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    Event Date: 
    September 03, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT

    The Access Board will host an open Q&A session with Board accessibility specialists to ask questions on any topic related to the Board's activities--including their current work to update Section 508 ICT requirements. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits (CEUs).

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    September 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

    If you're an employer about to take a leap into an accessible workplace technology effort, you might be wondering where to begin. Join Jim Tobias for a hands-on walkthrough of TechCheck. This free, interactive resource helps organizations gain an overall picture of how well-developed their accessible technology efforts are—and find tools to develop them further.

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    September 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    This webinar will discuss best practices for testing Portable Document Format (PDF) files for accessibility and, in particular, for compliance with federal Section 508 Standards.

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    October 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm PDT

    Please join PEAT at the inaugural International Association for Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Conference in Henderson, NV. PEAT will present the findings from our nationwide Accessibility and Online Job Applications Survey, as well as our new TalentWorks tool. This new resource will launch this fall and will help employers and developers understand how to avoid common pitfalls and ensure better accessibility in the talent acquisition process. We hope to see you there!

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    October 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT

    Hosted by Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), this webcast will focus on the potential role of technology to enhance employment for people with disabilities in two ways – job and career path opportunities, and the creation of technology-based tools for facilitating productivity in select job tasks, including access to workplace communication channels.

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    Event Date: 
    October 20, 2015 (All day)

    Please join PEAT in attending the 2015 Federal Accessibility Forum on October 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.  This one-day event, part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, is open to federal employees, federal contractors, and others who want to ensure the technologies they use, develop, and promote are accessible. Participants will have a chance to share best practices, learn about new technologies, and network and dialogue with colleagues and accessible technology experts.

    Event Date: 
    October 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    Looking for a way to learn, share best practices, and mark NDEAM from the comfort of your own computer? Just log on to Twitter on October 28 from 2:00 - 2:30 ET, when PEAT will be moderating a Twitter chat on leading accessible technology practices designed to help all workers and advance the employment of people with disabilities. The chat will build upon PEAT's October 15 PEAT Talk on "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) policies and explore other ways to foster accessible workplaces through universal design. Participants can join this real-time Twitter conversation by following @PEATworks and tagging their posts with the hashtag #PEATtalks.    

    Event Date: 
    March 20, 2016 - 11:00 pm PDT to March 25, 2016 - 11:00 pm PDT

    Join PEAT at this essential annual event for everyone working on the advancement and use of accessible technology. We'll be presenting the workshop "TalentWorks: Accessible eRecruiting Tips and Tricks for Employers" on Thursday, March 24 at 11am in Mission Beach C (Third Level). In addition, we'll also be supporting this year's keynote speaker, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Christopher P. Lu, who will speak in the Harbor Ballroom on Tuesday, March 22 at 5:30pm.

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    Event Date: 
    January 12, 2016 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST

    Join Sina Bahram of Prime Access Consulting to discuss issues related to universal design and accessible technology in the workplace. Participants can join this real-time Twitter conversation by following and tagging their posts with the hashtag #PEATtalks.

     

    Event Date: 
    February 02, 2016 (All day) to February 06, 2016 (All day)

    Join PEAT for our session "The Role of Accessible Technology in Attracting and Retaining Talent"  on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 9:20 am in Room Bonaire 3/4.

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    March 03, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST

    Join Knowbility to discuss what employers should know about accessibility user testing. Participants can join the real-time Twitter conversation by following and tagging their posts with the hashtag #PEATtalks. 

     

    Event Date: 
    April 13, 2016 - 11:30 am to 6:00 pm EDT

    Ready to hack your way toward innovation? Register now for the WWW+W4A Accessibility Hackathon in Montreal, where you'll be challenged to make a popular web-based product accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. Winners will enjoy prizes, publicity, and bragging rights.

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    Event Date: 
    April 07, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    Join PEAT and Denis Boudreau (@dboudreau), senior web accessibility consultant for Deque, for a twitter chat on building accessible online recruiting and hiring systems. Participants can join the real-time Twitter conversation by following and tagging their posts with the hashtag #PEATtalks. 

    Event Date: 
    May 19, 2016 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT

    PEAT Project Director Josh Christianson will present on the panel discussion "Recruitment Technology for Mid-Sized Organizations" at the 2016 Direct Employers (DEAM) Annual Meeting, the leading conference focused on recruitment and OFCCP compliance for the Human Resources (HR) industry.

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    Event Date: 
    June 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm EDT

    Join PEAT for the panel discussion "Enterprise Strategies for Inclusive Work Environments: Uncovering Human Capital" at the annual M-Enabling Summit. This session will explore methods and case studies of leading companies fully engaged in accommodating and promoting persons with disabilities in their workforce by leveraging the latest technologies.

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    Event Date: 
    May 05, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    Join PEAT to share successes and chat about next steps to ensure that workplace technology is accessible to people with disabilities at all stages of the employment lifecycle. WWW+W4A Accessibility Hackathon judges Greg Gay and Svein-Tore Griff With will lead this month’s chat, which will serve as a prelude to this month's upcoming PEAT Talk with the hackathon winners.

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    June 02, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    Join PEAT and digital marketer Eliza Greenwood (@E_lizaG) to discuss how accessibility concerns can impact social media usage by job seekers and recruiters. Participants can join this real-time Twitter conversation by following and tagging their posts with the hashtag #PEATtalks.

    Event Date: 
    July 07, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    Bobby Silverstein will discuss how the ADA applies to accessible workplace technology, and the related May 23rd Department of Justice Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Participants can join this real-time Twitter conversation by following and tagging their posts with the hashtag #PEATtalks. 

    Event Date: 
    August 04, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    Rob Sinclair, President of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Global Leadership Team, will join us for a discussion on growth strategies for accessibility as a worldwide profession. Please join this real-time Twitter conversation by following and tagging your posts with the hashtag #PEATtalks.

    Event Date: 
    October 06, 2016 (All day)

    Hosted by one of the leading research institutes on cognitive technologies worldwide, this key annual event focuses on technology advances to promote the quality of life of people with cognitive disabilities. PEAT Deputy Director Corinne Weible will present a session titled "TalentWorks: Accessible eRecruiting Tips & Tricks for Employers.”

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