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Events & Training Calendar

Webinars/Online Events

Date Event
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
The Interactive Process: Lessons from Case Law
Deadline to Register: November 19, 2018

Sponsor: TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Making the Business Case for Accessibility: How to Develop a Section 508 Communication Plan
Deadline to Register: November 26, 2018

Webinar Series: Section 508 Best Practices

2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
ABLE Program Spotlight Series Featuring the “ABLEnow” and “ABLEAmerica” Programs
Deadline to Register: November 28, 2018

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Common Sources of Confusion in the ADA and ABA Standards
Deadline to Register: December 5, 2018

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

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Nov 18-Dec. 21, 2018
Jacksonville, FL
StoryCorps Mobile Tour - Jacksonville, FL

Sponsor: WJCT Public Broadcasting

Nov 29, 2018
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST

Atlanta, GA
ADA for State & Local Governments Conference
Deadline to Register: November 5, 2018

Sponsor: Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission and the Georgia Association of State Facility Administrators

June 16-10, 2019
Dallas-Grapevine, TX
ADA Symposium

The most comprehensive affordable conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - features cutting-edge, interactive training on best practices and implementation of ADA regulations and guidelines.

Sponsor: ADA National Network, Great Plains and Southwest ADA Centers

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.

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).


ADA Anniversary

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.


National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)


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)


Disability Mentoring Day (DMD)

Third Wednesday of October and year-round

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.


Veterans Day

November 11
and year-round

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


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.


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