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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@colorado.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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Call for STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: 50 Years of the ACM Turing Award Celebration

In June this year, ACM will celebrate 50 Years of the A.M. Turing Award, which recognizes major contributions of lasting importance in computing. Through the years, it has become the most prestigious award in the field, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of computing.” ACM will celebrate both the award and the visionaries who have received it with a conference on June 23 – 24, 2017 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. …

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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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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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Call for Impact Award: ASSETS

Deadline for nominations: August 1, 2013 Notification of Selection: September 1, 2013 This award recognizes a conference paper presented at the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) that has had a significant impact on computing and information technology that addresses the needs of persons with disabilities. Technical papers presented at the ASSETS 2002 conference, or any earlier ASSETS conference are eligible. The award will recognize work that presents a significant innovation or contribution …

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Call for Papers: ASSETS 2013

The ASSETS conference explores the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on mainstream and specialized assistive technologies, accessible computing, and assistive applications of computer, network, and information technologies. ASSETS is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and its SIGACCESS Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing. The single track and friendly atmosphere make ASSETS the ideal venue …

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Call for Papers: ASSETS 2012

The 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, 24-26 October 2011, Dundee, UK. People with disabilities can use Computer and Information Technologies to overcome barriers encountered in day-to-day life, and to participate more fully in society. The ASSETS series of conferences explores the potential of Computer and Information Technologies to support and include individuals with disabilities, and those around them. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on the design and use …

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