FCC Accepting Nominations for the Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is accepting nominations for the Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA). The awards ”recognize the efforts of individuals, organizations, academic institutions, companies and government agencies to make communications tools more accessible to people with disabilities.” Nominations are due by April 13, 2017, and can be made for various categories including accessible mainstream technologies, assistive technologies, technology standards, and best practices in delivering accessible solutions, to name a few. Send nominations to chairmansaaa@fcc.gov. Selected nominees will be announced at the M-Enabling Conference, in Arlington, Virginia, on June 13, 2017. A ceremony for the winners will be held at the FCC, the date of which is still to be determined.

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