CACP addresses a wide range of advanced communications policy issues and related technology applications, particularly in the wireless and new technology arenas. These activities result in timely papers, reports, and articles, as well as advisories and published research filings before regulatory authorities.
LaForce, S., Mitchell, H. Presented Getting on the Record with the FCC: Public Input Process How To's. 33rd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, San Diego, CA, March 19-23, 2018.
Todd, R.L.; Linden M.A.; Moon N.W. Presented "Virtual Mentoring for STEM students: Accessibility, Promises, and Pitfalls" Sustainability: 33rd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, Honolulu, HI, October 9-11, 2017.
LaForce, S. (2017). Strategies to Effect Policy Change. Presented at 32nd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, San Diego, CA, March 2, 2017.
Linden, M. (2016). "Access to Online Courses: The Perspective of Students with Vision Impairment." Presentation at the 2016 Accessing Higher Ground conference in Westminster, CO, November 15-18, 2016.
Moon, N. (2016). “Second Life for Mentoring Students with Disabilities: Findings from Qualitative Research.” Presentation at the 2016 Accessing Higher Ground conference in Westminster, CO, November 15-18, 2016.
Baker, P. (2016). "Post-secondary Education and the Development of Skilled Workforce: Policy Innovation Opportunities and Barriers." Presentation at Diversities of Innovation II: The Role of Government Policies for the Future Economic Basis of Societies Second Workshop, Berlin, October 18-19, 2016.
Baker, P. (2016). Regions of Innovation: Technological and Scientific Networks as Drivers for Socio-Economic Development."Presentation on a panel, and chairing the “Impact of Public Policy on Innovation, Location, and Networks of Collaboration” Roundtable as Co-chair of RC-11 (Research Council on Science and Technology) for International Political Science Association (IPSA) 24th World Congress of Political Science in Poznan, Poland, July 23-28, 2016.
Touzet, C. (2016). “Accessible Emergency Alerts for People with Disabilities.” Presented at the NENA conference for the Accessibility Education and Training session. Monday, June 13, 2016
Moon, N. (2016). “Considerations for the Evaluation of Large-Scale, State-Level STEM Initiatives.” Presentation and a brief Rapid Talk on the Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance (GSAA) and its BreakThru Project at the SMTI NSEC 2016 National Conference hosted by the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities’ (APLU) Science and Mathematics Teaching Imperative (SMTI) and Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC) in San Antonio, Texas, June 8-9, 2016.
Moon, N. (2016). "Improving STEM Education in Georgia's Colleges and Universities: Findings and Insights from Five Years of Evaluation." Presentation at the SST STEM Symposium, hosted by Georgia Gwinnett College, May 3, 2016.
Touzet, C., & LaForce, S. (2016). Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) vs. Emergency Alert System (EAS) National Survey Research Findings: Does the New Alerting, Technology Improve Accessibility? 2016 Disaster Response and Mitigation Forum, April 28, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia.
LaForce, S. & Touzet, C. (2016). “Emergency Alert System (EAS) vs. Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).” Poster presentation at the Disaster Response and Mitigation Forum held at the Garage @ Tech Square on Fifth on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
Mitchell, H. (2016). "FutureS of Disabilities: The migration to a digital world," for the Independent Living session. Presentation at the 2016 CSUN Conference in San Diego, CA from March 21-26, 2016.
Moon, N. (2016). "Virtual Worlds for Supporting STEM Education and Workforce Development," for the Education session. Presentation at the 2016 CSUN Conference in San Diego, CA from March 21-26, 2016.
LaForce, S. (2016). "Optimizing Accessibility of Wireless Emergency Alerts: 2015 Survey Findings," for the Law and Policy session. Presentation at the 2016 CSUN Conference in San Diego, CA from March 21-26, 2016.
Touzet, C. (2016). “EAS & WEA: Does the new alerting technology improve accessibility?” Poster presentation at RES/CON 2016 (formerly the International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE) March 1-3, 2016.
Baker, P. (2015). “Universities, Public-Private Partnerships, and the Innovation Ecosystem.” Panel presentation at the Opportunities Of Techno-industrial Innovation In Different Socio-cultural and Policy Situations: Diversities of Innovation Workshop, held the Research Center for Technological Innovation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, on December, 13-15 2015.
LaForce, S. (2015). Panelist, Networked Accessibility. What are the opportunities and challenges for harnessing crowd plus cloud? Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute State of the Science Conference. San Francisco, CA, December 4, 2015.
Moon, N.W. & Langston, C.L. (2015). “Connect, Learn, BreakThru: Summative Findings from 5 Years of Electronic Mentoring in STEM Education.” Presentation at the 2015 Accessing Higher Ground conference in Westminster, Colorado, November 18-20, 2015.
