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State-of-the-Science Conferences

​Sept. 20-21, 2012 IT-RERC State-of-the-Science Workshop 

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The theme of the Trace Center and IT-RERC's workshop was titled "The Cloud, Accessibility, and the Future," and covered the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure and related topics.  The event, which took place online, was held on Thursday and Friday, September 20-21, 2012.  

The workshop featured moderated discussions in response to presentations by top experts in this new and very dynamic field.

Presentations and subsequent discussions have been recorded and are available here.  A report is in press, to be published in 2014 in Universal Access in the Information Society.

 


​Reports from Past Conferences

2005 Conference on Accessible Emergency Notification and Communication

The RERC on Telecommunications Access (NIDRR Grant H133E990006), a partnership of Trace Center and Gallaudet University, held this conference in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 2-3, 2005. Information available from this conference includes:

2001 ​Conference on Access to Telecommunication Technologies

The RERC on Telecommunications Access (NIDRR Grant H133E040013), a partnership of Trace Center and Gallaudet University, held this conference on Oct. 29-30, 2001, in Washington, D.C. Full text of the report from the conference is:  Vanderheiden, G., Harkins, J., & Barnicle, K. (2002). State of the Science: Access to Telecommunication Technologies. In J.M. Winters, C. Robinson, R. Simpson & G. Vanderheiden (Eds.), Emerging and Accessible Telecommunications, Information and Healthcare Technologies (pp. 185-219). Arlington, VA: RESNA Press.

2001 Workshop on Access to Information Technologies

On April 1-2, 2001, the RERC on Information Technology Access (NIDDR Grant H133E030012) presented this workshop at the CHI 2001 Conference in Seattle, Washington.  Full text of the report from this conference is:  Vanderheiden, G., & Zimmermann, G. (2002). State of the Science: Access to Information Technologies. In J.M. Winters, C. Robinson, R. Simpson & G. Vanderheiden (Eds.), Emerging and Accessible Telecommunications, Information and Healthcare Technologies (pp. 152-184). Arlington, VA: RESNA Press.

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