conference 2015

This year’s ATANET conference is in sunny north-east at the University of Dundee on the Monday 27th July & Professional Audio Note taking training on the 28th July 2015 .

Location is University of Dundee, CIty Campus, Dalhouise building. DD1 4HN
Nearest Car park & driving sat Nav  – Old Hawkhill Dundee DD1 5EU
10-15 min walk from the Train station
Call 01382 385402 for help is lost on the day

Hotels – Malmasion 4*(some good offers at present), travel lodge, Queens Hotel 3*

PowerPoint presentations on at the end of the page

As always, this event is an opportunity to get together with other professionals to learn about and impart good practice and discuss the important issues of our specialism.

Event Itinerary

Day 1 – Room 1G10

Time Slot Presentation Notes
1000-1030 Arrival and Welcome
1030-1045 Welcome and Chair update
10:45-1130 Irene Purcel
1130-1145 Break
1145-1215 Hamish Loveday
1215-1300 Discussion of pressures on the role of AT in HE
1300-1345 Lunch (BYO lunch) – Shops and Student Union nearby
1345-1415 Procurement Specification for DSA equipment:

  • Andy McMahon, University of Dundee
  • Chris McKenzie, University of Strathclyde
  • Hamish Loveday University of Aberdeen
1415-1500 Jo Fullerton “Technology for blind and partially sighted students: a round-up of the latest gadgets
1500-15:15 Break
15-15-17:00 Discussion on what’s new in AT
Discussion on future of ATANET
(Nibbles, Wine, soft drinks provided)
17:00-late Evening Meal Location TBC

Day 2 Room – 1G10 & 2G14 

Time Slot Presenter Notes
1000-1015 Arrival and Welcome
1015 30 “Audio Notetaker Training
Please bring your own laptop
12:30-1330 Lunch (BYO lunch) – Shops and Student Union nearby)
13:30 Audio Notetaker Part 2