New to this list: International Dementia Conference 11-12 June 2020, Sydney. Call for Papers closes 8 November 2019. Main theme: Are we able to care in an age of outrage? There are many topics, but of interest here are:
- Designing to see and sense: design and the environment
- Community at the core: care in the community
- Are you outraged? Got something to share?
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia 2019 State Conference, 6-8 November, Hunter Valley NSW. Theme: Unlocking the Value of Infrastructure. Call for papers closes 1 July 2019. This conference is targeted to local government staff and planners, and other government departments. It would be good to see universal design included in the list of presentations.
Here are the rest:
International Conference on Disabling Normatives 1 – 3 October 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. Call for abstracts closes 28 June 2019. Has an academic focus and is hosted by the Wits Centre for Diversity Studies.
National Sports Convention has a major strand on Diversity and Inclusion in Sport hosted by Sport and Recreation Victoria. To be held in Melbourne 23-25 July 2019. Convention theme is, “Re imagining Sport: More people active with greater participation”. Registrations are open. One ticket for multiple events within the Convention.
ACAA Access Consultants National Conference, Theme Inclusion by Design: Equality, Diversity and the Built Environment. 14-16 August 2019, Luna Park Sydney. Earlybird registrations open.
AAATE 2019: Global Challenges in Assistive Technology: Research, Policy and Practice. 17-19 August 2019, Bologna, Italy. Note that Universal Design is included in this conference. AAATE is sister organisation to Australia’s ARATA. See conference flyer for more information.
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. Earlybird Registrations open now.
International Conference on Transport & Health – theme: Smart Cities. Disruptive Mobility. Healthy People. 4-8 November 2019, Pullman Melbourne on the Park. Abstracts re-opened from 31 May to 14 June. The topics are wide ranging because transport links to everything else.
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.
World Engineers Convention – theme is Engineering a Sustainable World: The next 100 Years. 20-22 November 2019, Melbourne.
Space International Conference 2019 on Housing: 29 November – 1 December, London, UK. Call for papers closes 19 August 2019. 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. Abstract submissions close 20 June 2019
Slips, Trips and Falls Conference 13-14 February 2020 Madrid. Call for Papers closes 31 July 2019. Topics include architectural design, ageing, ergonomics, footwear, and safety standards as well as falls prevention and analysing accidents. Website is in Spanish and English.
UD2020. The next Australian Universal Design Conference will be held 13-14 August 2020 in Melbourne. Save the Date! A call for papers will be made in September 2019.