CBI Agenda

A group of students watches with interest as they gather around a rack of scientific equipment.


8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Refreshments

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.


Institute objectives and schedule

Introductions: Daniela Marghitu (Auburn University Education and Assistive Technology) & Nels Madsen (Associate Dean, Samuel Ginn, CEO)

9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

Accessible Technology in Education: Problems and Solutions: Guest Speaker Terrill Thompson (Technology Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington)

9:50 – 10:15 a.m.

Defining and Designing the Human Interface: Disabilities in STEM Education: Vincent Martin (PhD Student, Georgia Tech)

10:30 – 10:55 a.m.

Reframing our Approach to Accommodations: Tracy Donald (Director, Office of Accessibility)

10:55 – 11:15 a.m.

Auburn University Student Veterans Services: Dr. Johnny Green (Director, Veterans and Transfer Students Resource Center)

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

A Survey of Assistive Technology: Alabama Institute of Deaf and Blind, E.H. Gentry Technology Center

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch and Working Group Discussion

Question: How can we work together to effectively support students with disabilities and veterans returning to school?

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Group Discussion

Moderator: Daniela Marghitu

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Call to Action, Evaluation, and Closing Remarks