March 13, 2023
Source: U.S. Access Board
U.S. Access Board staff Kathy Eng and Tim Creagan will present at CSUN Annual Assistive Technology Conference, which will be held in Anaheim, [California] from March 14 – 17, 2023. The CSUN Conference is a forum on technology for people with disabilities where researchers, practitioners, and educators can share knowledge, innovations, and best practices to promote inclusion for all.
Eng will present on the “ICT Testing Baseline Portfolio and Alignment Framework” session on March 16 at 1:20 p.m. [(Pacific time)]. Eng and her co-presenters from General Administration Services, Andrew Nielson and Michael Horton, will review the development of the ICT Testing Baseline for Web Accessibility, its supporting framework to assess alignment of methodologies, and other activities to improve testing for Section 508 conformance of information and communication technology.
Eng and Creagan will also host CSUN’s Birds of a Feather: Government and Policy networking event on March 16 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. [(Pacific time)] in the Platinum 1 room. This event is open to all conference attendees.
Eng, Creagan, Nielson, and Horton will present on the livestreamed public presentation “FED Talk: Accessibility with the Access Board and GSA” on March 17 at 8:00 a.m. [(Pacific time)]. This presentation will discuss guidance on the interpretation and implementation of the Revised Section 508 Standards across a product’s lifecycle, including procurement, design and development, testing, and operations and maintenance, and address common questions about Section 508 provisions. For more information on the presentation and livestream link, visit CSUN Conference’s Friday Session webpage.
The Board provides free technical assistance on accessible information and communication technology at email@example.com. The Board also provides Section 508 resources and a Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series, including archived Section 508 webinars. The webinar series is free and open to the public.
News source: access-board.gov/news/2023/03/10/u-s-access-board-staff-to-present-at-csun-assistive-technology-conference