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AccessibleEU Latvia - Accessibility experts for a better future (24-WS-LV-01)

These three AccessibleEU workshops, co-organised by AccessibleEU and Apeirons, are designed with targeted information on environmental accessibility and digital accessibility.

In 2023, accessibility experts were trained by AccessibleEU and Apeirons. In 2024, further training is planned to increase the knowledge of accessibility experts based on their experience and identified issues. These three AccessibleEU workshops are designed with more targeted information on environmental accessibility and digital accessibility. 

  • Target audience: Accessibility experts, representatives of state institutions, state and local government employees.
  • When: Thursday, April 11; Wednesday, May 15; and Wednesday, June 12, 2024
  • Where: Association of the Disabled and their Friends ‘Apeirons’, 38, k.1, str. Kr.Valdemāra, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia 
  • Format: Hybrid
  • Type of event: Workshop and mutual learning session
  • Language: Latvian
  • How to participate: Free registration
  • Accessibility information: Accessible venue. Captioning and sign interpretation in Latvian.
  • inclusion
  • Thursday 11 April 2024, 12:30 - Wednesday 12 June 2024, 16:30 (EEST)
Country
  • Latvia

Programme

  1. 11 Apr 2024, 12:00 - 15:00 (EEST)
    Agenda

    Workshop 1:

    12:30 Arrival, free discussions between experts
    13:00 Opening of the workshop - Mrs Daina Podzina, Accessibility EU national expert
    13:15 Accessible cultural and historical environment in Latvia, challenges and opportunities - Mr I.Balodis, chairperson of the Association of the Disabled and their Friends ‘Apeirons’
    13:35 Universal design and people with disabilities in a cultural and historical environment. Best practices. - Mr J.Briedis, accessibility expert
    14:45 Coffee/tea break
    15:00 The role of accessibility experts in the evaluation of cultural and historical objects. The most important questions, the development of recommendations. EU standards: how and when to use them - Mr I.Balodis, chairpersons of the Association of the Disabled and their Friends ‘Apeirons’, Mr J.Briedis, accessibility expert
    16:00 Planning of the following workshops.
    16:30 Closing

Practical information

When
Thursday 11 April 2024, 12:30 - Wednesday 12 June 2024, 16:30 (EEST)
Languages
Latvian