Awareness-raising Activities

Activities organised by researchers in the network in order to spread their knowledge on accessibility to society. The goal is to raise awareness on how important it is for everyone to have access to communication and information, as well as to offer innovative solutions.

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    Cavtat, Croatia

Researchers Geraint Paul Rees, Blanca Arias-Badia, Elisenda Bernal, and Sergi Torner are participating in the 21st EURALEX International Congress Lexicography and Semantics with a workshop on accessibility for dictionary creators, linguistic software developers, and lexicography researchers.

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    Barcelona

Now in its third edition, the Green Digital Accessibility conference focuses on the urgent challenge of building a sustainable and inclusive digital future for all, exploring innovative research and real-world practices across technology, communication, environmental science, and education.

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    CCCB, Barcelona

The AccessCat Network will bring together research groups, member entities, companies, and institutions interested in communicative accessibility. A day of transfer, innovation, and networking on accessibility.

Past Activities

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    Geneva, Switzerland

The AccessCat Network, along with researchers from the TransMediaCatalonia and TALN research groups, is part of WSIS 2024, a high-level event co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, and UNCTAD.

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    Murcia, Spain

Researchers Cecilio Garriga and María Betulia Pedraza (Neolcyt) participated in the 10th International Congress of Hispanic Lexicography. Garriga delivered the closing plenary lecture of the congress, and Pedraza spoke in a session on clear and accessible language.

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    UAB

Visit from students who participated in the CROMA project (by FAS) to showcase the results of their work on accessible audiovisual creation in their schools. This event is part of the GAAD 2024 month.

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    Madrid, Spain

Researchers Cecili Garriga and María Betulia Pedraza, from the Neolcyt (UAB) research group, will participate in the first convention dedicated to plain communication of the Pan-Hispanic Plain Language Network, organized by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE).