If you are interested in the accessibility topic, you should definitely visit ZeroCon23
from February 22 to 24, 2023 in Vienna.
ZeroCon, Zero Project’s annual conference provides a platform for innovative and effective action to address issues that create barriers for people with disabilities in their daily lives.
In a 4-year cycle, the accessibility topic focuses on various aspects of the accessibility topic:
Employment, Accessibility, Education and Independent Living, and Political Participation.
Always included are ICT and innovations in accessible arts education.
This year, the focus is on independent living and political participation.
In 2023, as in the year before the pandemic, about 800 participants and speakers from all over the world will gather at this event:
Large advocacy organizations, small NGOs, administrative bodies, governmental and cultural institutions, press and companies meet here for exchange.
This has created a worldwide network of organizations from all sectors of society concerned with accessibility and inclusion.
From February 22 to 24, everything will revolve around the accessibility topic:
Top-class lectures, discussion panels, working groups and the awarding of 74 innovative projects from 42 countries.
At ZeroCon23 you will find concentrated knowledge, best practice examples and many opportunities for casual exchange.
Please note that the conference takes place in English language!
For 9 years now, ZeroCon takes place in the premises of the United Nations in Vienna.
And of course, access, the building and the conference itself are barrier-free:
Arrival by wheelchair is possible by subway (elevator), access to the buildings is also threshold-free and accessible.
All event rooms including podiums, WC facilities and food outlets are accessible with a wheelchair.
The conference rooms offer inductive hearing systems.
All presentations are played live in both sign language and “captioning” (i.e., text).
There are no financial barriers either: Attendance is free thanks to the Essl Foundation!
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