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Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:05:17 -0800
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The ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) is the premier forum for presenting research on the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. We invite high-quality, original submissions on topics relevant to computers and accessibility. This includes the use of technology by and in support of:

-          Individuals who are Deaf/deaf or hard-of-hearing

-          Individuals who are blind or visually impaired

-          Individuals with other sensory impairments

-          Individuals with motor impairments

-          Individuals with memory, learning, and cognitive impairments

-          Individuals with developmental disabilities

-          Individuals with multiple impairments

-          Older adults and others with diverse or changing capabilities

-          Professionals who work with or in support of these populations

Submissions should present significant and innovative contributions to design, systems, tools, scientific understanding, methodology, social issues or policy related to:

-          Technology that improves the accessibility of everyday life

-          Technology that improves access to computer and information technologies

-          Accessibility and usability of mainstream technologies

-          Exploration of barriers to technology access

-          Using mainstream technologies to improve accessibility

-          Technological innovations that could be used to improve access

Important Dates:

-          Submission deadline: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 17:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

-          Authors receive reviews and prepare rebuttals: Thursday, May 24, 2018

-          Authors submit rebuttals: Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 17:00 PDT

-          Notification of acceptance (technical papers): Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The full call for papers can be found at

-          David Flatla & Joanna McGrenere, ASSETS 2018 Program Chairs

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