• vicki at podium giving keynote
  • rolando presenting poster
  • marianne at podium with sign language interpreter and telepresence robot
  • one size does not fit one
  • john programme chair
  • kyle at podium



BESiDE were at ASSETS 2014, to present our work and hear about cutting edge developments in accessibility research. ASSETS is a significant international conference attracting the experts in accessible computing.

The BESiDE team were be there as part of the School of Computing’s Social Inclusion team who had an exceptionally high acceptance rate this year. BESiDE's Principal Investigator Prof. Vicki Hanson presented the keynote as a consequence of her Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility.

Our team presentated at several points over the conference:



Prof. Vicki Hanson 'Computing for Humans'  - 09:15 


Dr Lesley McIntyre 'Buildings and Users with Visual Impairment: Uncovering Factors for Accessibility using BITKit' - 13:00   Paper Session - Practices and Tools. Read More ...

Marianne Dee 'A Large User Pool for Accessibility Research with Representative Users' - 13:00   Paper Session - Practices and Tools



Dr Kyle Montague 'Motor-Impaired Touchscreen Interactions in the Wild' - 15:00  Paper Session - Interaction


Dr Rolando Medellin 'Older Adults Interaction with Broadcast Debates'  - 16:30



Mike Crabb 'Age, Technology Usage, and Cognitive Characteristics in Relation to Perceived Disorientation and Reported Website Ease of Use' - 10:30 Paper Session - Communication

Association for Computer Machinery SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility 2014

The ASSETS conference explores the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on mainstream and specialized assistive technologies, accessible computing, and assistive applications of computer, network, and information technologies.


Event Details
  • A Scientific Meeting (conference, seminar etc.)
Location Details
Hyatt Regency Rochester Hotel

125 E Main St
United States
NY 14604

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