Power Up to Summit 2018, April 16-17, 2018 Holidiay Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO

Power Up to the Summit 2018 - Conference Agenda

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SUNDAY April 15, 2018

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM  Registration/Pick Up conference materials


MONDAY, April 16, 2018

7:30 AM Registration/Pick Up conference materials


8:30 AM – 9:45 AM  Welcome and Opening Keynote Presentation, Aaron Bishop


10:00 AM – 11:30 AM - A Sessions

A-1 AT for Students with Dyslexia: Nuts & Bolts           (Virtual Session) 

A-2 Run Your Entrepreneurial Business With Technology  

A-3 To Communication and Beyond... 

A-4 Revised 508 Standards: Major Changes & Issues

A-5 Virtual Assistant - What Can Echo DO..Do..do..?

A-6 Get Creative: DIY AT

A-7 Self-Advocacy & Self-Determination


11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Box Lunch (In the Expo Hall)


11:30 AM - 7:00 PM Expo Hall networking with Vendors


1:30 PM - 3:00 PM -  B Sessions

B-1Achieve Inclusion 2.0 with uPAR and Snap&Read, Universal

B-2 Accommodations for Blindness & Additional Disabilities

B-3 Easy as ABC: Putting AAC in Literacy 

B-4 Strategies to Build and Sustain Accessible Websites

B-5 Built-in Accessibility Features of the iPad

B-6 Seating 101 and The Seating Clinic Approach

B-7 Home Accessibility with Smart Integration


3:30 PM to 5:00 PM – C Sessions

C-1   Accessible materials

C-2   AT at Work: Requesting Workplace Accommodations

C-3  Movin' On - Beyond Cause and Effect

C-4  Creating an Accessible PDF 

C-5  Wearables for Vision Loss: A Continuum

C-6  OT Toobox of AT Strategies and Solutions

C-7 Person-Centered Planning


11:30 AM to 7:00 PM  Expo Open


MoAT Silent Auction in Expo Hall


Accessible Computer learning lab


5:30 PM – 7:00 PM   Light supper buffet in Expo


TUESDAY, April 17, 2018

7:30 AM  Expanded continental breakfast in the Expo Hall


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


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM – D Sessions

D-1  Chrome Apps

D-2  Be Alert!

D-3  Getting to Know Saltillo

D-4 Context is Everything:   Meaningful Alternative Text

D-5  How Do I Connect with iCanConnect?

D-6 An Introduction to Audio Description

D-7 Financial Stability-Building Financial Independence


10:00-11:00 AM E Sessions        

E-1  Throw Out the Box

E-2 Current Trends in Assistive Listening Technologies

E-3 AAC and Early Childhood: Myths & Realities

E-4 Principles of Website Accessibility: POUR

E-5 Windows 10: Significant Accessibility Improvements  

E-6 What's Up with iStuff at MoAT?

E-7 Youth 


11:20 AM -12:20 PM F Sessions

F-1 Introducing Readatopia- Is Your SpED Curriculum Experiential

F-2 Over the Counter Hearing Aids: Good, Bad, & the Ugly

F-3 Google Accessibility 

F-4  Baking Accessibility into your Current Website 

F-5 Braille Notetakers on Three Platforms

F-6  Free AT- Connect, Collaborate and Create

F-7 Entrepreneurship/Employment/Social Enterprise


12:30 PM – 2:30 PM  Luncheon & Governor’s Council on Disability Awards, door prizes awarded, and Endnote Speaker: Jessica Cox  (Must be present to win door prizes.)

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