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“Digital Accessibility and the Making of a Meta Maker Movement” A Talk by Dr. Joshua Miele on October 20th

GC Digital Initiatives
Co-sponsored by the Futures Initiative
Speaker Event, Fall 2016
October 20th, 6:30-8:00pm
Room C198, The Graduate Center, CUNY

The GC Digital Initiatives and the Futures Initiative are excited to welcome Dr. Joshua Miele to The Graduate Center, CUNY, to speak on the topic of digital accessibility and maker culture. Dr. Miele is the Associate Director of Technology Research and Development, at the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Low Vision and Blindness, and has spearheaded multiple apps, platforms, and resources that promote digital accessibility–including the Blind Arduino Project, overTHERE, YouDescribe, and many more. In his talk, he will discuss the philosophy that informs his approach to maker culture, and consider the essential role of digital accessibility in this formulation.

This event is free and open to the public, and we kindly request you RSVP in advance clicking here.

If you require accessibility accommodation, contact us at gc.digitalfellows@gmail.com, or call Lisa Rhody at (212) 817-8490.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Photo credit: by John Boxall, 2011 (Flickr: tronixstuff).Creative Commons License