Accessibility@CMU Workshop

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:00am to 6:00pm


ASA Conference Room 6115 Gates & Hillman Centers


Keynote Speaker: RICHARD LADNER, Professor in Computer Science & Engineering

Please join us for a new workshop on accessibility at CMU sponsored by AccessComputing) with keynote speaker Registration Requested.
8:00-9:00 amRegistration, participant surveys and breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Keynote Speaker Richard Ladner, Professor Computer Science & Engineering; Founder, Access Computing, University of Washington
10:00-11:00 am Digital Accessibility and Disability Resources at CMU: Overview from the Digital Accessibility Committee
11:00-11:15 am - Break
11:15-12:15 pm Panel Persepectives from the Ground:

Jen Mankoff, Moderator
AdrianTrejo Nunez, CS Alum, Ph.D. Student , University of Austin, Texas
Gloriana St. Clair, Dean Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon Librairies
Scott Weingart, Digital Humanities Specialist, Dietrich College, Carnegie Mellon University
Jennifer A. Rode, Senior Lecturer, UCL Knowledge Laboratory, University College London

12:15-1:00 pm - Lunch Guest Speaker Amy Hurst, Associate Professor of Himan-Center Computing, UMBC, CMU-HCII Alum
1:00-2:30 pm Introduction: Aaron Steinfeld
Accessibility Research at CMU

Aaron Steinfeld— Robotics and Mobile Apps for Accessible Navigation
Henny Admoni — Assistive Wheelchair-Mounted Robot Arms
Dragan Ahmetovic— Navcog: Cognitive Navigation Assistant for People with Visual Impairments or Blindness
Jenn Mankoff— Making Accessibility
Jeff Bigham— Better Accessibility via Crowds and Machine Learning

2:30-3:30 pmGeoff Kaufman—Exploring Individual and Community-Level Appraoches for Mitigating Unconscious Bias
3:30-3:45 pm - Tea BreakGroup Discussions around specific questions
3:45-5:00 pmPanel for Follow-on Questions

Momin Malik, Moderator

5:00-6:00 pm - Wrap-up, Surveys, and Lab Tours/Demos

Demo of NavCog: Cognitive Navigation Assistant for People with Visual Impairments or Blindness
Personal Robotics Lab: demonstrating ADA and HERB
Meet BAXTER and our Mobile Guide Robot
DevLab Tour

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