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AMI-audio is in your community! Listen to our live on location coverage of events and conferences in your area.

AMI-audio is in your community! Listen to our live on location coverage of events and conferences in your area.

Location:

Canada

Description:

AMI-audio is in your community! Listen to our live on location coverage of events and conferences in your area.

Twitter:

@AMIaudio

Language:

English

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Together One Voice, More Choices - Don’t Leave Us Behind

12/7/2020
The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) Toronto Chapter presents a special virtual conference titled “Together One Voice, More Choices - Don’t Leave Us Behind”. It focuses on the way the disability community has been disproportionately left behind during the pandemic. Hosted by Joeita Gupta of AMI. AEBC host Minette Samaroo Opening Remarks-Michael Prince, Professor, University of Victoria Keynote Speaker-Louise Gillis, National President, Canadian Council of the Blind...

Duration:02:45:40

2020 Zero Project Conference Ep 4

7/3/2020
In this fourth episode, we meet tech-related awardees from among the Innovative Practices category, including Phia Damsma of Australia regarding Sonokids/Ballyland (1:20), Adriana Gomes Alves of Univali University in Brazil (8:51), James Northridge of UrAbility in Cork, Ireland (15:19) and Robert Palmquist of Streamer in the USA (23:12) Produced and hosted by Andy Frank, with technical assistance from Paula Dineen. Total Run Time 28:56

Duration:00:28:55

2020 Zero Project Conference Ep 7

7/3/2020
In this seventh and final episode, we celebrate the Innovative Practice award issued to Canadian Rick Hansen with an excerpt from a recent interview with AMI-audio host Joeita Gupta about his foundation’s Accessibility Certification Program (1:52). Plus, we meet Evgeny Bukharov of the All-Russian Society of Disabled People, who run training programs for people with disabilities and representatives of non-profit and commercial organizations toward the effective removal of barriers in the...

Duration:00:24:11

2020 Zero Project Conference Ep 6

7/3/2020
In this sixth episode, we continue our look at Innovative Practices, including interviews with Sheri Horn-Bunk of Taft Community College in California about their Transition to Independent Living (TIL) Program (1:46) and Michal Rimon of Access Israel about training teachers for inclusive education (17:15). Program Produced and hosted by Andy Frank, with technical assistance from Paula Dineen. Total Run Time 26:18

Duration:00:24:56

2020 Zero Project Conference Ep 5

7/3/2020
In this fifth episode, we examine Zero Project’s Impact Transfer Program, which is a partnership between the Essl Foundation, Fundación Descúbreme and Ashoka. It supports organizations to replicate their social impact and innovation in other countries and contexts. We speak with Löic van Cutsem of Ashoka, (1:11), Carlos Pereira of Livox in Brazil, (4:50) Dr. Ayesha Saeed Husaini of The Manzil Center in UAE, (10:41), and Nils Woebke of Capito in Germany (17:15). Program Produced and hosted by...

Duration:00:25:53

2020 Zero Project Conference Ep 3

7/3/2020
In this third episode, we meet an awardee from among the Innovative Practices category: Betsy Beaumon, CEO of Benetech which launched Bookshare in 2001. Available nationwide in the United States and in 87 other countries, Bookshare provides books and printed materials in five accessible formats, such as electronic Braille and DAISY synchronized text with audio. Produced and hosted by Andy Frank, with technical assistance from Paula Dineen. Total Run Time 26:26

Duration:00:26:03

2020 Zero Project Conference Ep 2

7/3/2020
Description: In this second episode, we meet awardees from among the Innovative Practices category: Roshan Galvaan, Harsha Kathard and Teresa Lorenzo from University of Cape Town, South Africa (1:06) and Kavita Murugkar of The Universal Design Centre at BNCA University in India (15:05). Produced and hosted by Andy Frank, with technical assistance from Paula Dineen. Total run time 24:28

Duration:00:24:28

2020 Zero Project Conference Ep 1

7/3/2020
In this first episode, we meet Michael Fembek, the Director of the Zero Project who provides an overview of Zero Project and the conference. Then, we meet awardees from among the Innovative Policies category: Regina Hausiku of the Ministry of Education in Namibia, as well as Julie Michaud and Isabelle Cowan of the New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood. Produced and hosted by Andy Frank, with technical assistance from Paula Dineen and Sam Robinson.

