Australian Universal Design Conference UD2020

Conference logo. Universal Design Conference 20204th Australian Universal Design Conference – UD2020 will be held 12-13 October 2020, Melbourne Showgrounds. This is a new date due to COVID-19.

It’s promising to be a great conference! The conference website has the program with links to abstracts, and the list of speakers. Highlights include keynotes from James Thurston from G3ict, and Philip Taylor from Federation University.

The inclusive tourism panel will have Martin Heng, Lonely Planet, Nicole Healy, Victorian Government, and Sarah Seddon, formerly from Destination Melbourne. The final panel session will discuss the role of government in promoting and implementing universal design: James Thurston, G3ict, Michael Walker, Victorian Government, and Fiona Morrison, NSW Government will give their views. With a lunchtime walking tour, Table Topic discussions, workshops and posters there’s something for everyone! 

Earlybird registrations close 31 August. CUDA members receive a discount.

Time to think about sponsoring – what about the coffee cart at $3500?  See the prospectus for more opportunities or email Tannia Garces

The conference will be held 12-13 October 2020 in the brand new Victoria Pavilion, Melbourne Showgrounds. It’s close to the city and the airport. 

There are other conferences and calls for papers in Australia and overseas.