[games_access] 2016's Annual Accessibility Forum - Seeking Session Proposals

Michelle Hinn michellehinn at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 17:16:01 EDT 2016


This could be good for DevAble to attend.

Michelle

On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 3:14 PM, Morin, Gary (NIH/OD) [E] <
moring at mail.nih.gov> wrote:

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> *2016’s Annual Accessibility Forum*
> <http://peatworks.org/content/2015-federal-accessibility-forum-sharing-accessible-solutions-everyone>
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> *Hosted** at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Main Campus*
> Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Bethesda, Maryland
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> *Call for **Participants**!*
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> You are cordially invited to participate at this year’s Interagency
> Accessibility Forum to be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at the Natcher
> Conference Center, National Institutes of Health Main Campus, in Bethesda
> Maryland.  This annual forum focuses on Section 508 and accessible
> information and communication technology (ICT) and brings together hundreds
> of individuals and groups from many federal agencies and industry with
> varying experiences, needs and interests in this area.
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> *We are seeking federal employees and contractors to submit an application
> for workshops, exhibits, videos and more that will educate accessibility
> stakeholders. *
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> General Session information:
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> ·        *The Target Audience* includes persons who have varying levels
> of knowledge in integrating accessibility into all types of technology in
> the workplace.
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> ·        *S**essions* need to represent a variety of Section
> 508/Accessibility areas.
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> ·        *Workshops* should demonstrate methods, strategies and best
> practices that improve the accessibility of information and communication
> technology (ICT), as well as promote accessibility for all persons.
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> ·        *Session proposals* should focus on activities that promote skill
> development, practical application, lessons learned, best practices, and
> data-driven strategies and programs.
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> Interested parties should fully complete and return the included workshop application
> *no later than August 05, 2016; please contact planning committee members
> listed below if you will have difficulty meeting the deadline.* Please
> feel free to forward this information to others who may be interested in
> presenting.
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> Please return completed applications to: Cynthia Clinton-Brown
> cynthia.clinton-brown at hq.dhs.gov  and Gary Morin moring at mail.nih.gov
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> *Contact:*   A11y at hhs.gov with any questions.
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> *Gary M. Morin, Program Analyst*
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> *NIH Office of the Chief Information Officer*
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> *6555 Rock Spring Drive, Suite 300, Room 3NE-28*
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> *Bethesda, MD. 20817, Mail Stop: 4801*
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> *(301) 402-3924 <%28301%29%20402-3924> Voice, (301) 451-9326
> <%28301%29%20451-9326> TTY/NTS*
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> *(240) 200 5030 <%28240%29%20200%205030> Videophone; (301) 402-4464
> <%28301%29%20402-4464> Fax*
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> NIH Section 508: http://508.nih.gov, NIH Section 508 Coordinators list:
> https://ocio.nih.gov/ITGovPolicy/NIH508/Pages/Section508Coordinators.aspx
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> *NIH Section 508 Team: **mailto:Section508Help at mail.nih.gov?subject=Section
> 508 Help* <Section508Help at mail.nih.gov?subject=Section%20508%20Help>* or,
> for **Section 508 Guidance* <http://www.hhs.gov/web/508/index.html>*, *
> *http://www.hhs.gov/web/508/index.html*
> <http://www.hhs.gov/web/508/index.html>
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> Consider the environment. Please don’t print this e-mail unless you really
> need to.
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> *what if the first question we asked was, “what is so unique about this
> situation that it justifies exclusion? instead of, “how much does it cost
> to make it accessible?*
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