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2023 ATHEN STEM Conference Schedule

Table view of schedule - All times are Eastern, United States



  • All sessions are scheduled for 45 minutes with a 15 minute break between meeting times.
  • All sessions will be recorded and made available to conference attendees.
  • All sessions will be closed captioned.


Thursday February 9, 2023

Session Details for February 9, 2023


Zoom Room 1

Host & Moderator: Dawn Hunziker & RaLynn McGuire

Zoom Room 2

Host & Moderator: Krista Greear Wright & David Schwarte

Noon-12:45 Eastern Opening Session: The Big Picture of STEM Accessibility N/A
1:00 - 1:45 Eastern

Optimizing Tables & Charts in Excel 365 (George Joeckel)

Tactile Tactics with TactileView: Basic features and best practices creating STEM tactile graphics (Darren Gabbert)
2:00 - 2:45 Eastern Juggling the Accessibility of Financial Data (Elizabeth Pyatt) User Friendly, Time Efficient, and Affordable Tools and Concepts to Create Accessible Digital Math (Danae Harris
3:00 - 3:45 Eastern Inside Out and Backwards! Play to the strengths of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and more in STEM Education (Sharon Austin) Mobile accessibility: Building accessible mobile STEM content (Gian Wild)


Friday, February 10, 2023

Session Details for February 10, 2023


Zoom Room 1

Hosts: Dawn Hunziker & RaLynn McGuire

Zoom Room 2

Hosts: Krista Greear Wright & David Schwarte

Noon - 12:45 Eastern Configuring Tables for Accessibility (Elizabeth Pyatt) MathCAT: an Open Source Library for Generation of Speech and Braille (Neil Soiffer)
1:00 - 1:45 Eastern Making STEM Outreach Activities Accessible to and Inclusive of Neurodiverse Learners (Scott Bellman, Eric Chudler, Sheryl Burgstahler) Math & STEM Content Made Accessible in an eLearning World (Louis Shanafelt)
2:00 - 2:45 Eastern Closing Session: Moving Forward N/A