The Accessibility Conference – News

January 25, 2016

Thanks for all the exciting and innovative presentation proposals! The Accessibility Conference Committee will review the submissions and develop the 2016 program.

Speakers will be contacted in mid-to later-February.

January 18, 2016
Don’t Delay! The Call for Presentations Deadline is Friday, January 22, 2016

Share your vision. Submit a presentation proposal to the 2016 Accessibility Conference.


  • Sessions 2016 for the conference theme and submission guidelines

Submission Deadline: Friday, January 22, 2016!

January 4, 2016
Robert Pearson

Robert Pearson, AMIThe organizers of the Accessibility Conference would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Robert Pearson, who died unexpectedly over the holiday season.

Through his position as Accessibility Officer for AMI (Accessible Media Inc.), Robert was a longstanding and enthusiastic Conference sponsor and presenter.  Robert’s keen knowledge and understanding of accessibility issues, as well as his dedication to fostering inclusivity, will be greatly missed.

AMI Spotlight – Robert Pearson

December 17, 2015
Call for Presentations – 2016 Accessibility Conference

The 2016 Accessibility Conference wants to share your Vision. Submit a presentation proposal for the 2016 Accessibility Conference. Visit the Sessions 2016 page for the conference theme and goal. Submit a proposal using the online submission form.

Deadline: Submit your proposal by Friday, January 22, 2016.

Note the 2016 Conference Dates: Monday and Tuesday, May 30 and 31, 2016

November 10, 2015
International W4A Conference In Montreal

The Web For All Conference will be held in Montreal, April 11 to 13, 2016.

The 2016 theme is “Education for All on the Web”. The Call for Papers is in progress – submit your proposal by January 15, 2016.

September 23, 2015
Guelph A11y Camp

As we all know, accessibility is an ongoing thing, it’s not a discussion to have just once a year.  Let’s pick up the conversation where we left off last May. Logo: Accessibility Camp

Join this participant-driven event about web and software accessibility.

Friday, October 2, 2015, 6:30 pm
At the Bullring, University of Guelph (download a map and search for  “The Bullring”)
Visit the A11y Camp Guelph website and sign-up!

July 23, 2015
Accessibility Conference on AMI-TV

AMI Inside attended the 2015 Accessibility Conference, taping sessions and interviewing speakers and participants. Two sessions are posted on AMI Inside. Enjoy!

Season 1, Episode 7
The Guelph Accessibility Conference

AMI Inside
Season 1, Episode 8
Web Extra: The Guelph Accessibility Conference – Jeffrey Preston

July 8, 2015
Mark your Calendars for the 2016 Accessibility Conference

The dates are set – Tuesday and Wednesday, May 31 and June 1, 2016.

June 9, 2015
Session Information 

Many presenters have provided contact information on their session descriptions. If you’re interested in a past topic or session, check the “About Us & Session Descriptions” page for additional links.

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