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States & 508 Audio Cast- Jan 26th

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From: Deborah Buck
Date: Jan 21, 2004 7:08PM


On January 26, 2003 the Information Technology Technical Assistance and
Training Center (ITTATC) will offer an audio conference to provide
information on state approaches to electronic and information technology
accessibility and the adoption of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
of 1973, as amended.

The Audio Conference, Third Annual State Electronic and Information
Technology Accessibility Initiatives: State of the States, will provide
information on laws, policies, and programs and processes that have been
implemented at the state level. Panelists will address strategies
implemented at the State level to improve IT accessibility - laws,
policies and programs. They will also address the benefits and
expectations of implementing IT accessibility policies; the role of
stakeholders in implementing IT accessibility policies; and the
successes, challenges, and ongoing needs.

Panelists will include the State Government IT Accessibility Coordinator
for the State of Maine's Office of Chief Information Officer; a
representative from the State of Indiana's Information Technology
Oversight Commission; a Policy Analyst from the Kentucky Assistive
Technology Services; and the manager of the Technology Investigations
Center for the State of Arkansas. The panel will be moderated by Deborah
Buck, Director of State IT Accessibility Programs for ITTATC, and
Michael Morris, Chair of the ITTATC State IT Initiatives Workgroup.

The Audio Conference will be held on January 26, 2004 from 2:00-4:00 PM
EST. For information on the audio cast and how to participate go to
http://www.ittatc.org/training/Jan26.cfm. To register go to
http://www.ittatc.org/training/register_Jan26.cfm


Deborah V. Buck
Director, State IT Accessibility Initiatives
Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center (ITTATC)
Georgia Tech's Center for Assistiv