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

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Make Tech Purchases Available to All with Accessible Procurement (Virtual)

20 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-06:00 PM GMT

Diversity and inclusion require that employees and applicants with disabilities can independently use workplace digital tools. Join our webinar to learn more about buying and maintaining technology all employees can use.

Learn more about Make Tech Purchases Available to All with Accessible Procurement by Disability:IN

#Accessibility4All (Virtual)

20 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-08:00 PM GMT (Rome, Italy)

#Accessibility4All will be a 2h online event for youth with High Functioning Autism (HFA).

Learn more about #Accessibility4All by MindSharing.Tech

Facebook Presents: Insights About A Day in the Life of Living with a Disability (Virtual)

20 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-07:10 PM GMT

Rikki Poynter, Janni Lehrer Stein and John Marble join Facebook’s Mike Shebanek, Head of Accessibility, for a conversation to provide unique and personal insights about a day in the life of someone living with a disability.

Learn more about Facebook Presents: Insights About A Day in the Life of Living with a Disability by Facebook

Digital Accessibility Legal Update (Virtual)

20 May 2020 | 07:00 PM-08:00 PM GMT

What’s new in the digital accessibility legal space?

Learn more about Digital Accessibility Legal Update by Deque

Blog Post: 4 apps that make tech more inclusive (Activity)

20 May 2020 – 27 May 2020 | 08:00 PM-11:59 PM GMT

To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, a look at four apps that make technology more accessible for users with disabilities and impairments

Learn more about Blog Post: 4 apps that make tech more inclusive by LiveMint

GAConf Celebrates GAAD (Activity)

20 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 08:30 PM-11:59 PM GMT

Thursday, May 21, 2020, marks the ninth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). In celebration, GAConf decided to ask some of our speakers what accessibility meant to them.

Learn more about GAConf Celebrates GAAD by The IGDA Game Accessibility

Blog Post: The Inspiration Series (Activity)

20 May 2020 – 21 May 2020 | 11:30 PM-07:30 AM GMT (SydneyAustralia)

At Centre for Inclusive Design digital accessibility is in our DNA. So, this GAAD we are launching ‘The Inspiration Series’. 

We have curated a list of resources that we find inspiring. Things to assist in furthering the conversations on accessibility for the uninitiated and those who live and breathe accessibility. We hope these resources help you help others to think, talk and learn more about digital inclusion. 

Learn more about Blog Post: The Inspiration Series by Centre for Inclusive Design

China GAAD Celebration (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-12:00 PM GMT (Shenzhen, China)

China GAAD 2020 highlight includes introducing a special gaming app to educate technologists about accessibility and a virtual kickoff event by Joe Devon, Jennison Asuncion, co-founders of GAAD and Frances West, expert advisor to CAPA and founder of FrancesWestCo.

Learn more about China GAAD Celebration by FrancesWestCo

Podcast: Accessibility awareness and benefits for all (Activity)

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

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we discuss hidden accessibility needs and unexpected benefits for all when accessibility is made a priority in software development. 

Learn more about Podcast: Accessibility awareness and benefits for all by The Uptake with Anna Chu

Webinar on the Future of Web Accessibility (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-05:00 PM GMT (Israel)

10 speakers, 5 hours on the future of web accessibility, 
with Google, Microsoft, Bank Hapoalim, A2Z, Light-House.

Learn more about Webinar on the Future of Web Accessibility by Access Israel

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