Teaming Up: How to Work with Tech Providers to Improve Accessibility

Session Information

Session ID
EMP-040  
Date & Time
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 9:00 AM PST  
Location
Cortez Hill C, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Employment & Workplace  
Keywords
  • Government
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Web
Session Type
General Track  
Abstract
This session showcases the Labor Department's Office of Disability Employment Policy's successful collaborations with tech providers leading to improved accessibility and user experience with various emerging technologies. These collaborations have resulted in improved usability for all, as well as served as opportunities to educate the tech industry about the importance of accessible design. Learn about promising practices and helpful tips on how to engage and collaborate with tech providers to improve product accessibility.  

Presenter(s)

  • Michael Reardon
    U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy
  • Katia Albanese
    Concepts, Inc.
  • Hope Adler
    Concepts, Inc.
  • Benjamin Wetzel
    Devis

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