Section 508 Webinar Series: Review of the Revised 508 Standards (Part II): Requirements for Hardware and Software

March 30, 2021 1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT
Co-sponsored by the Accessibility Committee of the CIO Council, the U. S. Access Board, and eFedLink/ODEP
This session is the second in a two-part review of the revised Section 508 Standards which apply to information and communication technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by federal agencies. Presenters from the U.S. Access Board will explain provisions in the standards for hardware and software. Requirements for hardware, such as computers, information kiosks, and multi-function copy machines address privacy, operable parts, communication, and other features. Software requirements cover interoperability with assistive technology, applications, and authoring tools. Requirements for support documentation and services will also be covered.
  • Bruce Bailey, Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology Specialist , US Access Board
  • Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology , US Access Board
  • Katherine Eng, Senior ICT Accessibility Specialist , US Access Board