[nfbmi-talk] Fw: [Nfbmo] Fwd: AFB-Hosted Teleseminar Jan 18, 3pm, on Effective Response to Proposed AD...

fred olver goodfolks at charter.net
Tue Jan 11 06:27:41 CST 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <DanFlasar at aol.com>
To: <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Monday, January 10, 2011 6:48 PM
Subject: [Nfbmo] Fwd: AFB-Hosted Teleseminar Jan 18, 3pm,on Effective 
Response to Proposed AD...

> Hi all,
>     I received this several das ago and thought it  might be of interest
> to those of you who are interested
> in accessibility to websites for the blind.  I hope to take part in  this
> telephone event and hope some of
> y'all can also.  It's a very important subject for us and any chance  we
> have to learn more on the issue is
> always good.
> Dan
> ____________________________________
> From: MRichert at afb.net
> To: afbweb at afb.net
> Sent: 1/5/2011 3:40:48 P.M.  Central Standard Time
> Subj: AFB-Hosted Teleseminar Jan 18, 3pm, on  Effective Response to
> Proposed ADA and Website, Theatre, and Equipment  Rulemaking
> p>
> You're Invited!
> AFB Teleseminar to Help  Mobilize Response to Proposed Justice Department
> Rulemaking on Website, Movie  Theatre, and Equipment Accessibility
> Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 3:00  p.m., Eastern
> For further information, contact:
> Mark  Richert, Esq.
> Director, Public Policy, AFB
> (202) 469-6833
> _MRichert at afb.net_ (mailto:mrichert at afb.net)
> The U.S. Department  of Justice has formally expressed its intent to
> propose new federal  regulations implementing the Americans with 
> Disabilities Act
> (ADA) to address  the access needs of people with disabilities with 
> respect
> to web sites, video  description, and equipment, including so-called
> electronic and information  technology, among other issues. The Justice 
> Department
> continues to seek input  from the public about these matters, and 
> extensive
> draft responsive comments  are being prepared and circulated both within 
> and
> outside the vision loss  community. But the Justice Department needs to
> hear from you!
> On  Tuesday afternoon, January 18, beginning at 3:00 p.m., Eastern, you 
> are
> invited to participate in a teleseminar presentation and discussion about
> the  major issues in play, the pros and cons of various approaches in
> response to  the issues and questions raised by the Justice Department's 
> actions,
> and how  you can most effectively urge the Department to move forward with
> proposed  regulations that will have the best possible odds of both 
> becoming
> the law of  the land and achieving their desired effect.
> To participate in this  complimentary teleseminar, use the dial-in
> information below to join the  moderated discussion (including Q&A) a few 
> minutes
> before the prompt 3:00  p.m. start time on January 18:
> Dial: 1-800-294-4202
> Participant  Code: 140915
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