DO-IT Does It Again at the UW Computer Fair - March 16 and 17
Mark your calendar! The University of Washington is hosting a program for those associated with and interested in DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) at the 20th annual UW Computer Fair. All Fair events are free and take place in the HUB (Husky Union Building) on the Seattle campus. Many seminars and exhibits on each day of the Fair are of interest to DO-IT associates; the March 16 activities listed below are of special interest.
10:00 am - 8:00 pm DO-IT Exhibit
Visit the DO-IT booth featuring computers and adaptive technology for individuals with disabilities. (Also available Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.) Booths 309 - 311 in the exhibit area.
4:00-4:45 pm More Than Bandwidth: Building a Grassroots Community Network
Aki Namioka, Seattle Community Network. While corporations are offering 500 channels, learn how SCN is building a network to support the community and participation in democracy. HUB 310.
5:00-5:45 pm What Happens in a K-12 School When the Students, Parents, and Teachers Gain Access to the Internet
Fred Dust, Headmaster, Bush School. The problems and possibilities that the Bush School has discovered in allowing students, parents, and teachers access to the Internet, as well as the future impact of the Internet on K-12 schools. HUB 310.
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm DO-IT Hospitality Suite.
Stop by for an opportunity to pick up a treat and mingle with other individuals participating in or interested in DO-IT. HUB 309.
6:00-6:45 pm Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT).
Dr. J. Ray Bowen, UW Dean of Engineering; Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler, UW Computing and Communications and DO-IT Scholar Randy. The use of computers, adaptive technology and the Internet in a program for individuals with disabilities. HUB 310.
7:00-7:45 pm Stepping Stones
Pat Kemp, Executive Director, RCH Technical Institute. Using computer technology to make the transition between high school and employment for individuals with disabilities. HUB 310.
For further information about DO-IT call (206) 685-DOIT (685-3648). For information about the UW Computer Fair call (206) 543-3630.