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Events

2021 Annual Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF)

September 30, 2021

Please join us for the virtual 2021 Annual Interagency Accessibility Forum this October 12-14. Attendees of this year’s IAAF will hear presentations and panel discussions that will focus on accessibility as a foundation for inclusion, diversity, and equity within the federal government. In addition, the forum will include virtual exhibitions by accessibility consultants and IT companies with accessibility products and services that support those with disabilities.

Section508.gov Is Moving to Federalist

September 09, 2021

August 30, 2021 - The GSA Government-wide IT Accessibility Program team is excited to announce that we are preparing a new look for Section508.gov and the Accessibility Requirements Tool (ART) as we move to Federalist - a publishing platform for modern 21st Century IDEA websites.

Supporting Empowerment through Accessibility

November 06, 2018

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), GSA hosted the Federal Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities, and educate people about the value of a workforce inclusive of all skills and talents.

2018 Interagency Accessibility Forum

September 25, 2018

Federal employees (and contractors with a government email address) are invited to participate in the 2018 Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, in Washington, DC.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2018

May 17, 2018

Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which we celebrate this year on May 17, is an annual celebration and reminder of how products, services and environments are accessible to people with disabilities.

ACoP on the Road - CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

April 23, 2018

On March 22, 2018, a group representing the Accessibility Community of Practice (ACoP) presented at the annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in San Diego, California.

GSA Celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month at 2017 Interagency Accessibility Forum

October 13, 2017

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) held its fourth annual Interagency Accessibility Forum on October 13, 2017.

Section 508 Community of Practice Events Move from NSF to GSA

June 12, 2017

On Thursday, August 10, 2017, the Section 508 Community of Practice (CoP) held its final meeting at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, VA. After six years, the NSF is moving to a new location, so future CoP events will be held at the General Services Administration at 1800 F Street NW in Washington, DC.

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017

May 18, 2017

The Government-wide Section 508 Program at GSA is pleased to recognize Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) today, May 18th.

Technology Accessibility Playbook Workshop

January 25, 2017

On January 25-26, 2017, the CIO Council Accessibility Community of Practice (ACOP) hosted a workshop on the Technology Accessibility Playbook, which helps federal agencies create mature Section 508 programs.