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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What Companies Need to Know About Web Accessibility in 2020 (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-01:00 AM GMT

En una nueva colaboración de QA Minds Community y Abstracta Tech Talks queremos festejar el “Global Accessibility Awareness Day” que se festeja el 21 de mayo y para eso tenemos de invitada a Lisandra Armas especialista en accesibilidad que nos hablará acerca de “What Companies Need to Know About Web Accessibility in 2020”.

Learn more about What Companies Need to Know About Web Accessibility in 2020 by QA Minds

Invisible Disabilities Panel (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-02:00 AM GMT

Join A11yChi for a panel discussion/conversation with Fen Slattery, Keidra Chaney, and Santina Croniser, who will share their experience with invisible disabilities.

Learn more about Invisible Disabilities Panel by A11yChi

Captioning Workshop and Live Concert (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-03:15 AM GMT

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we’re hosting a captioning workshop, a mental health social, and live concert with Mandy Harvey.

Learn more about Captioning Workshop and Live Concert by Diversability

GAAD Celebration & Community Social (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 12:30 AM-02:30 AM GMT (San Francisco, CA, USA)

A11yBay will mark GAAD together with lighthearted community chats using zoom break-out rooms guest speakers working in accessibility, and by sharing our favorite a11y tips & tricks. 

Learn more about GAAD Celebration & Community Social by Bay Area Accessibility and Inclusive Design (A11yBay) Meetup

Conversaciones Sobre Accesibilidad Web (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 01:00 AM-02:30 AM GMT (San Jose, Costa Rica)

Learn more about Conversaciones Sobre Accesibilidad Web by A11D

Webinario Día Internacional de la Concientización en la Accesibilidad Web (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 01:00 AM-04:00 AM GMT (Culiacán, Mexico)

Webinario Día Internacional de la Concientización en la Accesibilidad Web / Global Accessibility Awareness Day. En trabajo con la Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa.

Contaremos con distinguidos expositores: Jonathan Chacón, Monica Duhem, Salvador Ángeles y Jesús Ibañes. Cada uno con años de experiencia en el desarrollo y creación de contenidos accesibles.

Learn more about Webinario Día Internacional de la Concientización en la Accesibilidad Web by Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa y división omnicanal Coppel

Dani Donovan: The Art of Self-Disclosure (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 01:30 AM-03:00 AM GMT (San FranciscoCA)

Inclusive Design at Adobe and Adobe XD present an evening with Dani Donovan. 

Dani shares the unbelievable story of how she accidentally became a viral ADHD artist/influencer overnight. 

Learn more about Dani Donovan: The Art of Self-Disclosure by Adobe

Accessibility Days 2020 (Virtual)

22 May 2020 – 23 May 2020 | 07:00 AM-05:00 PM GMT (Italy)

The Accessibility Days is a yearly event held during Global Accessibility Awareness Day, (GAAD), that aims to raise awareness of accessibility and disability issues for software developers, designers and many others involved in digital technologies.

Learn more about Accessibility Days 2020 by Accessibility Days

Presentation: Toward an accessible publishing ecosystem (Virtual)

22 May 2020 | 01:00 PM-02:00 PM GMT (Milan, Italy)

The presentation aims to overview the different aspects that need to be considered by each part of the book publishing chain while creating an accessible publishing ecosystem, following regulations and international standards.

Learn more about Presentation: Toward an accessible publishing ecosystem by Fondazione LIA

Post-GAAD Hangout and Chat (Virtual)

23 May 2020 | 02:30 AM-02:30 AM GMT (SeattleWA)

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we’re having an informal hangout the day after to chat and share what we’ve learned. Grab a drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) or snack of your choice, and join us on a call this Friday!

Learn more about Post-GAAD Hangout and Chat by Seattle Area Accessibility & Inclusive Design

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