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Everyone is welcome to attend Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 20

UC Davis has organized a virtual GAAD event that includes presentations and a keynote by Regine Gilbert, a user experience designer, educator, and international public speaker.

According to the GAAD foundation, the purpose of GAAD Day “…is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than One Billion people with disabilities/impairments.”

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) - Thursday, May 20

All presentations have unique registration/Zoom links:

VZP Digital Presentation about making events accessible

Keynote speaker Regine Gilbert, DESIGNER | EDUCATOR | PUBLIC SPEAKER | AUTHOR

  • 1:00-2:00 PM
  • Moderator: Dr. Pablo G. Reguerín, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs 
  • Zoom Registration Link

Presentation by UC Davis Instructional Designer, Dr. Margaret Merrill about Canvas course site accessibility

The UC Davis GAAD event is hosted by the Student Disability Center, Information & Educational Technology, Disability Issues Administrative Advisory Committee (DIAAC), and the Staff Diversity Administrative Advisory Committee (SDAAC).

If you have questions, please email