Celebrating Accessibility & Inclusivity: Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2024

Thursday May 16 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital access and inclusion for the more than one billion people worldwide with disabilities and impairments. To celebrate, we’re hosting a panel of guest speakers featuring advocates and thought leaders in the field of accessibility and inclusivity in higher education: * Nikki Andersen, Manager (Digital Experience), Library Services, University of Southern Queensland * Darren Britten, National Assistive Technology Project Officer, Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) and the University of Tasmania * Brett McLennan, Manager of Digital Learning/Project and Change Manager, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Southern Cross University * Rebecca Muir, Coordinator, Disability Inclusion, Deakin University Hosted by Stephen Abblitt (Academic Development Manager, Learning Design, Australia & APAC) and Elle Noe (Associate Director of Content Quality, Instructional Services, Americas & Europe) Join us for what will be an insightful conversation. All are welcome.