Resources for Conference Organizers

Conference organizers moving to online-only conferences because of COVID-19 should make sure that remote conference sessions are accessible. Find our resources on virtual-only conferences and remote session attendance here.

On this page you can find resources for best practices and ideas for running an accessible conference. However, we encourage conference organizers to keep in mind that disability is not a monolith and individual attendees may have needs that are not included here. Thus it is important to make sure that the conference has an accessibility chair who is easy to contact and who has access to the financial and logistical resources to meet the needs of attendees.

Elements of an Accessible Conference

Every element of the conference requires attention to accessibility. Below find links to our pages with resources for: