[Athen] Save $115 on Accessing Higher Ground Conference

Howard Kramer hkramer.atsol at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 12:02:22 PDT 2010

*Save $115 on Accessing Higher Ground 2010 Conference if you register by
October 1 and are a renewing ATHEN member*

Dear ATHEN Members:

Online registration for the 2010 Accessing Higher Ground Conference is now
open at: http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/registration2010.html. As you
know, AHG is the official conference of ATHEN. As such, ATHEN conducts its
annual business meeting at AHG. In addition, renewing ATHEN members will
receive a $65 discount off registration fees and a $50 early registration
discount if you register by October 1. (Only ATHEN members who have been
dues paying members within the last 2 years, 2010 or 2009, are eligible for
the $65 discount upon renewal of their ATHEN membership and payment of dues
through the AHG conference.)* As an ATHEN member, you will also receive a
free conference audio DVD.

Check out some of the highlights below and the full schedule at:

Howard Kramer
Conference Coordinator

*For those who cannot pay ATHEN dues through the AHG conference registration
- i.e. with credit card or check - contact Joe Humbertjohumber at iupui.edu or
Ron Stewart ron at altformatsolutions.com for other options. You will need a
discount code, available from Joe Humbert, to obtain the discount mentioned

* The distinguished Dr. George Kerscher, Secretary General of the DAISY
Consortium, will be this year's keynote, speaking on the topic: eBook
Standards, Laws, and Current Implementations.

* New Location! This is the second year at the 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 annual meeting.

* A number of specialized tracks by the Rocky Mountain ADA Center, WebAIM,
EASI, Dolphin Computer Access and others

* Dr. Clayton Lewis, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities will speak
on the Implications of Cloud Computing for People with Cognitive
Disabilities at the Thursday plenary talk.

* 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
ahg at colorado.edu.

Howard Kramer
AHG Conference Coordinator
Access Specialist
fax: 492-5601
Disability Services
Division of ODECE- achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion
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