ASSETS 2021 Program

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Program Schedule for Monday October 18, 2021

TIME [EDT]
-3h Seattle [PDT]
+5h London [BST]
+6h Central Europe [CET]

EVENT

9:00

Opening Session: Welcome and Introductions

General Chair:

  • Jonathan Lazar, University of Maryland, USA

Program Chairs:

  • Heidi Feng, Towson University, USA
  • Faustina Hwang, University of Reading, UK

9:15

Opening Keynote Presentation

The DARE Index: Monitoring the Progress of Digital

Accessibility around the World

Axel Leblois

10:00

Keynote Q&A

10:20

Break (15 mins)

10:35 (40 mins)

Paper Session 1: Inclusive education

Session Chairs:

  • Catherine Baker, Creighton University, USA
  • Yasmine Elglaly, Western Washington University, USA
  • Enabling meaningful use of AI-infused educational technologies for children with blindness: learnings from the development and piloting of the PeopleLens curriculum*
    Cecily Morrison: Microsoft Research;
    Edward Cutrell: Microsoft Research;
    Martin Grayson: Microsoft Research;
    Elisabeth RB Becker: Microsoft Research;
    Vasiliki Kladouchou: Microsoft Research;
    Linda Pring: Microsoft Research;
    Katherine Jones: University of Bristol;
    Rita Faia Marques: Microsoft Research;
    Camilla Longden: Microsoft Research;
    Abigail Sellen: Microsoft Research
    award  Best Paper Nominee
  • Understanding Disability Services Toward Improving Graduate Student Support
    Murtaza Tamjeed: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Vinita Tibdewal: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Madison Russell: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Michael McQuaid: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Tae Oh: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Kristen Shinohara: Rochester Institute of Technology
  • How Teachers of the Visually Impaired Compensate with the Absence of Accessible Block-Based Languages
    Aboubakar Mountapmbeme: University of North Texas;
    Stephanie Ludi: University of North Texas
  • Panel Q&A

11:15

Break (10 mins)

11:25

50th Anniversary Panel 1:
The Impact of the Trace Center: Celebrating 50 Years

Moderator:

  • Clayton Lewis

Panelists:

  • Judy Brewer
  • Alan Brightman
  • David Capozzi
  • Gregg Vanderheiden

12:30

Gold Sponsors

Microsoft

Apple

12:45

Break (45 mins)

13:30

Poster Previews Session 1

Short video previews of each of today's posters, demos, student research competition submissions, and doctoral consortium artifacts will be played.

14:00

Posters, Demos, SRC & DC Session 1

[SRC] Activity Recognition in Older Adults with Training Data from Younger Adults: Preliminary Results on in Vivo Smartwatch Sensor Data

Fatima Sabahat

[Poster] Increasing Access to Trainer-led Aerobic Exercise for People with Visual Impairments through a Sensor Mat System

Jeehan Malik

[Poster] Determining a Taxonomy of Accessible Phrases During Exercise Instruction for People with Visual Impairments for Text Analysis

Kyle Rector

[Poster] Designing Apps to Support Engagement by Older Adults: A think-aloud study of the eNutri dietary-intake assessment web app

Eve Kelly

[Poster] "What just happened?": Understanding Non-visual Watching Sports Experiences

Saki Asakawa


[SRC] Measuring Text Comprehension for People with Reading Difficulties Using a Mobile Application

Andreas Säuberli

[Demo] iReadMore: A Reading Therapy App Co-Designed by People with Aphasia and Alexia

Thomas Langford

[Poster] Augmenta11y: A Reading Assistant Application for Children with Dyslexia

Tushar Gupta

[SRC] Voice Creator: Giving Customized Voice to the Voiceless for Online Communication

Hyeon Jeong Byeon

[Poster] Exploring the Requirements of Abuse Reporting for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Krishna Venkatasubramanian


[SRC] Auditory feedback to compensate audible instructions to support people with visual impairment

