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PEAT Talks: Facebook and the Accessible Workplace

2:00 pm EDT June 21, 2018   |   Organized by: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)


Thursday, June 21, 2pm ET

In recent years Facebook has become a tool for professional networking and on-the-job workplace productivity through its enterprise collaboration software, Workplace. In this webinar, Director of Accessibility Jeff Wieland and Director of Policy Monica Desai will discuss why and how Facebook has made accessibility a priority.
Participants will learn:

  • Facebook’s ethos around accessibility

  • What accessibility groups Facebook is involved with and initiatives they support

  • Summary of accessibility for Workplace by Facebook

  • Summary of available accessibility tools and features on Facebook

  • How accessibility features have provided benefits for all

PEAT Talks is a monthly virtual speaker series to showcase organizations and individuals whose work is advancing accessible technology in the workplace. Held the third Thursday of every month at 2pm ET, these events are designed to be energetic and interactive discussions highlighting a spectrum of exciting work. To see upcoming events in this series, please visit our calendar

Registration Dates

Dec 13, 2017 - Feb 14, 2018