Events

The following are upcoming events that focus on accessibilty. If you know of other events that should be added to this list, please send them to webmaster@accessibilityassociation.org.

Knowbility's OpenAIR (Accessibility Internet Rally) Competition

https://air-rallies.org/
Date: February 8 - May 15, 2018
Location: Global

OpenAIR is an annual, competitive program that trains teams of professional web designers, web design students and government agencies on web accessibility standards. The participating teams then take the tools they have learned to create or improve the websites for their assigned nonprofit organizations. The websites created are then assessed by a panel of expert judges, who determine which developer team has the best and most accessible sites, and a winner is chosen!

OpenAIR is not only an exciting way to challenge and build rapport among developers and designers, it's also a fun and unique way to have companies engage with the community, by helping nonprofits reach more individuals by having accessible websites!

 

33rd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

http://www.csun.edu/cod/conference/2018/sessions/index.php/
Date:  March 19-23, 2018
Location:  San Diego, CA

9th Annual CUNY Accessibility Conference Transitions: Supporting Students with Disabilities from High School through Higher Education

http://cats.cuny.edu/9th-annual-cuny-accessibility-conference/
Location: New York, NY

Date:  April 6, 2018

Missouri Assistive Technology Conference

https://at.mo.gov/power-up-conference/
Location: Columbia, Missouri
Date: April 16-17, 2018

M-Enabling Summit

http://www.m-enabling.com/
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date:  June 11-13, 2018

National ADA Symposium

http://www.adasymposium.org/
Location:  Pittsburgh, PA
Date: June 17-20, 2018

3rd annual ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium

https://ictaccessibilitytesting.org/index.html
Location:  George Mason University Arlington Campus, Virginia 
Date:  November 6-8, 2018

Chicago Digital Accessibility & Inclusive Design Meetup

http://www.meetup.com/a11ychi
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Date: Ongoing

Ottawa Web Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup

http://www.meetup.com/a11yOttawa/
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: Ongoing

Access Israel International Convention

https://access-israel-2017-en.events.co.il/home
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Date: 2018 date to be announced

AccessU Summit

http://environmentsforhumans.com/2017/accessu-summit/
Location: Virtual
Date: 2018 date to be announced

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

http://globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org/events.html
Location: Multiple in person events going on worldwide
Date:  2018 date to be announced

European e-Accessibility Forum e-Accessible Culture

http://inova.snv.jussieu.fr/evenements/colloques/colloques/92_index_en.html
Location: TBD
Date: 2018 date to be announced

Accessing Higher Ground - Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference

http://accessinghigherground.org/
Location
Date:  2018 date to be announced

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