Gabriele Galimberti

[Poster] Word Cloud for Meeting: A Visualization System for DHH People in Online Meetings

Ryo Iijima

[Demo] Visionary Caption: Improving the Accessibility of Presentation Slides Through Highlighting Visualization

Kotaro Hara

[Demo] SynSLaG: Synthetic Sign Language Generator

Teppei Miura

[Demo] Equivalent Telecommunications Access on Mobile Devices

Spencer Montan


[Poster] Sidewalk Gallery: An Interactive, Filterable Image Gallery of Over 500,000 Sidewalk Accessibility Problems

Jon Froehlich

[Poster] GazeMetro: A Gaze-Based Interactive System for Metro Map

Zhuo Yang

[Demo] Experimental Crowd+AI Approaches to Track Accessibility Features in Sidewalk Intersections Over Time

Ather Sharif & Jon Froehlich

[Poster] "Would the smart cane benefit me?": Perceptions of the Visually Impaired towards Smart Canes

Rezylle Milallos


[SRC] Adee: Bringing Accessibility Right Inside Design Tools

Samine Hadadi

[Poster] Using Games to Practice Screen Reader Gestures

André Rodrigues

[Poster] New Metrics for Understanding Touch by People with and without Limited Fine Motor Function

Junhan Kong

[Poster] A Preliminary Analysis of Android Educational Game Accessibility

Jesse Martinez


14:45

Break (15 mins)

15:00

Paper Session 2: Immersive and wearable technologies

Session Chairs:

  • Amy Hurst, New York University, USA
  • Claire Kearney-Volpe, Verizon, USA
  • Nearmi: A Framework for Designing Point of Interest Techniques for VR Users with Limited Mobility
    Rachel L. Franz: University of Washington;
    Sasa Junuzovic: Microsoft Research;
    Martez Mott: Microsoft Research
  • Beyond Adaptive Sports: Challenges & Opportunities to Improve Accessibility and Analytics
    Rushil Khurana: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Ashley Wang: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Patrick Carrington: Carnegie Mellon University
  • Wearable Interactions for Users with Motor Impairments: Systematic Review, Inventory, and Research Implications
    Alexandru-Ionut Siean: Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava;
    Radu-Daniel Vatavu: Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava
  • Accessing Passersby Proxemic Signals through a Head-Worn Camera: Opportunities and Limitations for the Blind
    Kyungjun Lee: University of Maryland;
    Daisuke Sato: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Saki Asakawa: New York University;
    Chieko Asakawa: IBM;
    Hernisa Kacorri: University of Maryland
  • Panel Q&A

16:00 - 17:00

1970s Zoom Dance Party


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Program Schedule for Tuesday October 19, 2021

TIME [EDT]
-3h Seattle [PDT]
+5h London [BST]
+6h Central Europe [CET]

EVENT

9:00

Paper Session 3: Health and support systems

Session Chairs:

  • Mingming Fan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • Yuhang Zhao, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Understanding Barriers and Design Opportunities to Improve Healthcare and QOL for Older Adults through Voice Assistants
    Chen Chen: University of California San Diego;
    Janet G Johnson: University of California San Diego;
    Kemeberly Charles: University of California San Diego;
    Alice Lee: University of California San Diego;
    Ella T Lifset: University of California San Diego;
    Michael Hogarth: University of California San Diego;
    Alison A Moore: University of California San Diego;
    Emilia Farcas: University of California San Diego;
    Nadir Weibel: University of California San Diego
  • How Online Tests Contribute to the Support System for People With Cognitive and Mental Disabilities*
    Qisheng Li: University of Washington;
    Josephine Lee: University of Washington;
    Christina Zhang: University of Washington;
    Katharina Reinecke: University of Washington
    award  Best Paper Nominee
  • Designing an App to help Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Recognize Abuse
    Thomas Howard III: University of Rhode Island;
    Krishna Venkatasubramanian: University of Rhode Island;
    Jeanine L M Skorinko: Worcester Polytechnic Insitute;
    Pauline Bosma: Massachusetts Adovcates Standing Strong;
    John Mullaly: Massachusetts Adovcates Standing Strong;
    Brian Kelly: Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong;
    Deborah Lloyd: Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong;
    Mary Wishart: University of Rhode Island;
    Emiton Alves: University of Rhode Island;
    Nicole Jutras: Worcester Polytechnic Institute;
    Mariah Freark: Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission;
    Nancy A. Alterio: Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission
  • Beyond Fun: Players’ Experiences of Accessible Rehabilitation Gaming with Spinal Cord Injury
    Gabriele Cimolino: Queen's University;
    Sussan Askari: Providence Care Hospital;
    T.C. Nicholas Graham: Queen's University
  • VIDDE: Visualizations for Helping People with COPD Interpret Dyspnea During Exercise
    Claudia Chen: University of Toronto;
    Robert Wu: University Health Network;
    Hashim Khan: UHN;
    Khai Truong: University of Toronto;
    Fanny Chevalier: University of Toronto
  • Panel Q&A

