SIGACCESS Chair

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Dr Shari Trewin is a researcher in human-computer interaction (HCI), specializing in accessibility. She has made research contributions to many areas of inclusive information and communication technology, including accessibility tools for developers, tools that enable users to customize the appearance and access mechanisms for Web pages, access to Virtual Worlds, abstract user interface models for accessibility, novel access features for input devices, and self-adaptive input devices. She holds seven patents for accessibility technology. Shari is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, and Associate Editor of the journal ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing. She has previously served as SIGACCESS Secretary/Treasurer, general chair of ASSETS 2009: The 11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, and program chair of ASSETS 2007. She has a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Call for Applications: 2018 SIGACCESS Travel Scholarships

We invite applications for the 2018 ACM SIGACCESS Travel Scholarships. These awards provide support for practitioners, researchers, members of advocacy groups, and individuals with disabilities who are interested in the field of computers and accessibility, to actively participate in the 2018 ASSETS conference. The scholarship award is in the amount of $2,000. Application Deadline: July 1st, 2018. More information.

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Nomination deadline approaching: SIGACCESS Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility Award

The deadline for nominations for the 2018 SIGACCESS Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility Award is approaching.   Nominations are due by May 30, 2018.  Please send all questions or nomination materials to ladner-ta-cs-tod-washington-tod-edu. For details, see the Outstanding Contributions Award page.

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Call for Nominations: SIGACCESS Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility Award

We are seeking nominations for the 2018 SIGACCESS Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility Award.   Nominations are due by May 30, 2018.  Please send all questions or nomination materials to ladner-ta-nullcs-tod-washington-tod-edu. For details, see the Outstanding Contributions Award page.

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2017 SIGACCESS ASSETS Paper Impact Award winner

Providing access to graphical user interfaces—not graphical screens

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2017 Best Student Paper

Technology-Mediated Sight: A Case Study of Early Adopters of a Low Vision Assistive Technology

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2017 Best Paper

Evaluating the Usability of Automatically Generated Captions for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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Call for Applications: SIGACCESS 2017 Travel Scholarship Awards

We invite a second round of applications for the 2017 ACM SIGACCESS Travel Scholarships. These awards provide support for practitioners, researchers, members of advocacy groups, and individuals with disabilities who are interested in the field of computers and accessibility, to actively participate in the 2017 ASSETS conference. The scholarship award is in the amount of $2,000. Application Deadline: August 23rd, 2017. More information.

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Call for Nominations: ASSETS Paper Impact Award (Sep 1 deadline)

Is there an ASSETS paper, published in 2007 or earlier, that has influenced your work? If so, please email the title and authors to clayton.lewis-ta-nullcolorado-tod-edu, as soon as possible.  We’ll use the information you provide in the selection process for this year’s SIGACCESS ASSETS Paper Impact Award. You can also submit a formal nomination, by September 1, as described there, but we also welcome your informal suggestions, now. To jog your memory, there’s a list of …

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Call for Applications: SIGACCESS 2017 Travel Scholarship Awards

We invite applications for the 2017 ACM SIGACCESS Travel Scholarships. These awards provide support for practitioners, researchers, members of advocacy groups, and individuals with disabilities who are interested in the field of computers and accessibility, to actively participate in the 2017 ASSETS conference. The scholarship award is in the amount of $2,000. Application Deadline: July 1st, 2017. More information.

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NEW conference accessibility resources now available

Generate an accessibility FAQ for your conference, and see the expanded Conference Accessibility Guidelines

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