We are excited to announce that registration for the SciAccess 2021 conference is now open!
WHEN: SciAccess is a 2-day conference taking place on November 12th & 13th.
WHERE: This will be a virtual conference hosted on Zoom.
WHO: The conference’s objective is to bring together students, educators, professionals, researchers, and members of the public who are interested in sharing best practices for equitable access to STEM. This event is designed for everyone and anyone who wants to advance inclusion in science and the STEM fields.
CONFERENCE GOALS: This interdisciplinary, international conference is dedicated to exploring the ways in which science and STEM as a whole can be made more accessible, particularly for individuals with disabilities. SciAccess aims to address societal and educational barriers to science faced by students, professionals, researchers, and members of the public who have disabilities.
REGISTER BY OCTOBER 11 FOR THE EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT!
In 2020, the SciAccess Conference reached over 1,000 registrants from 46 nations and all 7 continents, as shown below. Previous speakers include Dr. Soyeon Yi, South Korea's first and only astronaut, Anousheh Ansari, the first female private space explorer, and Dr. Temple Grandin, renowned autism advocate and animal scientist. If you would like to apply to be a speaker, please submit your talk proposal here by September 24!
Full conference agenda and speaker line-up will be published on October 15. Join us for an interactive conference dedicated to advancing disability inclusion and equity in STEM.
Previous conference attendee testimonials:
“This is the best conference I attended all year!”
“[SciAccess] shaped the biggest goal I’ve crafted for my life so far.”
“SciAccess has totally changed my life path—[I am now] looking exclusively at grad programs where I can learn more about disability justice.”
“I left the conference feeling energized with tons of new ideas for my current outreach endeavors, future career goals regarding inclusion, and my own research and personal life.”