10:00

Break (15 mins)

10:15

Paper Session 4: Screen readers and effective descriptions

Session Chairs:

  • Jeff Bigham, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Amy Pavel, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Understanding Screen-Reader Users’ Experiences with Online Data Visualizations
    Ather Sharif: University of Washington;
    Sanjana Shivani Chintalapati: University of Washington;
    Jacob O. Wobbrock: University of Washington;
    Katharina Reinecke: University of Washington
  • Understanding Screen Readers' Plugins
    Farhani Momotaz: Pennsylvania State University;
    Md Touhidul Islam: Pennsylvania State University;
    Md Ehtesham-Ul-Haque: Penn State University;
    Syed Masum Billah: Pennsylvania State University
  • Going Beyond One-Size-Fits-All Image Descriptions to Satisfy the Information Wants of People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision
    Abigale Stangl: University of Washington;
    Nitin Verma: University of Texas at Austin;
    Kenneth R. Fleischmann: The University of Texas at Austin;
    Meredith Ringel Morris: Microsoft Research;
    Danna Gurari: University of Texas at Austin
  • The Efficacy of Collaborative Authoring of Video Scene Description*
    Rosiana Natalie: Singapore Management University;
    Jolene Loh Loh: Singapore Management University;
    Huei Suen Tan: Singapore Management University;
    Joshua Tseng: Singapore Managamenet University;
    Ian Luke Yi-Ren Chan: Singapore Managamenet University;
    Ebrima H Jarjue: University of Maryland (Umd);
    Hernisa Kacorri: University of Maryland;
    Kotaro Hara: Singapore Management University
    award  Best Paper Nominee

  • Panel Q&A

11:15

Break (10 mins)

11:25

50th Anniversary Panel 2: The History of SIGACCESS

Moderator:

  • Shari Trewin

Panelists:

  • Harriet Fell
  • Jason Freeman
  • Vicki Hanson
  • Clayton Lewis

12:30

Gold Sponsors

Adobe

Elsevier

12:45

Break (45 mins)

13:30

Poster Previews Session 2

Short video previews of each of today's posters, demos, student research competition submissions, and doctoral consortium artifacts will be played.

14:00

Posters, Demos, SRC & DC Session 2

[DC] Making web accessibility more accessible

Vincenzo Rubano

[Poster] Designing Sensory and Social Tools for Neurodivergent Individuals in Social Media Environments

Lauren Race

[Poster] Sound Cells: Rendering Visual and Braille Music in the Browser

Fabiha Ahmed

[Poster] Designing a Podcast Platform for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users

Kristen Shinohara

[Demo] Image Explorer: Multi-Layered Touch Exploration to Make Images Accessible

Jaewook Lee


[DC] The Use of Automatic Text Simplification to Provide Reading Assistance to Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Individuals in Computing Fields

