Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD)

We will answer your digital accessibility questions and share our knowledge.

Our Accessibility QnA - Follow the hashtag #HexQnA

We are hosting an all day drop-in Accessibility QnA on Twitter. We will also answer your questions on Facebook & LinkedIn posts.

We can't wait to talk to you.

Atos hosts GAAD webinar

Accessibility Nottingham and the team at HeX Productions are also proud to be taking part, as speakers, at the 6th annual event organised by Atos.

We have included a link to the schedule. Please note that the times within the full schedule are Central European Time (CET), which is British Summer Time (BST) +1 hour.

Atos 6th Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Webinar Schedule (Timezone: CET)

Accessible communication - Discussion panel - 10AM (BST)

Members of the panel:

  • Ben Leach, Accessible Digital Marketing and Content Specialist, HeX Productions
  • Paul Smyth, Head of Accessibility, Barclays
  • Janice Valentine, CEO of Hack Access Dublin
  • Lisa Seeman, contributor of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and author of the Accessibility Rich Internet Application standards (WAI-ARIA).

Growing accessibility expertise - Discussion panel - 4PM (BST)

Members of the panel:

  • Zara Gemmell, Accessibility Director, HeX Productions
  • Mark Wilcock, Accessibility Specialist at Atos,  UK&I Accessibility and Digital Inclusion team
  • Christopher Lee, Managing Director of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)

Accessible user experience in higher education - 6:40PM (BST)

HeX Productions, Creative Director, James Hall, will be delivering a talk on accessibility in higher education, with practical considerations of making higher education digital estates accessible.

How to watch the Atos GAAD webinar

If you’d like to tune into the webinar at any point throughout the day, you can do so via Zoom, the video sharing platform. 

You can join the webinar here, using the GAAD attendee Zoom link, which will launch zoom in your browser.