Employment and Visual Impairment Conference: Changing Vision, Changing Lives (Part 1)
From Baruch DML
The event takes place on April 2, 2009, at the Baruch College Vertical Campus, Room 14-220.
[Part I -- 58 min.]
Karen Gourgey, Director, Computer Center for Visually Impaired People, Baruch College;
Ann Clarkson, Assistant Dean, Continuing and Professional Studies, Baruch College;
David Birdsell, Dean, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College;
Brian Daniels, Associate Commissioner, NYS Commission for Blind and Visually Handicapped
Keynote Address: "Dare to Succeed"
James Kutsch, PhD, President & CEO, Seeing Eye, Inc.
[Part II -- 55 min.]
Technology - Recent Trends
Moderator: Dawn Suvino, VISIONS
Presenters: Dr. Aries Arditi, The Lighthouse.
Steve Landau, Tactile Kiosk Directory;
Pratik Patel, Director, Information Technology Access, City University of New York
[Part III -- 45 min.]
Lunch & Metropolitan Placement Consortium "Breaking Barriers" Awards & Seiko Karate Demo
[Part IV -- 80 min.]
Technology - Web Usability Testing
Moderator: Sandra Kupprat, Project Director at NYU
Presenters: Michael Burks, Accessibility Consultant;
Kate Schrauth, Executive Director, icouldbe.org
Lynnette Tatum, Senior Instructor, computer Center for Visually Impaired People, Baruch College
Comments from the audience moderated by Julie Jansen, Freelance Corporate Consultant and Career Coach and Sandra Kupprat, Project Director at NYU