Oliver Alonzo

[DC] Audio Description Technology for Live Theater: Exploring New Approaches

Dirk Vander Wilt

[Poster] Uncovering Patterns in Reviewers' Feedback to Scene Description Authors

Rosiana Natalie

[DC] Facilitating Sharing and Re-use of Accessibility Datasets: Benefits and Risks

Rie Kamikubo

[Poster] Respectful Language as Perceived by People with Disabilities

Lior Levy


[DC] Mobile Augmented Reality Using Deep Learning for Visually Impaired People

Tianshi Xie

[Demo] See-Through Captions: Real-Time Captioning on Transparent Display for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People

Kenta Yamamoto

[DC] Shifting Narratives: Understanding and Amplifying Creative Labor among People with Disabilities

Katya Borgos-Rodriguez

[Demo] CollabAlly: Accessible Collaboration Awareness in Document Editing

Zhuohao Zhang

[Poster] myView: End-user Authoring of Virtual Environments for Therapy

Sérgio Alves


[DC] Helping Students with Cerebral Palsy Program via Voice-Enabled Block-based Programming

Obianuju Okafor

[DC] Programming by Voice

Sadia Nowrin

[Poster] Fostering collaboration with asymmetric roles in accessible programming environments for children with mixed-visual-abilities

Filipa Rocha

[Demo] Kavita Project: Voice Programming for People with Motor Disabilities

Dayanlee De León Cordero


[DC] Tactile Play and Literacy Learning for Blind or Visually Impaired Children

Vinitha Gadiraju

[Demo] An Intelligent Math E-Tutoring System for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities

Zikai Alex DWen

[Poster] Making Math Graphs More Accessible in Remote Learning: Using Sonification to Introduce Discontinuity in Calculus

Keita Ohshiro

[Poster] Active Math Learning for Students with Writing Disabilities

Kale Kurtzhall


14:45

Break (15 mins)

15:00

Paper Session 5: Representations of disability and researcher perspectives

Session Chairs:

  • Cynthia Bennett, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Lauren Milne, Macalester College, USA
  • What difference does tech make? Conceptualizations of Disability and Assistive Technology among Kenyan Youth
    Giulia Barbareschi: University College London;
    Norah Shitawa Kopi: Shujaaz Inc;
    Ben Oldfrey: UCL;
    Catherine Holloway: University College London
  • "That's in the eye of the beholder": Layers of Interpretation in Image Descriptions for Fictional Representations of People with Disabilities
    Emory James Edwards: University of California Irvine;
    Kyle Lewis Polster: University of California Irvine;
    Isabel Tuason: University of California Irvine;
    Michael Gilbert: Google;
    Emily Blank: Google;
    Stacy Branham: University of California, Irvine
  • Accept or Address? Researchers’ Perspectives on Response Bias in Accessibility Research*
    Joy Ming: Cornell;
    Sharon Heung: Cornell Tech;
    Shiri Azenkot: Cornell Tech;
    Aditya Vashistha: Cornell
    award  Best Paper Nominee

  • Mixed abilities and varied experiences: a group auto-ethnography of a virtual summer internship* Kelly Mack: University of Washington;
    Maitraye Das: Northwestern University;
    Dhruv Jain: University of Washington;
    Danielle Bragg: Microsoft Research;
    John Tang: Microsoft;
    Andrew Begel: Microsoft;
    Erin Beneteau: University of Washington;
    Josh Urban Davis: Dartmouth College;
    Abraham Glasser: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Joon Sung Park: Stanford University;
    Venkatesh Potluri: University of Washington
    award  Best Paper Nominee

  • Panel Q&A

16:00 - 17:00

SIGACCESS Business Meeting - All Welcome


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Program Schedule for Wednesday October 20, 2021

TIME [EDT]
-3h Seattle [PDT]
+5h London [BST]
+6h Central Europe [CET]

EVENT

9:00

TACCESS Presentations Session 1:

