Wednesday, January 11, 2012

2012 IDEAS Conference Jan 18-19th--Free Registration!!

TARGET Center would like to wish all of our customers a Happy New Year and
highlight some new activities for 2012 for local customers, as well as those
across the country:

2012 IDEAS Conference

January 18 – 19, 2012: Free Registration is Open Now!

The Interagency Disability Educational Awareness Showcase (IDEAS) is the
Federal Government's annual event focused on accessibility, assistive
technology, and accommodation.  Sponsored by GSA, and hosted this year by
the Department of Agriculture, this year's conference features sessions by
some of the most prominent people in the Federal Disability Community.

Register now for this free training at http// Space is limited.

Join us on Wednesday, January 18th and Thursday, January 19th for two days
of exciting presentations. Experience what industry leaders in Section 508,
assistive technologies and  disability employment have to offer.  IDEAS will
also feature an exhibit hall with 25 commercial exhibitors as well as Federal
agency exhibitors. In addition, the USDA TARGET Center will host a
Technology Showcase during the conference to allow attendees the
opportunity to experience the latest assistive technology and ergonomic
equipment first-hand.

Keynote Speakers Include:

Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy
Dinah F. B. Cohen, Director, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program
David Capozzi, Executive Director, United States Access Board
Tim Creagan, Accessibility Specialist, United States Access Board
Alison S. Levy, Departmental Disability Employment Program Manager, U.S.
Department of Agriculture

Topics include:

Employment of Persons with Disabilities
Accommodations for Federal Employees
Accessibility and Section 508
Mobile Technologies for Persons with Disabilities

Reasonable accommodations should be requested during the registration

If you require additional information regarding the event, please contact D'Ann
Clayton, Director of USDA TARGET Center Programs at


Federal Disability Employment Across America Webinar Series: Realizing
Executive Order 13548 in Your Agency

Presented by the US Office of Personnel Management in partnership with CAP
and the U.S. Department of Agriculture TARGET Center

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