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From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2000 19:23:59 -0500
Message-ID: <3898CA9F.45375E2A@clark.net>
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go rob!
Meeting the Challenge:  Accessibility Guidelines

The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992 Section 508:  Electronic and
Information Technology Accessibility Guidelines A Seminar Hosted by
the Internal Revenue Service and Sponsored by Adobe Systems,
Incorporated

Friday, February 11, 2000 9:30 to Noon

Hosted by The Internal Revenue Service IRS Main Auditorium 1111
Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20224

Take Metro to Federal Triangle

The IRS Auditorium is wheelchair accessible, all proceedings will be
signed for the benefit of the hearing impaired.  Copies of the
presentations will be emailed to attendees in accessible format

Seminar Details

This seminar is intended for anyone who qualifies for access to
information under ADA Section 508 and all federal government officials
who provide accessible information.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is sponsoring this seminar as part of its
continuing efforts to assist the federal government with its goal as
the Federal Information Processing resource to provide for the
information needs of all citizens.  This is an important issue to both
providers and recipients of information.

The presentations will focus on producing accessible content in the
short term with glimpses of how the tools themselves can be made more
accessible in the future.

Products and Technologies to be Covered Include:

* PDF as an Access Friendly Format * Adobe Acrobat and Accessible
Forms * Adobe GoLive * Adobe FrameMaker * Accessibility and the Impact
of Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) Technology

Special Guest

Mr. Robert Neff, Chief of Web Operations The United States Mint

Mr. Neff will address the practical implications of implementing
accessibility guidelines for information technology

Reserve Your Space Now for This Important Event Reserve by email or
telephone termini@adobe.com or call 703-883-2826 Space is limited

 Greg Pisocky Adobe Systems, Inc.  Government Systems Civilian Agency
Accounts

8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 400 Vienna, VA 22182

Ph:  703-883-2810 Fax:  703-883-2850
Received on Wednesday, 2 February 2000 19:24:04 GMT

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