[Athen] Re: Keynote speaker search: Anyone familiar
of Dr. Jonathan Lazar
Dean L Colby
dean.colby at Colorado.EDU
Fri Jul 1 12:25:22 PDT 2011
sure, why not.
what happened to the corporate sponsored speaker idea?
Also, we need to get somebody pronto. I understand. But, another blind guy. at some point, we need to figure if we're a conference for blind people, to the exclusion of everybody else who needs access to the technologies.
---- Original message ----
>Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 12:46:50 -0600
>From: Howard Kramer <hkramer.atsol at gmail.com>
>Subject: Keynote speaker search: Anyone familiar of Dr. Jonathan Lazar
>To: Access Technology Higher Education Network <athen-list at u.washington.edu>
>Cc: Clayton H Lewis <Clayton.Lewis at colorado.edu>,"Catherine M. Stager-Kilcommons" <Catherine.Stager-kilcommons at colorado.edu>,"Cindy D. Giltner" <cindy.giltner at colorado.edu>,Cynthia Giltner Pickett <Cindy.Pickett at colorado.edu>,Dana Kusjanovic <Dana.Kusjanovic at colorado.edu>,"Dean L. Colby" <dean.colby at colorado.edu>,"Karen A. Rosenschein" <karen.rosenschein at colorado.edu>,Katherine Skallerud <katherine.skallerud at colorado.edu>,Lee Shayler <l.shayler at comcast.net>,Melinda Piket-May <Melinda.Piket-may at colorado.edu>,Nola R Salisbury <Nola.Salisbury at colorado.edu>,Sharon L Vieyra <Sharon.Vieyra at colorado.edu>,Vijay Patel <vijay.patel at colorado.edu>,Virginia Schultz <Virginia.Schultz at colorado.edu>,George Kerscher <kerscher at montana.com>
> Hello All:
> I came across this person as a guest blogger on disability.gov
> (http://blog.govdelivery.com/usodep/); looking at his web page
> (http://triton.towson.edu/~jlazar/), he seems to have a very
> interesting background - teaches classes, writes books, conducts
> studies on universal design and accessibility. He received a Bolotin
> Award from NFB (press
> release: http://www.towson.edu/main/abouttu/newsroom/lazar071210.asp).
> You can hear the 2.5 minute introduction at the award ceremony
> Introduction starts at the 20:00 minute mark. His short acceptance
> starts at 22:30.
> If anyone has any other suggestions for keynotes, please feel free to
> let me know.
> Happy July 4.
> Howard Kramer
> AHG Conference Coordinator
> Access Specialist
> fax: 492-5601
> Disability Services
> Division of ODECE- achieving excellence through diversity and
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