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 Summit (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 07:30 AM-12:30 PM GMT

The Digital Accessibility Unit of the Ministry of Digital Affairs has decided to celebrate the Global Accessibility Awareness Day by organizing a teleconference during which you will be able to learn about what Polish specialists in digital access are doing.

Learn more about Accessibility Summit by Ministry of Digital Affairs of Poland

GAAD at TransMedia Catalonia (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 08:00 AM-12:00 PM GMT (Barcelona, Spain)

To celebrate the Global Accessibility Awareness Day in previous years, the TransMedia Catalonia research group of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona opened the doors of their lab to the public to allow them to test a range of assistive technologies. 

Learn more about GAAD at TransMedia Catalonia by TransMedia Catalonia Research Group – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

An introduction to digital accessibility regulations (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 08:30 AM-09:30 AM GMT

UK Government Digital Service Webinar 1: Richard Morton, Head of Accessibility for Government, and Joseph Jones, Policy Officer at GDS, will talk you through the accessibility regulations and how they may impact your work.

Learn more about An introduction to digital accessibility regulations by UK Government Digital Service

GAAD Webinar by ATOS (Virtual)

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

Learn more about GAAD Webinar by ATOS by ATOS

Spring Agora 2020 ONLINE (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 09:00 AM-11:00 AM GMT (Czech Republic)

Ve Středisku Teiresiás Masarykovy univerzity už šestým rokem pořádáme Agoru – konferenci o asistivních a informačních a komunikačních technologiích pro lidi se zrakovým postižením.

Learn more about Spring Agora 2020 ONLINE by Masaryk University, Teiresias Centre

GAAD Webinar by Deque (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 09:00 AM-10:00 AM GMT (Hyberabad, Telangana, India)

In celebration of this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we’re hosting a webinar to discuss the importance of digital accessibility for PwD’s. 

Learn more about GAAD Webinar by Deque by Deque University

A11Y EXPO (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 09:00 AM-11:30 AM GMT (Bangalore, India)

This is your chance to explore some of the best assistive technology devices from across the country that will bridge the gap between ability and disability. 

Learn more about A11Y EXPO by GiftAbled

Atos GAAD 2020 Webinar (Virtual)

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

This year Atos will run a virtual event for 12 hours across the globe with presenters from India, Europe, North and South America. Our overarching theme is “Inclusive Communication in Uncertain Times” and we have a mix of presentations, conversations, and discussion panels. 

Learn more about Atos GAAD 2020 Webinar by Atos

University: GAAD at University of St. Andrews (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 09:00 AM-10:30 AM GMT (St. Andrews, Scottland)

Sheila Baillie and Kate Leavy are Disability Advisors within Student Services. Sheila and Kate will provide an overview of how the University supports students with disabilities throughout their studies.

Learn more about University: GAAD at University of St. Andrews by University of St. Andrews

Accesibilidad web en España: Tendencias, legislación europea y tecnologías inclusivas (Virtual)

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

El 21 de mayo, te invitamos a participar en el Día Mundial para Promover la Concienciación sobre la Accesibilidad Web (GAAD), en este seminario web organizado por Siteimprove y el Foro Europeo de la Discapacidad. El propósito de este día es para hablar, pensar y aprender sobre la accesibilidad de las tecnologías digitales y los diferente tipos de usuarios, incluyendo las personas con discapacidades.

Learn more about Accesibilidad web en España: Tendencias, legislación europea y tecnologías inclusivas by Siteimprove

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