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Events

Current and Upcoming Events

Recurring Events

bimonthly (once every two months)

Section 508 Best Practices Webinars

The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series addresses a variety of issues associated with ensuring federal agencies have the knowledge they need to meet their obligations under Section 508. The... Read more

semiannual (twice annually)

Biannual Section 508 Program Maturity Report

The OMB Strategic Plan for Improving Management of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act aims to improve how agencies manage Section 508 and IT accessibility responsibilities by increasing transparency, strengthening... Read more

Past Events

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 - Fri, Jun 25, 2021

The 3rd Annual Digital Accessibility Summit

We bring together experts from the fields of accessibility and legal to discuss current trends, and to provide insights that will be helpful to practitioners in their work on digital... Read more

Mon, Jun 21, 2021

M-Enabling Summit

The M-Enabling Summit Conference and Showcase is dedicated to promoting digital environments and assistive technologies for senior citizens and users of all abilities. It is an annual meeting place for... Read more

Tue, Oct 12, 2021 - Thu, Oct 14, 2021

Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF)

About IAAF 2021 The 2021 Interagency Accessibility Forum celebrated the 75th observance of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and the 20th anniversary of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation... Read more

Thu, Nov 12, 2020 - Thu, Nov 12, 2020

Unmasking Accessibility - Moving Beyond a Band-Aid Solution

Accessibility tools shouldn’t be like the duct tape the plumber slaps on your pipework to cover leaky cracks. The plumber may apply the expert fix for an issue on one... Read more

Wed, Oct 21, 2020 - Wed, Oct 21, 2020

The Forest and the Trees - Scaling for Enterprise-Level Digital Accessibility

The increase in virtual course content, combined with the recent lawsuits at Harvard and MIT and updates to Section 508, have pushed online accessibility into the forefront of higher education... Read more

Wed, Oct 21, 2020 - Fri, Oct 23, 2020

The 5th Annual ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium

Our annual symposium has traditionally been a place for in-person knowledge sharing and for professional face-to-face networking. We’re using this year’s online symposium to continue sharing what works during the... Read more

Tue, Sep 29, 2020 - Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Managing projects to ensure accessibility

Ensuring that accessibility is accounted for and managed throughout the various steps of the federal information technology procurement lifecycle can be challenging and confusing. The General Service Administration’s Government-wide IT... Read more

Tue, Sep 22, 2020 - Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Reporting Accessibility with VPAT 2 - A Guide for Vendors

The new VPAT 2 format offers multiple templates, allowing vendors to document conformance common with several common standards including the refreshed Section 508, WCAG 2.1, and EN 301 549 for... Read more

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Federal Exchange on Employment and Disability (FEED) meeting

The topic of the meeting will be “Increasing Access and Opportunity : Advancement and Retention of Federal Employees with Disabilities.” An overview of the impact of mentoring and other leadership... Read more