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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Digital Accessibility Bootcamp (Virtual)

05 Apr 2022 – 30 Jun 2022 | 4:00 PM-8:00 PM (United States of America)

A free, virtual bootcamp that’ll help you understand how to make your website and digital content more accessible for everyone. This bootcamp is designed to help you: Understand what digital accessibility really means; Navigate best practice guidelines & legislation; Gain the knowledge and skills needed to create accessible content; Develop an action plan to take back to your organization.

Learn more about Digital Accessibility Bootcamp by texthelp

“No Passenger Left Behind” webinar series by the TRIPS project consortium (Virtual)

05 May 2022 – 10 May 2022 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Europe/Vienna (Global)

Three webinars – 5 May, 10 May and 23 June – to look at accessible transport with public transport providers, policy makers and travelers with disabilities. A call for action to make accessibility a core objective of upcoming infrastructure investments, in particular in public urban transport. A sharing of co-design solutions currently trialed in seven European cities.

Learn more about “No Passenger Left Behind” webinar series by the TRIPS project consortium by AAATE

Universal Design for Inclusive Learning (Virtual)

10 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Europe/Dublin (Dublin, Ireland)

Universal Design for Learning – Creating a flexible inclusive learning experience for all. This session will give an outline of Universal Design and provide practical advice on how to implement those principles in education. While Universal Design does not offer a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution, it does present a model that aims to provide an educational experience that has considered the different educational backgrounds, learning preferences and abilities of a diverse learner population.

Learn more about Universal Design for Inclusive Learning by Digital Learning Institute

GAAD 2022 at Atos (Virtual)

10 May 2022 | 3:00 PM-6:00 PM Europe/Madrid (Spain)

On May 10, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, Atos Iberia will join the GAAD celebrations by hosting a series of webinar with worldwide recognized accessibility experts including Ana González Talaván, Cloud Solution Architect & Accessibility Specialist, Microsoft Ibérica, Jaisiel Madrid Sánchez, Interiors Living Lab Manager at CENFIM and creator of Business4ALL® Tools, Ángel García Crespo, Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence and Director of the SoftLab Group, Carlos III University.

Learn more about GAAD 2022 at Atos by Atos

Spring Agora 2022 (Virtual)

14 May 2022 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Europe/Prague (Czech Republic)

Agora is a conference aimed at ICT utilisation by visually impaired users. The plenary session will take place on Saturday morning and will offer participants the opportunity to learn about selected topics through short, frontal-led presentations. You can look forward to talks on tactile graphics, 3D printing, accessible games, and the latest development in the field of assistive technologies for people with visual impairment.

Learn more about Spring Agora 2022 by Teiresias Centre, Masaryk University

Innovation (Virtual)

16 May 2022 – 20 May 2022 | 12:00 AM-11:59 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

Join us for this week-long online fundraising event focuses on the importance of assistive technology and telehealth to enable residents to control his/her living environment. Participate by interacting on social media, sharing our event content with friends and family, and making a donation to help our project come to life.

Learn more about Innovation by 3i Housing of Maine

#SpotlightAccessibility (Virtual)

16 May 2022 – 20 May 2022 | 9:00 AM-11:59 PM (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)

This GAAD, celebrate accessibility and spread positivity around accessibility. Share accessibility features that you like the most of any Products, Services, Digital – Web or Mobile, Built Environment, or Gaming. Support #SpotlightAccessibility. Stay tuned and follow our social media handles for exciting updates.

Learn more about #SpotlightAccessibility by BarrierBreak

A11y Bytes 2022 (Virtual)

16 May 2022 – 19 May 2022 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Australia/Sydney (Global)

15 10-minutes presentations from different speakers will be released on the A11y Bytes YouTube channel in the lead-up to Global Accessibility Awareness Day. On Thursday 19 May at 3 pm AEST (GMT + 10), we will hold a live Q&A with presenters using Zoom. Check our website for more details.

Learn more about A11y Bytes 2022 by A11y Bytes

Accessibility at Scale – GAAD Barrierefreiheit Feier Atos DACH (Virtual)

16 May 2022 | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM Europe/Berlin (Germany)

Atos beteiligt sich seit 2015 an GAAD, die Premiere 2022: Erstmalig finden bereits vor dem weltweiten Aktionstag landesspezifische Online-Veranstaltungen statt. Für die Region Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz ist es am 16. Mai so weit. Motto: “Accessibility at Scale”. Mainstreaming A11y Disability Driven Innovation: GIZ, Zero Project, Sozial Held*innen Leadership Panel: Google, Microsoft, Siemens, Atos Experten Interviews: Joschi Kuphal, Domingos de Oliveira, Melly Eilert, Martin Müller

Learn more about Accessibility at Scale – GAAD Barrierefreiheit Feier Atos DACH by Atos

Virtua11y (Virtual)

17 May 2022 – 19 May 2022 | 10:00 AM-5:00 PM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Virtua11y is Nomensa’s web accessibility and inclusivity conference taking place over three days from 17-19th May, 2022. 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. Expect talks, panel discussions, workshops and interviews that you can enjoy for free and from the comfort of your sofa.

Learn more about Virtua11y by Nomensa

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