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Distinguished Alumni Speaker Program (DASP) - Vicki Hanson, PhD

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 2:30pm to 6:00pm

Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Redwood Room, EMU 214
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Dr. Hanson is a leader in accessible computing. She has developed a background of knowledge about learning disabilities and cognitive science into a career making the Web and other digital resources to those with altered abilities and to older adults. Although she currently has academic appointments, much of Dr. Hansen’s work is applied. She worked at IBM’s Watson Research Center from 1986-2009, where she was the founder of the Accessibility Research Group. There will be a reception including beverages and light hors d’oeuvres from 4:00 - 6:00, immediately following the lecture.

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