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October 26-27, 2006
Hard-Wiring Inclusion
Conference
Online workshops Fall 2005.

2004 Summer Institute


People with Disabilities and New Technologies:
A Social Barriers Approach


June 14-18, 2004
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Overview

About the Dis-IT Research Alliance

Monday, June 14, 2004

  • "Using a Social Barriers Approach to Information Technology"
  • "How have people with disabilities identified challenges and benefits of new technologies?"
    • Panel Discussion
    • Closing Remarks

Tuesday, June 15, 2004 (afternoon)

  • "How can we develop information technologies to enhance the participation of people with disabilities?"
    • Introductory Presentation: Gary Birch
    • Panel Discussion
    • Small Group Discussions
    • Closing remarks

Tuesday, June 15, 2004 (evening)

  • Enabling Technologies, Disabling Societies: Challenges for People with Disabilities

Wednesday, June 16, 2004

  • "How do information technologies create opportunities and new barriers for people with disabilities?"
    • Introductory Presentation: Catherine Fichten
    • Panel Discussion #1
    • Panel Discussion #2
    • Closing Remarks

Thursday, June 17, 2004

  • "How do government and industry decision-making shape new information technologies?"
    • Introductory Presentation: Aldred Neufeldt
    • Small Group Discussions
    • Panel Discussion #1
    • Small Group Discussions
    • Panel Discussion #2

Friday, June 18, 2004

  • "How does the social barriers approach affect the development of new information technologies?"
    • Introduction: Deborah Stienstra
    • Panel Presentations
    • Discussion
    • Closing Panel

Appendix 1: Participants

Compiled and edited by Sara Harms,
with assistance from Gary Annable and Nancy Chislett

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