conference 2016

The 2016 ATANET conference is being hosted by the University of Strathclyde on Thursday 28th July.

University of Strathclyde Logo

The location for this year’s conference is room 326 of the John Anderson Building, 107 Rottenrow East, Glasgow G4 0NG (Map)

Please use #atanet16 if tweeting about the event!


Time Slot Presentation
9:30 Arrive/Coffee/Registration
10:00 Welcome – Carol Howieson
10:10 Developing a strategic approach to inclusion: carrot or stick? – Margaret McKay, JISC

3 MBInclusive learning – developing a strategic response

11:10 Learners’ Toolkit lessons learned, feedback mechanisms and analytics – Rianne and Zee, University of Aberdeen
11:30 Coffee
11:45 DSA Computer Specification Matrix for SFE – Carolyne Smith, member of Technical Specification Group

175 kBATANET AT Spec Group Presentation 2016

311 kBDSA Computer Specification Matrix June 2016 v4.0

12:00 Assistive Technology procurement Framework APUC (Advanced Procurement in Universities and Colleges).
13:00 Lunch Break
  • VoiceDream Pilot
  • RNIB BookShare – building an accessible library resource
  • Digitisation Service – OCR process exposed; InftyReader (OCR for STEM);          SensusAccess (AltFormat web tool)

Carol Howieson, University of Strathclyde

3 MBInclusion access to readable text Carol Howieson Strathclyde

14:40 Focus on AT: three 10 minute presentations ( 10 mins for questions)

15:30 ATANET AGM discussion (ATANET composition), DSAG dates
165:30 Finish – meal/social

Other useful documents:

410 kBUniversity of Dundee – Alternate Formats Annual Report