BIG IDeA is encouraging collaboration and celebrating innovation in many ways. Be a part of the next Inclusive Design Challenge.
Inclusive Design Challenges
BIG IDeA hosts Inclusive Design Challenges events that help businesses to solve Accessibility Challenges and sequently to showcase innovative outcomes. Our goal is to help businesses understand the value of accessibility by offering resources and support for inclusive practices. Everyone is welcome, if you would like to contribute or learn more about inclusive design then sign up for a design challenge, or request to be notified of our upcoming Inclusive Design Challenge Events. Learn more about Inclusive Design Challenges and Inclusive Design Challenge Events.
These events bring together businesses, designers, customers with disabilities in order to unfold various real-world Accessibility Challenges and to draft inclusive solutions for them. We call these events Hackathons and we run few of them so far:
– Inclusive Design Challenge with MakerFest
– Inclusive Design Challenge with IDRC
– Inclusive Design Challenge: Race-to-the-Edge
– Inclusive Design Challenge with TELUS
– Inclusive Design Challenge Showcase: Access Density
Upcoming Inclusive Design Challenges
Location: Inclusive Design Institute/Red Lab at OCAD U, 49 McCaul St, M4W 2G8, Toronto
Time: Saturday, January 19th, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Note: Free to all, no experience required. Supplies, lunch and refreshments are provided.
Design Innovation Showcases
We’re going to show you the innovative approaches to accessibility on the BIG IDeA web site and at showcase events.
Have you seen or implemented some great examples of inclusion and accessibility in Ontario? Nominate your example for our showcase.
Would you like to know more about or sign up for mapathons? Let us know at email@example.com
Would you like to become active for improving accessibility in Ontario? Then become a BIG IDeA Member and help us to asses all the businesses you usually visit. We share the data with Accessibility Cloud. Let others know how accessible places are by completely the Quick Accessibility Assessments Form.
Participating Business Profiles
Submit your business accessibility profile and get your business on the accessibility map!
BIG IDeA in the News
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