Accessibility Awareness Event – June 1, 2023

Date(s): Thursday, June 1 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC), and the Centre for Accessibility Services (CAS) are inviting you to join an online event featuring keynote presenters, workshops, and other relevant sessions to showcase and learn about accessibility. This event is created to promote and raise awareness of the National AccessAbility Week, which takes place May 28 – June 3, 2023. We hope you can join us!

June 1st, 9 am – 3:30 pm


9-10 am – Keynote K-12 Perspectives on Accessibility  (“Accessibility and Learning: Future Students Panel”, Michelle Gehring, District Principal Learning Support Services, Abbotsford School District and Grade 11 – 12 students) (Zoom)

10-11 am – Accessibility Toolkits (Centre for Accessibility Services – CAS) (Zoom)

11-12 pm –Accessibility Legislation (Sundeep Hans, EDI Director and Audrey Ackah, General Counsel) (Zoom)

12-1 pm – Drop-In G124 – Online TED Talk & Open Chat (In-Person)

12 – 2 pm Drop-In G126 ASC Accessibility Lab (In-Person)

1-2 pm – Learning Designer Workshop (Fizza Haider, Learning Designer TLC) (Zoom)

2-2:30 pm – “Building Strengths”: A Faculty Toolkit (Claire Hay, Learning Specialist TLC) (Zoom)

2:30-3:30 pm – Keynote (Jess Mitchell, Senior Manager, Research & Design, Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University, Toronto) (Zoom)



click here to register – Opens May 1

There is 1 link for the entire day of online sessions. Please join your chosen session 5 minutes before the start time. 
When you login, you will join a waiting room. The co-host will let you enter when the next session begins.



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Accessibility Awareness Event – June 1, 2023
Date(s): Thursday, June 1
Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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