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Sept. 20-21, 2012 IT-RERC State-of-the-Science Workshop
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.
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:
- Report on Research and Policy Recommendations (a print copy of this report is available from the Trace Center on request)
- Online Resources on Accessible Emergency Notification, Communication, and Preparedness
- Archived Webcast of the Conference (sponsored by the National Organization on Disability)
- Conference Program and Speaker Bios are available on the Conference Homepage
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.