[icebtac] Tactile Graphics Conference reminder

  • From: "Robert Jaquiss" <rjaquiss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <icebtac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:23:12 -0400

Hello colleagues:

     If any of you wish to make a presentation at the upcoming Tactile Graphics 
Conference, please read the following. Thank you.





Robert Jaquiss

Access Technology Specialist

National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute

200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place

Baltimore, MD 21230

Phone: (410) 659-9314, Ext. 2422

Email: rjaquiss@xxxxxxx


Reminder - the call for proposals closes March 31st



Tactile Graphics Conference

November 30-December 1, 2012


Submission Criteria for Tactile Graphics Conference


The submissions for the NFB Tactile Graphics Conference should fall into one of 
the following categories:


1.            Small displays

2.            Presentations on low tech techniques (foil, collage etc.)

3.            Presentations on computerized techniques (capsule paper, Tiger, 
other embossers, rapid prototyping)

4.            Presentations on educational uses and theory

5.            Presentations on tactile literacy

6.            Case studies/examples: what works and what doesn't


Abstracts must have the following (please use the attached form):

1.            Title

2.            Author

3.            Organization/affiliation

4.            Contact information including postal address, email address, and 
phone number

5.            The text of the abstract should not exceed five hundred words.

6.            If a presentation is a hands-on presentation, include a 
description of the materials and equipment that will be used.

7.            If a submission will include tactile handouts, these should be 
noted and a sample should be submitted if possible.



Abstracts are due no later than March 31, 2012.

For more information, or to submit an abstract please visit 
www.nfb.org/tactilegraphics or contact Clara Van Gerven at the NFB 
(cvangerven@xxxxxxx  or 410-659-9314, ext. 2410).



We hope you can join us for this exciting event!


National Federation of the Blind, 200 E. Wells Street, at Jernigan Place, 
Baltimore MD 21230


Clara Van Gerven
Access Technology Content Specialist
National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street 
       at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD  21230
410-659-9314 x-2410

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