  • Echolocation as a Means for People with Visual Impairment (PVI) to Acquire Spatial Knowledge of Virtual Space
    Ronny Andrade: The University of Melbourne
    Jenny Waycott: The University of Melbourne
    Steven Baker: The University of Melbourne
    Frank Vetere: The University of Melbourne
  • Fully Autonomous Vehicles for People with Visual Impairment: Policy, Accessibility, and Future Directions
    Paul D.S. Fink: The University of Maine
    Jessica A Holz: The University of Maine
    Nicholas A Giudice: The University of Maine
  • Investigating Best Practices for Remote Summative Usability Testing with People with Mild to Moderate Dementia
    Rachel Wood: University of Maryland
    Emma Dixon: University of Maryland
    Salma Elsayed-Ali: University of Maryland
    Ekta Shokeen: University of Maryland
    Amanda Lazar: University of Maryland
    Jonathan Lazar: University of Maryland
  • A Longitudinal Evaluation of Tablet-Based Child Speech Therapy with Apraxia World
    Adam Hair: Texas A&M University;
    Kirrie J Ballard: The University of Sydney;
    Constantina Markoulli: The University of Sydney;
    Penelope Monroe: The University of Sydney;
    Jacqueline McKechnie: The University of Sydney;
    Beena Ahmed: University of New South Wales;
    Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna: Texas A&M University;
  • Enhancing Internet Search Abilities for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Sri Lanka
    Theja K Arachchi: Queensland University of Technology and University of Ruhuna;
    Laurianne Sitbon: Queensland University of Technology;
    Jinglan Zhang: Queensland University of Technology;
    Ruwan Gamage: University of Colombo;
    Priyantha Hewagamage: University of Colombo
  • A Comparison of Touchscreen and Mouse for Real-World and Abstract Tasks with Older Adults Sunghee Kim: Dong-eui University;
    Kailun Zhang: University of British Columbia;
    Joanna McGrenere: University of British Columbia;
    Kellogg S. Booth: University of British Columbia;
    Claudia Jacova: Pacific University;
  • The FATE Landscape of Sign Language AI Datasets: An Interdisciplinary Perspective Danielle Bragg: Microsoft Research;
    Naomi Caselli: Boston University;
    Julie A Hochgesang: Gallaudet University;
    Matt Huenerfauth: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Leah Katz-Hernandez: Microsoft;
    Oscar Koller: Microsoft;
    Raja Kushalnagar: Gallaudet University;
    Christian Vogler: Gallaudet University;
    Richard E. Ladner: University of Washington
  • Discussions on Discord

10:00

Break (15 mins)

10:15

Paper Session 6: Novel tools and usability studies

Session Chairs:

  • Kotaro Hara, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Arthur Theil, Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • American Sign Language Video Anonymization to Support Online Participation of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users*
    Sooyeon Lee: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Abraham Glasser: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Becca Dingman: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Zhaoyang Xia: Rutgers University;
    Dimitris Metaxas: Rutgers University;
    Carol Neidle: Boston University;
    Matt Huenerfauth: Rochester Institute of Technology
    award  Best Paper Nominee

  • Designing Tools for High-Quality Alt Text Authoring*
    Kelly Mack: University of Washington;
    Edward Cutrell: Microsoft Research;
    Bongshin Lee: Microsoft Research;
    Meredith Ringel Morris: Microsoft Research
    award  Best Paper Nominee

  • Slidecho: Flexible Non-Visual Exploration of Presentation Videos
    Yi-Hao Peng: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Jeffrey P Bigham: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Amy Pavel: Carnegie Mellon University
  • VStroll: An Audio-based Virtual Exploration to Encourage Walking among People with Vision Impairments
    Gesu India: Microsoft Research;
    Mohit Jain: Microsoft Research;
    Pallav Karya: Microsoft Research;
    Nirmalendu Diwakar: Microsoft Research;
    Manohar Swaminathan: Microsoft Research
  • Panel Q&A

11:15

Break (10 mins)

11:25

50th Anniversary Panel 3: The Relationship Between Disability Rights and Digital Accessibility

Moderator:

  • Daniel Goldstein

Panelists:

