Signal Centers Hosts Accessible Technology Summit May 16

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Signal Centers will host the Signal Centers Accessible Technology Summit Thursday, May 16, at UTC’s University Center, 642 East 5th St., in participation with the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

This one-day conference will include lunch, four breakout sessions, a keynote presentation from the internationally renowned Haben Girma (Harvard Law School’s first DeafBlind graduate), and a closing reception.

This conference is for those who work in HR, IT, marketing, or individuals with a disability wanting to know more about a right to the equal access of digital information.

Other speakers/trainers include:

Scott Seagle, Senior Instructional Developer, UTC
Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman, Co-CEO, Center Centre/UIE
Daniel Ryan, Head of Technology, Ragtag
Chris Gilligan, Web Development Specialist, UTC
Dr. Jill Shelton, Associate Professor of Psychology, UTC
Jon Tun, Test Automation Technologist, Unum
Rosemarie Hill, Attorney, Chambliss Law
Stacie Caraway, Attorney, Miller & Martin Law Firm
Nathan Walsh, Attorney, Disability Rights Tennessee
Cheryl Zuckerman, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, State of Tennessee
Ryan Jones, Project Manager, The Paciello Group
Kelly Marsiano, Abilities Employee Resource Group, Unum
Dr. Steven Angle, Chancellor, UTC 

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $35 by visiting SignalCenters.org/events. Tickets will be available at the door for $45.  There is a complete schedule of events and the online registration form. A paid ticket gives full access to lunch, breakout sessions, access to vendors in the accessibility and assistive technology industry, the keynote presentation, and the closing reception. 

Sponsors include Unum, the Weldon F. Osborne Foundation, UTC, McKee Foods, EPB, and the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities.  

For more information on the Signal Centers Accessible Technology Summit, contact Lana Little, director of Assistive Technology Services at 698-8528 or Lana_Little@signalcenters.org

To learn more about Signal Centers, visit SignalCenters.org.



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