With successful 5 years of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, this year it will be marked on May 18th. Objective of Global Accessibility Awareness Day is to raise awareness among community to as much as we can. It need not be in a big way but it is measured in the form of impact created.
In words of Joe and Jennison (Founders of GAAD), what GAAD means to them:
The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.
There are several events happening around the world including a couple of virtual events. Here are the list of events happening in India:
- Prakat Solutions, Mitra Jyothi and Centre for Internet and society are hosting Global Accessibility Awareness day. Schedule includes a session for developers, panel discussions on inAccessibility of web and mobile apps, mobile accessibility practices and much more. Visit GAAD.in for details and registration. It’s FREE
- PayPal India is hosting Global Accessibility Awareness Day – yours truly will be speaking on Accessibility of digital products. Register for event at PayPal for FREE
- Deque and NASSCOM Foundation hosts Global Accessibility Awareness Day at T-Hub, Hyderabad. Visit Deque India GAAD page for details and registration.
Do please write in commentsif there are any other events happening.