November 6 - 9

Early Registration Deadline: 10/15/07

DOWNLOAD THE FULL CONFERENCE PACKET at www.colorado.edu/ATconference

The Access Technologist Higher Education Network (ATHEN) will be
presenting a track of sessions at the Accessing Higher Ground
Conference. A number of other sessions will be presented by ATHEN
members. The following are the sessions from both these categories.

* The AHEAD Institute on E-Text Production (2 day pre-conference
workshop), Ron Stewart, Dolphin [ATHEN President], Gaeir Dietrich, High
Tech Center Training Unit

* Hardware and Software Players for Digital Talking Books (DAISY),
Robert Beach, KCCC [ATHEN Pre-Conference Track]

* Planting Textbooks and Harvesting DAISY: A Model Program for
E-Text Production, Daniel Berkowitz & Adam Randazzo, Boston University
[ATHEN Track]

* Innovative AT Research at the University of Washington, Dan
Comden, University of Washington [ATHEN Vice-President]]

* DAISY for All, Ron Stewart, Dolphin Computer Access [ATHEN Track]

* Lab: Designing Accessible PDF Forms through Adobe's LiveCycle
Designer, Sean Keegan, HTCTU [ATHEN Track]

* Software Players and Digital Talking Books (DAISY), Robert Beach,
KC Kansas CC [ATHEN Track]

* STEM and Blind Student- A Survey and Analysis of Current tools,
Strategies and Solutions, Saroj Primlani, NC State University [ATHEN

* Using the Duxbury Braille Translation Software, Gaeir Dietrich,
High Tech Center Training Unit [ATHEN Track]

* Lab: Using Adobe PDF to Create Alternate Media, Gaeir Dietrich,

* Design of an Assistive Technology Online Class, David Schwarte &
Joe Humbert, Purdue University [ATHEN Track]

* Web Accessibility in Higher Education: How Are We Doing?, Terry
Thompson, DO-IT, U. of Washington, Saroj Primlani, NCSU [ATHEN Track]

* Improving Math Access on the Web with MathML-based Web Pages, Sean
Keegan, High Tech Center Training Unit [ATHEN Track]

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

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