[Athen] Online Registration Now Available for Accessing Higher Ground 2009

Howard Kramer Howard.Kramer at Colorado.EDU
Fri Aug 21 08:30:53 PDT 2009

Online Registration Now Available for Accessing Higher Ground
2009, the Official Conference of ATHEN

Join ATHEN members November 9 - 14 in Westminster Colorado for
this year’s Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web &
Technology Conference. AHG not only offers the opportunity to
attend over 60 sessions on the implementation and benefits of
Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in the university
and college setting, but also the chance to meet and network
with ATHEN members and attend and participate in the national
ATHEN meeting.

Conference Highlights

* Distinguished speaker Dr. T.V. Raman, Google Research
Scientist, is this year's keynote speaker. Read the N.Y. Times
article about his work
_r=2&pagewanted=all. NYT site registration required).

* New Location! This year's conference has moved to the
beautiful 4-star Westin Hotel in Westminster, Colorado. The
Westin has excellent conference facilities, is fully
accessible and is located within view of the Rocky Mountains,
about half-way between Denver and Boulder.

* National ATHEN meeting: Access Technology in Higher
Education Network is an organization for professionals who
work with access technology in the higher education
environment. Learn about the organization and meet other
members during the Thursday (Nov. 12) evening meeting.

* Over 60 presentations and hands-on sessions taught by
national experts

* Over 35 hours of hands-on workshops included in the agenda.

More information at conference site:
http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/ or contact
hkramer at colorado.edu.

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