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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GAAD 2020: Delivering Empathy for Job Seekers (Virtual)

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

Join us this GAAD as we navigate accessibility FAQs, user empathy, and the solutions that we have in place for our customers and all job seekers.

Learn more about GAAD 2020: Delivering Empathy for Job Seekers by Phenom People

Internal: SAP Concur UX Global Accessibility Awareness Day (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 04:00 PM-06:00 PM GMT

SAP Concur’s UX team is hosting a virtual Global Accessibility Awareness Day event. This is an internal event for the SAP Concur UX team.

Let’s make addresses accessible to everyone (Virtual)

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

Whether you’re curious about the what3words address system, you work for a venue/accessibility space and are interested in how to use what3words and/or live with a disability and want to hear more about the what3words technology, I’d love to have you join me in this discussion. 

This event is being hosted by what3words but is being held as part of GAAD.

Learn more about Let’s make addresses accessible to everyone by what3words

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2020 with Deque (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 04:00 PM-09:00 PM GMT

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a great way to learn about accessibility. Join Deque’s free, virtual events to celebrate this accessibility holiday!

Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2020 with Deque by Deque

Munich Accessibility Meetup GAAD 2020 (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 04:00 PM-06:00 PM GMT

Join our YouTube Livestream featuring Accessible tools in times of COVID-19 by Beatriz Gonzalez; Making a CMS page-tree accessible by Michael Telgkamp & Inclusion Matters: Accessibility In The Workplace by Franziska Hauck

Learn more about Munich Accessibility Meetup GAAD 2020 by Munich Accessibility Meetup

Teleworking for People with Disabilities (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 04:00 PM-05:00 PM GMT

In this panel, we will discuss teleworking for people with disabilities.

Learn more about Teleworking for People with Disabilities by Deque Systems

GLOBE Talk – Panel Discussion (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 04:00 PM-05:00 PM GMT (Chicago, IL, USA)

TCS will host a virtual panel discussion to discuss digital access and inclusion, challenges, lessons learned, and next steps or what is on the horizon. 

Learn more about GLOBE Talk – Panel Discussion by TCS Education System

University of Washington celebrates GAAD w/ all day Events (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 04:00 PM-10:50 PM GMT (SeattleWA)

UW commemorates GAAD by offering a full day of lectures, workshops, and other activities related to digital accessibility. All events are open to everyone in the UW Community. In 2020, many of the activities will be closely aligned with the IT Accessibility Challenge.

Learn more about University of Washington celebrates GAAD w/ all day Events by University of Washington

Digital Accessibility, a real need for the day (Virtual)

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

COVID-19 has given us several lessons to ponder, reflect and resonate on. Digital world is seeing unprecedented surge across all domains. Along with core application functionality, non-functional facets are gaining a lot of momentum, with organizations seeing adverse impact from lack of quality in these areas. Accessibility, an engineering attribute that remained confined for use by People with Disabilities (PwD), has also been gaining significant momentum.

Learn more about Digital Accessibility, a real need for the day by QA Infotech

University: The University of Mississippi GAAD Lunch and Learn (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-06:00 PM GMT (MS)

The university will participate in the ninth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day by offering a free virtual lunch-and-learn webinar that includes an introduction to a new online accessibility training program for UM faculty and staff. The online meeting begins at noon and will provide participants with steps to increase accessibility in digital content.

Learn more about University: The University of Mississippi GAAD Lunch and Learn by The University of Mississippi

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