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Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF)

Annual Interagency Accessibility Forum. November 7 - 9, 2022. Seals and logos for the General Services Administration, U.S. Access Board, CIO Council, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Department of Veterans Affairs.

About IAAF 2023

Our teams are busy making plans for the 2023 Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) and to celebrate accessibility as the foundation for the Federal Government to serve as a model where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. While additional planning is needed before we’re able to share event details, the 2023 IAAF will be held on November 7-9, 2023 at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) L. William Seidman Center.

Event dates: November 7, 8, and 9

The 2023 IAAF conference sessions being held on November 8-9 will be available for in-person or virtual attendance, with the workshops hosted on Tuesday, November 7, available to in-person attendees.

The 2023 Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) is sponsored by the Federal Chief Information Officer Council’s (Federal CIO Council) Accessibility Community of Practice (ACOP) and hosted by the Government-wide IT Accessibility Program from the Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP) of the General Services Administration (GSA), the U.S. Access Board (USAB), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Department of Veterans (VA) Affairs in partnership with other federal agencies.

Event Details

Accessibility professionals
Exhibitors of accessible products and services - space is limited
2023 Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF)
Workshops: November 7 with in-person attenance - virtual attencance options available options
Conference: November 8-9 with in-person and virtual attendance
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
3501 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22226
Both in-person and virtual attendance to this event is offered at no cost

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Event Agenda

This year’s IAAF will be held November 7-9 and began with a full day of workshops on Tuesday followed by two, full-day sessions on Wednesday and Thursday featuring the usual mix of presenters and speakers, breakout sessions, and discussions led by accessibility professionals in the federal, private, academic, international an others sectors.

For more details on the three-day event, visit (and bookmark) the 2023 IAAF Agenda.

Accessibility Accommodations and Services

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided in all plenary and breakout sessions, and Real Time Captioning (CART) will be available in all sessions with URL for mobile or computer viewing.

If you require accommodations to participate in IAAF, please indicate your needs on the registration form before October 20, 2023. If you require accommodations to participate that are not listed on the registration form, please contact to discuss your needs.

Check Your Tech

The 2023 IAAF will returning as an in-person conference, with virtual attendance for most sessions using Webex. Webex meetings and webinars are best experienced when using the Webex app, but can also be accessed via web browser .

We encourage all attendees to set up and test your Webex app ahead of the event by visiting the Webex Help Center, to download Webex, get stated with Webex webinars, and Join a Test Meeting. Keyboard users may also preview Webex Keyboard navigation and shortcuts resources for Windows, macOS, iOS, and web browsers.

Contact the IAAF Host Committee

If you have any questions regarding the Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF), please contact us at

IAAF Archives

Since 2013, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) along with federal agency partners has hosted the annual Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) for agency representatives to learn about federal accessibility policies and how they can adapt Section 508 standards to prioritize IT accessibility. Over the years, conference attendees have heard from a range of presenters, panelists, and keynote speakers across a variety of topics, perspectives, and experiences. Notable speakers include former and active members of Congress, commission chairs and other senior leaders within government and the accessibility community. Visit: Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) Archives

Reviewed/Updated: August 2023

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