Call for Speakers: Global Accessibility Awareness Day Virtual Event

We are honored to invite you to submit a proposal. This year's theme is "Built Without Barriers".

As Meredith Schneider, Technology Professional with the College of Education and Human Service Professions, explained her message to University of Minnesota Duluth Business Announce:

The University of Minnesota is hosting a virtual event to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on Thursday, May 16, 2024. This year's theme is "Built Without Barriers" to highlight ways we can write content, create websites, and build our organization to remove barriers for people with disabilities.

We invite passionate and knowledgeable individuals to contribute as speakers. Your insights and experiences are invaluable, and we believe they will greatly enrich our event.

Speaker Benefits:

In recognition of your valuable contribution, we plan to offer speaker honorariums. We are finalizing the budget so cannot share yet what that might look like.

How to Apply:

Complete the GAAD 2024 Speaker Interest Form by February 7, 2024.

Please share this call for speakers within your network. We are looking for diverse perspectives that can shed light on various aspects of accessibility and inclusivity.

For any inquiries or further information, reach out to us at [email protected].

Thank you for considering this opportunity to make a difference. We look forward to potentially collaborating with you for GAAD 2024.

Warm regards,

Global Accessibility Awareness Day Planning Committee, University of Minnesota