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    The Premiere AT Conference

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Conference Schedule

Monday, March 11, 2019

  • Conference Check-in 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Full-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

  • Conference Check-in 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Please note that Conference Check-in closes one hour before Keynote Address. Please arrive at the registration early if you want to register and attend Keynote Address.
  • Full-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Keynote Address and Welcome Reception 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

  • Conference Check-in 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Exhibit Hall Only Registration 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • General Sessions 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Lunch Break 11:40 AM-1:20 PM
  • Opening of Exhibit Hall 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 14, 2019

  • Conference Check-in 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Exhibit Hall Only Registration 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • General Sessions 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Exhibit Hall 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Lunch Break 11:40 AM-1:20 PM

Friday, March 15, 2019

  • Conference Check-in 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Exhibit Hall Only Registration 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • General Sessions 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Exhibit Hall 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Lunch Break 11:40 AM-1:20 PM
  • Conference Adjourns 5:30 PM

Conference Policies

Please be advised that registering for the CSUN AT Conference denotes that you have read and agree to comply with the Conference Policies.

  • Conference Name Badges must be worn at all times during conference hours and in conference areas. 
  • Transferring or sharing badges with non-registered individuals is prohibited.  
  • The CSUN AT Conference will replace a registrant’s lost name badge one time only for a fee of $225.00.
  • Please be advised that unauthorized recording, filming or photography of any nature is strictly prohibited.   This policy extends to all official activities held in any location of the hotel that are deemed part of the event (sponsor suites/function rooms, presentation rooms, Exhibit Hall, etc.).
  • The use of the CSUN name/logo or Conference name/logo without prior permission or approval is strictly prohibited.  This includes usage in any marketing or advertising materials and social media or website posts. The Conference name may only be used in marketing efforts in the appropriate context of attending the CSUN Conference.
  • The selling and direct delivery of merchandise is strictly prohibited at the CSUN AT Conference.
  • Presentation rooms will close once the room capacity has been reached. 
  • Room capacities adhere to the Fire Code. Altering the existing seating is prohibited.
  • Out of courtesy for speakers, please refrain from entering and/or exiting once the presentation has started.
  • Cell phones should be turned off during all presentations.
  • CSUN does not provide letters of invitation or assistance with obtaining documentation for international participants.
  • Children under the age of 16 will be required to pay full registration fees to attend the CSUN AT Conference and must be accompanied by an adult registrant to access conference areas.
  • Children under the age of 16 may attend the Exhibit Halls at the conference.  They must register for the free Exhibit Hall pass and be accompanied by a registered adult.
  • CSUN is not liable for any related financial expense, loss, theft, property damage or personal injury resulting from participating or attending any or all functions at the Conference.

Keynote Address

Mark your calendars for this year's Keynote Address at the Conference which will be held on the evening of Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 5:30 PM. A Welcome Reception will follow the Keynote Address.

Strache Leadership Award

Each year the Center on Disabilities recognizes a leader in our field who has made a major impact in education and research.

The Strache Leadership Award will be presented at the Keynote Address on the evening of Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

About Dr. Fred Strache

Dr. Fred Strache had held many positions, including VP for Student Affairs.He was a very active and progressive administrator, but his primary emphasis was always on students. Regardless of the type of project discussed with him, he would be supportive, but always ask what the benefits to our students would be.

Dr. Arthur I. Karshmer Award for Assistive Technology Research

The Dr. Arthur I. Karshmer Award for Assistive Technology Research is awarded annually to the author(s) of the best submission to the Science/Research Journal Track of the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. Award winners are recognized for their exemplary submission and excellence in research and the advancement of assistive technology. It is with this award we honor Dr. Karshmer's extensive experience, commitment and passion in the field of disabilities and assistive technology, and continue his legacy of innovative research in the field of assistive technology.

Recipients of the Dr. Arthur I. Karshmer Award for Assistive Technology Research receive complimentary travel, hotel and conference registration for the contact author/speaker, while remaining authors/speakers will receive complimentary conference registration, and will be acknowledged at the Keynote Address on the evening of Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

The 2nd Dr. Arthur I. Karshmer Award for Assistive Technology Research will be announced in early 2019.

About Dr. Arthur I. Karshmer

Dr. Arthur Karshmer received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. At the time of his retirement, Dr. Karshmer was the Chair of the Department of Analytics and Technology at the University of San Francisco. He spent his career researching assistive technologies for senior citizens and individuals with special needs. Professor Karshmer's research interest were in the fields of the operating system-architecture interface, metropolitan area networking and computer interfaces for the handicapped. He has published numerous papers in these domains.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Full-Day and Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops will be offered on Monday, March 11, 2019 and Tuesday, March 12, 2019. These workshops are designed to give in-depth training on specific topics.

Room Temperature

Temperatures in session rooms vary. For comfort, it is recommended that layered clothing be worn.

Headset

It is recommended that you bring your favorite headset to gain access to audio output on computers at the conference.

Official Language

We appreciate the extensive participation of the international community in this conference. The official language of the conference is English.