2020-2021 Upcoming Accessibility and UI/UX Conferences

Last updated: February 12, 2020

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Conference Information Resources

Scheduled Conferences

Multiple dates, 2020

  • Gordon Research Conferences
    Location: various locations in the world (926 total biological, chemical, and physical scientific meetings throughout the year)

January 2020

February 2020

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020

June 2020

Jul 2020

August 2020

September 2020

October 2020

November 2020

  • November TBD, 2020
    DCUX 2020
    Location: Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, DC
  • November 11–13, 2020
    Australian Assistive Technology Conference (AATC20) The Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association (ARATA) is a member of the Alliance of Assistive Technology Professional Organisations with sister organisations Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, America and Australia. The aim of this agreement is to foster cooperation between these organisations and their members. ARATA is also a member of the Coalition on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology in Asia, aiming to facilitate the advancement of Rehabilitation (RE) and Assistive Technologies (AT) and promote the adoption of these technologies by the people of Asia. Fellow signatories include AT and RE services in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.
    Location: Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia
  • November 16–20, 2020
    Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD): Accessing Higher Ground
    Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colorado
  • November 19–20, 2020
    Assistive Technology Conference of New England (ATCNE) 2020
    Location: TBD

December 2020

March 2021

September 2021

Accessibility and UUX SIGS

Last updated: February 7, 2020

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What is a SIG?

A Special Interest Group (SIG) gives people who have shared interests in a specific topic or field a place to combine their knowledge, share their experience, and support others.

  • ACM/SIGACCESS – Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing, promotes the interests of professionals working on research and development of computing and information technology to help persons with disabilities.
  • ACM/SIGDOC – Special Interest Group for Documentation
  • ACM/SIGWEB – Special Interest Group on Hypertext, Hypermedia and Web
  • ACM/HFES – Special Interest Group for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • ACM/SIGCHI – Special interest group on Computer-Human Interaction
  • ACM/SIGCHI | UX SIG [Finland]
  • ACM/SIG UX – Special Interest Group for User Interface Design
  • STC Accessibility SIG – Special Interest Group for accessibility in technical communication and documentation in the Society for Technical Communication (STC).
  • STC UUX SIG – Special Interest Group for Usability & User Experience in the Society for Technical Communication (STC).
  • UXSIG – Special Interest Group for user experience on the latest software and technology products.