Presentations

Schedule subject to change.

Friday, October 22
Time Topic Presentation Presenter Duration Audience Location
8:00 AM EXERCISE/ SPORTS Yoga using VIYM (Visually Impaired Yoga Mat) Tracy Curley, Founder and CEO of Rousettus LLC 1-1/2 hr Consumer/ Professional M-8
8:00 AM O&M Utilizing online maps in O&M Kevin Hollinger (COMS specialist Francis Howell School District and Director S.T.E.P. (Summer Transition and Employment Program)) 1-1/2 hr Professional M-3
8:30 AM BRAILLE Overview of Braille – Infancy to Adulthood William Powell, Assistive Technology Manager at BOSMA Rehabilitation Center and Lecturer III at Indiana State University 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
8:30 AM CAREER Careers/Employment Charles Young, President of the Hadley School for the Blind 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
8:30 AM CHILD DEV I can do it myself!’  How Parents’ Attitudes Make All the Difference! Gwen Botting, President of Michigan Parents of Children with Visual Impairments and Chair of Quality Education Team for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-4
8:30 AM DIABETES "Grocery Store Survival – Strategies and Tips on the Label and Beyond" Naomi Wedel (Madison, WI), Clinical Specialist for Insulin Delivery Systems, Roche Diagnostics Corporation 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
8:30 AM ED (College)/ TECH Redefining Accessible Technology:  Accessible Technology on a Budget Eric Wagenfeld. Assistant Dean of Students & Director, Services for Students with Disabilities, Indiana Purdue University 1 hr Professional U-1
8:30 AM MED/ HEALTH Elements and Advantages of a Low Vision Evaluation Dr. Heather Hinson, Advisory Council Member and Low Vision Service Optometrist at the Badger Association 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-3
8:30 AM O&M/ PUBLIC POLICY Cultural/Public Institutions Working with COMS Professionals Erin Narloch (Curator of Education at the Woodson Art Museum) and Joan Wagner (Orientation and Mobility Instructor at Blind and Visually Impaired Services of Northcentral Wisconsin) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
8:30 AM TECH Access to Electronic Information Using Computers William Bielawski (Director of Adaptive Technology at The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
8:30 AM TECH Screen Reading with WindowEyes Jeremy Curry (courtesy ATR), Dir Training GW Micro 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-2
10:00 AM BRAILLE, TECH Notetakers for Blind Consumers -  Classroom, Wayfinding and Personal Benefits ATR Staff 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-2
10:00 AM CAREER On the Road to Independence Susan Dalton, Transition Specialist TransVision 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
10:00 AM CHILD DEV/ ED (Pre-K) Blind and visually impaired infants and pre-schoolers Marilyn Harmon, TVI  Milwaukee Pub Schools & Assoc Lecturer  UW-Milw Exceptional Ed Dept 1 Consumer/ Professional U-4
10:00 AM ED (College)/ TECH Assistive Technology and Self-Advocacy Scott Ritter DRS Specialist-Alt. Media and Kevin Carini DRS Specialist-Asst. Tech. of Madison Area Technical College 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-3
10:00 AM DIABETES VIP Accessible Diabetes and Medical Equipment Jerry Munden, VP Business Development at Prodigy Diabetes Care 1hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
10:00 AM EXERCISE/ SPORTS Basic Self-Defense Dave Moyle, CESA 8, COMS, TCVI, Martial Arts Black Belt  1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-8
10:00 AM MED/ HEALTH Understanding Stargardt’s Disease Dr. Kimberly Stepien, Asst. Professor, Ophthalmology-Medical Retina Eye Institute, Medical College of WI  1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-1
10:00 AM PUBLIC POLICY Museum Accessibility/Universal Design Panel Anne Lambert (Curator of Education at the Chazen Museum of Art), Erin Narloch (Curator of Education at the Woodson Art Museum) and Debra Hegstrom (Minneapolis Institute of Arts Associate Educator of the Docent Program) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
10:00 AM TECH Access to Printed Information Using Magnification (CCTVs) William Bielawski (Director of Adaptive Technology at The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
10:00 AM TECH GPS Presentation Gil Lutz, Sendero Group 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
