FCC seeking nominations for the third annual Chairman's Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman's AAA)

Recognizing Innovations in the Field of Accessibility and Technology

From the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), February 12, 2013

Washington, D.C. –Nominations for this year’s Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA) will be accepted soon. Part of the FCC’s Accessibility and Innovation Initiative (A&I Initiative), the awards honor outstanding private and public sector ventures that advance accessibility for people with disabilities. Ventures may include mainstream or assistive technologies introduced into the marketplace, development of standards, and implementation of best practices that foster accessibility.

Winners and honorable mentions will receive their awards from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in June 2014. The exact date and location will be announced in the future.

How to Submit Nominations

Award Categories

Criteria

For questions or inquiries about the Chairman’s AAA contest, please contact Jamal Mazrui, Deputy Director, Accessibility and Innovation Initiative, via phone (202) 418-0069 or via email at Jamal.Mazrui@fcc.gov or Kelly Jones, (202) 418-7078 or email, Kelly.Jones@fcc.gov. Inquiries may also be sent to ChairmansAAA@fcc.gov.

For more information about the FCC, visit www.fcc.gov.

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