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ASSETS 2019 – Student Research Competition

If you are an undergraduate or graduate student researching accessible computing or assistive technologies, we invite you to submit a two-page contribution to the ASSETS 2019 Student Research Competition (SRC). Authors of accepted submissions will present a poster summary of their contribution to a panel of experts at the ASSETS conference. The top three undergraduate and top three graduate poster presenters will then present their research to the conference audience. All accepted SRC submissions will …

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Call for Nominations: ASSETS 2019 Impact Award

Is there an ASSETS paper, published in 2009 or earlier, that has influenced your work? If so, please email the title and authors, and a brief statement summarizing the paper’s impact, to mccoy@udel.edu, as soon as possible, and before August 1. We’ll use the information you provide in the selection process for this year’s SIGACCESS ASSETS Paper Impact Award (see http://www.sigaccess.org/category/news/awards/impact-award/).

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Opportunity: SIGACCESS Newsletter Editor

The SIGACCESS Newsletter is produced three times a year and freely available to all SIGACCESS members. It provides a non-archival venue to publish all sorts of accessibility-related material. After 5 years, our current editor, Hugo Nicolau from the University of Lisbon, is stepping down. SIGACCESS is indebted to Hugo for the incredible job he has done with updating the publication, moving to HTML for better accessibility, and providing the community with regular issues packed with …

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Call for Position Papers: Workshop on AI for People with Disabilities

This workshop at ASSETS 2019 will examine AI fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics (FATE) for the specific situations of people with disabilities. We invite researchers, disability advocates, policy makers, and practitioners to submit short position papers by July 3rd. More information: https://assets19.sigaccess.org/ai_fairness_workshop.html.

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Call for Applications: 2019 SIGACCESS Travel Scholarships

We invite applications for the 2019 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 2019 ASSETS conference. The scholarship award is in the amount of $2,000. Deadline: July 1st, 2019 More Information: http://www.sigaccess.org/awards/sigaccess-scholarship/  

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Call for Nominations: Editor-In-Chief ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing

The term of the current Editors-in-Chief (EiC) of the ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS) is coming to an end, and the ACM Publications Board has set up a nominating committee to assist the Board in selecting the next EiC. TACCESS was established in 2008 and has been experiencing steady growth, with 43 original submissions and 82 total submissions received in 2018.

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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@cs.washington.edu. For details, see the Outstanding Contributions Award page.

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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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