PEAT Calendar: Upcoming Events

Event Date: 
August 29, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Event Type: 
Webinar

Register now for the 8/29 EARN webinar to hear about strategies for fostering a disability-inclusive culture across an organization from leaders at EY and PepsiCo.

Event Date: 
August 31, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Announcement

Established by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), the new EDI Award recognizes federal contractors who go above and beyond to recruit, hire, retain, and advance individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

In addition to being recognized for excellence in disability inclusion, EDI Gold Award recipients will receive a three-year moratorium from OFCCP compliance evaluations.

Interested federal contractors can submit their nominations by Saturday, August 31, 2019.

Event Date: 
September 09, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Announcement

Teams of designers and developers will compete to create accessible websites for nonprofit groups, musicians, and artists. Apply by September 9 if you are a developer or designer who wants to sharpen your accessibility skills–or if you are in need of an accessible website and meet the qualifying criteria!

Apply Now

Event Date: 
September 22, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Announcement

The Consumer Technology Association Foundation has launched its CES 2020 Eureka Park Accessibility Contest.  The contest seeks startups with technologies that can benefit older adults or people with disabilities.  Five startup companies will be chosen to receive a complimentary booth at CES® 2020 in Eureka Park™, the show's flagship startup Marketplace, and a $2,500 prize.

Event Date: 
October 01, 2019 (All day) to October 31, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Announcement

The Right Talent Right Now: NDEAM 2019 poster depicting people with disabilities at workNational Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) takes place annually each October.

Event Date: 
October 07, 2019 - 11:00 am EDT to October 08, 2019 - 11:00 am EDT
Event Type: 
Announcement

The Annual Inter-Agency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) focuses on accessibility as a business imperative to align the customer experience, website development, user experience (UX), and accessibility communities, supporting House of Representatives 5759 – 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (21st Century IDEA), enacted by the 115th United States Congress. IAAF is sponsored by the Federal Chief Information Officer Council (Federal CIO Council), Accessibility Community of Practice (ACOP) and hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S.