Webinar: How Does the CVAA Affect You?

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Do you have questions about the CVAA?

The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) was enacted to ensure that persons with disabilities have access to the innovative communications technologies of today; but while there has been much discussion about the captioning component of this law, how does it affect other types of communication devices?

Advanced Communications Services (ACS)

Under the law, ACS products such as VOIP, text messaging, email, IMs, and video conferences need to be made accessible. But what else might be covered? The law leaves open the definition of "new communication technologies" and our webinar will explore what this expanding scope could mean to you and your business. Register now for our free webinar and learn about the Advanced Communications Services (ACS) component of the CVAA.

Join special host Kimberly Reindl and Deque's accessibility expert Brooks Newton on February 11, 2014 from 2-3 EST for a webinar that will shed light on this important aspect of the CVAA.

Learn About CVAA Accessibility Requirements in Free Webinar

The webinar will cover:

  • Who/What is covered by the CVAA
  • Understanding CVAA Performance Objectives: Defining Accessibility, Usability, Compatibility, and Disability
  • Compliance Deadlines
  • Record-keeping Requirements
  • Officer-Level Certification
  • Complaint Procedure & Enforcement
  • CVAA Non-Compliance Penalties
  • CVAA Action Plan

CVAA Webinar Hosts

Kimberly Reindl, senior counsel at Perkins Coie, advises new media clients on compliance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and related policy matters. She has extensive experience counseling equipment manufacturers, software developers, and providers of online services on accessibility requirements, including compliance with the Twenty First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Brooks Newton is an accessibility subject matter expert with Deque Systems, Inc. He has worked for over 17 years as a Web design & development consultant, including 15 years experience assisting government, public school, small business and Fortune 100 organizations enhance their Web content for use by the disability community.



Register for the CVAA Webinar