CBI Agenda


Tuesday

7:00-9:00 p.m.
[Female student smiles while working on a laptop.] Registration and Evening Social

Wednesday

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast and Networking
9:00-9:45
Welcome
  • CBI description, objectives, and schedule
  • Introductions
  • Housekeeping details: restrooms, breaks, and meals
  • Accessibility of meeting considerations
  • CBI materials
  • AccessComputing goals, objectives, activities/products
9:45-10:00
View Video
Returning from Service: College and IT Careers for Veterans
http://www.uw.edu/doit/Video/index.php?vid=52
10:00-10:45
Current Trends and Opportunities In Computing Richard Ladner, AccessComputing Co-Director
10:45-11:00
Break
11:00-12:15 p.m.
Approaches to Access: Accommodations and Universal Design
Question 1: What are your thoughts about specific steps your institution or computing/IT department could take to embrace universal design?
12:15-1:15
Lunch and Working Group Discussion
Question 2: What kinds of services, supports, and institutional/departmental policies and procedures can be implemented to promote the participation and success of students with disabilities, including veterans, in computing and IT studies and careers?
1:15-2:15
Assistive and Accessible Technology
Terrill Thompson, AccessComputing Technology Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington
2:15-2:45
Working Group Discussion
Question 3: How can universal design and accessibility issues, with respect to IT, be integrated into campus disability and computing services, computing and IT curriculum, and other units?
2:45-3:00
Break
3:00-4:00
Panel Discussion
What are the experiences of people with disabilities in postsecondary education?
What services, supports, and other conditions promoted or inhibited success?
Panelists: Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, SSB Bart Group; Chris Putsche, Student, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Laureen Summers, Program Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
4:00-4:45
Working Group Discussion
Question 4: What kinds of services, supports, and institutional/departmental changes can be implemented to promote the participation and success of students with disabilities, including veterans, in computing and IT studies and careers?
4:45-5:00
Preview of Tonight's Activity, Tomorrow's Agenda, Daily Feedback
6:30-8:30
Dinner and Working Group Discussion
Question 5: What future collaborations and other activities would be beneficial to you as we address the AccessComputing project goal?

Thursday

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast and Networking
9:00-9:45
Panel Discussion
How can disabled student services, computing and IT departments and veterans-serving organizations work together to increase the participation and success of students with disabilities in computing and IT fields?
Panelists: Daniela Marghitu, Director and Founder, Auburn University Education and Assistive Technology; Michael Richardson, Assistant Director, Disability Resources for Students, University of Washington; Scott Swaim, Veterans Services Director, Valley Cities Counseling, WDVA War Trauma Program; Mark Wambach, Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
9:45-10:15
Working Group Discussion
Question 6: What are some preliminary ideas regarding how disabled student services, computing departments and veterans-serving organizations in your region might work together to increase the participation and success of students with disabilities in computing and IT fields?
10:15-11:30
Working Group Meeting
Each local team will draft plans for future activities in their community–engaging faculty, disability support services, community colleges, and veterans organizations–for the purpose of recruiting and supporting students with disabilities in computing and IT fields.
11:30-12:15 p.m.
Working Group Reports
Working group representatives each deliver a brief summary of their group's discussion and accomplishments.
12:15-1:30
Lunch and Working Group Meeting
Continue team planning meetings or discuss what future collaborations and other activities would be beneficial to you as you address the AccessComputing project goal.
1:30-2:00
How to Engage with AccessComputing Project Staff and Other Partners
Examples of internships, minigrants, communities of practice, campus-focused capacity building institutes, conference exhibits, and presentations
Brianna Blaser, AccessComputing Program Coordinator/Counselor, University of Washington

Working Group Reports
Report ideas and suggestions from last evening's dinner discussion and today's lunch to the CBI.

Concluding Remarks and CBI Evaluation
Richard Ladner, Sheryl Burgstahler