10:00 AM TECH Recording For the Blind and Dyslexic Services  Ellen Gallagher, Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic Regional Project Director Midwest Programs and Services 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
1:00 PM BRAILLE, TECH JAWS and Focus Braille Display Colleen Wunderlich, Freedom Scientific 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
1:00 PM CAREER Writing as a Career Beth Finke (NPR commentator, award-winning author, teacher and journalist)  1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-2
1:00 PM CHILD DEV Presentation on NAPVI (National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments) Pam Stern, National Association for Parent of Children with Visual Impairments, Region 3 Representative 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
1:00 PM DIABETES "I Have Diabetes – What is it I Have?" Naomi Wedel (Madison, WI), Clinical Specialist for Insulin Delivery Systems, Roche Diagnostics Corporation 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
1:00 PM EXERCISE/ SPORTS VIP running and training Kurt Fiene, President Elmhurst Running Club (Illinois) & national VIP marathon champion 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-8
1:00 PM MED/ HEALTH “Facilitating Adjustment in Adults with Visual Impairment: The Four Tasks of Rehabilitation.” Dr. Jessica Thull, Rehab Psych Fellow, Hines VA 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-1
1:00 PM O&M Integrating GPS into the Dog Guide Curriculum – Leader Dogs for the Blind’s Low Tech Orientation Methodology Erica Ihrke, Manager of Technology & Extended Services for Leader Dogs for the Blind 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
1:00 PM PUBLIC POLICY/ TECH "Accessibility of Online Library Resources: Trends, Policy Issues, and Perspectives" Dr. Axel Schmetzke, UW Stevens Point (University Library) Professor 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-7
1:00 PM SOCIAL Developing/improving Support Groups   Don Golembiewski, Hadley School for the Blind Instructor 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-4
1:00 PM TECH DAISY Players – Educating, Informing and Entertaining Busy People ATR Staff 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-3
1:00 PM TECH Cell Phone Accessibility Evaluation Study for Persons with Visual Impairments David A. Ross, Biomedical Research Engineer, Rehab Research and Development Center Department of Veterans Affairs 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
2:30 PM BLINDED VETERANS ASSOC OF WISCONSIN Information Meeting/Reception Gary Traynor, President, BVA of Wisconsin 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-4
2:30 PM BRAILLE Nemeth Code Dr. Gaylen Kapperman, Professor and Coordinator of Visual Disabilities Program at Northern Illinois University 1 hr Professional U-2
2:30 PM CAREER Transition to Adulthood/Work Panel Clyde Brewer (Employment Services Specialist BOSMA Enterprises), Susan Dalton (Transition Specialist TransVision) and Kevin Hollinger (COMS specialist Francis Howell School District and Director S.T.E.P. (Summer Transition and Employment Program)) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
2:30 PM CHILD DEV If Play is the Work of Children; Mine Are Unemployed Mindy Ely, the Vision Specialist at Hearing and Vision Connections 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-1
2:30 PM DIABETES "It’s Harder for Diabetes to Find You When You’re Moving" Diane Kernan-Schroeder (Hines, IL), RN, MSN, BC-ADM, CDE, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
2:30 PM O&M/ PUBLIC POLICY “Interstate Bus Travel: Your Rights and Responsibilities” Larisa DeZayas 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-3
2:30 PM SOCIAL "Living Successfully with Low Vision" Robert Buettner, Rehabilitation Services Director at the Badger Association 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
2:30 PM TECH Apple Tutorial Sean Tikkun, Madison Metro School District Instruction Technology Resource Teacher and TVI 1 hr Consumer M-7
2:30 PM TECH Access to Electronic Information Using Portable Devices William Bielawski (Adaptive Technology at The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
2:30 PM TECH Demo of Current Technology for Remote Captioning and Video-remote Interpreting Center for Sight and Hearing staff 1 hr Professional M-3
