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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Accessibility Insights with GAAD co-founders Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon (Virtual)

13 May 2021 – 04 May 2022 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

AbilityNet marks GAAD 2021 by chatting on this webinar with the two co-founders of the annual event, Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon, who discuss accessibility training, hybrid events and the GAAD pledge. (Recording accessible indefinitely and transcript and podcast available to download.)

Learn more about Accessibility Insights with GAAD co-founders Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon by AbilityNet

Email for All: Accessibility Survey (Activity)

14 May 2021 – 05 Jul 2021 | 12:00 AM-12:00 AM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

ActionRocket & Beyond the Envelope™ have come together in their shared passion for and commitment to accessibility, with the aim of making it real for recipients. We’ve created a short survey to help us understand the value of the accessibility implementations we make. We aim to replace what we think will improve the recipient experience with what will actually improve the recipient experience when it comes to implementing accessibility in email.

Learn more about Email for All: Accessibility Survey by ActionRocket

Tutti in classe: autonomia, libertà e inclusione (Virtual)

14 May 2021 | 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Europe/Rome (Italy)

Apple e l’accessibilità: un sistema semplice e integrato per supportare percorsi didattici inclusivi e stimolare gli studenti nel raggiungere in autonomia il successo. Così nessuno è fuori dalla classe. Oltre all’introduzione sull’inclusione e l’accessibilità con Apple saranno presentate alcune esperienze d’inclusione incluse.

Learn more about Tutti in classe: autonomia, libertà e inclusione by Education Manager Med Store

Accessibility Design Principles (Virtual)

14 May 2021 – 02 Jun 2021 | 4:00 PM-8:00 PM Australia/Sydney (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

In a world with a heavy reliance on technology, websites must be designed to include everyone. In this webinar, Peter Krieg, Head of Creative Services, Squiz, talks about keeping humans at the center of our designs to address discriminatory aspects related to UX for people living with disabilities. He also sheds light on why accessible design together with usability and inclusion, is critical for building websites for everyone.

Learn more about Accessibility Design Principles by Squiz

Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative 2021: Future Workforce (Private/Internal)

15 May 2021 – 17 May 2021 | 11:35 AM-12:20 PM America/New_York (Newton, MA, United States of America)

The 2021 YSEALI Workshop on Future Workforce is for students, entrepreneurs, and young professionals ages 20-35 from across ASEAN and Timor-Leste. A program of the U.S. Embassy in Singapore, implemented by The Asia Foundation and the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, it will be held virtually May 16 to May 23, 202. Frances West Lightning Talk: Digital Accessibility and Inclusion

Learn more about Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative 2021: Future Workforce by Strategy Advisory

Cognizant GAAD Accessibility Awareness and Training Campaign (Private/Internal)

16 May 2021 – 31 May 2021 (Singapore)

We are running a global campaign to improve Accessibility awareness amongst our volunteer community, Outreach, where they learn about Accessibility and also earn the Accessibility Fundamentals badge on the Microsoft Learning platform. The campaign will also feature expert talks to provide information on Microsoft Accessibility Design Vision Etiquette and Demo of Built-in Accessibility Tools in Microsoft Tools.

2021 Young South East Asia Leadership Initiative Workshop on Future Workforce (Private/Internal)

16 May 2021 | 11:35 AM-12:20 PM Asia/Singapore (Singapore, Singapore)

The 2021 YSEALI Workshop on Future Workforce is for students, entrepreneurs, and young professionals ages 20-35 from across ASEAN and Timor-Leste. A program of the U.S. Embassy in Singapore, implemented by The Asia Foundation and the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. Frances West will give a talk on Digital Accessibility and Inclusion.

Learn more about 2021 Young South East Asia Leadership Initiative Workshop on Future Workforce by Strategy Advisory

Truths & Insights Olympiad – Strategizing Accessibility with Gamification (Virtual)

17 May 2021 – 20 May 2021 | 8:00 AM-8:00 PM America/Los_Angeles (United States of America)

Connect! Stories! Fun! Impact! Signup to play Truths & Insights for 60 mins to discuss accessibility strategies at GAAD 2021. Truths & Insights is a multiple-award winning, gamified web-experience where groups of six get to share, listen and react to each other’s lived experiences on accessibility outcomes, roadblocks and strategy. Every session will help people in finding their voice, having their voices heard, and drive collective empathy & learning.

Learn more about Truths & Insights Olympiad – Strategizing Accessibility with Gamification by Microsoft

GAAD 2021 at Workday (Private/Internal)

17 May 2021 – 20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles (United States of America)

Workday is dedicating a whole week to thinking about, learning about, and experiencing accessibility and inclusion with a digital speaker series centered around upcoming technologies, design and development, and how people living with disabilities navigate the world beyond technology.

The GAADay Challenge (Virtual)

17 May 2021 – 21 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Australia/Hobart (TAS, Australia)

The GAADay Challenge Join ADCETs GAAD Australian Challenge GAA’day everyone. The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) is throwing down a challenge to the Universities sector and the Vocational Education and Training providers within Australia to experience some accessibility features in their everyday work and life.

Learn more about The GAADay Challenge by Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET)

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