[Athen] Oct. 1 deadline for early registration discount quickly approaching for AHG 2009

Howard Kramer Howard.Kramer at Colorado.EDU
Fri Sep 25 14:13:34 PDT 2009

Dear Colleagues:

We invite you to join experts in the field of Assistive
Technology and access on November 9 - 14 in Westminster,
Colorado, for this year’s 12th Annual Accessing Higher Ground:
Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference. AHG offers the
opportunity to attend over 60 sessions on the implementation
and benefits of Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in
the university, college, and business setting. There are
currently many great airfare deals to Denver for the first
half of November; the conference has moved to the beautiful 4
star Westin Hotel in Westminster but room rates are still very
reasonable ($119 per night includes Internet & a $10 meal
coupon), and exhibit fees are affordable ($490 includes
exhibit hall booth, access to all conference proceedings and

There is a 15% early registration discount until Oct. 1 and
ATHEN & ATIA members are eligible for an additional $30
discount on registration. Simply indicate your affiliation
when you register for the conference.

Please visit the conference web site at:
http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/ for more information or
to register online.

Other Conference Highlights

* Distinguished speaker Dr. T.V. Raman, Google Research
Scientist, will be this year's keynote speaker. Read the N.Y.
Times article about his work (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.

Howard Kramer
AHG Conference Coordinator
Access Specialist
fax: 492-5601

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