Digital Accessibility is a Movement not a Mandate
Join California state leaders at the ‘Digital Accessibility Forum’ and discover how to achieve Web ADA compliance in your organization. The Forum is designed to share key components of integrating digital accessibility in state organizations. The first half of the day is tailored to California State Executives, the second half of the day is tailored to project managers. RSVP today and join the Digital Accessibility Movement.
- Gain a deeper understanding of what it takes to implement digital accessibility in a state organization
- Understand what it takes to achieve and maintain compliance
- Learn best practices lessons learned from successful initiatives
Chief Information Officer
George Akiyama was appointed as the Chief Information Officer, for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. In this position, he leads and provides oversight for the full range of Information Technology functions throughout Caltrans. Prior to working at Caltrans, Mr. Akiyama started his State career in 1995 and has held various positions including Application development Manager, Enterprise Architect, IT Project Manager, Strategic Planning Manager and Chief Information Officer of the Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) Project.
Mr. Akiyama holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a master of Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.
Mike Nguyen, previously director of the CalPERS Data Center, oversees the IT Infrastructure Division at Caltrans and is responsible IT policies, standards, processes and procedures governing the design, development, implementation, maintenance and operations of Caltrans IT infrastructure, and critical IT services that support Caltrans day-to-day business operations.
Over the past 20 years, Mike Nguyen was CIO of the Department of Health Care Services (2008-10), and held managerial positions with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Department of General Services and the Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal).
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
|8:00 am||Arrivals: Registration & Breakfast|
|8:30 am||Opening Remarks|
|8:50 am||Keynote | Introduction to Digital Accessibility|
|9:00 am||Understanding the Mandate|
|9:15 am||Where to Start | Launching digital accessibility in your organization|
|9:30 am||Audience Pull / Involvement|
|9:50 am||Project Approach|
|10:00 am||Networking Break|
|10:15 am||Remediation Strategy|
|11:45 am||Case Study Panel|
|Project Manager Focus|
|1:00 pm||Remediation Management & Implementation|
|1:15 pm||Accessibility Tools|
|2:15 pm||Remediation Insights|
|2:30 pm||Networking Break|
|2:45 pm||Next Steps|
|4:00 pm||Closing Remarks and Adjourn|