  • Shadi Abou-Zahra
  • Deborah Kaplan
  • Mark Riccobono
  • Howard Rosenblum

12:30

Gold Sponsors

Facebook

12:45

Break (45 mins)

13:30

Poster Previews Session 3

Short video previews of each of today's posters, demos, student research competition submissions, and doctoral consortium artifacts will be played

14:00

Posters, Demos, SRC & DC Session 3

[Poster] Landscape Analysis of Commercial Visual Assistance Technologies

Abigale Stangl

[Poster] A review of how older adults' computer skills and proficiency are reported in the literature

Faustina Hwang

[Poster] Interview and Think-Aloud Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Participants in Design Research

Kristen Shinohara

[Poster] Meeting Participants with Intellectual Disabilities during COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Improvisation

Leandro Soares Guedes

[Poster] Expanding Designing for One to Invite Others Through Reverse Inclusion

Manesha Andradi


[Poster] TWalker - An Autonomous, Interactive Walking Aid

Johannes Hackbarth

[Poster] Collecting Sidewalk Network Data at Scale for Accessible Pedestrian Travel

Yuxiang Zhang

[Poster] Robot Trajectories When Approaching a User with a Visual Impairment

Jirachaya "Fern" Limprayoon

[Poster] An automated AR-based annotation tool for indoor navigation for visually impaired people

Pei Du

[Demo] Clew3D: Automated Generation of O&M Instructions Using LIDAR-Equipped Smartphones

Hwei-Shin Harriman


[Demo] Rehabilitation through Accessible Mobile Gaming and Wearable Sensors

Dragan Ahmetovic

[Poster] Colorable Band: A Wearable Device to Encourage Daily Decision Making Based on Behavior of Users with Color Vision Deficiency

Akira Uehara

[Demo] Inverse Color Contrast Checker: Automatically Suggesting Color Adjustments that meet Contrast Requirements on the Web

Frode Eika Sandnes

[Poster] Social Haptic Communication mimicked with vibrotactile patterns - an evaluation by users with deafblindness

Myrthe Plaisier

[Demo] PatRec: A Mobile Game for Learning Social Haptic Communication

Jessica Vuijk


[Poster] Accessible Citizen Science, by people with intellectual disability

Laurianne Sitbon

[Poster] Is home-based webcam eye-tracking with older adults living with and without Alzheimer's disease feasible?

Anne-Marie Greenaway

[Demo] An Open-source Tool for Simplifying Computer and Assistive Technology Use

Gregg Vanderheiden

[Poster] Towards Using Live Photos to Mitigate Image Quality Issues In VQA Photography

Lauren Olson


[Poster] Accessibility Support in Web Frameworks

Yasmine Elglaly

[Poster] Towards a Secured and Safe Online Social Media Design Framework for People with Intellectual Disability

Ya-Wen Chang

[Poster] Designing a Pictorial Communication Web Application With People With Intellectual Disability

Laurianne Sitbon

[Demo] SciA11y: Converting Scientific Papers to Accessible HTML

Lucy Wang


14:45

Break (15 mins)

15:00

Paper Session 7: AI and Accessibility

Session Chairs:

  • Anhong Guo, University of Michigan, USA
  • Aqueasha Martin Hammond, IUPUI, USA
  • Fluent: An AI Augmented Writing Tool for People who Stutter
    Bhavya Ghai: Stony Brook University;
    Klaus Mueller: Stony Brook University
  • Disability-first Dataset Creation: Lessons from Constructing a Dataset for Teachable Object Recognition with Blind and Low Vision Data Collectors
    Lida Theodorou: City, University of London;
    Daniela Massiceti: Microsoft Research;
    Luisa Zintgraf: University of Oxford;
    Simone Stumpf: City, University of London;
    Cecily Morrison: Microsoft Research;
    Edward Cutrell: Microsoft Research;
    Matthew Tobias Harris: City, University of London;
    Katja Hofmann: Microsoft
  • Sharing Practices for Datasets Related to Accessibility and Aging
    Rie Kamikubo: University of Maryland;
    Utkarsh Dwivedi: University of Maryland;
    Hernisa Kacorri: University of Maryland
  • WLA4ND: a Wearable Dataset of Learning Activities for Young Adults with Neurodiversity to Provide Support in Education
    Hui Zheng: George Mason University;
    Pattiya Mahapasuthanon: George Mason University;
    Yujing Chen: George Mason University;
    Huzefa Rangwala: George Mason University;
    Anya S Evmenova: George Mason University;
    Vivian Genaro Motti: George Mason University
  • Panel Q&A

