Upcoming ATE Events


This webinar is hosted by the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Community of Practice. In this presentation, Dr Daniella Levy-Pinto will talk about the experiences of being provided inaccessible journal articles, eBooks, and other scholarly materials. She will comment on the consequences badly produced reading material has for the blind community and the scholarly community more broadly. Daniella will then describe the work of the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS). The work of NNELS to advance the born-accessible paradigm has been recognized by the Accessible Books Consortium, through the International Excellence Award on Accessible Publishing  in the initiatives category.  Daniella will highlight what librarians in all capacities can do to remove barriers to reading.

(6 days)

The Moscone Center747 Howard StSan FranciscoCA94103US

Experience the energy of Photonics West as everyone gathers for an exciting year in San Francisco. Get ready to enjoy real conversations, hear the latest breakthroughs, and make important connections in person. Hear cutting-edge research in biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more. Attend technical presentations, courses, two world-class exhibitions, plenary presentations, and a variety of networking activities. Meet up with the optics and photonics community at the Moscone Center.

(3 days)

Washington State Convention Center705 Pike StSeattleWA98101

The NCCE 2022 will be back in-person in 2022 in Seattle, Washington, February 2-4. NCCE is leading, engaging and assisting educational communities in the Pacific Northwest to reach higher levels of student and educator success through the use of 21st century technology.

You won’t want to miss the opportunity to connect face-to-face with educators seeking information and solutions to fit their expanding needs. NCCE draws district and school administrators, IT and curriculum directors, teacher-librarians and many others who are directly involved with the implementation of technology in the classroom.

Northland Aerospace13892 Airport DriveThief River FallsMN56701

The National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT) is excited to host the RADC 2021-22 Challenge: Downdraft 2! The RADC Tournament is open to middle and high school students, with families and friends welcome to spectate the event. Doors will open at 7:30 AM with team check-in beginning at 8:00 AM. 

The winner of this tournament will earn a spot to the Worlds Competition! 

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The Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN) is hosting the first ever Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Accessibility: Starting with Math virtual conference on February 10th and 11th, 2022! Organizers are striving for a diverse conference where experts can share their best practices, solutions, techniques, etc. for accessing and creating accessible STEM content in higher education. This is going to be exciting, novel, resourceful, and enlightening to all who care about accessible content in STEM fields in higher education. There will be 2 concurrent sessions offered each hour so you have reduced FOMO (fear of missing out).

The Citizen Science, Civics, and Resilient Communities (CSCRC) Project aims to engage the public in active learning and resilience planning around heat waves, sea level rise, extreme precipitation, and drought. Throughout 2021, participating science centers from across the US organized and implemented science-to-civics campaigns in their communities with the goal of increasing resilience to extreme weather and environmental hazards through citizen-created data, local knowledge, and community values. In this online workshop we will hear from the CSCRC project team at the Museum of Science, Boston and SciStarter about the outcomes of this NOAA-funded work. Participants will also hear from select NISE Network partners who participated in the project and learn about ways people can engage communities in this programming.

(3 days)

The Fairmont Hotel950 Mason StreetSan FranciscoCalifornia94133United States

This conference will combine COVID lessons learned with the Science of Learning to create a new Science of Teaching to improve education. Participants will explore ways learning sciences, portable EEG devices, and researcher-teacher partnerships are changing teaching, as well as how design science is reshaping school schedules, start times, and learning environments. Discover ways to create more flexible, personal, engaging, and blended learning; use design thinking and instructional design; rethink grades, assessments, and leadership; and redesign learning spaces to improve learning.

(3 days)

Atlanta Marriott Marquis265 Peachtree Center AvenueAtlantaGeorgia30303United States

Join IMS Global for the annual Digital Credentials Summit at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. At the Digital Credentials Summit, participants will become part of the educational experience transformation toward a new focus on developing talent and connecting talent to opportunities. Igniting this talent continuum is a diverse set of new mindsets, partnerships, and products. They all revolve around a simple concept that digital credentials can provide better ways to reward credit and link to opportunities than current paper transcripts, certificates, and resumes.

This cross-sector event is the only one of its kind bringing together the leading higher education, K-12, business, philanthropy, corporate training, and workforce development organizations.


The three-day event will focus on the sustainability challenges and the innovative solutions to pursue. Presenters will highlight legislative and international efforts, innovations in the field of energy efficiency and Building Automation Systems, and strategies and opportunities for educators and industry. 

Organizers encourage college educators and students in building science and energy management programs; teachers of high school physics, technical, and engineering courses; and building engineers, technicians, and facilities managers to attend.

The Western Academy Support and Training Center winter conference is for information communication technology educators and their industry partners. Cost is $50 per attendee. This includes presentations, chat room discussions, raffles & on-demand access will be available until January 14, 2022.