2:30 PM TECH GPS Hunt – Trekker Breeze HumanWare Staff 1 hr Consumer/ Professional Meet at Registration
4:00 PM WAER BUSINESS MTG WAER Business Mtg WAER Officers and members 1 hr Professional M-2
4:00 PM CHILD DEV/ SOCIAL Panel on Parenting VIP Children Gerard Xavier, Counselor at Madison College, and Gwen Botting, President of Michigan Parents of Children with Visual Impairments and Chair of Quality Education Team for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired  1 hr Consumer M-4
4:00 PM DIABETES "Getting a Leg Up on Diabetes Means Not Losing Your Feet!" Diane Kernan-Schroeder (Hines, IL), RN, MSN, BC-ADM, CDE, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
4:00 PM ED (College)/ TECH Scene Description Technologies for Online Educational Video Liam Moran (ATLAS Digital Media at University of Illinois) 1 hr Professional M-5
4:00 PM Leisure Knitting Dr. Betsy Gruba, Director of Technology for the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired 1 hr Consumer U-1
4:00 PM TECH Access to Printed Information using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) William Bielawski (Adaptive Technology at The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
4:00 PM TECH Blogging Presentation Beth Finke (NPR commentator, award-winning author, teacher and journalist)  1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
4:00 PM TECH GPS Hunt – BrailleSense Gil Lutz, Sendero Group 1 hr Consumer/ Professional Meet at Registration
Saturday, October 23
Time Topic Presentation Presenter Duration Audience Location
8:00 AM EXERCISE/ SPORTS Yoga using VIYM (Visually Impaired Yoga Mat) Tracy Curley, Founder and CEO of Rousettus LLC 1-1/2 hr Consumer M-8
8:00 AM ED (Pre-K) Tactile Literacy Project for Children Karen Poppe, Tactile Graphics Project Leader APH 1-1/2 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
8:00 AM O&M Utilizing Online Maps in O&M Kevin Hollinger (COMS specialist Francis Howell School District and Director S.T.E.P. (Summer Transition and Employment Program)) 1-1/2 hr Professional M-1
8:00 AM BRAILLE, CHILD DEV It Takes a Whole Village Geri Taeckens, Commissioner Michigan Commission for the Blind 1-1/2 hr Consumer U-4
8:30 AM CAREER VIP Entrepreneurs in the Private Sector and the Future Sharlyn Ayotte, Chief Strategy Officer, Founder and former CEO, T-Base Communications Inc. 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-2
8:30 AM DIABETES "What Your Adaptive Diabetes Equipment Can Tell You" Diane Kernan-Schroeder (Hines, IL), RN, MSN, BC-ADM, CDE, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-1
8:30 AM ED (K-12)/ TECH "How to Become a Transformed Twitter Teacher in a Flash" Naomi Harm, National Senior Trainer for Intel Education and President-Elect of  Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association 1 hr Professional M-2
8:30 AM ED (College)/ TECH Panel of Directors of College/University Student Disability Services Dr. Mark Harris (Director Student Disability Services at University of Iowa), Eric Wagenfeld (Assistant Dean of Students & Director, Services for Students with Disabilities, Indiana Purdue University), and Cathy Trueba (Director, McBurney Disability Resource Ctr UW-Madison) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
8:30 AM SOCIAL Marriages with Blind and Sighted Spouses Panel Chris Quinn, First Settlement Counseling and panelists Dr. Betsy Gruba, Director of Technology for the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired; Mike Knezovich (Chicago), Freelance Writer; Jill Oswald (Wisconsin), Public School Speech Therapist; and others 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
8:30 AM TECH What’s New In ZoomText Cathy Gettel, Dealer Network Manager Ai Squared 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
8:30 AM TECH BOSMA Rehabilitation Build Your Own Computer Program William Powell, Assistive Technology Manager at BOSMA Rehabilitation Center and Lecturer III at Indiana State University 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-3
10:00 AM BRAILLE, CHILD DEV Make-a-Shape Book Wisconsin Braille Inc. Members 1 hr Consumer U-1
10:00 AM CHILD DEV Your Treasure Hunt:
Nurturing Resilience in Blind and Low Vision Children and Youth
Dr. Katherine Schneider, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Senior Psychologist, Emerita 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-2
