conference 2012

2nd – 3rd July, 2012

JISC Regional Support Centre, Glasgow

JISC Regional Support Centre, Glasgow

The 2012 ATANET Conference was held at the JISC Regional Support Centre, Glasgow and was kindly sponsored by JISC TechdisCare InnovationsConcept Northern & Sight and Sound Technology.




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The development theme for the year was ‘reading’, and the presenters and papers discussed focussed on accessing alternative and electronic text.  The presentations from the conference are available for download below.

We were delighted to welcome guest speakers:

  • Alistair McNaught – JISC TechDis
  • Abi James – Head of Product Innovation, iansyst ltd
  • E.A. Draffen – Southampton University
  • Chris Gibson & Kirsty Henderson – University of Strathclyde
  • Lynne Criggie (Robert Gordon University)

Leading academic and industry experts, over the two day event, shared some of the latest developments in the Assistive Technology area.  The presentations made on the day are available to download below.

ATANET 2012 Conference timetableAbi James – iansyst: MyDocStore & azzapt Alistair McNaught – JISC TechDis: Alternative formats – Entitlement or privilege? Abi James: iansyst CapturaTalk4Android Demonstration E.A. Draffan: Can we find the missing piece? ATANET: Digitisation and reformatting in Scottish higher education Kirsty Henderson & Chris Gibson: The Impact of Tablet Computers on Students’ with Disabilities in a Higher Education Setting Alistair McNaught: JISC TechDis: ebooks – From strategy to practice Carol Howieson: ICCHP Summer University 2011