Events & Activities

There are many ways to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day and create awareness. Attend an event. Participate in an activity. Start your own event and publicize it.

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Chronological List of Events & Activities

The following are events and activities the community has created for this year to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

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Accessibility Experts Happy Hour (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 09:00 PM-10:00 PM GMT

 Deque and Atlassian are partnering to bring accessibility subject matter experts (SMEs) this virtual happy hour event! 

Learn more about Accessibility Experts Happy Hour by Deque Systems

Special Stream on Twitch (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 09:00 PM-01:00 AM GMT

Streamers will be showing the importance of accessibility not only on Twitch but in the gaming industry.

Learn more about Special Stream on Twitch by Twitch

GAAD 2020 – Accessibility in the age of COVID-19 (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 09:30 PM-11:00 PM GMT (Minneapolis)

WeCo will be sponsoring our 4th annual FREE public Global Accessibility Awareness Day event on Thursday May 21st via live stream (attend from anywhere with ZOOM Meetings!) from 3:30-5:00 p.m

Learn more about GAAD 2020 – Accessibility in the age of COVID-19 by WeCo Accessibility Services

WordPress Accessibility Day Panel (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 09:30 PM-10:30 PM GMT

Our Global Accessibility Awareness Day event is kicking off very soon! You can still register now for the free Zoom webinar!

Learn more about WordPress Accessibility Day Panel by WordPress

Neurodiverse Superpowers Meet XR (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 10:00 PM-12:00 AM GMT (MiamiFlorida)

IxDA Miami is excited to host a special program in celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2020. This year, we’re bringing together some of Southeast Florida’s technology and disability inclusion leaders with a spotlight on enhancing human abilities using XR technology.

Learn more about Neurodiverse Superpowers Meet XR by XR Access Community of Practice

GAAD After-Party Panel (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 10:00 PM-11:00 PM GMT

In celebration of this year’s GAAD, join this virtual panel of accessibility experts which includes Diamond’s Founder and GAAD’s Co-Founder Joe Devon.

Learn more about GAAD After-Party Panel by Deque Systems

GAAD Workshop (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 11:00 PM-12:30 AM GMT (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

In collaboration with Access to Accessibility, join us for this free, one-hour virtual workshop where you’ll learn accessibility features in Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 relevant to your life. You will leave empowered to communicate and experience the world through these tools. 

Learn more about GAAD Workshop by Microsoft

Exceeding Accessibility: Connecting User Experience (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 11:00 PM-12:15 AM GMT (Oakland)

The team at Lion is bringing together a panel of tech leaders focussed on building experiences that go beyond accessibility standards. This panel-led discussion will pick up from there and will look at this evolution of where we are at and where we can go in the future.

Learn more about Exceeding Accessibility: Connecting User Experience by LION Interactive

GAAD Special Virtual Event (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 11:00 PM-12:30 AM GMT (OntarioCanada)

Microsoft Yorkdale and Access to Accessibility are providing this free, one-hour virtual workshop where you’ll learn accessibility features in Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 relevant to your life and business.

Learn more about GAAD Special Virtual Event by Access 2 Accessibility and Microsoft Yorkdale

Accessible by Design Webinar (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 11:30 PM-01:30 AM GMT (Detroit, MI, USA)

As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, join us for a discussion about the role of design in accessibility of transportation and mobility systems.

Learn more about Accessible by Design Webinar by AIGA Detroit

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