Thursday October 26 & Friday October 27, 2017
(Workshops: Wednesday October 25)
Submission deadline for 1,000 word proposals: Friday, June 30, 2017
The symposium will include workshops, presentations and published proceedings from peer reviewed submissions. We welcome national and international submissions from all sectors, including disability associations, academia, government, industry, industry associations, and non profits.
The CFP document includes:
Partnership for Public Service Conference Center, Washington DC 1100 New York Avenue NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001-4427 The hotel is one block from the symposium venue. Room Rate: $259 (Reserve Your Room Here) Note: Room block rates good until Sept. 22, or until booked out.
The Symposium Comittee is actively encouraging growth of the accessibility testing field by offering student travel bursaries of $1,500 to help cover costs of travel, accomodations and registration.
Two travel bursaries are currently available, made possible by our generous student travel sponsors:
To be eligible for consideration, student submissions must be recieved by the June 30th deadline. Further details on travel bursaries are available in the Call for Proposals document.
To sponsor additional student travel bursaries, Contact the Symposium Chair.
With researchers and practitioners coming from far and wide, the event provides a great location for planned meetings as well as impromptu discussion among attendees.
A limited number of meeting rooms are available to be booked at cost. For more details, see the call for proposals document.
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For inspiration, here is archive information from last-year's symposium:
With support from the 2017 ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium Committee, The 2017 Accessibility Testing Symposium is organized by Accessibility Track Consulting, LLC
Image credits: “Washington, DC, Skyline” (Cropped from original) by Ed Uthman (CC BY-SA 2.0) . “The Art Deco 1100 New York Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C.” by AgnosticPreachersKid (CC BY-SA 3.0) 2016 event photos by John Rempel. Used with permission.