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Bookshare Coming to FETC and ATIA Conferences

Now that we’ve turned the corner into 2018, the Bookshare team is excited to hit the road and participate in two upcoming conferences. If you plan to attend, be sure to find us and network, learn, and share.

Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC)

January 23-26 in Orlando

FETC brings together education leaders and technology experts to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success. FETC provides 2018 FETC conference logoeducators and administrators the opportunity to explore the integration of technology across the curriculum — from pre-K through 12 — through hands-on exposure to the latest hardware, software and successful strategies.

Special offer: Save an extra 10% on attendance or get a free expo-only pass. Visit us in booth #1055 to learn how Bookshare can help students with reading challenges.

Presentation by Benetech staff on January 26:

Buy and Build Accessible: How to Choose and Create Digital Resources for All Learners by Christine Jones, Senior Education Program Manager (8:00-10:00 am in Bayhill 17)

Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference (ATIA)

January 31-February 3 in Orlando

ATIA is the premier organization for manufacturers, sellers and providers of assistive technology (AT)—products, equipment and systems that enhance learning, ATIA 2018 logoworking and daily living for persons with disabilities. It is the collective voice of the assistive technology industry to help ensure that the best products and services are delivered to persons with disabilities.

Exhibit Hall: Visit us in booth #301 to meet the Bookshare team and watch free demos of Bookshare-compatible reading tools for iOS, Android, Chromebooks, and computers. View the demo schedule to get the exact details.

Presentations by Benetech staff on February 1:

  • Cool Tools for People Who Need to Read Differently by Lisa Wadors Verne, Program Manager, Education, Research and Partnerships (2:20-3:20 pm in Caribbean VII)
  • Choose and Create Materials that Work for All Learners by Christine Jones, Senior Education Program Manager (4:30-5:30 pm in Antigua 3)

We are excited to be part of the edtech and AT movements to help individuals who read differently and the educators and parents who support them. We look forward to meeting you!

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  1. I’m involved in the annual professional development conference for the Massachusetts Association for Adult Education, NETWORK 2018 on April 6, 2018. We’ve had over 500 attendees at each of our last three conferences. Would you be interested in exhibiting or doing a presentation?

    • Bookshare Communications

      Andrea: thank you for the information about the conference. I have forwarded it to our event coordinator for consideration.

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