Virtual Conference Accessing Higher Ground

Please join us for Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web, and Technology Conference from Wednesday, Nov. 20 to Friday, Nov. 22 in the CSI Library (Building 1L). This virtual conference is open to all members of the CSI community, including faculty, staff, and students. It is relevant to those in disability services, IT, graphic design, education, instructional design, or any interested faculty and students. Drop in for any, a few, or all sessions.

Register online. Note: All four CUNY viewing locations will be listed in the registration form.

Attendees will:
-learn about the benefits of accessible media, Universal Design, and Assistive Technology
-gain a better understanding of on-campus accommodations and accessible curriculum in higher education
-hear talks on legal and policy issues, including ADA and Section 508 compliance, in the University, business, and public setting
-learn about creating accessible information resources, including most effective methods in Web design

Conference Information:
Further information about the conference is online.
View the following Library guide for a schedule of the virtual conference sessions.

Location/ Times:
College of Staten Island Library, 2nd floor
Video Conference Room, Building 1L, Room 220A
Ancillary Conference Room, Building 1L, Room 218E
Wednesday: 10:00am to 6:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am to 7:20pm
Friday: 11:15am to 5:00pm

This CUNY location is hosted by the Department of the Library with support from Media Services and the Center for Student Accessibility (CSA).

For any questions, please contact Prof. Kerry Falloon at: kerry.falloon@csi.cuny.edu.

By Division of Academic Affairs