Global Accessibility Awareness Day

  • May 9, 2012 · 5:00 PM

Join us as we tour a number of accessible bars and pubs across the Sydney CBD!

The Sydney Web Accessibility & Inclusive Design (SWAID) meetup is hosting a social event on the evening of May 9th for the Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

Please RSVP so we know to look out for you and feel free to bring friends and partners, the more the merrier!

Meeting from 5:00pm at the Commercial Travellers Business Club, we will visit a number of accessible bars and pubs around the Sydney CBD - For research purposes of course!

Our aim for the evening is to select a suitable, accessible venue for our first SWAID Salon: An evening of inclusive presentations and discussion.

Map of selected venues:

Event Schedule

5:00 - 6:00 (please note this venue closes at 6pm)

Commercial Travellers' Business Club
MLC Centre, Martin Place Sydney

6:30 - 7:30

The Office Hotel

Level 1, Cnr Erskine St & Kent Street

7:30 - 8:30

The Dundee Arms
161 Sussex street

We look forward to seeing you for a fun, friendly and very social night!


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  • Tri F.

    is their someone know short course or training about develop web accessibility in sydney?

    December 25, 2012

  • Kim C.

    Had an awesome evening, it was great being able to meet all of you and check out future venues as well :D

    May 10, 2012

  • Katja F.

    Fun crowd!

    May 10, 2012

  • Lisa H.

    What a great, social night! Thanks so much to each of you that came along. I really enjoyed assessing each venue, Joe and Kim C were both especially observent :) And I think we've found ourselves a venue, so goals achieved!

    But most of all it was really fun getting out together and catching up outside the cafe environment. I think we have a fantastic community growing, hey?

    May 10, 2012

  • JoeO

    A wonderful evening talking #a11y with a great collection of people. was good to see some old mates and meet some new ones.

    May 10, 2012

  • Peter B.

    It was a lot of fun!

    May 10, 2012

  • Peter B.

    @Katja well it is a school night

    May 9, 2012

  • Katja F.

    @Pete..Well I've extended the invite but I'm not sure if it's in our best interests....

    May 8, 2012

  • Peter B.

    @Katja, you're bring your brother aren't you?

    May 8, 2012

  • Lisa H.

    Please do promote our event via your networks!

    May 2, 2012

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