Australian Universal Design Conference UD2020

Conference logo. Universal Design Conference 20204th Australian Universal Design Conference – UD2020 will be held 12-13 May 2020, Melbourne Showgrounds. 

Keynote Speakers: We are very excited to have James Thurston join us to talk about inclusive smart cities. James is G3ict’s Vice President for Global Strategy and Development and previously worked for Microsoft on their accessibility policy. Philip Taylor will discuss the myths around ageing and work, and Paul Harpur will join us from New York via video link to take a human rights view of inclusion. 

The conference website has more information about the keynotes and concurrent speakers as well as the latest version of the program.

The theme is Thriving with Universal Design: Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday.

There is a broad range of topics from academics, practitioners, educators, policy makers and anyone interested in universal design and inclusive practice. Griffith University is sponsoring the publication of conference papers.

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