Event Schedule

All sessions will be held in Shriver Center.

Symposium Schedule, April 16, 2020

Time
Event
8:00 am
Registration/Breakfast
Heritage Room
9:00 am
Opening Remarks/Welcome
Dr. Jason Osborne, Provost & Executive Vice President, Miami University
Heritage Room
9:10 am
The ADA at 30: Where Will Accessibility Take Us Next? (Keynote Address)
Bree Callahan, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator, University of Washington
Heritage Room
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Panel Discussion: Faculty Perspectives on Accessibility
Facilitator: Hope Sweeney, Miami University
JDOL A

Procuring and Using Third-Party Applications
Stephanie Dawson, Laura Fathauer, and Nick Laes, Miami University
JDOL C

11:15 am
Break
11:30 am Blackboard Ally: Improve the Accessibility of Your Course Content
Krista Greear, Blackboard Ally
JDOL A
Reaching Everyone: Social Media and Accessibility
Kelly Bennett, Miami University
JDOL C
12:30 pm
Lunch, Heritage Room
1:30 pm

Training the Next Generation of AT Professionals
Laura Fathauer, Cindy Hurley, and Autumn Meade, Miami University
JDOL A

Use of a Tactile Braille Tablet for Communicating STEM content to Blind Users
Dave Schleppenbach, Coactive; Greg Williams, Independence Science
JDOL C
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm

Assistive Technology (AT) in the Classroom and Beyond
Autumn Meade, Miami University
JDOL A

What Do Senior Disability Studies Scholars Want AT Professionals to Know? What are the Most Important Compromises Around Time, Effort, and Money?
Deeva Kasnitz, Miami University
JDOL C
3:45 pm
Adjourn

Accessible Gaming Experience

Accessible Gaming will be available all day in JDOL B.  So, plan to join us between sessions and during lunch to experience the New Accessible X-Box Controllers as well as a variety of accessible board games.  The Accessible Gaming room is brought to you by the AccessMU Center and The Miller Center for Student Disability Services.
accessible gaming