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Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: How Four Federal Agencies Handle Section 508 Testing: A Case Study

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 01:00pm - 02:30pm

How do different federal agencies conduct Section 508 testing? What are some of the issues faced by different agencies and how do they address them? How do agencies make the most of their existing resources to implement testing? What recommendations do these agencies have for other agencies?

This webinar will provide an overview of how four different agencies conduct Section 508 testing: Department of Education, Department of Transportation, Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor. The panelists will discuss the resources available to their agency, how they conduct testing and what they have learned as a result of their experiences. Their experiences run the spectrum from developing programs with minimal resources and developing infrastructures to more mature programs with robust resources and institutionalized processes.

The recommended audience is Chief Information Officers, Chief Acquisition Officers, Agency Policy-Makers and 508 practitioners.


  • Don Barrett, Section 508 Coordinator, U.S. Department of Education
  • Jonni Burnham, Acting Manager, Disability Resource Center,
  • Department of Transportation
  • Jennifer Horan, Section 508 Program Manager, Department of Labor
  • Mark Urban, Section 508 Coordinator, Center for Disease Control, Health and Human Services

Moderator: Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board

On-line registration is available at  Instructions for accessing the webinar on the day of the session will be sent via email to registered individuals in advance of the session.

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