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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Wells Fargo Teams Celebrating GAAD (Private/Internal)
15 May 2023 – 18 May 2023 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM America/Los_Angeles (San Francisco, CA, United States of America)
A series of in-person and virtual presentations will be held to build training and awareness for Wells Fargo employees around the value and importance of digital accessibility. This is the 6th consecutive year Wells Fargo has celebrated GAAD.
Learn more about Wells Fargo Teams Celebrating GAAD by Wells Fargo
Evaluer l’accessibilité des applications mobiles (Virtual)
15 May 2023 | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Europe/Paris (France)
Evaluer l’accessibilité des applications mobiles Découvrez au cours de ce webinaire de 45 minutes, suivi de 15 minutes de questions/réponses : – comment les mobiles sont utilisés par les personnes en situation de handicap ; – les outils pour évaluer l’accessibilité des applications mobiles ; – les référentiels existants ; – la démarche Urbilog. Nous vous attendons nombreux pour partager cet évènement !
EU Digicomp 2.2, Apple e Accessibilità a Scuola (Virtual)
15 May 2023 – 19 May 2023 | 6:00 PM-6:30 PM Europe/Rome (Italy)
iPad e le tecnologie Apple ci consento di creare un ambiente di apprendimento accessibile dando una risposta concreta a quanto richiesto dall’Unione Europea nel quadro di competenze DigiComp 2.2. Questo anche nella progettazione della scuola del futuro che i nostri alunni ci chiedono e che l’Unione Europea ci sta consentendo grazie ai progetti PNRR. In questi webinar, uno al giorno, vedremo come utilizzare le tecnologie Apple all’interno della comunità scolastica e dei differenti ambienti di apprendimento partendo dall’esperienza di oltre 10 anni di una scuola in cui le tecnologie Apple hanno rivoluzionato il piano di inclusione. Il webinar del giorno 15.05.2023 affronterà il legame fra accessibilità, tecnologie Apple e l’alfabetizzazione su informazioni e dati (prima area dello standard DigiComp 2.2) Il webinar del giorno 16.05.2023 affronterà il legame fra accessibilità, tecnologie Apple e la comunicazione e collaborazione (seconda area dello standard DigiComp 2.2) Il webinar del giorno 17.05.2023 affronterà il legame fra accessibilità, tecnologie Apple e la creazione di contenuti digitali (terza area dello standard DigiComp 2.2) Il webinar del giorno 18.05.2023 affronterà il legame fra accessibilità, tecnologie Apple e la sicurezza, privacy e la risoluzione dei problemi (quarta e quinta area dello standard DigiComp 2.2)
Learn more about EU Digicomp 2.2, Apple e Accessibilità a Scuola by Apple Professional Learning Specialist – Accessibility & Inclusion
HTAG COMMUNITY® INITIATIVE and PROGRAMS (Private/Internal)
16 May 2023 – 20 May 2023 | 12:00 AM-12:00 PM Australia/Sydney (Australia)
HTAG is an NDIS Registered Disability Provider in Australia – ENGAGING, ENABLING and EMPOWERING the Disability Community through Capacity Building Life Skills, Digital Skills and Community Access Programs with Community Partners.
Accessibility Matters: Stories from the Community (Virtual)
16 May 2023 – 18 May 2023 | 6:00 AM-12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles (United States of America)
There are over one billion people with disabilities worldwide. At Workday, we believe that everyone—regardless of their abilities—deserves equal access to technology. Join us Tuesday May 16th – Thursday, May 18th to help us celebrate the 12th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Get insight from Workday colleagues, members of the disability community, and industry leaders to learn more about digital accessibility and how you can help promote equal digital access and inclusion for the disability community.
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
MathWorks celebrates the 2023 Global Accessibility Awareness Day (Private/Internal)
16 May 2023 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM America/New_York (Natick, MA, United States of America)
MathWorks celebrates the 2023 Global Accessibility Awareness Day. The Accessibility Program at MathWorks will be organizing a number of internal, lunchtime activities to raise awareness of the importance of digital accessibility in engineering and science.
Learn more about MathWorks celebrates the 2023 Global Accessibility Awareness Day by The MathWorks, Inc.
Why is Web Accessibility Important? (Virtual)
16 May 2023 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/New_York (United States of America)
Accessibility ends with “y”. But it also needs to begin with “why”. Just as important as having the right accessibility techniques is knowing why accessibility is important. Amy Albin (she/her), a member of Vispero’s Human Resources team, an industrial/organizational psychologist, and a blind JAWS user, will present reasons for making your software offerings accessible to users with and without disabilities.
LEaD Journal Club. Accessibility in teaching and learning in HE (Virtual)
16 May 2023 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Europe/London (London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
The journal club meets online and is open to all who have an interest in pedagogic research and would like to develop further knowledge of specific themes and publications. May’s session marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day, with papers exploring the importance of accessibility in teaching and learning in HE. We will be looking at the following papers: Compton et al. (2023), “View of ‘Not as a temporary fluke but as standard’: realising the affordances of hybrid and online teaching for inclusive and sustainable education“. Fennelly-Atkinson et al. (2022), “Identifying accessibility factors affecting learner inclusion in online university programs.”
Learn more about LEaD Journal Club. Accessibility in teaching and learning in HE by City, University of London
Global Accessibility Awareness Day with AudioEye & Simpleview: Ensure Your Website is Accessible to All (Virtual)
16 May 2023 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/Chicago (United States of America)
Tune into this webinar to hear from AudioEye on the importance of accessibility and how to create an accessible travel website. AudioEye, a leader in website accessibility, will discuss how your destination can prioritize accessibility while promoting travel and tourism to potential visitors through Simpleview CMS. Join us as we honor Global Accessibility Awareness Day, a day focused on digital access and inclusion for those with accessibility challenges. Join this webinar to learn how: • Simpleview and AudioEye work together to create accessible websites • AudioEye utilizes a holistic approach to drive compliance and improve accessibility • You can stay on top of inclusivity by understanding that accessibility affects not only the potential traveler, but also your site and brand through engagement and reputation, brand discoverability, and legal compliance Presenters: Delaney Cruz, CPACC, Senior Partner Account Manager at AudioEye Alisa Smith, CPACC, Accessibility Evangelist at AudioEye Simpleview Liaison: Luke Johnson, Director of CX Operations at Simpleview