Baker, P., LaForce, S., Linden, M., & Touzet, C. (2015). Analysis of Research Policy and Practices, Comprehensive Year One Deliverable Report, ODEP, October 2015. National Employer Policy, Research and Technical Assistance Center for Employers on the Employment of People with Disabilities.
LaForce, S., & Touzet, C. (2015). Accessible Wireless Emergency Alerts for People with Sensory Disabilities. Poster presented at the Wearable Computing Center Forum 2015. Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2015.
Mitchell, H., & LaForce, S. (2015). FutureS of Disabilities. Presented at the AT&T Advisory Panel on Access and Aging. Atlanta, GA, October 13, 2015.
Mitchell, H., LaForce, S., & Presti, P. (2015). Public Response to Alerts and Warnings: Optimizing Ability of Message Receipt by People with Disabilities. Webinar and meeting presented by the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate. Washington, DC, October 2, 2015.
Moon, N.W. (2015). “Determining the Efficacy of Communications Technologies and Practices to Broaden Participation in Education: Insights from a Theory of Change.” Presentation and participated on a panel titled “New Models in Online Education: Equipping the Student of the Future,” at the 17th Annual Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) International conference in Los Angeles, on August 5, 2015.
LaForce, S., & Bennett, D. (2015). Accessible Wireless Emergency Alerts for People with Sensory Disabilities. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Natural Hazards Research and applications Workshop. Broomfield, CO, July 18-21, 2015.
LaForce, S., & Bennett, D. (2015). Reaching People with Disabilities: Wireless Emergency Alerting and Accessibility. Webinar presented by the Georgia Emergency Preparedness Coalition for People with Disabilities and Older Adults, June 30, 2015.
Bennett, D. (2015). “Science Fiction: The Future Wireless Technologies and People with Different Abilities” Envisioning Inclusive Futures: The Migration of Wireless Technology. Atlanta, GA, May 2015.
White, J., LaForce, S. & Baker, P.M.A. (2015). Futures of Disabilities: The Migration to a Digital World. Presentation at the 30th Annual International Technology & Disabilities Conference. San Diego, CA, March 3, 2015.
Bennett, D. (2015). “Findings from People with Disabilities and Emergency Managers on the Use of Websites and Social Media to Deliver Accessible Emergency Alerts." National Hurricane Conference, March 2015, Austin, TX.
Mitchell, H. (2014). “Accessible Wireless Emergency Communications Forum.” FCC Accessibility day. November 2014.
Mitchell, H. (2014). Wireless Emergency Alerts - The Edge of the Wave: Current Research and Pathways Forward. Presentation at the 39th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Broomfield, CO, June 23, 2014.
Bennett, D. (2014). “Enabling Better Emergency Services for Persons with Disabilities.” M-Enabling Summit, June 2014, Arlington, VA.
Mitchell, H., & LaForce, S. (2014). Emergency Planning and Response for the Whole Community: Information, Resources and Tools. Presentation at the 36th Annual Information & Referral Systems Training and Education Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2, 2014.
Baker, P.M.A. (2014, May). 21st century universities as innovation nodes: communities of learning, research, and collaboration’ presented at the ‘digital academe: new business models, analytics and roles’ panel, at the Innovation in Higher Education: Building a Better Future? International Communications Association Preconference, Seattle, WA.
Moon, N.W. (2014). “BreakThru: E-Mentoring to Support Students with Disabilities in STEM” and “MATH 1113 Precalculus Emporium: A Multi-Institutional Online Precalculus Course.” Delivered two presentations with colleagues at the University of Georgia's Regional Institute on STEM Education on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
White, J., LaForce, S., & Bennett, D. (2014). The Futures of Disability: is technology failing us? 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2014.
Bennett, D., Benson, B. & Mitchell, H. (2014). “Are We Neglecting the 20%? Accessibility of Emergency Management Websites.” 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, March 2014, San Diego, CA.
Moon, N.W. (2014). Delivered two presentations at the Third Annual Conference on the Scholarship of STEM Teaching and Learning, at Georgia Southern University on Friday, March 7, 2014.
Baker, P.M.A., Evans, J. & McCook, L. (2013, August) 11-13. Developing internal and external university innovation: a transdisciplinary approach for regional collaboration. Workshop conducted at the Collaborative Innovation Networks Conference (COINS), Santiago de Chile.
LaForce, S., & Lippincott, B. (2013). Overview of the Wireless RERC. Presented at CTIA Accessibility Outreach Initiative Webinar, June 13, 2013.
LaForce, S., Morris, J., & Mueller, J. (2013). Social Media, Public Emergencies & Disability. Presented at 28th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, San Diego, CA, February 28, 2013.
