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’s next in digital inclusion and accessibility: “The New Reality Beyond Corona” (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 01:00 PM-03:35 PM GMT (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Recognizing that digital inclusion, equality, diversity, and web accessibility are fundamental growth drivers across all businesses, A. Miroe brings together experts and innovative thinkers to dive into the critical topic of ‘What’s Next’.

Learn more about What’s next in digital inclusion and accessibility: “The New Reality Beyond Corona” by A.Miroe

HelloA11y Celebrates GAAD 2020 (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 01:30 PM-05:30 PM GMT

HelloA11Y are excited to announce GAAD 2020 as a virtual event! Join us for an evening of networking & learning. The event will be hosted on Zoom & will be live-streamed.

Learn more about HelloA11y Celebrates GAAD 2020 by HelloA11y

GAAD 2020 Webinar (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 02:00 PM-03:00 PM GMT

To celebrate the 9th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 21st, between 14:00 – 15:00 GMT, we will host a free webinar. We would love you to join us. We will talk about why accessibility is important for your business and simple ways you can get started on your accessibility journey.

Learn more about GAAD 2020 Webinar by Marino Software

GAAD India 2020 (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 02:00 PM-04:00 PM GMT (Bangalore, India)

Virtual GAAD event with focus on cognitive disabilities and technology.

Learn more about GAAD India 2020 by Prakat Solutions Inc

Making Essential Digital Communications Inclusive & Accessible (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 02:00 PM-03:00 PM GMT (London, UK)

In this webinar, we will look at the case for building accessible and inclusive websites and digital campaigns and advise on how best to do this. 

Learn more about Making Essential Digital Communications Inclusive & Accessible by texthelp

Accesibility Innovator’s Chat (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 03:00 PM-07:00 PM GMT (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

On the event of Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 21st, we are hosting a live stream event which will feature chat sessions with guests who are leading the path in visual accessibility with innovative solutions.

Learn more about Accesibility Innovator’s Chat by Envision

Digital Accessibility Experts Live (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 03:00 PM-04:30 PM GMT (London, UK)

So, in response, and to celebrate Global Accessibility Awarenesss Day (GAAD) on May 21st, we’re excited to launch Digital Accessibility Experts Live – a free weekly online webinar running for 4 weeks in May, led by our accessibility experts Jonathan Hassell and Rob Wemyss.

Learn more about Digital Accessibility Experts Live by Hassell Inclusion

Accessibility at Work (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 03:00 PM-05:00 PM GMT (Helsinki, Finland)

Let’s explore together how we can build accessible processes, environments and relationships.

Learn more about Accessibility at Work by Futurice Oy

Understanding Digital Accessibility in the Pandemic (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 03:00 PM-04:00 PM GMT (Nairobi, Kenya)

In this virtual panel discussion we will speak to the founders of GAAD, alongside accessibility experts from Google and a user who struggles with inaccessible technology, on why in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic we need to keep this topic in the spotlight, and how we can take steps towards improving our digital products and services. 

Learn more about Understanding Digital Accessibility in the Pandemic by inABLE.org

University: GAAD Panel (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 04:00 PM-05:00 PM GMT (DetroitMichigan)

Faculty are invited to participate in a panel discussion cohosted by Student Disability Services, which will provide guidelines and tips for making teaching and learning accessible for all students. The panel will be hosted virtually at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 21

Learn more about University: GAAD Panel by Wayne State University

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