10:00 AM DIABETES Professionals Discussing Diabetes and Visual Impairment Diane Kernan-Schroeder (Hines, IL), RN, MSN, BC-ADM, CDE, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
10:00 AM EXERCISE/ SPORTS Basic Self-Defense Dave Moyle, CESA 8, COMS, TCVI, Martial Arts Black Belt  1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-8
10:00 AM Leisure Sensory Gardening Larry Caplan, Master Gardner Purdue U 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
10:00 AM O&M/ TECH Passive RFID tags to Provide Signage Access and Indoor Navigation Information (includes demo) David A. Ross, Biomedical Research Engineer, Rehab Research and Development Center Department of Veterans Affairs 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
10:00 AM PUBLIC POLICY/ TECH Panel on Assistive Technology Policy Moderator Kelly Ford (Test Lead, Microsoft) with panelists Sharlyn Ayotte (Chief Strategy Officer, Founder and former CEO, T-Base Communications Inc.), Mark Richert (Director of the American Foundation for the Blind Public Policy Center) and Dr. Gregg Vanderheiden (Director of the Trace R&D Center and Professor Industrial & Systems Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at UW Madison) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
10:00 AM TECH Bookshare – Everything You Need to Know About the World’s Largest Online Library of Accessible Books Kristina King Cohen, Education Program Manager of Bookshare/Benetech 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
10:00 AM TECH GPS Presentation – Trekker Breeze HumanWare Staff 1 hr Consumer M-2
1:00 PM BRAILLE, TECH Braille Notetakers Mark Carson, Midwest Sales Director for HumanWare 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-3
1:00 PM CAREER VIPs Working in the Private Sector Panel Amy Bigna (Senior Research Services Manager, SC Johnson Company), Kelly Ford (Test Lead with Microsoft) and Jodi Stout (Staff Administrator in Resource Management at Covance) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
1:00 PM CHILD DEV Early Childhood Development Nancy Smith, Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Birth to Six Vision Teacher 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-2
1:00 PM DIABETES Diabetic Retinopathy Dr. Emily Parker, OD, Davis Duehr Dean Low Vision Optometrist 1hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
1:00 PM ED (K-12) Workshop "A Tactile Guide to the Solar System with Digital Talking Text" Dr. David Hurd, Prof Geosciences at Edinboro U Penn in collaboration with NASA 1 hr Professional U-1
1:00 PM ED (College)/ TECH Panel on College/University Services to Students with Disabilities Kevin Price (Assistive Technology Specialist and Chair of the UIC Web Accessibility Committee), Jean Salzer (Student Accessibility Center, UW-Milwaukee) and Todd Schwanke (Adaptive Tech & Accommodation Specialist McBurney Disability Resource Ctr UW-Madison) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
1:00 PM EXERCISE/ SPORTS Sports Camp Panel Marilyn Connolly (Director, 5-8 Year Old and Parent Sports Education Camp-Wisconsin Association of Blind Athletes) moderating with panelists Dr. Lauren Lieberman (Professor SUNY Brockport and Founder of Camp Abilities), Jenna Sticken (Director Senior Sports Education Camp-Wisconsin Association of Blind Athletes, Director Camp Abilities-Alaska and TVI COMS) and Tony Connolly (Coordinator, Sports Education Camps-Wisconsin and President, Wisconsin Association of Blind Athletes) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
1:00 PM PUBLIC POLICY Health Care Policy Mark Richert, Director of the American Foundation for the Blind Public Policy Center 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-4
1:00 PM TECH Apple Universal Design: accessibility out of the Box Sean Tikkun, Madison Metro School District Instruction Technology Resource Teacher and TVI Consumer/ Professional M-7
1:00 PM TECH Accessible Cell Phones Cory Ballard, Adaptive Products Specialist at Badger Association 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
1:00 PM TECH "Screen Magnification & Reading for Low Vision" ATR Staff 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
2:30 PM BRAILLE Problems with Translating Print into Braille Mary Ann Damm, NLS Certified Transcriber and National Braille Association (NBA) Certified Textbook Transcriber and co-author of NBA Braille Formats Course  1 hr Professional (TVIs) U-1
