Power Up 2019 Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO


Power Up 2019 - Conference Agenda

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SUNDAY March 31, 2019

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM  Registration/Pick Up conference materials



MONDAY, April 1, 2019

7:30 AM  to 5:00 PM Registration/Pick Up conference materials


9:00 AM  Welcome and Opening Keynote Presentation - CC Rhythm


10:00 AM to 6:30 PM  Expo Hall networking with Vendors.



10:30 AM – 11:45 AM - A Sessions


A-1  Students Have Their AAC Systems, Now What?


A-2  Reading to Learn: Using AT to Bridge the Gap


A-3 Keying Without Seeing: Comparing Three Typing Tutors for the Blind


A-4  Section 508, the Americans with Disabilities Act and You


A-5  Productivity is the Name of the Game: Android Apps for Working Smart


A-6  Technology First Initiative - MO Division of Developmental Disabilities


A-7  Accommodating Employees: Employer Perspective



11:45 AM to 1:15 Box Lunch (In the Expo Hall)



1:15 PM - 2:30 PM  - B Sessions


B-1  Getting to "Yes! Go! More!": The Power of a Single Switch for Environmental Access AND Communication


B-2  The Challenge of Notetaking: Exploring AT Options


B-3  Braille, Relay and So Much More:  DeafBlind Assessment Toolkit


B-4  Built-In Accessibility of Web Browsers


B-5  Android Accessibility


B-6  Remote Monitoring: The Key Players


B-7  Vispero in Education - Affordable Software for All Students



3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  - C Sessions

C-1 Choosing Key Words and Implementing Low Cost Keyguards


C-2  Power Wheelchair Advanced Inputs with Environmental Controls


C-3  Tips & Tricks of a Braille Display With iOS


C-4  Many Hands Make Light Work:  ICT Accessibility Across Organizational Roles


C-5  Android/iOS Smackdown:  Comparisons for Usability and Productivity


C-6  Setting Up Remote Supports


C-7  Maker's AT


TUESDAY, April 2, 2019

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Expanded continental breakfast in the Expo Hall


7:30 AM to 12:30 PM  Registration Desk Open*


7:30 AM to 12:30 PM Expo Hall Open


8:00 AM – 9:15 AM –D Sessions


D-1  AAC Strategies from Pre-K to Graduation Day:  Supporting Academic and Social Success


D-2  Tools for Dyslexia/Chromebook


D-3  Real Time Text ---RTT


D-4  Meet the AT Users


D-5  App-solutely - Built-in iOS Accessibility


D-6  Compare & Contrast Digital Assistants:  DIY Remote Supports for Home


D-7  Wolfner Library BARD Workshop



9:45 AM to 11:00 AM AM  - E Sessions        


E-1  APPy Hour: Apps for AAC - A Feature Comparison


E-2  Robots for Autism


E-3  Discover Solutions for Accessibility in the Workplace


E-4 A11Y  Testing with Assistive Technology


E-5  How to Use Relay Apps & Web CapTel


E-6  Game Changer:  Microsoft's Adaptive Controller


E-7  Taming the Dragon:  Techniques for Improving Speech Recognition Accuracy



11:20 AM -12:30 PM  -F Sessions


F-1  Eye gaze for Communication and Computer Access


F-2  Chromebooks for Diverse Learners


F-3  Eye Wearables - No Longer Science Fiction


F-4  Document Accessibility Toolbar for Word


F-5  Access Accessibility on Apple iOS


F-6  Cisco's 8800 Series IP Phone: Improving Workplace Accessibility


F-7  Sweeping Changes in Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Related Products



12:30 PM – 2:30 PM  Luncheon & Governor’s Council on Disability Awards, door prizes awarded, and Endnote Speaker. - Kelsey Tainsh


*During the conference, room scheduled changes will be available at the Registration desk.

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