Speaker: Jutta Treviranus
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Jutta Treviranus

Director, ATRC
University of Toronto
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre
130 St. George Street
Toronto ON
M5S 1A5 Canada

Jutta Treviranus established and directs the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) at the University of Toronto, an internationally recognized center of expertise in the inclusive design of emerging information and communication technology and practices (http://atrc.utoronto.ca/) . Jutta has led a large number of international multi-partner research networks that have created broadly implemented technical innovations that support inclusion and inclusive engagement in culture and cultural discourse. These include the Fluid Project, Fluid Engage, CulturAll, Stretch and many others. She has helped to develop pivotal accessibility legislation, standards and specifications internationally (including W3C WAI Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines, IMS AccessForAll and ISO 24751). She is also a member of a number of key advisory panels nationally and internationally that advance approaches to equitable access to the digital domain. Jutta holds faculty appointments in the Faculty of Information, the Faculty of Medicine, and KMDI, at UofT. As of April 2010 Jutta will be appointed Professor in the Faculty of Design and Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre at the Ontario College of Art and Design. Jutta is the principal investigator of the Inclusive Design Institute a multi-institutional initiative to advance inclusive design.

Jutta will present New Technology in the Museum: a case study of three museums in the Fluid community working together. [Paper]