Program Overview

Keynote

This year's Keynote Address at the Conference which will be held February 28, Tuesday evening, at 5:30 PM. Michael Paciello, this year's Conference Chair will host the Tuesday evening event. A Reception will follow the Keynote Address.

We are pleased to announce that this year our Keynote Speaker will be Ms. Geri Jewell. Geri Jewell is best known as Cousin Geri from the NBC sitcom, “The Facts of Life” and was the first person with a disability to have a regular role on a prime time series. Geri is sure to enlighten and entertain attendees with her personal life experiences and perspectives in her presentation.

Please join us on Tuesday, February 28 at 5:30 P.M. when we open the 27th Annual Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference.

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Conference Schedule

Monday, February 27, 2012

  • Conference Registration 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Full-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Pre-Conference Workshops Half-Day 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, February 28, 2012

  • Conference Registration 8:00 AM - 6:00 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
  • Keynote Address and Welcome Reception 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

  • Conference Registration 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • General Sessions 8:00 AM - 4:10 PM
  • Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Opening of Exhibit Halls 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 1, 2012

  • Conference Registration 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • General Sessions 8:00 AM - 5:20 PM
  • Exhibit Halls 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Friday, March 2, 2012

  • Conference Registration 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • General Sessions 8:00 AM - 5:20 PM
  • Exhibit Halls 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Saturday, March 3, 2012

  • Conference Registration 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Conference Adjourns

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Pre-Conference Workshops

Full-Day and Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops will be offered on Monday, February 27, 2012 and Tuesday, February 28, 2012. These workshops are designed to give in-depth training on specific topics. A listing of Pre-Conference Workshops will be available soon.

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Exhibits

The exhibit halls will be open Wednesday, February 29, 2012 through Friday, March 2, 2012. The Exhibit Halls are FREE and the hours are as follows:

  • Wednesday, February 29, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 1, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday, March 2, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

You must register to attend the FREE Exhibit Halls. Please register and select "Exhibit Hall Only" if you are only visiting the exhibitors.

Accommodation Services for the Exhibit Halls

In our effort to provide reasonable accommodation services (interpreters and sighted guides) at the conference, we are limiting requests to 20 minutes time periods when visiting the Exhibit Halls. As always, these services are based on the availability of our service providers.

You are, of course, welcome to return and request services again throughout the day and/or on additional days you may be coming to the Exhibit Halls.

We appreciate your cooperation with these procedures and thank you for your support in our efforts to provide services for the convenience of our conference attendees and visitors to the Exhibit Halls.

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Exhibitor Listing

To view the 2012 Directory of Exhibitors by Company Name, please visit the Exhibitor Directory page.

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