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Events & Training Calendar

Webinars/Online Events

Date Event
2/18/2020
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Disability, Diversity, and Inclusion: Lessons Learned from Industry Leaders
Deadline to Register: February 17, 2020

Webinar Series: ADA Audio

2/25/2020
Tuesday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Webinar Series (Part 8 of 8): Large Employer Initiatives and Public Sector Employment
Deadline to Register: February 21, 2020

Sponsor: Southeast ADA Center, Georgia APSE, and the Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE)

2/26/2020
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. CST
Twitter Chat: Voting Access and the ADA

Sponsor: ADA National Network and Regional ADA Centers

2/27/2020
Thursday
10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. EST
A Snapshot of the ADA: The Legislative History of the Disability Movement
Deadline to Register: February 26, 2020

Sponsor: Human Development Institute - University of Kentucky

2/27/2020
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Get Empowered – Make the Most of Your Job and Improve Your Financial Security Building Financial Solutions for People with Disabilities
Deadline to Register: February 26, 2020

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy

3/4/2020
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
Living with a Disability: Four People Share their Stories

ADA Live! Podcast

3/5/2020
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Using the ADA and ABA Standards Series: Chapter 2: Scoping - Alterations
Deadline to Register: March 4, 2020

Sponsor: Great Lakes ADA Center and U.S. Access Board

3/9/2020
Monday
5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. EST
Accessibility for All: Creating an Equitable Learning Ecosystem
Deadline to Register: March 8, 2020

Sponsor: edWeb

3/17/2020
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Accessible Polling Facilities and the ADA
Deadline to Register: March 16, 2020

Webinar Series: ADA Audio

3/18/2020
Wednesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
The ADA and Religious Institutions
Deadline to Register: March 17, 2020

Sponsor: Great Lakes ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
May 10-13, 2020
Kansas City, MO
Save the Date!
National ADA Symposium

Registration will open in January 2020.

Learn more about:
ADA Coordinator Certification Program (ACTCP).

Sponsor: ADA National Network, Great Plains ADA Center
Web: adasymposium.org

Other Events & Annual Celebrations

Date Event
Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

Year-round and
Third Thursday of May

Keep in mind, learn, and share about digital access and inclusion across platforms of mobile, software, websites, and technology throughout the year,
Web Access Matters - Web Accessibility in a Nutshell

On the third Thursday of May, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), while people may be interested in the topic of making technology accessible and usable by persons with disabilities, the reality is that they often do not know how or where to start. Awareness comes first — take an hour out of your day to participate in GAAD: experience first-hand the impact of digital accessibility (or lack thereof).

Web: adalive.org/episode65_resources; globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org

ADA Celebrations
and Anniversary


Year-round and
July 26

Celebrate throughout the year and on the ADA Anniversary - July 26 the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in your workplaces, schools and communities.

Web: adaanniversary.org

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

October

Throughout October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) promotes awareness of the employment and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities.

For information on disability employment and fostering a more inclusive workforce: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Web: dol.gov/odep/topics/ndeam/; dol.gov/odep/

Disability Mentoring Day (DMD)

Year-round and
Third Wednesday of October

On the third Wednesday of October during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and expanded to year-round, Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) promotes career development for students with disabilities and job-seekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration and ongoing mentoring.

Web: aapd.com/disability-mentoring-day/

Veterans Day

Year-round and
November 11

Throughout the year and on November 11, celebrate Veterans Day and "Honor all who served - In times of war - In times of peace."

Web: adasoutheast.org/events/11/veterans-day.php

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3

Worldwide on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD or IDPwD) is observed to promote awareness of disability issues and the abilities of people with disabilities, and celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disabilities.

Web: adasoutheast.org/events/12/international-day-persons-with-disabilities.php





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