Past Events

  • 2022 Jun 24

    DAS Office Hours

    10:00am to 12:00pm


    Virtual - Zoom

    Got accessibility questions? Not sure where to start? We're here to help!

    The Digital Accessibility Services (DAS) team is available to answer your accessibility questions and provide guidance and support to the Harvard community. We host open office hours in a Zoom meeting room on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 10am - 12pm.

    Stop by with your questions, meet our team, or just say hello!

    ... Read more about DAS Office Hours

  • 2022 Jun 22

    Digital Accessibility Foundations (IT Academy 2-day course)



    Virtual - Zoom

    This training will be held virtually via Zoom on June 22 and 23 from 9 am - 11 am, and 1 pm - 3 pm each day. This course is part of the IT Academy, but is open to all and recommended for anyone and everyone at Harvard.  

    This course provides an overview of digital accessibility and includes a number of activities for which your laptop will be required.... Read more about Digital Accessibility Foundations (IT Academy 2-day course)

  • 2022 Jun 15

    Testing for Digital Accessibility

    9:30am to 12:00pm


    Virtual - Zoom

    Learn how to conduct a complete assessment of your website’s accessibility using both automated and manual testing tools. The course will include a deep dive into Siteimprove, the Harvard-licensed accessibility testing platform, where we’ll demystify the many features and functionality that allow users to filter, sort, and remediate issues. We’ll also look at manual testing approaches, with interactive demonstrations of various methods and techniques.

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  • 2022 Jun 10

    DAS Summer Open House

    10:00am to 12:00pm


    Virtual - Zoom

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    Looking to explore digital accessibility, but unsure where to begin? Want to learn along with others who have similar questions, but in a casual, fun, and non-judgmental way? Our (virtual) doors are open!

    Stop by the Digital Accessibility Services (DAS) Summer Open House on June 10 from 10am-12pm. The DAS team will share news and info about the services and resources we provide that you might not know about. 

    There will also be a “Choose your own adventure” breakout session, where you’ll be able to join a discussion on a particular topic that interests you: Documents, Multimedia, or General Accessibility Questions. 


    • 10-10:15am - Meet the DAS team and say hello to colleagues  
    • 10:15-10:30am - Update on DAS services and trainings 
    • 10:30-11:45am - Breakouts: Documents, Multimedia, and General Accessibility Questions
    • 11:45am-12pm - Open discussion, share what you learned! 

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  • 2022 Jun 09

    Web Accessibility for Developers



    Virtual - Zoom

    Web Accessibility for Developers is a training based on 10 Essentials for Developers. Meant as a follow-up to "Digital Accessibility for Content Creators" or another introduction to accessibility, we survey some essentials for developers with code examples, demonstrations, and an emphasis on testing.

    This training will be held virtually via Zoom in two sessions: 10 am - 12 pm, and 2 pm - 4 pm. 

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  • 2022 Jun 07

    Creating Accessible PDFs

    10:00am to 12:00pm


    Virtual - Zoom

    This course provides an overview of the concepts and concrete steps to create accessible PDFs in Adobe Acrobat Pro. Designing with accessibility in mind improves ease of use and access to your content for everyone.

    ... Read more about Creating Accessible PDFs