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Live Webcast: IT Works: Accessible Technology’s Role in Today’s Workplace

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012
Description: Panel discussion moderated by Tom Temin, Anchor, Federal News Radio. Panelists include Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy and others.
http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/Technology.htm

Thursday, June 21st from 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

ODEP’s Accessible Technology in the Workplace Initiative promotes the accessibility of workplace technology as a means to increasing the hiring, retention and advancement of people with disabilities in the public and private sector.  The "AT Works" online educational series is part of this effort.  ODEP will be hosting a series of free webcasts and webinars over the next several months to explore the connection between emerging technologies and the employment of people with disabilities.  

To kick off the series, ODEP will host a live webcast on Accessible Technology’s Role in Today’s Workplace.  Details are as follows:

What:  A panel discussion moderated by Tom Temin, Anchor, Federal News Radio.  Panelists include Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy and others. 
When:  Thursday, June 21st from 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST. An archived version will be available for viewing starting the day after the event.
Where: Access the webcast from the link above on June 21st. This event will be live audio-captioned and offer a real-time Twitter feed with the hashtag #ATworks.  No registration is required.
Who:  Employers, workers, policymakers, advocates and others interested in learning more about accessible technology and its impact on the employment of people with disabilities.