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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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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LTUX conversa sobre Acessibilidade (GAAD) (Virtual)

22 May 2021 | 3:00 PM-5:30 PM America/Sao_Paulo (São Paulo e São Luis, Brazil)

Palestra sobre “Componentes de acessibilidade para pessoas surdas” Painel sobre “Consultorias de Acessibilidade”

Learn more about LTUX conversa sobre Acessibilidade (GAAD) by Ladies That UX Brazil

Virtua11y: a free web accessibility conference (Virtual)

24 May 2021 – 26 May 2021 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Virtua11y is Nomensa’s brand new web accessibility and inclusion conference taking place on Zoom Webinar over three days from 24-26th May. Virtua11y brings the leading thinkers and doers in accessibility and digital inclusion to share best practice, the latest thinking and what the future holds for accessibility. Expect talks, panel discussions, workshops and interviews that you can enjoy for free and from the comfort of your sofa.

Learn more about Virtua11y: a free web accessibility conference by Nomensa

A.I. FOR ACCESSIBILITY HACKATHON (Virtual)

24 May 2021 – 29 Jun 2021 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Asia/Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon)

This competition is aimed at rallying talents and fostering the regional development of the innovative entrepreneurship community related to artificial intelligence while also increasing social inclusiveness.

Learn more about A.I. FOR ACCESSIBILITY HACKATHON by ABLE CLUB American University Of Beirut

The importance of web accessibility in the tourism sector (Virtual)

24 May 2021 | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Europe/Rome (Italy)

Willeasy, thanks to Startup-News, is organizing a debate on the different approaches to web accessibility and the importance of accessible websites for companies operating in the tourism and travel sectors. A practical conversation that will have as its guests Chris Lona, founder of CL Design from Seattle (USA), Alberto Viarengo Creative director of AT-Media from Alessandria (IT), William Del Negro founder and Lorenzo Persia CMO of Willeasy from Udine (IT),

Learn more about The importance of web accessibility in the tourism sector by Willeasy srl

Best Practices for Accessible, Inclusive Communications Webinar (Virtual)

25 May 2021 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

Join Disability:IN for a practical conversation about inclusive communications honoring Global Accessibility Awareness Day. This webinar is open to everyone. We’ll explore the following topics with the goal of making sure corporate communications are accessible to disabled employees, customers, and members of the public:

Learn more about Best Practices for Accessible, Inclusive Communications Webinar by Disability:IN

Digital Accessible Experience: Busting the Myths to Benefit your Business (Virtual)

25 May 2021 | 1:00 PM-1:45 PM America/Chicago (United States of America)

Is your website really accessible? As the accessibility industry grows, some implementation practices may be insufficient and overly expensive. Hear firsthand from a team of certified analysts who have over 30 years of lived experience navigating the web as individuals who are blind. They’ll discuss how to do accessibility right to not only increase your bottom line but also strengthen your brand.

Learn more about Digital Accessible Experience: Busting the Myths to Benefit your Business by The Chicago Lighthouse

Post-GAAD with The Canadian Transportation Agency (Virtual)

26 May 2021 | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM America/Toronto (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)

Join us to learn about accessibility in transportation for pleasure or work. The Canadian Transportation Agency will deliver an over view of the accessibility they have built into their website, programs, and services thus providing a more accessible and inclusive way to travel throughout Canada. Live virtual event where attendees can ask questions/provide comments. To register for event email: Info@Access2Accessibility.com (link is not made public to avoid hackers)

Learn more about Post-GAAD with The Canadian Transportation Agency by Access 2 Accessibility

Global Accessibility Awareness: Microsoft Accessibility in Education (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Asia/Singapore (Singapore)

The Global Accessibility Awareness Day is an annual event that aims at raising awareness on accessibility and disability issues for people with disability, technology experts, customers, educators, students and all those involved in digital technologies. Join us at our Global Accessibility Awareness Day Event happening on May 20, 2021, at 9:30 am to 10:10 am SGT. We will tackle important topics such as Microsoft Approach to Accessibility Education, Overview of the tools, Accessibility in Action, Resources and Trainings to Accelerate Inclusivity, and Remote Engineering at Every Stage of Development.

Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness: Microsoft Accessibility in Education by Microsoft

Why Digital Accessibility should be part of your DNA (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Australia/Sydney (Sydney, Australia)

Join us for a celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Accessibility experts from TTC and UsableNet reflect on GAAD’s 10th anniversary by raising awareness and discussing the why, what, and how of digital accessibility. Join this Webinar to learn about: -Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) -Why Web Accessibility and Inclusion Matters: Key Areas to Consider -How to Get Started with Digital Accessibility

Learn more about Why Digital Accessibility should be part of your DNA by UsableNet

Webinář pro osoby s handicapem (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Europe/Prague (Prague, Czech Republic)

Spektra will mark GAAD with several webinars during which assistive technology for visually and physically handicapped users will be presented.

Learn more about Webinář pro osoby s handicapem by Spektra

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