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    Live recording of the webinar "Employers & Accessible Technology: The What, Why, and How." The webinar was recorded on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. 

    Transcript from "Powering Up Your Employment Potential Through Accessible Technology - What People With Disabilities Need to Know," which explores how people with disabilities can advocate for accessible technology in their workplaces and the benefits of doing so, for them and all employees. This webinar was recorded on Friday, September 26, 2014. Speakers included:

    • Richard Crespin (Moderator), CEO, CollaborateUp and Senior Fellow, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    • Loren Mikola (Session Chair), Project Director, PEAT
    • Zuhair Mahmoud, Information Technology Specialist, Technology , The Library of Congress
    • Lucy Greco, Web Accessibility Evangelist , IST - Architecture, Platforms, and Integration, University of California, Berkeley
    • Ken Harrenstien, Software Engineer, Google

    On August 6, PEAT hosted its first public webinar, "Employers and Accessible Technology: The What, Why, and How." Presenters shared important information for employers on ensuring that the technology in their workplaces is accessible to all employees, including those with disabilities. The nuts and bolts webinar included a basic primer on accessible technology and its relevance to employers and their bottom line. View an archived version of the September 6, 2014 webinar.

    On September 3, PEAT hosted the second event in its kickoff webinar series, "Designing for the Future: Building Accessible Technology for the Workplace." Presenters discussed the numerous advantages of developing and marketing technology products that are accessible to users with disabilities—or better yet, products that are universally designed. Attendees learned why accessibility matters to their  company, their workplace, and their customers.

    Live recording of the PEAT Talk with Neil Giacobbi, Executive Director of Public Affairs at AT&T held on June 18, 2015. Giacobbi spoke about the AT&T NYU Connect Ability Challenge, a three-month global software development competition designed to create new innovations that improve the lives of people living with disabilities.

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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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    February 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST

    Dan Sullivan, Vice President of Sales at AudioEye, talks about the return-on-investment for employers who embrace accessible technology that benefits all users.

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    June 16, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT

    Do you post job openings on Twitter and Instagram, or use LinkedIn to vet candidates? Today, 79% of job seekers use social media to locate job opportunities. In this webinar, digital marketer Eliza Greenwood will discuss steps to ensure that your social media recruiting efforts for active and passive talent can successfully reach candidates with disabilities. ​

    Could your company’s social media recruitment practices be inadvertently screening out qualified candidates with disabilities? In our June PEAT Talk, digital marketer Eliza Greenwood discussed the simple steps you can take to ensure that your messaging is reaching a full audience.

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    October 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT

    Maria Town, Senior Associate Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement, discusses the important work that the current Administration has done to promote the use of accessible technology in workplaces nationwide. 

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    February 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

     In this webinar, Jennifer Ravalli of ADP and Dan Sullivan of AudioEye discuss how they have worked to make ADP's human capital management (HCM) software more accessible for employees with disabilities.

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    Hello there and welcome to "Implementing Accessible Workplace Tech: Videos and Accessibility." This is a webinar by the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology. My name is Josh Christianson and I'm the project director for PEAT. I'll be introducing today's talk and moderating the question-and-answer later after the presentation.

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    May 18, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), W4A Conference Chair Vivienne Conway recounts the top trends emerging from the global conference Web For All 2017: The Future of Accessible Work.