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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Ottawa GAAD 2020 (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-08:00 PM GMT (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Webinar on Designing with Data: Crafting Inclusive User Experiences and social time.

Learn more about Ottawa GAAD 2020 by a11yOttawa

Special GAAD session on twitch (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-08:00 PM GMT

We’ll be hosting a free presentation by Job van Achterberg this time, and want something to talk about! 

Learn more about Special GAAD session on twitch by twitch

Inclusive, Accessible Principles for Product Teams (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-07:00 PM GMT (FarmingtonUT)

Learn more about Inclusive, Accessible Principles for Product Teams by Pluralsight

Mobile Assistive Technology Review (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-07:00 PM GMT

Level Access invites you to a webinar featuring an overview and live demos of mobile Assistive Technology to understand how AT users are interacting with your mobile apps & mobile web content.

Learn more about Mobile Assistive Technology Review by Level Access

CSUSB Global Accessibility Awareness Day (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-11:00 PM GMT (San Bernardino, CA, USA)

The event will be held in a webinar format and include prerecorded training sessions on various topics pertaining to accessibility best practices. There will also be a virtual student panel that will address resources, challenges, and preferences, and virtual faculty panel entitled “How Accessibility Improves the Online Educational Experience”

Learn more about CSUSB Global Accessibility Awareness Day by California State University, San Bernardino

GLOBE Talk – Media Accessibility Webinar (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-07:00 PM GMT

 TCS Digital Teaching and Learning team will discuss best practices for using video and audio to support a culture of access and inclusion. 

Learn more about GLOBE Talk – Media Accessibility Webinar by TCS Education System

Stories of Inclusion: State Government Accessibility (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-07:00 PM GMT (St PaulMinnesota)

The public is invited to learn how the State of Minnesota ensures digital accessibility for citizens & employees. Minnesotans rely on state government for accurate information & critical services. As we rely more on digital connections for our everyday lives, we must make sure that digital content, websites, & services are made with accessibility in mind.

Learn more about Stories of Inclusion: State Government Accessibility by State of Minnesota

Design Practices for Digital Musical Instruments (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:30 PM-08:00 PM GMT (London, UK)

The 21st May 2020 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. To celebrate this, we are exploring in our live-stream today the design practices to help make musical instruments (hardware and software) more accessible. 

Learn more about Design Practices for Digital Musical Instruments by Music Hackspace

Webinar on 2020 State of Accessibility Report (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:30 PM-07:30 PM GMT (USA)

Diamond is going to discuss the 2nd Annual State of Accessibility Report (SOAR). Written with the digital community in mind, the SOAR report identifies specific accessibility deficiencies of top websites and includes a list of actionable steps developers can take to address accessibility issues now.

Learn more about Webinar on 2020 State of Accessibility Report by Diamond

UXPA UK celebrates GAAD 2020! (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 06:30 PM-08:00 PM GMT (London, UK)

UXPA UK is working with two of the best in class, BBC and AbilityNet to bring you talks to provide practical advice and insights from their experience.

Learn more about UXPA UK celebrates GAAD 2020! by UXPA UK

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