GC Digital Initiatives
Speaker Event, Fall 2016
October 20th, 6:30-8:00pm
Room C198, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Dr. Joshua Miele
“Digital Accessibility and the Making of a Meta Maker Movement”
GC Digital Initiatives is excited to welcome Dr. Joshua Miele to The Graduate Center, CUNY, to speak on the topic of digital accessibility and maker culture. Dr. Miele is the Associate Director of Technology Research and Development, at the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Low Vision and Blindness, and has spearheaded multiple apps, platforms, and resources that promote digital accessibility--including the Blind Arduino Project, overTHERE, YouDescribe, and many more. In his talk, he will discuss the philosophy that informs his approach to maker culture, and consider the essential role of digital accessibility in this formulation.
We look forward to seeing you there!