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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Webinar (Jan. 31 and Feb. 2): Final Rule Updating the Section 508 Standards and Section 255 Guidelines

laptop with Access Board sealThe U.S. Access Board will conduct a free webinar on its recent final rule updating accessibility requirements for information and communication technology covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communications Act. The webinar will take place on January 31 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET).  It will be repeated on February 2 from 2:30 to 4:00 (ET), but registration is limited.  Both webinars will be recorded and archived.
Presenters will provide an overview of the rule's scope and structure, highlight substantive changes, and answer questions from attendees. The Section 508 Standards apply to electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained or used by the federal government. The Section 255 Guidelines address access to telecommunications products and services and apply to manufacturers of telecommunications equipment.
For further information or to register, follow these links:
• January 31 webinar: www.accessibilityonline.org/cioc-508/session/?id=110610
• February 2 webinar: www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/session/?id=110588
The webinars are provided by the ADA National Network and the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO Council in partnership with the U.S. Access Board.

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