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media:Microsoft offers free seminar on 508 & web sites in DC on 9/26

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 16:27:42 -0400
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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 6, 2001--

*T WHO: Microsoft Corporation and HiSoftware Inc.

WHAT: Free Seminar on Achieving and Maintaining an Accessible Web site

in compliance with Section 508.

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments, which went into effect
on
June 21, 2001, mandates that federal agencies must ensure that all
electronic
and information technology purchased, maintained or developed meets the
accessibility standards established by the U.S. Access Board. Although
federally mandated, state governments and private organizations can
benefit
by adhering to these standards.

WHERE: Microsoft Corporation

5335 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20015

202/895-2000 (main number)

Chesapeake Room

WHEN:  Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001

Registration and Continental Breakfast: 9-9:30 AM

Presentation: 9:30-11:30 AM - Three steps to accessing, attaining and
maintaining an Accessible Web Site.

REGISTRATION:

Registration process: Online:
http://www.hisoftware.com/access/msaccessdays.html

By mail: HiSoftware, 6 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301

By fax: 603/223-9741

Information about Registration is available at:
http://www.hisoftware.com/access/msaccessdays.html
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