October 21-23, 2013, Bellevue, WA
The 15th ACM SIGACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility 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.
For more information about the Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing (SIG ACCESS), visit: http://www.sigaccess.org/
August 12-13, 2013, Washington, D.C.
The 2013 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop on Trustworthy Elections brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines, ranging from computer science and human-computer interaction experts through political scientists, legal experts, election administrators, and voting equipment vendors. EVT/WOTE '13 will be co-located with the 22nd USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security '13), which will take place August 14-16, 2013.
June 20 - 24, 2013, Bellevue, WA
RESNA 2013 is an interdisciplinary gathering of individuals and companies/organizations who share a common interest in assistive technology and disability. The conference is designed by and for people passionate about the use of assistive technology to improve the health and well-being of people with disabilities. RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, is the premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions.
For more information about RESNA, visit: http://www.resna.org/home/
May 9, 2013, Washington, D.C.
EAC hosted a roundtable where the results of grant funded work was discussed, as well as how recent innovations in accessibility research may be applied to the future of election administration and voting systems.
April 1-2, 2013, Gaithersburg, MD
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sponsored a two day workshop to explore current and future research in accessible voting technology.
February 25 – March 2, 2013, San Diego, CA
For 28 years, California State University, Northridge's Center on Disabilities, through the International Conference on Assistive Technology and Persons with Disabilities, has provided an inclusive setting for researchers, practitioners, exhibitors, end users, speakers and other participants to share knowledge and best practices in the field of assistive technology. Known as a forum that showcases cutting edge technology and practical solutions that can be utilized to remove the barriers that prevent the full participation of persons with disabilities in educational, workplace and social settings, the conference is the largest of its kind in the world.
For more information on past and future CSUN conferences, visit: http://www.csun.edu/cod/conference/index.php
February 26-28, 2013, Gaithersburg, MD
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sponsored a two and a half day symposium to explore emerging trends in voting system technology with the diverse election community at large.
January 9, 2013, Washington, D.C.
EAC hosted a roundtable to review challenges and best practices presented during the 2012 election season.