Baker, P.M.A., Bujak, K.R., & DeMillo, R.A. (2012, July 19-21). Toward inclusive higher education: innovation, access and institutional change. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion, Porto, Portugal.
Sandulli, F.D., Baker, P.M.A., & López Sánchez, J.I. (2012, July 10-12). The impact on small firms´ efficiency of the fit between technological change and skills. Presented at the Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Conference: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Knowledge Industries, Valencia, Spain.
Bennett, DeeDee. (2012). “Evidence-Based Best Practices for Disability Issues,” 37th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Application Workshop, July 2012, Broomfield, CO.
Baker, P.M.A., & Moon, N.W. (2012, April 26-27). Digital technologies and the employment of americans with disabilities: findings from a focus group study. Presented at the 34th NARRTC Conference, Alexandria, VA.
Mitchell, H., Bennett, D., & LaForce, S. (2011). Planning for Accessible Emergency Communications: Mobile Technology and Social Media. 2nd International Conference, Accessibility Reaching Everywhere (AEGIS), Brussels, Belgium, November 28-30, 2011.
Baker, P.M.A., & Pater, J. (2011, October 10-13). Social learning, social media, and the aging. Panel presentation at AOIR12, Seattle, WA.
Baker, P.M.A., Moon, N.W., Bricout, J., Coughlan, B, & Pater, J. (2011, September 1-4). The persistence of participation: community, disability, and social networks. Presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
White, J., & Baker, P.M.A. (2011, June 5-8). Of ADA Policy, implementation, and municipal compliance. Presented at RESNA-ICTA FICCDAT 2011 [PDF], Toronto, Canada.
Baker, P.M.A., Bricout, J., Moon, N.W., Coughlan, B, & Pater, J. (2011, April 27-28). Social media, participation and e-accessibility. Presented by Paul M.A. Baker at the NARRTC Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
LaForce, S. (2010). Co-editor, Wireless Emergency Communications State of the Technology Conference Online Proceedings.
Mitchell, H., Johnson, J., & LaForce, S. (2010). The Human Side of Regulation: Emergency Alerts. 8th @ WAS International Conference on Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM2010), Paris France, November 8-10, 2010.
Baker, P.M.A. (2010). “ The Persistence of Participation: Representation of the Disability Community on Facebook. [PPT]" 11th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (Internet Research 11.0). Gothenburg Sweden, Oct. 20-22, 2010.
Moon, N.W. (2010). "The Next Generation Workforce [PPT]" focusing on how emerging customs will transform the workforce of tomorrow. Georgia Digital Government Summit 2010. Atlanta, Georgia, September 30-October 1, 2010.
Baker, P., Bricout, J., Moon, N., & Pater, J. (2010). Telework, Aging, And The Socially Inclusive Workplace [PPT]. International Conference on Ageing , Disability and Independence. Newcastle, UK, September 7-10, 2010.
Baker, P., Bricout, J., Moon, N., & Pater, J. (2010). The Aging of Participation: Community, Work, and Social Networks [PPT]. International Conference on Ageing , Disability and Independence. Newcastle, UK, September 7-10, 2010.
Moon, N., & Baker, P. (2010) Accommodating Workers Aging Into Disability: Findings From A Policy Delphi Study [PPT]. International Conference on Ageing , Disability and Independence. Newcastle, UK, September 7-10, 2010.
Johnson, J., Mitchell, H., & LaForce, S. (2010). Assessing Accessible Alerting: A Case Study. 6th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, Caen, France, June 28-July 2, 2010.
Mitchell, H., Johnson, J., & LaForce, S. (2010). Wireless Emergency Alerts: An Accessibility Study. 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Seattle, Washington, May 2-5, 2010.
Baker, P., Fairchild, A., & Pater, J. (2009). “Municipal WiFi and e-Accessibility: The Impact of Business Models on Stakeholder Inclusion. [PPT]” Proceedings of the MLife conference on September 3, 2009 in Barcelona, Spain.
Johnson, J., Mitchell, H., Price, E., LaForce, S., & Lucia, F. (2009). Emergency Alerting Made Accessible. Proceedings of the Wireless Emergency Communications State of Technology Conference, September 21-23, 2009, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
LaForce, S., & Mitchell, H. (2009). US Regulation of the Emergency Alert System: the Accessibility Aspect. Proceedings of Include 2009: 5th International Conference on Inclusive Design, April 5-8, 2009, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Mitchell, H., LaForce, S., & Price, E. (2009). US Accessible Wireless Emergency Alerts for People with Disabilities: realizing new ideas. Proceedings of Include 2009: 5th International Conference on Inclusive Design, April 5-8, 2009, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Baker, P., & Bell, A. (2007). Accessibility in Municipal Wireless Networks: System Implementation, Policy, and Potential Barriers for People with Disabilities. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, California, May 24, 2007.