Upcoming Events

Wireless Technology and 508 Webinar

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Description: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 1:00- 2:30 PM Eastern Time

 This webinar will be valuable for users with disabilities, 508 practitioners and IT professionals involved in making wireless device selections and decisions.  It will provide basic information about the wide range of wireless devices and accessibility. 

 This session will examine the relevant Section 508 standards and will provide information on resources available to research the accessibility features of specific wireless products.  The FCC Clearinghouse on Accessible Products will be discussed as well as the Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative.    The webinar will also include tips for evaluating wireless products.


  •  Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board
  • Ben Lippincott, Industry Relations Manager, Wireless Rehabilitation Engineering and Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jamal Mazrui, Manager, Accessibility Clearinghouse, Federal Communications Commission

 Moderator:  Deborah Kaplan, Section 508 Policy Lead, Office of the CIO, HHS

 To Register:

On-line registration is available at http://www.adaconferences.org/CIOC

 Instructions for accessing the webinar on the day of the session will be sent via email to registered individuals in advance of the session.

Co-sponsored by the Accessibility Committee of the CIO Council, the U. S. Access Board, and eFedLink/ODEP