Buan Consulting
Knowledge Management & Accessibility Solutions



Section 508 Seminar - Procurement and legal Issues

Tuesday, February 12th, 2002, 8AM-12:30PM

Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner
8661 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22180
For directions, call the Sheraton at 703-448-1234.

Registration Fees:
$75 Government
$125 Non-Government

Click here to register online
Or Call: 1-800-746-0099 ext.203

About the Seminar

Do you know how the 1998 Amendment to SECTION 508 of the Rehabilitation Act impacts your operations? The primary purpose of this statute is to ensure access to and use of Federal executive agencies' electronic and information technology (EIT) by individuals with disabilities.

If you need to understand the business, procurement, and legal issues related to these accessibility compliance regulations, this half-day seminar will give you the essential information you need.


- How the Section 508 accessibility standards affect business operations
- What products are and are not covered
- Which procurements are affected
- How to develop compliance strategies and create compliant applications
- How to handle exceptions, including undue burden, availability justification, and more
- How to mitigate litigation risk
- What steps you must take to prepare your IT department
- How to write bids that are responsive to RFP requirements
- How to manage and test your projects
- RFP Case Study
- What to think about when writing RFPs
- Examples of Accessibility Solutions

Who Should Attend

- CTOs
- CIOs
- Program Directors
- Project Managers
- Legal Counsel
- Contracts Managers
- Accessibility Coordinators

Seminar Includes

- Complete Resource Kit with CD-ROM
- Seminar Materials,
- Section 508 Checklists,
- Accessibility Tools,
- Accessibility White Papers and Guidelines
- Breakfast


Anthony H. Anikeeff
Partner, Bracewell & Patterson L.L.P., Former Assistant Director of the Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, US Department of Justice

Dan Buan
President/CEO, Buan Consulting, Section 508 Compliance Consulting, Seminar Moderator

Albert Krachman
Partner, Bracewell & Patterson L.L.P., Head of Government Contracts Section

David Poehlman
President/CEOPoehlman Consulting
Expert in Section 508 Compliance

Doug Wakefield
Accessibilty Specialist
The US Access Board


8:00: Registration and Breakfast
8:30: Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45: Legal/Procurement Issues
9:45: Break
10:00: Technical Business Issues
11:00: Learn from the Leaders, Case Studies and Panel Discussion: Census Bureau and USDA
12:30: Adjourn


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