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4C18 Update - Remote Access Pilot Under Way

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There is much to report on this time around. I'm please to announce that we have contracted with Greg Zobel (Western Oregon University) to help us with our remote accessibility pilot this year, as well as help with making other aspects of the convention more accessible, particularly to those convention-goers who cannot make it to Kansas City in March.

Here's the updates.
Collaboration with local activists (Ersula Ore, Victor Del Hierro, Romeo Garcia, David Green). This group is done and has move to help other groups, as needed. Technology and Access (F2F and OL) (Stephanie Kerschbaum, Aja Y. Martinez, Bump Halbritter, Casie Moreland, Zan Goncalves, Brenda Brueggeman, Chad Iwertz, Ruth Osorio, Kristen Ruccio, and Dev Bose). NCTE-CCCC has negotiated a contract with Greg Zobel to develop a pilot program and its assessment for virtual access of several major events from the convention and enabling 1 room at CCCC 2018 with accessibility options for remote attendance and participati…

4C18 Update - Consultant Found for Remote Access Pilot

This past few weeks has been a very busy time. Things are ramping up, and I'm very pleased with all the work we've done. And again, as I've said in the past, I'm particularly humbled by the good labors that many folks, especially those on the SJAC and the local arrangements committee have been doing. In some very real ways, many of us are already laboring and languaging toward transforming ourselves and our convention. Thank you.

Here's the rundown of what has been happening with the SJAC's priorities:
Collaboration with local activists (Ersula Ore, Victor Del Hierro, Romeo Garcia, David Green). This group is done and has move to help other groups, as needed. Technology and Access (F2F and OL) (Stephanie Kerschbaum, Aja Y. Martinez, Bump Halbritter, Casie Moreland, Zan Goncalves, Brenda Brueggeman, Chad Iwertz, Ruth Osorio, Kristen Ruccio, and Dev Bose). I've received the proposal from the consultant who will likely work with us to augment the convention. Th…