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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Creating an accessible & inclusive workplace (Virtual)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Australia/Brisbane (Australia)
Are you an accessible and inclusive employer of choice? Are you providing accessible and inclusive services for your customers?
Not all disabilities and impairments are obvious, however inaccessible work practices can create major barriers in the workplace. Often very minor modifications need to be made to make a BIG difference.
In this panel Q&A you will hear about real strategies and methods to help you create more accessible and inclusive business practices, for your staff and your customers.
Learn more about Creating an accessible & inclusive workplace by leaderslounge.com.au
Accessible information in Healthcare (Virtual)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
In this educational webinar hosted by Synertec, our expert speakers will address the accessibility gap within healthcare, and discuss how we can support the NHS and healthcare providers to aid comprehension by transforming letters into a format suited to each patient’s individual needs.
Vraag en antwoord: toegankelijke apps (Virtual)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Gratis vraag- en antwoordsessie over toegankelijke apps. Sinds 2021 moeten ook mobiele apps aan de toegankelijkheidsrichtlijnen voldoen. Hoe pas je de toegankelijkheidsrichtlijnen toe op apps? Bram Duvigneau, Rimmert Sijtsma en Jan Jaap de Groot beantwoorden van 12.00 – 13.00 uur zoveel mogelijk vragen.
Learn more about Vraag en antwoord: toegankelijke apps by Firm Ground
Mile Two Presents A11y Lightning Talks in Honor of GAAD (Virtual)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/New_York (Dayton, Ohio, United States of America)
At Mile Two we are celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day by hosting a lunch and learn featuring lightning talks around the topic of Accessibility. Talks from Kasey Bonifacio ( she/her/hers ), Heather Taylor ( she/her ), and Ren Estep ( she/they )
GAAD 2022: Considering Digital Accessibility for People with Cognitive Disabilities (Virtual)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/New_York (Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America)
In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022, Queen City Bytes and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library are presenting an awareness building session about the barriers faced by people with cognitive disabilities when using a website or application. We will discuss the following:
- visible vs invisible disabilities
- cognitive disabilities diagnoses such as ADHD, Dyslexia, brain injury, Autism, and aging
- eight objectives for making content usable for people with cognitive disabilities
Learn more about GAAD 2022: Considering Digital Accessibility for People with Cognitive Disabilities by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Queen City Bytes
Global Accessibility Awareness Day Lunch and Learn (Private/Internal)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/Toronto (Canada)
At Bell, we are celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day by hosting a lunch and learn featuring product demos and lightning talks around the topic of Accessibility.
Accessibility in Action (Virtual)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/Chicago (United States of America)
Join World Services for the Blind for a discussion with several successful alumni working in the field of accessibility. They will discuss tips to making the web more accessible, how they got started working in the field of accessibility and assistive technology, and an overview of the WSB programs that can help those who are blind and visually impaired achieve their dreams!
Learn more about Accessibility in Action by World Services for the Blind
Global Accessibility Awareness Day with xDesign (Activity)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-3:30 PM Europe/London (Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Every user deserves a first-class digital experience, including the one billion worldwide who have disabilities. Global Accessibility Awareness Day (or GAAD) is an annual event that shines a light on digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities. And now it’s your time to get involved in the conversation. Join us in our Edinburgh office, where you’ll hear from a variety of speakers sharing past experiences, industry insights and best practices on how to make digital accessible for everyone.
Radio Interview about the importance of GAAD and digital accessility (Virtual)
19 May 2022 – 26 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-11:59 PM Australia/Perth (Victoria Park, Western Australia, Australia)
Radio interview about What is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Why is digital accessibility important and how people can start making a difference when creating digital content.
GAAD Inclusion and Accessibility with Christopher Patnoe, a GDG NYC event (Virtual)
19 May 2022 | 12:00 PM-12:30 PM America/New_York (New York City, New York, United States of America)
Thursday, May 19, 2022 is the 11th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! Help GDG NYC & Google Women Techmakers celebrate GAAD and get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than one billion people with disabilities/impairments. 👉Join our special guest Christopher Patnoe, EMEA Lead for Accessibility and Disability Inclusion @ Google in a session moderated by Wendy Durica, Accessibility Advocate and Platform Team Lead at Kantar