OIT Lunch & Learn: “Complying with the Revised 508 Guidelines” on Jan. 19


 OIT’s Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series presents “Complying with the Revised 508 Guidelinesfrom 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19 in 216 Scott Hall.


Accessibility expert Saroj Primlani will review the revised Section 508 guidelines, which are scheduled to be published in the Federal Register in the first quarter of 2010, and how they converge with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act was enacted in 1998 to eliminate barriers to access to electronic and information technology for people with disabilities. Based on this legislation, NC State issued its Web Accessibility Regulation and Guidelines in 2006.


Web page and software developers are encouraged to attend. To register, visit Classmate.