[Athen] Special 2-hour Webinar on Section 508 rule-making!
Prof Norm Coombs
norm.coombs at gmail.com
Tue May 11 13:46:20 PDT 2010
Free Webinar: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Section 508
2 hours: Monday, May 24 combining 90-minutes of panel and 30-minutes of Q & A
Pacific time: 11-1
Mountain time: 12-2
Central time: 1-3
Eastern time: 2-4
Presenters: Susan Mazrui, Larry Goldberg, Jim Tobias and Gregg Vanderheiden
The Webinar will be captioned thanks to the kindness of AT&T
Sections 255 and 508 are the federal regulations that require accessible
information and communication technologies (ICT). They are currently being
revised, and the time is ripe for public comment before they are finalized.
This webinar will go over the current environment, changes to the technical
provisions, and how we all can participate in the process to make sure that
the final regulations will provide the access needed by users to both
current and emerging ICT.
Besides outlining the proposed rules, the panel will explore ideas to make
the government and others adopt a new commitment to following these rules.
This is a timely topic, and you should register in advance to reserve a
spot in the online Webinar room. Late registrations may not receive login
instructions in time to join the Webinar.
Go to the EASI Webinar page at:
Look for the May 24 508 Webinar and follow the registration link. You'll
receive info on joining the live Webinar 2 days in advance.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Once you choose hope, anything's possible. Christopher Reeve
Norman Coombs norm.coombs at gmail.com
CEO EASI Equal Access to Software and Information
phone (949) 855-4852 (NOTE pacific time zone)
****READ ABOUT THE DICK BANKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:
More information about the athen-list