Upcoming Events

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Description: Basics of Electronic Document Accessibility

This webinar will take place on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM.  Please register on the link provided.

What is electronic document accessibility? Why  and when is it important? What resources exist to help ensure accessibility? What should a federal agency do to make it easier to produce accessible electronic documents? These questions - and more - will be answered in this informative webinar. This webinar is sponsored by the Accessibility Committee of the CIO Council and presented by members of the newly-formed, interagency Accessible Electronic Document Community of Practice (AED COP). The recommended audience is Agency Policy-Makers, 508 practitioners, Communications professionals, office administrators and all employees involved in authoring or disseminating electronic documents. Presenters:
  • Pierce Crowell, Senior Policy Analyst and Backup Section 508 Coordinator, Social Security Administration
  • Holly Andersen, Policy Liaison for Individuals with Disabilities, Department of Education
  • Moderator: Deborah Kaplan, Senior Advisor, Social Security Administration
Co-sponsored by the Accessibility Committee of the CIO Council, the U. S. Access Board, and eFedLink/ODEP

 For more information on system requirements, please visit http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/edi/webinar-resources.cfm#webex .  If you are unable to download the Webex software, you can request a copy of the Power Point slides and listen to the audio portion of the webinar on the phone.   

To register for this webinar, go to  http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/edi/register/index.cfm?event=3987.  The link to go to the webinar will be sent to registrants 24 hours before the event.

Questions?  Email Deborah Kaplan, Deborah.kaplan@ssa.gov

An archive of the webinar will be posted; its location will be announced shortly after the webinar.