Sponsored by: Princeton Center for Complex Materials https://pccm.princeton.edu/reu-0
The IsLAND conference will be held Friday, September 14-15, 2018 at Bowen Hall on the Princeton University campus located in Princeton, New Jersey. The following presentations are scheduled for the 2018 ISLAND Conference.
Friday, September 14, 2018
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Evening Reception
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Conference Keynote address by Michael Hingson
8:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Book-signing
Saturday, September 15, 2018
9:05 AM to 9:15 AM. Welcome and Introductions. Dr. Daniel Steinberg and Dr. Cary Supalo. Princeton University and Educational Testing Service
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM. WCAG 2.1 Meets STEM: Application, Interpretation, and Challenges for Further Standard Development. Dr. Jason White. Educational Testing Service.
9:45 AM to 10:15 AM. Teaching Basic Cryptography Concepts Using Braille and Large Print Manipulatives. Jason Martin. Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services.
10:15 AM to 10:30 AM. 15 minute break
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Using Remote Assistance to Provide Access to STEM Laboratory Classes. Michael Hingson. Aira.
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The SALS App: Making Chemistry Accessible With iOS Devices. Dr. Roseanne Hoffmann. American Printing House for the Blind.
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Changing STEM with the Graphiti: A Tactile Graphic Display. Ken Perry. American Printing House for the Blind.
12:00 PM to 1:15 PM. 1 hour 15 minutes break
1:15 PM to 1:45 PM. Making 3D printed and 3D laser-cut audio-enriched tactile STEM templates. Dr. Michael Kolitsky. University of Texas at El Paso.
1:45 PM to 2:15 PM. A Post-Secondary Degree Program that Maximizes Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Student Success. Dr. Todd Pagano. Rochester Institute of Technology/ National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
2:15 PM to 2:45 PM. Teaching Introductory Chemistry Laboratory Courses to Blind Students at Truman State University. Dr. H. David Wohlers, Caitlyn M. McGuire, and Jessica L. Michael. Truman State University.
2:45 PM to 3:00 PM. 15 minute break
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Fun Science Activities for Children. Dr. Lillian A. Rankel & Marilyn Winograd. Teacher of the Blind.
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM. AstroAccess: Creative Approaches to Disability Inclusion in STEM. Anna Volker. Ohio State University.
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM. A Review of Tactile Graphics Repositories. Robert Jaquiss. American Thermoform Corporation.
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM. Edible Astronomy Demonstration and Laboratory Activities. Dr. Donald Lubowich. Hofstra University.
5:00 PM to 5:15 PM. Discussion and concluding remarks. Dr. Cary Supalo and Dr Daniel Steinberg. Educational Testing Service and Princeton University.
5:15 PM to 5:30 PM. Adjourn.
A block of rooms has been arranged at The Chauncey Hotel and Conference Center at $159.00 per night, plus applicable tax. The Chauncey Hotel and Conference Center is located at 1 Chauncey Rd, Princeton, NJ 08541. Room reservations can be made through August 15, 2018 at the following link: https://reservations.travelclick.com/11530?groupID=2250717 Complimentary hot breakfast will be served from 7-9am. Complimentary ground transportation to and from the Bowen Center can be arranged by reservation at the hotel front desk.
IsLAND conference registration is open. All conference attendees are requested to register. Contact the conference organizer, Cary Supalo, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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