16:00 - 17:00

1970s-themed Singalong


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Program Schedule for Thursday October 21, 2021

TIME [EDT]
-3h Seattle [PDT]
+5h London [BST]
+6h Central Europe [CET]

EVENT

9:00

Student Research Competition Finals

10:00

Break (15 mins)

10:15

TACCESS Presentations Session 2

  • Towards Designing Mobile Apps for Independent Travel: Exploring Current Barriers and Opportunities for Supporting Young Adults with Down's Syndrome
    Al Majed Khan: University of Strathclyde;
    Mark D Dunlop: University of Strathclyde;
    Marilyn Lennon: University of Strathclyde;
    Mateusz Dubiel: University of Strathclyde
  • How could Equality and Data Protection law shape AI Fairness for People with Disabilities?
    Reuben Binns, University of Oxford;
    Reuben Kirkham, Monash University
  • Computer Vision-based Methodology to Improve Interaction for People with Motor and Speech Impairment
    Rúbia E O Schultz Ascari: UFPR and UTFPR;
    Roberto Pereira: UFPR;
    Luciano Silva: UFPR
  • Accessible Web Development: Opportunities to improve education & practice of web development with a screen reader
    Claire Kearney-Volpe: New York University;
    Amy Hurst: New York University
  • Irrelevant Gadgets or a Source of Worry: Exploring Wearable Activity Trackers with Older Adults
    Dimitri Vargemidis: KU Leuven;
    Kathrin Gerling: KU Leuven;
    Vero Vanden Abeele: KU Leuven;
    Luc Geurts: KU Leuven;
    Katta Spiel: KU Leuven, TU Wien
  • Melodie: A Design Inquiry into Accessible Crafting through Audio-enhanced Weaving
    Katya Borgos-Rodriguez: Northwestern University;
    Maitraye Das: Northwestern University;
    Anne Marie Piper: University of California, Irvine
  • Immersive Virtual Reality for Older Adults: Empirically Grounded Design Guidelines
    Vero Vanden Abeele: KU Leuven;
    Brenda Schraepen: KU Leuven;
    Hanne Huygelier: KU Leuven;
    Céline Gillebert: KU Leuven;
    Kathrin Gerling: KU Leuven;
    Raymond van Ee: KU Leuven
  • Discussions on Discord

11:15

Break (10 mins)

11:25

Paper Session 8: Independence and everyday living

Session Chairs:

  • André Rodrigues, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • David Gonçalves, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Non-Visual Cooking: Exploring Practices and Challenges of Meal Preparation by People with Visual Impairments
    Franklin Mingzhe Li: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Jamie Dorst: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Peter Cederberg: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Patrick Carrington: Carnegie Mellon University
  • Deinstitutionalizing Independence: Discourses of Disability and Housing in Accessible Computing
    Kevin M Storer: University of California, Irvine;
    Stacy Branham: University of California, Irvine
  • Opportunities for Supporting Self-efficacy Through Orientation & Mobility Training Technologies for Blind and Partially Sighted People Maryam Bandukda: University College London;
    Catherine Holloway: University College London;
    Aneesha Singh: University College London;
    Giulia Barbareschi: University College London;
    Nadia Berthouze: University College London
  • Investigating the Navigational Habits of People who are Blind in India
    Anirudh Nagraj: University of Maryland, Baltimore County;
    Ravi Kuber: University of Maryland, Baltimore County;
    Foad Hamidi: University of Maryland, Baltimore County;
    Raghavendra Prasad S G: R.V. College of Engineering
  • Panel Q&A