2:30 PM CAREER Vocational Assessment/Evaluation for individuals who have a vision loss Lindsey Hanson and Natasha Lemler of MN State Services for the Blind 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
2:30 PM CHILD DEV I Can Pick Out My Own Clothes Now Jennifer Ottowitz (CVRT at the Badger Association and Associate Lecturer University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences) 1 hr Consumer U-2
2:30 PM DIABETES "How to get the most out of your Health Care Team" Naomi Wedel (Madison, WI), Clinical Specialist for Insulin Delivery Systems, Roche Diagnostics Corporation 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
2:30 PM ED (K-12)/ TECH "Educational Podcasting: The World is Talking – Are You Listening?" Naomi Harm, National Senior Trainer for Intel Education and President-Elect of  Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association 1 hr Professional M-1
2:30 PM Leisure Sensory Gardening Larry Caplan, Master Gardner Purdue U 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-8
2:30 PM MED/ HEALTH Stem Cell Research Presentation Dr. David Gamm, UW Assistant Professor, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Edwin and Dorothy Gamewell Retina Research Professor 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
2:30 PM O&M Dog Guides in the Work Place Chelsea White, Outreach Specialist The Seeing Eye, Inc. 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
2:30 PM PUBLIC POLICY/ TECH Round Table Discussion "Accessibility Issues for Professional Computer Technologists" John ("Jack") Heim, International Association of Visually Impaired Technologists President 1 hr Professional U-4
2:30 PM TECH Digital Talking Book Players Cory Ballard, Adaptive Products Specialist at Badger Association 1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-3
2:30 PM TECH Recent Developments in Technology for Blind and Visually Impaired Ed Vitu, owner E. M. VITU, Inc 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
3:40 PM Leisure Home Brewing/Distillery Tour Rod Maccoux and Old Sugar Distillery Staff  1-1/2 hr Consumer Meet at Registration
4:00 PM BRAILLE/ ED (K-12) AutOMathic Block System for BVI Independent Math Learning  Dr. Arthur Karshmer, Prof & Chair Dept Tech, Inno, and Entrepreneur, & Dir Universal Math Lab U of San Francisco 1 hr Professional M-5
4:00 PM ED (K-12) Panel Building Connections with the project Visualizing Science with Adapted Curriculum Enhancements (ACE) Dr. David Hurd, Prof Geosciences at Edinboro U Penn with Mid-continent Research for Ed & Learning Staff, a teacher and a student 1-1/2 hr Professional M-4
4:00 PM EXERCISE/ SPORTS Advanced Self-Defense Dave Moyle, CESA 8, COMS, TCVI, Martial Arts Black Belt  1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-8
4:00 PM CHILD DEV CVI: A Strategy Sharing Session Mindy Ely, the Vision Specialist at Hearing and Vision Connections 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
4:00 PM CAREER Panel Transitioning from Volunteering and Internships to Paid Professional Work Lindsey Hanson and Natasha Lemler of MN State Services for the Blind and other panelist 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
4:00 PM DIABETES "Alternative Medicine – Complimentary and Hoaxes and Frauds” Naomi Wedel (Madison, WI), Clinical Specialist for Insulin Delivery Systems, Roche Diagnostics Corporation 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
4:00 PM TECH Apple Tutorial Sean Tikkun, Madison Metro School District Instruction Technology Resource Teacher and TVI 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-7
4:00 PM TECH GPS Hunt with Trekker Breeze HumanWare Staff 1 hr Consumer Meet at Registration
4:00 PM TECH OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Solutions for Blind & Visually Impaired Individuals ATR Staff 1 hr Consumer M-3
Sunday, October 24
Time Topic Presentation Presenter Duration Audience Location
8:30 AM DIABETES Diabetic Retinopathy Dr. Emily Parker, OD, Davis Duehr Dean Low Vision Optometrist 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
8:30 AM ED/ TECH "Livescribe Pulse Smartpen: Innovative Solution to  Promote Instructional and  Assessment Best Practices" Naomi Harm, National Senior Trainer for Intel Education and President-Elect of  Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association 1 hr Professional M-4
