Secretary/Treasurer

Secretary/Treasurer

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Dr. Jinjuan Heidi Feng is an associate professor at the Computer and Information Sciences Department at Towson University. She received a Ph. D. in Information Sciences from UMBC in 2005. She conducts research in the area of universal accessibility, mobile health applications, and accessible security and privacy. She works closely with national and local communities to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities through information technology. Her current research projects focus on assistive technologies for people with cognitive disabilities in educational and professional settings, mobile applications for health related activities, and accessible security techniques for individuals with visual or cognitive disabilities. Her work has been published in various top-notch journals and conferences such as Human-Computer Interaction, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, and ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing. She is serving on the editorial board of ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing and has served on numerous conference program committees and review panels.

ASSETS Student Research Competition Undergraduate Winner Mitchell Gordon wins 2nd place in ACM Grand Finals

ASSETS 2014 SRC Winner awarded 2nd place in ACM Grand Finals.

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SIGACCESS ASSETS Paper Impact Award – call for nominations

Important Dates Deadline for nominations: July 1, 2015 Notification of Selection: August 1, 2015 ASSETS 2015 Conference: October 26-28, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal Please send to bruce.walker [at] psych.gatech.edu Award Description The SIGACCESS Impact Award is presented every other year (in odd-numbered years) to the authors of an ASSETS conference paper that has had a significant impact on computing and information technology that addresses the needs of persons with disabilities. Technical papers presented 10 or more …

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SIGACCESS 2015 Travel Scholarship – call for applications

We invite applications for the 2015 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 2015 ASSETS conference. The scholarship award is in the amount of $2,000. Application Deadline: July 1st, 2015 For more information: http://www.sigaccess.org/awards/sigaccess-scholarship/

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2014 Best Paper

Tablet-based activity schedule for children with autism in mainstream environment

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2014 Best Student Paper

Tactile Graphics with a Voice: Using QR Codes to Access Text in Tactile Graphics

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Vicki L. Hanson: Outstanding Contribution Recipient 2014

For sustained and wide-ranging contributions including industry, academia, and policy organizations.

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Professor Vicki Hanson becomes ACM Vice President

Professor Vicki L. Hanson, past SIGACCESS Chair, takes up her new role as Vice President of ACM

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Accepting Nominations for the 2014 SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions

We are now accepting nominations for the 2014 SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility. This award recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the development of computing technologies which improve the accessibility of media and services to people with disabilities. Outstanding contributions through research, practice, or advocacy are recognized. Towards this goal, contributions are considered from academia, industry, as well as other professions that focus on computer users with …

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January 2012 Newsletter

Research reports from the ASSETS 2011 Doctoral Consortium

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September 2011 Newsletter

Notetaker for visually impaired people wins Microsoft Imagine Cup, web accessibility in Finnish higher education, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Research and Development Working Group

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