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Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: A Roadmap for Transitioning to the Revised 508 Standards (January 30)
The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place January 30 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will cover implementation of the updated 508 Standards which recently became effective. A representative from the Department of Homeland Security will join the Access Board in sharing best practices, insights, and helpful tips for federal agencies in making the transition to the revised standards. Presenters also will highlight available resources, including new materials and tools developed by various agencies, to promote compliance with Section 508 and the new standards.
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.
Section 508 Best Practices: A Roadmap for Transitioning to the Revised 508 Standards
January 30, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 (ET)
- Robert Baker, Director, 508 Governance Division, Department of Homeland Security
- Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist/ Information Technology, U.S. Access Board (moderator)
- Deborah Kaplan, Section 508 Policy Lead, Department of Health and Human Services (moderator)