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June 3, 2017

Upcoming Webinars With Industry Leaders In Accessibility

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Dear Michael,

Is your institution doing all it can to be accessible? The following upcoming webinars will help you protect your institution.

These complimentary resources, provided by 3Play Media, feature industry leaders with expertise in accessibility legal requirements and making web content accessible.


WEBINAR: Where Do We Go from Here? Results from 3 National Samples on Web Accessibility

Thursday, June 8th at 2pm ET

Presenting the results from a national sample on web accessibility, Cyndi Rowland and George Joeckel from WebAIM, will share their findings from 3 distinct organizations. How would you think the national network of University Centers of Excellence in Disability would fare? What about the universities that host them? How about their state government sites? Join us to see if your thoughts are in line with the research.  Register now.

WEBINAR: Two Members of the US Access Board on the Section 508 Refresh
Thursday, June 15th at 2pm ET
In this webinar, Bruce Bailey and Timothy Creagan from the U.S. Access Board will review the final revision of Section 508 and Section 255. They will provide a comprehensive analysis of the changes and disclose how they will affect diverse organizations nationwide.  Register now.

WEBINAR: Quick Start to Captioning

Thursday, June 22nd at 2pm ET

Watch this webinar to learn the basics of how to add closed captions to online video to make it fully accessible, searchable, and SEO-friendly. This webinar covers Section 508 and ADA accessibility compliance, creation of closed captions, explanation of caption formats and video player compatibility, as well as an overview of automated workflows and integration with lecture capture and video platforms.  Register now.

WEBINAR: Accessible Video at Amazon

Thursday, August 10th at 2pm ET

Since its origin in 1994, Amazon has been an industry disrupter, transforming the way people shop and entertain. In this webinar, Peter Korn, Accessibility Architect at Amazon Lab126, will provide an inside look into Amazon’s video accessibility efforts. You’ll learn more about how the company continues to grow their video platform, while keeping accessibility a priority. Register now.

WEBINAR: 2017 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases with Lainey Feingold

Thursday, September 19th at 2pm ET

This webinar will be presented by Lainey Feingold, an internationally recognized disability rights lawyer and pioneer of Structured Negotiation known for negotiating landmark accessibility agreements. In this webinar, Lainey will take us through key cases, government agency activity, settlements, and other developments in the digital accessibility legal landscape since her last 3Play Media webinar in September 2016. Register now.

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