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2015 Section 508 Interagency Accessibility Forum for Federal Employees and Contractors

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Description: From: 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Location: U.S.  Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Ave, SE, Washington, DC

Please join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other federal agencies for a robust and interactive conference focused on Section 508 Technology Accessibility and Inclusion.  HHS with other Federal agencies invite you to participate in the Section 508 Accessibility Conference.

The Accessibility Forum is free of charge and open to federal employees and contractors who want to learn more about accessibility.   During our forum, there will be an opportunity to learn, share, demonstrate, and encourage accessibility of electronic & information technology.  Participants will have a chance to share best practices, learn about new technologies, and network with other federal employees to broaden the dialog concerning Section 508 accessibility and inclusion.

List of Participating Federal agencies:

  • Department of Health and Human Services: (DHHS)
  • Department of Labor – Office of Disability Employment: (DOL/ODEP)
  • Department of Transportation: (DOT)
  • Federal emergency Management Agency: (FEMA)
  • Central Intelligence Agency: (CIA)
  • General Services Administration: (GSA)
  • Department of  Education
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • Department  of State
  • National Council on Disability
  • US Access Board

Accommodations will be provided. Further information will be made available closer to the event date. Visit http://www.hhs.gov/web/508/508-conference.html.