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2018 Keynote Speakers Nominations

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[http://time.com/4494775/carla-hayden/]
[https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2016/09/carla-hayden-harnessing-the-power-of-technology-with-the-resources-at-the-library-of-congress/]
 
==Jessica Marie Johnson==
[https://frontside.io/about/elrick-ryan Frontside.io]
[https://twitter.com/elrickvm @elrickvm]
 
== Bess Sadler ==
[https://jeffspies.com/ Website]
[https://twitter.com/jeffspies Twitter]
 
== Dr. Timothy C. Summers ==
[https://theconversation.com/protect-your-privacy-during-turbulent-times-a-hackers-guide-to-being-cyber-safe-69026 Protect your privacy during turbulent times: A hacker’s guide to being cyber-safe]
[http://www.barrons.com/articles/no-such-thing-as-privacy-in-the-modern-campaign-1455944517 No Such Thing as Privacy in the Modern Campaign]
 
== Gregg Vanderheiden ==
Gregg Vanderheiden is a Professor in the iSchool and Director of Trace R&D Center at the University of Maryland – College Park. He directs the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Universal Interface and Information Technology Access (NIDILRR/ACL) and co-directs Raising the Floor, an international consortium of companies and organizations building the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII). Has worked in technology and disability for over 45 years; was a pioneer in Augmentative Communication (a term taken from his writings in 1979), and in cross-disability access to ICT of all types. His work is found in computers, phones, Automated Postal Stations, Amtrak ticket machines, and airport terminals. Most of the initial access features in both Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac operating systems came from his Center. He co-chaired both WCAG 1.0 and 2.0 working groups, and has worked with over 50 companies and numerous government advisory & planning committees including FCC, NSF, NIH, GSA, NCD, Access Board and White House. He has received over 30 awards for his work on technology and disability. He is a past President of RESNA and a Founding Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Dr. Vanderheiden holds degrees in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Technology in Communication Rehabilitation and Child Development, an interdisciplinary degree between the departments of Electrical Engineering, Communicative Disorders, Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education and Educational Psychology, from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
 
[http://GPII.net http://GPII.net]
[http://trace.umd.edu http://trace.umd.edu]
[https://ischool.umd.edu/faculty-staff/gregg-vanderheiden https://ischool.umd.edu/faculty-staff/gregg-vanderheiden]
==Whitni Watkins==
[https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-16-141/ https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-16-141/]
 
 
== Gregg Vanderheiden ==
Gregg Vanderheiden is a Professor in the iSchool and Director of Trace R&D Center at the University of Maryland – College Park. He directs the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Universal Interface and Information Technology Access (NIDILRR/ACL) and co-directs Raising the Floor, an international consortium of companies and organizations building the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII). Has worked in technology and disability for over 45 years; was a pioneer in Augmentative Communication (a term taken from his writings in 1979), and in cross-disability access to ICT of all types. His work is found in computers, phones, Automated Postal Stations, Amtrak ticket machines, and airport terminals. Most of the initial access features in both Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac operating systems came from his Center. He co-chaired both WCAG 1.0 and 2.0 working groups, and has worked with over 50 companies and numerous government advisory & planning committees including FCC, NSF, NIH, GSA, NCD, Access Board and White House. He has received over 30 awards for his work on technology and disability. He is a past President of RESNA and a Founding Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Dr. Vanderheiden holds degrees in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Technology in Communication Rehabilitation and Child Development, an interdisciplinary degree between the departments of Electrical Engineering, Communicative Disorders, Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education and Educational Psychology, from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
 
[http://GPII.net http://GPII.net]
[http://trace.umd.edu http://trace.umd.edu]
[https://ischool.umd.edu/faculty-staff/gregg-vanderheiden https://ischool.umd.edu/faculty-staff/gregg-vanderheiden]
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