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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Best Practices for Accessible, Inclusive Communications Webinar (Virtual)

25 May 2021 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

Join Disability:IN for a practical conversation about inclusive communications honoring Global Accessibility Awareness Day. This webinar is open to everyone. We’ll explore the following topics with the goal of making sure corporate communications are accessible to disabled employees, customers, and members of the public:

Learn more about Best Practices for Accessible, Inclusive Communications Webinar by Disability:IN

Digital Accessible Experience: Busting the Myths to Benefit your Business (Virtual)

25 May 2021 | 1:00 PM-1:45 PM America/Chicago (United States of America)

Is your website really accessible? As the accessibility industry grows, some implementation practices may be insufficient and overly expensive. Hear firsthand from a team of certified analysts who have over 30 years of lived experience navigating the web as individuals who are blind. They’ll discuss how to do accessibility right to not only increase your bottom line but also strengthen your brand.

Learn more about Digital Accessible Experience: Busting the Myths to Benefit your Business by The Chicago Lighthouse

Panel Discussion on Accessibility & Inclusion (Private/Internal)

25 May 2021 | 7:30 PM-8:30 PM Asia/Colombo (India)

TCS is dedicating a whole week to celebrate, learn and experience accessibility and inclusion with a blog series and posters. We would also have lively conversation with our esteemed customer guest speaker along with TCS’ Accessibility team to understand the role of Accessibility in Digital Transformation.

Learn more about Panel Discussion on Accessibility & Inclusion by Tata Consultancy Services

Post-GAAD with The Canadian Transportation Agency (Virtual)

26 May 2021 | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM America/Toronto (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)

Join us to learn about accessibility in transportation for pleasure or work. The Canadian Transportation Agency will deliver an over view of the accessibility they have built into their website, programs, and services thus providing a more accessible and inclusive way to travel throughout Canada. Live virtual event where attendees can ask questions/provide comments. To register for event email: Info@Access2Accessibility.com (link is not made public to avoid hackers)

Learn more about Post-GAAD with The Canadian Transportation Agency by Access 2 Accessibility

Global Accessibility Awareness: Microsoft Accessibility in Education (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Asia/Singapore (Singapore)

The Global Accessibility Awareness Day is an annual event that aims at raising awareness on accessibility and disability issues for people with disability, technology experts, customers, educators, students and all those involved in digital technologies. Join us at our Global Accessibility Awareness Day Event happening on May 20, 2021, at 9:30 am to 10:10 am SGT. We will tackle important topics such as Microsoft Approach to Accessibility Education, Overview of the tools, Accessibility in Action, Resources and Trainings to Accelerate Inclusivity, and Remote Engineering at Every Stage of Development.

Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness: Microsoft Accessibility in Education by Microsoft

Why Digital Accessibility should be part of your DNA (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Australia/Sydney (Sydney, Australia)

Join us for a celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Accessibility experts from TTC and UsableNet reflect on GAAD’s 10th anniversary by raising awareness and discussing the why, what, and how of digital accessibility. Join this Webinar to learn about: -Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) -Why Web Accessibility and Inclusion Matters: Key Areas to Consider -How to Get Started with Digital Accessibility

Learn more about Why Digital Accessibility should be part of your DNA by UsableNet

Webinář pro osoby s handicapem (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Europe/Prague (Prague, Czech Republic)

Spektra will mark GAAD with several webinars during which assistive technology for visually and physically handicapped users will be presented.

Learn more about Webinář pro osoby s handicapem by Spektra

Spring Agora 2021 ONLINE: celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with us (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Europe/Prague (Brno, Czech Republic)

Agora is a conference aimed at the topic of ICT usage by visually impaired users. What can you look forward to? # Hear what you want to see: with Envision app and glasses # Advanced usage of ZoomText # How to read books efficiently – working with the WinMenu 2 Beletrik software for younger and more advanced users # TType: touch typing made fun # Educational not-just-tactile sets using 3D printing # The rental shop for compensatory aids and sports gear # Eureka A4 – The phenomenon of its era

Learn more about Spring Agora 2021 ONLINE: celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with us by Teiresias Centre, Masaryk University

Migliorare le abilità di comunicazione e di linguaggio (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 5:15 PM-6:30 PM Europe/Rome (Italy)

Tra il 17 e il 23 maggio si festeggia la settimana dell’accessibilità. In quest’occasione REKORDATA promuove un evento speciale dedicato al tema dell’accessibilità e inclusione. Può la tecnologia essere di aiuto agli studenti con autismo? iPad ha di serie potenti funzioni assistive per la vista, l’udito, le capacità motorie, l’apprendimento e l’alfabetizzazione.

Learn more about Migliorare le abilità di comunicazione e di linguaggio by Rekordata Srl

UXPA UK Global Accessibility Awareness Day – The After Party (Virtual)

27 May 2021 | 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

If Global Accessibility Awareness Day on the 20th was the main event, you can consider the 27th the after party! Some might say we’re BAAD with a Belated Accessibility Awareness Day. However, why limit the celebration of accessibility to just one day a year? Join us for a discussion on topics such as accessible Wayfinding, TV devices and peripherals and gaming.

Learn more about UXPA UK Global Accessibility Awareness Day – The After Party by UXPA UK

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