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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FINOS Global Accessibility Awareness Day Hackathon (Virtual)

24 Apr 2023 – 18 May 2023 America/Chicago (United States of America)

The purpose of this hackathon is to promote the design of accessibly inclusive digital and physical financial assets and tools. Specifically:

  • Bring attention to the end-to-end collaboration challenges between designers and developers as it relates to risk compliant accessibility solutions.
  • Explore the uses cases for where accessibility inclusion is applicable to Financial Institutions.

Learn more about FINOS Global Accessibility Awareness Day Hackathon by Fintech Open Source Foundation

Virtua11y (Virtual)

16 May 2023 – 18 May 2023 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Europe/London (Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Virtua11y is Nomensa’s web accessibility and inclusivity conference taking place over three days from 16-18th May, 2023. Virtua11y brings the leading thinkers and doers in accessibility and digital inclusion to share best practice, the latest thinking and what the future holds for accessibility. You can look forward to speakers from Google, ING bank, SkyScanner and more! All sessions are recorded and everyone that signs up will have exclusive access to the recordings. All times are UK time.

Learn more about Virtua11y by Nomensa

GAAD 2023: Making Maps More Inclusive (Virtual)

18 May 2023 – 20 May 2023 Africa/Lagos (Nigeria)

This event would being contributors to Google Maps together to assess the improvements and how to make maps more helpful for PwDs and everyone.

Learn more about GAAD 2023: Making Maps More Inclusive by One Accessibility Initiative

Fix Your Content Day 2023 (Virtual)

18 May 2023 (Global)

Fix Your Content Day is a 24-hour contest committed to creating accessible and more inclusive digital learning content across classrooms and institutions globally. Join us on May 18 to make as many fixes as possible to course files and improve their accessibility using Anthology Ally (previously Blackboard Ally). Register now:

Learn more about Fix Your Content Day 2023 by Anthology Inc

it4all (In Person)

18 May 2023 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Europe/Tirane (Prishtina, Pristina, Albania)

Host stakeholder consultation discussion featuring accessibility topics (accessible websites or creating accessible digital content). Implement accessibility barometer of public e-services

Learn more about it4all by SHPIK