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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Accesibilidad web en España: Tendencias, legislación europea y tecnologías inclusivas (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM GMT

El 21 de mayo, te invitamos a participar en el Día Mundial para Promover la Concienciación sobre la Accesibilidad Web (GAAD), en este seminario web organizado por Siteimprove y el Foro Europeo de la Discapacidad. El propósito de este día es para hablar, pensar y aprender sobre la accesibilidad de las tecnologías digitales y los diferente tipos de usuarios, incluyendo las personas con discapacidades.

Learn more about Accesibilidad web en España: Tendencias, legislación europea y tecnologías inclusivas by Siteimprove

Webinář Pro Osoby s Handicapem (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 10:00 AM-01:00 PM GMT (Prague, Czech Republic)

Learn more about Webinář Pro Osoby s Handicapem by Spektra

Blog Post: How Accessibility Aware is Your COVID-19 Response? (Activity)

21 May 2020 | 10:00 AM-07:00 PM GMT (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

My #GlobalAccessibilityAwarenessDay blog. As Global Head of Accessibility at ING Bank, I’d like to share some insights on the importance of #accessibility in the #NewNormal #business create as we speak.

Learn more about Blog Post: How Accessibility Aware is Your COVID-19 Response? by ING Bank

Grand Theft Accessibility (Activity)

21 May 2020 | 10:00 AM-10:00 PM GMT (Ireland)

Not the very-violent video game – but a game to help you experience a range of accessibility needs. Created to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020 #GAAD2020

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Designing Digital Services for Everyone (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM GMT

We will be providing an introduction to digital accessibility, some tips and resources to make you services more accessible to disabled people – and more user-friendly for everyone. 

Learn more about Designing Digital Services for Everyone by Citizens Online

The How, What and Why of Digital Accessibility (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 10:30 AM-12:00 PM GMT (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Marking the Global Accessibility Awareness Day on 21st May 2020, SLASSCOM Tech Forum is pleased to announce its unique UX Free Webinar Digital Accessibility: The What, Why, and How to be held on May 21st starting at 4:00pm. 

Learn more about The How, What and Why of Digital Accessibility by Pearson Lanka

Digital Inclusion of People of Determination in MENA (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 11:00 AM-12:15 PM GMT (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

Webinar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day Microsoft for Startups Middle East together with Inclusive UAE, are organizing a Live Panel Discussion on the importance of Digital inclusion of People of Determination in Middle East/North Africa.

Learn more about Digital Inclusion of People of Determination in MENA by Inclusive

How to avoid common accessibility statement fails (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 11:00 AM-11:45 AM GMT

UK Government Digital Service Webinar II: Featuring Chris Heathcote, in charge of accessibility statement enforcement and George Rhodes, Accessibility Consultant at the Home Office.

Learn more about How to avoid common accessibility statement fails by UK Government Digital Service

iStore Meets GAAD 2020 (Virtual)

21 May 2020 | 11:30 AM-12:30 PM GMT

Join us this Global Accessibility Awareness Day (21 May 2020) for a panel discussion and learn more about how to use accessibility features on Apple products to improve lives. 

Learn more about iStore Meets GAAD 2020 by iSchoolAfrica

University: Western Washington University Celebrates GAAD (Activity)

21 May 2020 | 12:00 PM-01:00 PM GMT

Many aspects of life are going digital more than ever, education, work, banking, even grocery shopping. Everyone deserves to access web content, no matter a person’s range of ability or disability. There are many ways to celebrate GAAD: watching some webinars featured on this page, playing the Accessibility Maze, trying some exercises, whatever works for you.

Learn more about University: Western Washington University Celebrates GAAD by Western Washington University