Web Accessibility - Corporate Social Responsibility, Governmental Compliance, Leveraging New Markets

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Can someone who is blind or hearing impaired access and make full use of your organization's website? Has your company addressed the issue of providing equal web access to consumers? Which laws, regulations and court cases may impact the operation of your website? What companies and organizations are leading the way in the issue of web accessibility?

The NYS Forum in collaboration with the New York State Attorney General's Internet Bureau and the National Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) is pleased to sponsor "Web Accessibility - Corporate Social Responsibility, Governmental Compliance, Leveraging New Markets," a discussion of the technical, legal, and moral issues surrounding your organization's web presence and ensuring equitable access for all consumers.

Corporate marketing, web developers and media relations staff will profit greatly from this informative session.

Agenda

9:30 am

Check-in and Refreshments

 
10:00 am
Welcome
Gregory M. Benson, Jr., Executive Director
NYS Forum, Rockefeller Institute of Government
 
10:15 am
Setting the Context
Elizabeth Nieliwocki, Assistant Attorney General
New York State Attorney General's Internet Bureau
 
11:00 am
Federal and State Standards
Deborah V. Buck, Executive Director
National Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP)
 
Noon
Lunch (Provided)
Luncheon Keynote by a corporate representative TBD.
 
1:00 pm
Corporate and Government Exemplars
Eleonora Morrell, Consultant and Webmaster
MicroKnowledge (Provider of Successful Web Communications in New York State Government, a training series for NYS public sector web development professionals sponsored by the New York State/Public Employees Federation Professional Development Committee)
 
2:00 pm
Going Forward from Here
Deborah V. Buck, Executive Director
National Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP)
 
2:30 pm

Q/A with panel of presenters

 
3:00 pm
Adjourn
Gregory M. Benson, Jr., Executive Director
NYS Forum, Rockefeller Institute of Government