CBI Agenda

Tuesday, April 21

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Evening Social and Time to Get Acquainted

Wednesday, April 22

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast and Networking

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Welcome

  • Complete pre-test
  • Institute objectives and schedule
  • Introductions
  • Housekeeping details: Restrooms, breaks, and meals
  • Accessibility of the CBI
  • CBI materials
  • AccessComputing goals, objectives, activities/products
  • View video: Taking Charge: Stories of Success and Self Determination

Sheryl Burgstahler, AccessComputing Co-Director, UW

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Best Practices: Higher Education Consultation and Outreach for Veterans with Disabilities

Peter Schmidt, Washington Department of Veterans Affairs and Edmonds Community College

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Working Together: Disabled Student Services, Computing Departments, Veterans Organizations, and Other Campus Services

Panel: Adele Darr and Feng Wang, Arizona State University; Rodney Pennamon and Carl Stucke, Georgia State University; Meryl Berstein and Donna LaPorte, Johnson and Wales University; Judy Elimelech and Lyle Mays, Missouri Souther State University

Moderator: Sheryl Burgstahler

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch and Working Group Discussion

Question 1: What are the challenges students with disabilities face in pursuing computing undergraduate and graduate academic programs and careers?

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

Debriefing and Discussion: Interventions, Minigrants, and Other Opportunities

Sheryl Burgstahler
Tami Tidwell, AccessComputing Program Coordinator

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Preview Video: World Wide Access: Accessible Web Design

Provide suggestions for making this video more useful.

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Working Group Discussion

Question 2: How can disability support services, computing departments, veterans organizations, and other groups work together effectively to increase the number of people with disabilities in the computing sciences?

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Working Group Reports

Working group representatives each deliver a three-to-five minute summary of their group's discussion and accomplishments.

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Preview of Tomorrow's Agenda, Daily Feedback

Complete daily feedback form.

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dinner, Networking and Discussion of Future Collaborations 

Thursday, April 23

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast and Networking

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Universal Design in Education

Sheryl Burgstahler

View video: Equal Access: Universal Design of Computer Labs

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Opening Doors with Assistive Technology

Dan Comden, Access Technology Consultant, UW

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Putting the Pieces Together: Accessible Design of Technology

Terry Thompson, AccessComputing Technology Accessibility Specialist, UW
Wendy Chisholm, Web Accessibility Specialist, UW

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Bringing Accessibility to Computing and IT Curricula

Richard Ladner, AccessComputing Co-Director

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch and Working Group Discussion

Question 3: How can disability-related topics be integrated into the computing and IT classroom curricula on your campus?

1:45 p.m.  2:00 p.m.

Working Group Reports

Working group representatives each deliver a three-to-five minute summary of their group's discussion and accomplishments.

2:00  3:00 p.m.

Careers in Computer Science and Disability

Richard Ladner

3:15  3:30 p.m.

View video: Part of Me, Not All of Me

3:30  4:45 p.m.

Our Paths to Computing Careers

Panel: Anna Golden, Student; Jason Grieves, Program Manager, Microsoft; Ted Hart, Software Engineer, Microsoft; Daman Wandke, Student and Disability Activist

Moderator: Sheryl Burgstahler

4:45  5:00 p.m.

Preview of Tomorrow's Agenda, Daily Feedback

Complete daily feedback form.

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Friday, April 24

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast, Networking, and Discussion

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Overview of Agenda

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Transition Challenges and Promising Practices for Individuals with Disabilities

Sheryl Burgstahler
Richard Ladner

  • High school to college
  • Two-year schools to four-year schools
  • Undergraduate to graduate studies
  • School to work

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Directions for Working Groups

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Working Group Discussion

Question 4: What specifically can your computing department, disability support services office, veterans organization, or other campus service do to improve the recruitment and support of students with disabilities in computing departments and careers?

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Collaborative Meeting Evaluation

Complete post-test and place in the evaluation box.