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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

An awareness day that focuses on creating digital access and inclusion for one billion People with Disabilities and Impairments. It is marked annually on the third Thursday of May.

After a successful GAAD 2020, we are back with an exciting line up of Webinars, Events, Fireside chats, Impact Hackathons, Job Fairs and a lot more for GAAD week 2021 to continue to foster the importance of digital accessibility & inclusion.

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Accessibility 101

Event Description

Webinars about various topics concerning digital accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies. Also get a glimpses in to the latest draft of WCAG 3.0

Date: May 18th
Target Audience: Open to all levels in the corporate.

Accessible Communication

Event Description

Understanding the need for making communication channels accessible to People with Disabilities and be part of hands-on activities to learn on how to make documents accessible for all.

Date: May 19th
Target Audience: Open to all levels in the corporate.

Inclusion Matters 2.0

Event Description

An experiential journey at the intersection of Tech and Disability. You will learn through experience how People with Disability (PwD) access technology and what assistive technologies can be used to make their experience as seamless as yours.

Date: May 19th
Target Audience: Open to all levels in the corporate.

Fireside Chat

Event Description

Demystifying disability and inclusion with experts who will share their amazing stories, experiences and answer participant's questions on various topics.

 

Date: May 20th
Target Audience: D&I/ HR/ CSR Leaders/ Open for All.

 

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A11Y EXPO 2

Event Description

This is your chance to explore some of the best assistive technology devices from across the country that will bridge the gap between ability and disability.

Date: May 20th | Time: 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm IST
Target Audience: D&I/ HR/ CSR Leaders/ Open for All.

Disability Job Fair

Event Description

A platform for corporates to hire the best talents among People with Disabilities from across India.

Date: May 21st
Target Audience:
Diversity Hiring Team/ Job Seekers with Disability


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Impact Hackathon

Event Description

A Virtual Accessibility Hackathon for 24-48 hours to contribute towards making the digital world a little more accessible with innovative ideas and solutions

Date: May 21st, 22nd
Target Audience:
Tech leaders/ Tech Engineers/ Software Developers/ Programmers/ Designers.

Accessibility Games Center

Event Description

Each question triggers you to think from the aspect of accessibility and also gives you an experience, It’s a think and Experiential Games

Date: May 18th to 22nd
Target Audience: Open for all