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U.S. Access Board Open Question and Answer Session on the Revised 508 Standards (April 30, 2019)

9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT, April 30, 2019   |   Organized by: U.S. Access Board

Description

Rescheduled from January due to government shut down. Previously registered users do not need to register again.

This webinar provides an opportunity for attendees to pose questions to the Access Board on the revised Section 508 Standards. The 508 Standards apply to information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector such as computers, telecommunications equipment, printers, software, websites, information kiosks and transaction machines, and electronic documents. Questions are welcome on all sections of the standards, including application and scoping, functional performance criteria, hardware and software requirements, support documentation and services, and referenced standards. Access Board ICT Specialists will also address questions about companion guidelines for telecommunications equipment covered by Section 255 of the Communications Act and any other topics related to the Board’s activities on accessible ICT. 
Participants are encouraged to submit their questions in advance of the session through the registration portal. They can also pose questions during the live webinar. This session will be helpful to anyone involved in complying with the 508 Standards or interested in ICT accessibility. Join us for a lively and informative discussion.

Speakers:

Bruce Bailey Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology Specialist, US Access Board 

Timothy Creagan Senior Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology, US Access Board 

Katherine Eng ICT Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board




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