The 9th Roland Wagner Award was handed over to
NVDA - Michael Curran and James Teh
for their outstanding achievements in developing a free, open source screen reader that supports 43 different languages. Read more about the background of NVDA.
The 8th Roland Wagner Award was handed over to
Award Ceremony 2016: Dominique Burger (background), Klaus Miesenberger, Roland Wagner, Bruno Marmol and a colleague from BrailleNet, Ronald Bieber
The award honoured outstanding achievements in the field of accessibility.
The 7th Roland Wagner Award was handed over to
Arthur Karshmer and Masakazu Suzuki
Award Ceremony 2014: Klaus Miesenberger, Ronald Bieber, Masakazu Suzuki (Award Winner), Roland Wagner, Arthur Karshmer (Award Winner), Dominique Burger
The award honoured outstanding achievements in the field of accessibility of mathematics.
The 6th Roland Wagner Award was handed over to
The TRACE Centre of the University Wisconsin-Madison
for their outstanding achievements in advancing Assistive Technologies and Accessibility over the last decades. Read more about the background of the TRACE Centre.
The award was handed over to the founder and director or the TRACE Centre, Dr. Gregg Vanderheiden.
Handing over the Award: Roland Wagner (Founder ICCHP), Ronald Bieber (General Secretary OCG), Art Karshmer (Chair Award Nomination Committee), Gregg Vanderheiden (TRACE Center)
Gregg Vanderheiden, Director of the TRACE Centere, receiving the award.
The 5th Roland Wagner Award was handed over to
Harry Murphy and Joachim Klaus
The nomination committee decided to split the 2010 award. Harry Murphy and Joachim Klaus are awarded for their life long dedicated work to establish services for people with disabilities. These services became models for initiatives around the globe. In addition Harry Murphy and Joachim Klaus are recognised for their support of ICCHP since its beginning.
Harry Murphy is the founder and former director of the Centre on Disabilities at California State University at Northridge (CSUN), USA, and the CSUN conference.
Joachim Klaus is the Managing Director of the Study Centre for Visually Impaired Students (SZS) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany which has become a model for many other support centres in Europe and beyond. Since its beginning he is part of the Programme Committee of ICCHP, he organised the conference in Karlsruhe in the year 2000 and acts as publishing co-chair since 2000.
Award 4, ICCHP 2008
George Kersher and the Daisy Consortium for outstanding developments for print disabled people with world wide impact.
Award 3, ICCHP 2006
Larry Scadden for dedicated work for equal rights and opportunities for people with disabilities having world wide impact and work at the National Science Foundation.
Award 2, ICCHP 2004
Paul Blenkhorn for scientific work and software development in the field of Assistive Technologies, in particular to make them available in developing countries.
Award 1, ICCHP 2002
Judy Brewer, WAI-W3C for their engagement and development for guidelines and tools for web accessibility.
Special Award 2006
A special award was handed over to Prof. Dr. Roland Traunmüller, one of the former heads of the Institute Integriert Studieren on the occasion of the 15th anniversary celebration of the institute.
Special Award 2003
A special award was handed over to Prof. Dr. A Min Tjoa, one of the founders of ICCHP, on the occasion of his 50th birthday.
Award 0 and initiating the award by the Austrian Computer Society 2002
Was handed over to Prof. Dr. Roland Wagner on the occasion of his 50th birthday.