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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7 Tips to Improve Accessibility in your Moodle Courses (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-06:00 PM GMT (Dublin, Ireland)

Thursday 21st, 2020 is the ninth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), and the first since we started our company last June so we want to help build awareness and contribute to the campaign by running a webinar on accessibility and Moodle.

We are holding a one hour webinar “7 Tips to Improve Accessibility in your Moodle Courses” at 6pm IST on Zoom and will publish the recording next week. 

Learn more about 7 Tips to Improve Accessibility in your Moodle Courses by Brickfield Education Labs

Internal: Expedia celebrates GAAD (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 30 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-07:59 AM GMT (SeattleWA)

Expedia Group will be hosting its 5th annual celebration of GAAD. We will be hosting an online activity to understand what it’s like to interact with the web when you have a disability, a customer panel, as well as “Intro to Accessibility” trainings for developers, UX designers and anyone who wants to learn more.

Internal: Accessibility Bug Bash (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-01:00 AM GMT

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, over 30 product teams are participating in a Bug Bash to enhance the accessibility of our products.

Signal Centers Accessibility Awareness Series (Virtual)

21 May 2020 – 11 Jun 2020 | 05:00 PM-07:15 PM GMT (ChattanoogaTN)

Kick-starting on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, our four-week, free webinar series will cover exciting new technological advances in the world of accessibility. We will also be visiting issues facing individuals with disabilities and how these issues can be addressed with technology. For more information on each panel, view the descriptions below. We hope to see you at one or all of our free presentations!

Learn more about Signal Centers Accessibility Awareness Series by Signal Centers

Clinton Global Initiative: COVID-19 & NYC Urban Issues for GAAD (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-06:15 PM GMT (New York, NY, USA)

Experts will highlight some of the most pressing challenges of our time impacting NYC – COVID-19, climate change, homelessness, and more.

Learn more about Clinton Global Initiative: COVID-19 & NYC Urban Issues for GAAD by Clinton Foundation

2020 GAAD at ASU (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-11:00 PM GMT (Tempe, AZ, USA)

Join us for a day of free, virtual, interactive presentations on May 21, 2020, to raise awareness and understanding of web accessibility.

Learn more about 2020 GAAD at ASU by Arizona State University

Basic Accessibility Fundamentals Bootcamp (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-08:00 PM GMT

Deque is offering free training of its basic accessibility fundamentals boot camp. 

Learn more about Basic Accessibility Fundamentals Bootcamp by Deque Systems

JSLeague Talks #1 – Web Accessibility (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 05:00 PM-07:00 PM GMT (Romania)

As part of GAAD 2020, we are starting a series of programming talks for all community developers! 

Learn more about JSLeague Talks #1 – Web Accessibility by JSLeague

Make Online Training Accessible for Everyone! (Virtual)

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

In the time of COVID-19, with remote working the new normal, training has proved remarkably adaptable, sometimes shifting to virtual environments, and sometimes building on existing learning management systems. Join us as we explore how to make online training available to everyone.

Learn more about Make Online Training Accessible for Everyone! by Microassist

University: UC Santa Cruz celebrates GAAD (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-08:00 PM GMT (Santa CruzCA)

UCSC’s Disability Resource Center and the Accessible Technology Committee (ATC) in partnership with consultant Len Burns invite you to attend this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD 2020). The goal of this event is to promote practical ways to help individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to campus resources. This will be an informative and interactive program featuring the Student Perspective, Zoom, and DocuSign. Live captioning to be provided.

Learn more about University: UC Santa Cruz celebrates GAAD by UC Santa Cruz

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