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Modeling Usability, Inoperability, and Harmonization: The New Section 508.

Michael Paciello is Founder and President of The Paciello Group, LLC., a software accessibility consultancy. For more than 20 years, Mr. Paciello has served as an international leader, technologist and lecturer in the areas of assistive technology, usability, and accessible interface design. In 2006, Mike was appointed co- hair to the United States Federal Access Board's Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (TEITAC). In 1997, Mr. Paciello received recognition from President William Clinton for his work in the creation of World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Mike is author of the first book on web accessibility and usability, "Web Accessibility for People with Disabilities" and is chiefly responsible for founding the International Committee for Accessible Document Design (ICADD) and W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Invited Speaker Michael Paciello Usability perspectives for General