8:30 AM EXERCISE/ SPORTS, CHILD DEV APH National Instructional Partnership on Phys Ed and Children with Visual Impairment Dr. Lauren Lieberman (Professor SUNY Brockport and Founder of Camp Abilities), Tracy Curley (Founder and CEO of Rousettus LLC) and Dr. James Mastro (Professor Bemidji State University) ALL DAY ending 3:30 PM Consumer/ Professional M-8
8:30 AM RP RP Physiology Dr. Amol Kulkarni, Ophthalmology Resident, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, UW School of Medicine and Public Health 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
8:30 AM TECH American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Senior Site Jane Charlton, Content Editor for AFB Senior Site eLearning Center on Aging and Visual Impairment  1 hr Consumer/ Professional U-1
8:30 AM TECH GPS Presentation Gil Lutz, Sendero Group 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-1
8:30 AM TECH NetTaker – Portable Computing and Notetaking Solution ATR Staff 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
8:30 AM TECH Ergonomics of Electronic Magnification Today Michelle Williams of Enhanced Vision (courtesy of ATR) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
10:00 AM DIABETES Healthy Eating on a Budget–Can it be Done? Stacey Anderson, RN, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Educator/Chronic Care Specialist, Dean Health Systems 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
10:00 AM ED (K-12) Panel "Continuum of Services for Students who are Blind or have Low Vision" Dan Wenzel (Director of the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI)), Stacy Grandt (Outreach Director for WCBVI) and Beverly Helland (Vision Program Support Teacher for Madison Metropolitan School District) 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4
10:00 AM MED/ HEALTH Seniors and Low Vision Dr. Danielle Poole, Low Vision/Primary Care Attending Optometrist at the Illinois Eye Institute 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
10:00 AM TECH Affordable Access to the Home with Bar Codes J.J. Meddaugh, President ATGuys.com 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
10:00 AM TECH "Accessible Cell Phones – Look What I Can Do With My Cell Phone" ATR Staff 1 hr Consumer M-1
10:00 AM TECH Accessibility from a Development Perspective Kelly Ford, Test Lead with Microsoft 1 hr Professional M-6
10:00 AM TECH Apple Tutorial Sean Tikkun, Madison Metro School District Instruction Technology Resource Teacher and TVI 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-7
1:00 PM DIABETES Diabetic Foot Ulcers Dr. Jennifer Eddy, UW Associate Professor of Family Medicine 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
1:00 PM ED (College)/ TECH Assistive Technology in Higher Ed James Stachowiak, Associate Director of the Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER) at U of Iowa College of Education 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
1:00 PM MED/ HEALTH Inexpensive Things You Can Do to Help with Decreased Vision Dr. Scott Robison, OD, Staff Optometrist, Medical College of Wisconsin 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-2
1:00 PM RP RP Low Vision Rehabilitation  Dr. Emily Parker, Davis Duehr Dean Low Vision Optometrist 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
1:00 PM TECH GPS Hunt TBA 1 hr Consumer Meet at Registration
1:00 PM TECH Apple Tutorial Sean Tikkun, Madison Metro School District Instruction Technology Resource Teacher and TVI 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-7
2:30 PM DIABETES Exercise for Those Who Hate to Exercise Stacey Anderson, RN, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Educator/Chronic Care Specialist, Dean Health Systems 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-3
2:30 PM ED/ TECH "Transforming Classroom Practice with Web 2.0 Literacy Tools" Naomi Harm, National Senior Trainer for Intel Education and President-Elect of  Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association 1 hr Professional M-2
2:30 PM RP Lighting Adaptations for RP Dr. Emily Parker, OD, Davis Duehr Dean Low Vision Optometrist 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-5
2:30 PM SOCIAL History of and How to Create a Lions BOLD (Blind Outdoor Leisure Development) Group Ken Sosalla, Director, Southeastern Wisconsin BOLD 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-6
2:30 PM TECH BrainPort Technology Demonstration Wicab Staff 1 hr Consumer/ Professional M-4