NEW TO THE LIST
Festival of Inclusion 20-21 November 2019, Sydney. Presented by the Centre for Disability Studies and the Inclusive Research Network. This is specifically about people with disability rather than a universal inclusion event. First day at University of Sydney, second day at Sydney Olympic Park. Ticketed event.
State of Australian Cities Conference (SOAC2019) 3-5 December 2019, Perth, Western Australia. The focus is on the challenges ahead in this disruptive environment. There are seven broad themes. The PhD/ECR Symposium will be held 30 Nov – 2 Dec.
4th Australian Universal Design Conference will be held 12-13 May 2020 in Melbourne. The theme is Thriving with Universal Design: Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday. The theme allows for a broad range of topics and interests. Call for Papers closes 21 October 2019. Successful submissions will be advised by 11 November. This is your chance to share your work or research in universal design. Submissions will be blind peer reviewed.
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Planning Institute Australia NSW State Conference 19-20 September 2019, Parramatta. Theme: Fostering Resilience – the promise of a brighter and better future.
Constructing our World: People, Performance, Politics 18-20 September 2019, Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney. Joint hosts are the Institutes of Building of Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
International Conference on Disabling Normatives 1 – 3 October 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. Has an academic focus and is hosted by the Wits Centre for Diversity Studies.
3rd International Congress on Technology and Tourism for All, 23-25 October, Malaga, Spain. It will cover technology, smart tourist destinations, accessible products and services can do for society.
International Conference on Transport & Health – theme: Smart Cities. Disruptive Mobility. Healthy People. 4-8 November 2019, Pullman Melbourne on the Park. The topics are wide ranging because transport links to everything else. Melbourne Cup Day activities included in the program.
52nd AAG Conference Sydney. Coming of Age Together: New Ways of Knowing and Acting. 5-8 November 2019. Topics include social engagement, environment, design, innovation and technology.
International Conference on Urban Health: People Oriented Urbanisation – Transforming cities for health and well-being. 4-8 November 2019, Xiamen, China.
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia 2019 State Conference, 6-8 November, Hunter Valley NSW. Theme: Unlocking the Value of Infrastructure. This conference is targeted to local government staff and planners, and other government departments.
4th World Disability and Rehabilitation Conference, 7-8 November 2019, Bangkok, Thailand. The topics are broad ranging. The Theme is “Building Bridges towards a Common Goal: Advancing and Promoting Equity and Accessibility among People with Disabilities Worldwide”.
World Engineers Convention – theme is Engineering a Sustainable World: The next 100 Years. 20-22 November 2019, Melbourne.
Sustainability and Disability Conference, 25-26 November 2019, Buenos Aries. Abstract deadline extended to 15 September! A good one for policy makers. Conference topics are wide ranging and include universal design
Open Learning Conference 26-27 November 2019, Sydney. It would be good to see papers on Universal Design for Learning in this space.
Space International Conference 2019 on Housing: 29 November – 1 December, London, UK. Aim: to discuss recent advances and research results in the fields of Housing as well as architecture, policy studies, education, interior architecture, city planning and urban studies, social sciences, and engineering.
Florida State University AMPS Conference: Experiential Design – Rethinking relations between people, objects and environments. 16-17 January 2020, in Tallahassee. Call for papers closes 20 November 2019 (round two).
Slips, Trips and Falls Conference 13-14 February 2020 Madrid. Topics include architectural design, ageing, ergonomics, footwear, and safety standards as well as falls prevention and analysing accidents. Website is in Spanish and English.
Smart Accessibility 2020. International Conference on Universal Accessibility and the Internet of Things and Smart Environments. 22-26 March 2020, Barcelona, Spain. Call for papers open until 8 November 2019. Wide ranging topics: built environment, smart cities, techniques and tools, technology for independent living, digital inclusion, Internet of Things and much more.
Designing for Inclusion CWUAAT. 10th Cambridge Workshop on Universal Access and Assistive Technology. University of Cambridge 23-25 March 2020. Call for papers closes 16 September 2019. A cross disciplinary event with interesting and intersecting topic themes.
National Sustainability Conference, 27-28 April 2020, Brisbane. Call for papers now open. The theme is “Sustainable Solutions for a New Decade”. Now is the opportunity to see universal design and social inclusion in the sustainability agenda. Two topics relate: Good Health and Wellbeing, and Sustainable Cities and Communities. Discount for presenters to attend.
International Dementia Conference 11-12 June 2020, Sydney. Call for Papers closes 8 November 2019. Main theme: Care in the age of outrage. There are many topics including built environment.