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Harford Site - Accessibility for Projects: What You Need to Know

This presentation will be submitted for 1 PDU in Strategic and Business Management
 
Abstract:
This presentation will help you prepare your project for incorporating accessibility requirements. These requirements come from the American Disabilities Act, Section 508, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and the new Section 508 Refresh update to the law coming this January 2018. All federal projects and federal contracts require accessibility in addition to many states and cities. You will become familiar with the current requirements, the new expanded requirements and how to incorporate those into any size project. The essential focus is on any website or application user interface, and electronic documents. You will learn how to set priorities for your resources to accomplish this task, and this presentation will assist you in organizing an efficient effort. 
 
Bio:
Ed Thrush has 15 years in Section 508 accessibility and 20 years total in IT. In both fields he has generated a wealth of guides and training material. Mr Thrush got his start building IT systems for several years and then moved into application development and became a webmaster. Starting early on when accessibility was first incorporated, Mr. Thrush saw the need for addressing the new requirements for different audiences: non-technical executives, project managers, and the developers. The ability to communicate the technical requirements to allow the disabled to access their applications, websites, and electronic documents to different audiences is what makes Ed Thrush's approach unique.
Major Publications:
- Accessibility for Everyone (Amazon)
- Fix PDF Files For Accessibility (Amazon)
 
Tutorials and Guides Created for Government Agencies:
 
Section 508 Introduction, Section 508 Procurement, Section 508 in the SDLC, Section 508 for Programmers, JAWS screen reader, MAGic screen magnification, Microsoft Word Accessibility, Adobe PDF Accessibility, and the SSA Accessibility Database.
 
 
Largest Project Made Accessible:
$450 million IRS project portion of the Affordable Care Act.
 

Event Properties

Event Date 11-14-2017 5:30 pm
Event End Date 11-14-2017 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-29-2017
Cut off date 11-14-2017 11:00 pm
Individual Price Non-Member Price
Location (Click link for address)
Harford Site - Green Turtle - Harford Mall
696 Belair Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014, USA
Harford Site - Green Turtle - Harford Mall
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Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
5 30.00
6 30.00
7 30.00
8 29.50
9 29.50
$32.00 33
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