Save the date!

Join us this spring for the Annual Accessibility Conference at Rozanski Hall on Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25, 2023.

Workshops are scheduled for Friday, May 26, 2023.

Stay tuned for more details about our conference theme and a call for proposals.

In the meantime, mark your calendars for this important event!

About the Accessibility Conference

The Annual Accessibility Conference welcomes both accessibility novices and experts, and encourages attendees to build communities and exchange ideas. The Conference is committed to hosting a high-quality and affordable event that is an inclusive and equitable experience for both presenters and attendees.

The Conference program includes both practical and theoretical sessions. We seek to ensure that our content is relevant and valuable to all attendees, including those who work in post-secondary education, the public and private sectors, as well as the general public. There's something for everyone!

Session Themes Include:

  • Access Technology (AT) - Demonstration of assistive technologies and how they enable people with disabilities to succeed in the worlds of education and work, discussion of emerging AT trends, best practices for access technology support, etc.
  • Accessible Teaching and Learning (ATL) - Topics related to accessibility in education from a personal to global perspective— including accessibility barriers faced by post-secondary students, explorations of academic accommodation issues for students with disabilities, and strategies for supporting diverse learners
  • Accessibility Theory, Policy and Compliance (ATPC) - Examples of how to foster a culture of accessibility in the workplace, school, or community, innovative AODA compliance strategies, interpretation of key accessibility policies and guidelines, discussion of national and international developments with respect to accessibility standards
  • Document and Media Accessibility (DMA) - Introductory to advanced sessions and workshops on Microsoft Word and PDF document remediation techniques, creation of accessible infographics, video captions and description, etc.
  • Web Accessibility (WA) - Introductory to advanced web accessibility sessions and workshops, inclusive design techniques for web content creators, web accessibility compliance processes for large organizations, etc.

Conference Details

Conference Dates: Wednesday, May 24 & Thursday, May 25, 2023
Workshop Dates: Friday, May 26, 2023
Location: Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph

Stay in Touch

Stay in touch! Add your name to the Accessibility Conference Contact List to receive the call for presentation and conference updates.

Conference Questions or Assistance

If you have questions, require assistance or would like to share feedback, please email our Conference Support Team or phone us at 519-767-5000.