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508 Refresh: U.S. Access Board to Hold Hearing in Salt Lake City on ICT Proposed Rule (April 29)

From: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:15:25 -0500
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U.S. Access Board to Hold Hearing in Salt Lake City on ICT Proposed Rule 
(April 29) also known as the 508 Refresh 
The U.S. Access Board will hold a public hearing in Salt Lake City, Utah 
on April 29 from 4:00 to 5:00 on its proposed rule updating accessibility 
requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered by 
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communication 
Act. The event will provide an opportunity for members of the public to 
comment on the Board's proposal which was released on February 18. 
Witnesses can only testify in person. 
The hearing is part of a Board town hall meeting and will take place at 
the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 North 
1950 West #B in Salt Lake City. Those who wish to testify are encouraged 
to sign-up in advance by contacting Kathy Johnson at 
johnson@access-board.gov, (202) 272?0041 (voice), or (202) 272?0065 (TTY). 
Registration, however, is not required.
This hearing follows two others that the Board held in San Diego at the 
Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (a.k.a. CSUN) on March 
5th and in Washington, D.C. on March 11th. 
Written comments on the proposed rule will be accepted until May 28. For 
further information, visit the Board's website. 
http://www.access-board.gov/news/1731-board-to-hold-town-hall-meeting-in-salt-lake-city
Public Hearing on the ICT Proposed Rule 
April 29, 4:00 ? 5:00 (Town hall meeting begins at 2:00)      Hearing 
Notice
Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
250 North 1950 West #B 
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Access Board Conference Center 
1331 F Street NW, Suite 800 
Washington, DC 

Note: For the comfort of all participants, attendees are requested to 
refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances

____________________________________________
Regards,
Phill Jenkins, 
IBM Accessibility



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