12:30

Break (60 mins)

13:30

Experience Reports

  • A Case for Making Web Accessibility Guidelines Accessible: Older Adult Content Creators and Web Accessibility Planning
    Aqueasha Martin-Hammond: Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis;
    Ulka Patil: Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis;
    Barsa Tandukar: Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Developing Accessible Mobile Applications with Cross-Platform Development Frameworks
    Sergio Mascetti: Università degli Studi di Milano; Mattia Ducci: Università degli Studi di Milano;
    Niccolò Cantù: Università degli Studi di Milano;
    Paolo Pecis: Università degli Studi di Milano;
    Dragan Ahmetovic: Università degli Studi di Milano
  • Interdependent Variables: Remotely Designing Tactile Graphics for an Accessible Workflow
    Lilian de Greef: Apple;
    Dominik Moritz: Apple;
    Cynthia L Bennett: Apple
  • Lost in Translation: Challenges and Barriers to Conducting Sign Language-Accessible User Research in Remote Environments
    Amelie Unger: Ergosign GmbH;
    Dieter P. Wallach: Ergosign GmbH;
    Nicole Jochems: Institute for Multimedia and Interactive Systems
  • Providing and Accessing Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of Mental Health Professionals, Community and Vocational Support Providers, and Adults with ASD
    Tiffany Thang: University of California, Santa Cruz;
    Alice Liang: University of California Santa Cruz;
    Yechan Choi: UC Santa Cruz;
    Adrian Parrales: University of California;
    Sara H. Kuang: UC Santa Cruz;
    Sri Kurniawan: University of California Santa Cruz;
    Heather Perez: Hope Services
  • Regulating Personal Cameras for Disabled People and People with Deafblindness: Implications for HCI and Accessible Computing
    Sarah L. Woodin: University of Leeds;
    Arthur Theil: Birmingham City University

Panel Discussion

14:45

Break (15 mins)

15:00

Paper Session 9: Communication and novel interactions

Session Chairs:

  • Danielle Bragg, Microsoft, USA
  • Abraham Glasser, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
  • At a Different Pace: Evaluating Whether Users Prefer Timing Parameters in American Sign Language Animations to Differ from Human Signers’ Timing
    Sedeeq Al-khazraji: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Becca Dingman: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Sooyeon Lee: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Matt Huenerfauth: Rochester Institute of Technology
  • I See What You Are Saying: A Literature Review of Eye Tracking Research in Communication of Deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals*
    Chanchal Agrawal: Rochester Institute of Technology;
    Roshan L Peiris: Rochester Institute of Technology
    award  Best Paper Nominee

  • “It is fascinating to make these beasts fly”: Understanding Visually Impaired People’s Motivations and Needs for Drone Piloting
    Vinitha Gadiraju: University of Colorado Boulder;
    Jérémie Garcia: ENAC - Université de Toulouse;
    Shaun Kane: University of Colorado Boulder;
    Anke M. Brock: University Toulouse
  • Aided Nonverbal Communication through Physical Expressive Objects*
    Stephanie Valencia: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Mark Steidl: Disability Rights Advocate;
    Michael L Rivera: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Cynthia L Bennett: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Jeffrey P Bigham: Carnegie Mellon University;
    Henny Admoni: Carnegie Mellon University
    award  Best Paper Nominee

  • Panel Q&A

16:00 - 17:00

TACCESS Editorial Board Meeting (by invitation only)


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Program Schedule for Friday October 22, 2021

TIME [EDT]
-3h Seattle [PDT]
+5h London [BST]
+6h Central Europe [CET]

EVENT

10:00

Closing Keynote Presentation

Participatory Design and Research: Challenges for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Technologies

Annalu Waller

10:40

Keynote Q&A

11:00

Awards, Closing & ASSETS’22 Announcement


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