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

Michelle Hinn michellehinn at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 15:48:08 EDT 2016


Yeah, it looks like we don't qualify. Maybe others on the list might
qualify though -- there are a few federal employees and contractors on the
list!

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 5:51 AM, Gabby Taylor <mittenstehkitty at gmail.com>
wrote:

> This does seem like a neat opportunity! It says they're seeking federal
> employees and contractors, though-- doesn't that preclude us?
>
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 5:16 PM, Michelle Hinn <michellehinn at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> 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:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *2016’s Annual Accessibility Forum*
>>> <http://peatworks.org/content/2015-federal-accessibility-forum-sharing-accessible-solutions-everyone>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Hosted** at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Main Campus*
>>> Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Bethesda, Maryland
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Call for **Participants**!*
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> *We are seeking federal employees and contractors to submit an
>>> application for workshops, exhibits, videos and more that will educate
>>> accessibility stakeholders. *
>>>
>>> General Session information:
>>>
>>> ·        *The Target Audience* includes persons who have varying levels
>>> of knowledge in integrating accessibility into all types of technology in
>>> the workplace.
>>>
>>> ·        *S**essions* need to represent a variety of Section
>>> 508/Accessibility areas.
>>>
>>> ·        *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.
>>>
>>> ·        *Session proposals* should focus on activities that promote skill
>>> development, practical application, lessons learned, best practices, and
>>> data-driven strategies and programs.
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> Please return completed applications to: Cynthia Clinton-Brown
>>> cynthia.clinton-brown at hq.dhs.gov  and Gary Morin moring at mail.nih.gov
>>>
>>> *Contact:*   A11y at hhs.gov with any questions.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Gary M. Morin, Program Analyst*
>>>
>>> *NIH Office of the Chief Information Officer*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *6555 Rock Spring Drive, Suite 300, Room 3NE-28*
>>>
>>> *Bethesda, MD. 20817, Mail Stop: 4801*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *(301) 402-3924 <%28301%29%20402-3924> Voice, (301) 451-9326
>>> <%28301%29%20451-9326> TTY/NTS*
>>>
>>> *(240) 200 5030 <%28240%29%20200%205030> Videophone; (301) 402-4464
>>> <%28301%29%20402-4464> Fax*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> NIH Section 508: http://508.nih.gov, NIH Section 508 Coordinators list:
>>> https://ocio.nih.gov/ITGovPolicy/NIH508/Pages/Section508Coordinators.aspx
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *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>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Consider the environment. Please don’t print this e-mail unless you
>>> really need to.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *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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