~~Audio Description in the Outdoors: National Park Service, the UniDescription Project, and the UniD App:
This session featured the National Park Service’s work to bring audio description and increased access into park settings and highlighted the NPS’s collaboration with the University of Hawaii’s UniDescription Project to use its UniD app in U.S. and Canadian parks.
Moderator: Jo Lynn Bailey-Page, ACB Audio Description Project Coordinator Panelists:
♥ Brett Oppegaard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Communications, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Principal Investigator of the UniDescription Project, Honolulu, HI
♥ Michele Hartley, Media Accessibility Coordinator, Harpers Ferry Center, National Park Service, Harpers Ferry, WV
♥ Holly Griesemer, Management and Program Analyst for the National Park Service Midwest Region: Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance and Accessibility Programs, Omaha, NE
♥ Clark Rachfal, Director, Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, American Council of the Blind (ACB), Alexandria, VA
- Recorded during the 2021 ACB National Convention on July 21 2021~~