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From: Mike Barlow
Date: Feb 27, 2017 3:40PM


*Mike Barlow*
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Web Accessibility/Section 508 SME

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Date: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:20 PM
Subject: U.S. Access Board Announces Section 508 Webinar Series Schedule
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*U.S. Access Board Announces Section 508 Webinar Series Schedule *

[image: laptop with "Sec. 508 webinars" on screen]The U.S. Access Board
announces this year's schedule for the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar
Series which will be devoted to the Board's recent final rule updating its
Section 508 Standards. The rule also refreshes guidelines for
telecommunications equipment covered by Section 255 of the Communications
Act.

The next five webinars, which are free and held every other month, will
cover different sections of the rule, including referenced standards such
as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0:

• March 28, 1:00 - 2:30 (ET)
*WCAG 2.0 and the Revised Section 508 Standards*
• May 30, 1:00 - 2:30 (ET)
*Old versus New: Original Section 508 Standards (2000) compared to the
Revised Section 508 Standards (2017)*
• July 25, 1:00 - 2:30 (ET)
*Revised Section 508 Chapter 4 Hardware (including Mobile) *
• September 26, 1:00 - 2:30 (ET)
*Revised Section 508 Chapter 5 Software (including Mobile)*
• November 28, 1:00 - 2:30 (ET)
*W3C WCAG 2.0 Resources*

For more details or to register for any of these webinars, visit
www.accessibilityonline.org/cioc-508/schedule
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The Board conducted a webinar that provided an overview of the rule on January
31
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which was repeated on February 2
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Both sessions were recorded are archived.

The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series provides helpful information
and best practices for federal agencies in meeting their obligations under
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act which ensures access to information
and communication technology in the federal sector. This webinar series is
made available by the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO
Council in partnership with the Access Board.


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