VITAC attends the 2016 M-Enabling Summit for Accessibility
Over the last two days, VITAC’s Heather York, VP of Marketing, and Brittany Bender, Marketing Analyst, have been in our nation’s capital to attend the conference and showcase dedicated to providing accessible technology solutions for all. They have been gaining much insight that will help VITAC remain at the forefront of accessibility.
In one of the first speeches of the conference yesterday morning, Keynote Speaker, U.S. Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts said, ” Twenty years ago the ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] required physical ramps be placed on curbs for wheelchairs, and it ended up helping everybody. What’s happening now can be looked at as online ramps.” Online accessibility must be a priority; VITAC is dedicated to that initiative, and is so excited to be participating in M-Enabling.
Stay tuned for a comprehensive look into the summit coming next week! For now, check out a few pictures from their experience so far.
Stop by next week for more updates! While here, feel free to look out our regulations page to learn more about some of the crucial pieces of legislation that protect the rights of those who rely upon accessible technology solutions.