Duration:00:24:24

2020 AMI Canadian Vision Impaired Curling Championship

2/7/2020
Join Jim Van Horne and Dave Brown as they call the 2020 AMI Canadian Vision Impaired Curling Championship. Team Canada (Nova Scotia) faces Team Alberta in the final game live from the famous Ottawa Curling Club. Produced by Karen Magee, technician Marc Aflalo. As heard live February 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM ET.

Duration:02:38:26

2019 Eastern Regional Blind Hockey Tournament

11/8/2019
Live play by play from the first match in the Canada versus USA series in Ottawa. Plus interviews with players and participants of the tournament.

Duration:02:09:59

A11YTO

10/29/2019
Joeita Gupta broadcasts live from the A11YTO Conference in Toronto. This event, hosted by #a11yTO, has been creating, supporting, and expanding the digital accessibility community in and around Toronto for over five years. It features a variety of lectures, demos, and lightning talks by accessibility advocates, innovators and designers. Join us as we meet some of the speakers involved with the event and catch a live lightning talk by Chancey Fleet, a Brooklyn-based accessibility advocate...

Duration:01:19:38

Balance Fundraiser: An Evening in the Key of B

10/17/2019
An on location broadcast from “An Evening in the Key of B: A Benefit Concert and Reception for BALANCE”. BALANCE for Blind Adults is a support organization providing services to increase independence and community engagement for persons who are blind or partially sighted. During this AMI-audio Live event, Kelly MacDonald Emcees with special performances by classically trained jazz pianist Michael Arnowitt and traditional fiddler, Susanna McCleary. Tune in to learn more about how you can...

Duration:01:07:16

Sight Night Edmonton 2019

9/28/2019
Kelly MacDonald and Ramya Amuthan broadcast live from Sight Night Edmonton 2019. They speak with organizers, participants, and sponsors of this fundraiser for ASRAB.

Duration:01:41:48

Access Israel 2019

7/6/2019
AMI’s Andy Frank reports from Access Israel’s 7th annual Conference in Tel Aviv, which spotlights new technology and other initiatives designed to support people with disabilities around the world.

Duration:00:53:57

Limitless: How Artificial and Human Intelligence Can Empower the Blind Community

6/29/2019
A conversation with Anirudh Koul, Seeing AI founder and Head of AI & Research at Aira.

Duration:00:47:36

2019 Special Olympics Youth Games Opening Ceremony

5/15/2019
AMI-audio Live was on location at the 2019 Special Olympics Youth Games opening ceremony in Toronto, Ontario. We'll hear from participants, volunteers and AMI-audio hosts Mike Ross, Norma Wick and The Neutral Zone's Brock Richardson. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics. The organization provides sports training and athletic competition year-round in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This gives them the...

Duration:00:54:42

The 2019 Canadian Sledge Hockey Championship Gold Medal Game

5/12/2019
AMI-audio Live presents the final game of the 2019 Canadian Sledge Hockey Championship from The Woolwich Memorial Centre in Elmira, Ontario between Team Alberta and Team Ontario. Play by play Nicco Cardarelli, analysts Cam Jenkins, Bret Wills, David Rukavina and Jeff Ryman, hosted by Brock Richardson.

Duration:02:23:15

Blind Hockey - Select Series - Canada West vs Canada East

3/24/2019
AMI-audio’s broadcast of the 7th annual Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament (2019), held at the historic Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto. Play by play by Nicco Cardarelli, colour commentary by Mike Ross. The intermission panel features host Brock Richardson, Jeff Ryman, Cam Jenkins and Bret Wills of “The Neutral Zone” on AMI-audio.

Duration:01:52:38

Blind Hockey - Open Division Game 3

3/24/2019
AMI-audio’s broadcast of the 7th annual Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament (2019), held at the historic Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto. Play by play by Nicco Cardarelli, colour commentary by Mike Ross. The intermission panel features host Brock Richardson, Jeff Ryman, Cam Jenkins and Bret Wills of “The Neutral Zone” on AMI-audio.

Duration:01:40:21

Blind Hockey - Select Series - Canada West vs Team USA

3/24/2019
AMI-audio’s broadcast of the 7th annual Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament (2019), held at the historic Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto. Play by play by Nicco Cardarelli, colour commentary by Mike Ross. The intermission panel features host Brock Richardson, Jeff Ryman, Cam Jenkins and Bret Wills of “The Neutral Zone” on AMI-audio.

Duration:01:28:48