Registration 2021

Registration is now open!

This year's Accessibility Conference is going to be virtual with sessions and workshops being delivered remotely. Please ensure you register for a free Zoom account in order to participate.

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Confirmation emails and conference updates will be sent from info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca. Please ensure you add this email address to your safe sender list.


Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 25: Pre-Conference Sessions

  • Morning: Assistive Technologist Discussion Forum (Complimentary half-day forum for conference attendees; space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.)
  • Afternoon: Workshops - Choose between two half-day workshops (additional fee).

Wednesday, May 26: Concurrent Conference Sessions and Plenary Session

Thursday, May 27: Concurrent Conference Sessions and Closing Capstone Session


Registration Fees

Registration Fees
Participation Off-Campus Ontario Public Service  U of G Faculty and Staff Students
Workshops $135.00 $135.00 $135.00 $135.00
Conference $215.00 (2-day Regular) $150.00 $150.00 $100.00

The registration fees listed above do not include HST.

Ontario Public Service (OPS)

The Ontario Ministry provides in-kind and financial assistance to support conference events. On the Ontario Government Website, visit the Ministries, Secretariats and Offices eligible for the OPS registration fee. Other government organizations, colleges, universities, school boards, municipalities and public health are not eligible for the OPS rate. Registrations received who are not in the list of Ministries, Secretariats and Offices will be refunded.

University of Guelph (U of G) and U of G-Humber Faculty and Staff

If you are registering as a U of G or U of G-Humber staff or faculty member, please be sure to register with your U of G email account. Please also be prepared to provide your department name, job title and administration contact upon registration. 

Students

If you are registering as a student, please include your school name and scan of your student card on the registration form.

Care Providers

Care providers may attend sessions and events with the registered participant they are assisting at no additional cost. Please contact our main office to ensure your care provider is included.


Refunds and Receipts

A full refund less a 10% administration fee will be issued for withdrawals received by Friday, May 1, 2021. Refunds will not be issued after this date, but you may transfer the registration to another individual. To request a refund or to obtain a receipt, log into the OpenEd Student Portal. In the 'Student Home' section, select 'My Conference History'.


Conference Cancellation

Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) reserves the right to change or cancel a conference at any time. When it is necessary to cancel or postpone a conference, OpenEd will make every effort to notify all participants. It is important that you provide your home and business telephone numbers and email address when registering.

In the event that the Accessibility Conference is cancelled, 75% of your registration fee will be refunded. OpenEd will not be responsible for travel or other related expenses incurred by the registrant.