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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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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A11yEgg Hunt (Private/Internal)

20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM America/Toronto (Canada)

An open challenge to all Scotiabankers. Embedded throughout our internal knowledge base are 10 “a11yEggs” representing GAAD’s 10th Anniversary. Participants are encouraged to search for the a11yEggs as each will containing the following information: a key takeaway of digital inclusion, a recommended activity and a clue to the next a11yEgg. Participants that find all 10 and participate in specific activities are eligible to win a prize.

Learn more about A11yEgg Hunt by Scotiabank

GAAD – Mini conference for employees focusing on disability inclusion and accessibility (Private/Internal)

20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-3:30 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

One way you can grow your accessibility acumen is by joining the Accessibility Office May 20. We’ll celebrate the 10th Global Accessibility Awareness Day with an all-day conference. We’ll share how we’re designing, testing, and coding to promote accessibility for all investors. We’ve designed this day to enhance your accessibility knowledge and skills. We’ll have a series of educational sessions with plenty of time to ask questions.

Fronta11y (Virtual)

20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-9:00 PM Europe/Berlin (Germany)

German UPA Accessibility working group publishes a series of accessibility articles (mostly in German) to celebrate GAAD at https://www.fronta11y.org/ You can also follow us on Twitter : https://twitter.com/fronta11y CfP closes April 30th 2021 ( English & German ).

Learn more about Fronta11y by fronta11y

Accessibility Days 2021 (Virtual)

20 May 2021 – 22 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Europe/Rome (Italy)

Fifth edition of the main Italian GAAD’s event.

Learn more about Accessibility Days 2021 by Accessibility Days

Trasformazione Digitale, Accessibilità e Design Inclusivo (Virtual)

20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Europe/Rome (Italy)

Tecnologie per Persone è un progetto imprenditoriale che coinvolger le diverse abilità in ogni attività per fornire al cliente prodotti e servizi concretamente più Accessibili ed Inclusivi. In occasione del GAAD 2021 propone un evento sul tema della “Trasformazione Digitale, l’Accessibilità e Design inclusivo” che a partire dai dati affronterà il tema della Trasformazione Digitale e dell’Accessibilità Digitale.

Learn more about Trasformazione Digitale, Accessibilità e Design Inclusivo by Tecnologie per Persone di Domenico Monaco

National Scavenger Hunt (Virtual)

20 May 2021 – 23 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day May 20, 2021 GAAD focuses on digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities Participate in the Our Space Our place, Inc. National Scavenger Hunt In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we invite you to increase your knowledge about the lives of people who are blind and low vision. * Use the target clues below to search the internet for the answers. * What Do You Win? Bragging rights!!! o Share your newly acquired kno

Learn more about National Scavenger Hunt by Our Space Our Place, Inc.

Blending Accessibility into User Experience (Virtual)

20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM America/Los_Angeles (United States of America)

The 10th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day takes place on Thursday, May 20. Blink is contributing to this day of awareness with a special event from 9am to 1pm PST. Join us as we host case study activities from Blink researchers, designers, project managers, developers, and testers. We’ll be sharing our best practices and exploring innovation in accessibility across a full range of skills.

Learn more about Blending Accessibility into User Experience by Blink

Global Accessibility Awareness Day with Digita11y Accessible (Virtual)

20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM America/Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

At Digita11y Accessible our objective is to help raise visibility for the Accessibility community by partaking in the annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) celebrations. We will be delivering high-value content for participants to learn more about WoT, digital accessibility, inclusion and creating barrier-free websites to enhance the end-user digital experience.

Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness Day with Digita11y Accessible by Digita11y Accessible

Festival of Accessibility (Virtual)

20 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Join Texhelp to celebrate the 10th GAAD! Hear from accessibility and inclusion experts from Texthelp, as well as speakers such as Debra Ruh, Robin Christopherson (Abilitynet) and Gareth Ford Williams (Readability Group). Attend sessions with experts from Scope, Content Design London and Research Institute for Disabled Consumers on accessibility legislation, the future of A11Y, fixing your top WCAG errors, making content and campaigns inclusive and more! Join live or receive the recordings

Learn more about Festival of Accessibility by texthelp

webinaire « Journée de sensibilisation à l’accessibilité (GAAD) » (Virtual)

20 May 2021 | 9:30 AM-11:59 AM Europe/Paris (Paris, France)

Le pôle Design des services numérique de la Dinum vous propose une session ludique d’information dans le cadre de la Journée de sensibilisation à l’accessibilité (GAAD) : démonstration de démarche en ligne avec une synthèse vocale par une personne non-voyante et échanges. Quiz autour de l’accessibilité numérique (obligations légales…).

Learn more about webinaire « Journée de sensibilisation à l’accessibilité (GAAD) » by pôle Design des services numériques, direction interministérielle du numérique

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