[Athen] Access Board Rule Making

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Thu Jan 5 18:52:14 PST 2017

Forwarding this notice below from the US Access Board.

Note that the 3rd bullet item states "Information and Communication
Technology Standards and Guidelines (to be published soon)."

I like the "to be published soon" portion!

Also note that you can attend the meeting virtually (online). Click the CART
link towards the end of their message.

Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 10 from 9:30 to Noon (ET).

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U.S. Access Board to Hold Public Briefing on Final Rules

Please join the U.S. Access Board members and staff for a public briefing on
three recent final rules:

* Updated ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buses and Vans (published
December 14)
* Accessibility Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment (to be
published January 9)
* Information and Communication Technology Standards and Guidelines
(to be published soon)

The briefing will be held on Tuesday, January 10 from 9:30 to Noon (ET) in
the Access Board's Conference Room, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800,
Washington, DC 20004. For the comfort of all participants and to promote a
fragrance-free environment, attendees are requested not to use perfume,
cologne, or other fragrances.

The briefing will be in person and available over the phone with streaming

U.S. callers: 888-396-7314
International callers: 773-756-0935
Passcode: 209 2216

CART link: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=ACCESS

There will be a question and answer session for each rulemaking. All lines
will be muted until each question and answer session.

Please share this information with others with an interest in these rules.

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