ADA Conference 2020 Listing
Upcoming Web Accessibility Events

ADA Conference 2020 Listing
Upcoming Web Accessibility Events

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ADA Conference 2020 Dates and Locations
Plan To Attend Web Accessibility
Events and Training This Year

Because the world of technology and web accessibility standards continue to evolve constantly, it is critical to stay up to date.

With our list of conferences for 2020, you can plan ahead and take part in Summits, Conferences, Trainings and a multitude of gatherings to ensure that your knowledge is current. Because attendees of these events are drawn from all over the world, you will have the opportunity not only to learn but to make meaningful connections with industry leaders. Attend and learn how ADA Law, WCAG 2.1 and Section 508 standards are being applied to technology in order to remove barriers for people with disabilities.

Below is a list of upcoming opportunities to attend scheduled ADA conferences in 2020.

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ADA Conference 2020 Event List

Access To Success

Access to Success is hosting Business Built on Inclusive Design in Toronto, Canada from February 4 – 5, 2019.

While attending, participants are involved in a challenge to pitch a business case for a product or service based solely on inclusive design.

Learn more and register for the Access To Success event.


Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) Conference is in Boston, Massachusetts from July 8 – 13, 2019.

At AHEAD, the focus is on the benefits and implementation of accessible media, assistive technology in business, university and public settings. They also address the importance of legal and policy issues and the creation of information and library resources.

Learn more and register for AHEAD events.


The Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is hosting the Accessing Higher Ground — Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference in Westin Westminster, Colorado from November 18 – 22, 2019.

This conference is packed with a kickoff event and reception, various workshops, a keynote dinner and an exhibit hall reception where various presentations will occur. There are also many opportunities for networking.

Learn more and register for Accessing Higher Ground.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) hosts a five day event in Fukuoka, Japan from September 16 – 20, 2019.

During TPAC, Working Groups and Interest Groups gather to resolve challenging technical issues and liaise with attendees from other groups.

Learn more and register for W3C events.


California State University Northridge Center on Disabilities (CSUN) is hosting their 35th Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, California from March 9 – 13, 2020.

Various pre-conference workshops and trainings will be offered to expand participants knowledge on assistive technology. An exhibit hall will also be available for viewing, in which innovative products and services will be on display.

Learn more and register for CSUN 2020.

Contribute by making the web accessible to people with disabilities by attending the 5th Annual Axe-Hackathon in Anaheim, California on March 14, 2020.

During this event, participants will be testing open source component libraries and accessibility logging issues, sharing knowledge and accessibility solutions with other attendees and working on personal accessibility projects. This event is open to all experience levels.

Learn more and register for Axe-Hackathon.


The Fifth International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments – SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2020 is in Valencia, Spain from March 22 – 26, 2020.

Join others to track accessibility by design, digital inclusion, interaction-driven accessibility, Internet of Things framework, assistive applications, accessibility testing, devices and applications and more. A variety of training opportunities will be provided through this ADA conference in 2020.

Learn more and register for Smart Accessibility 2020.


Make websites and mobile apps more usable for every user. March 25, 2020 and LeanDog, Cleveland OH.

Discussion of integrating standards into your design and development cycles. Joshua Randall will be presenting and sharing from his over 20 years of experience in UX.

Learn more and register for the Lean Accessibility event.


Funka Accessibility Days will be in Stockholm, Sweden from April 1 – 2, 2020.

Welcome to northern Europe’s largest conference on accessible ICT. You will gain insight into new research findings, as well as latest research regarding cognitive accessibility. Attendees will also gain knowledge on steps to be taken to generate higher levels of accessibility.

Learn more and register for Accessibility Days.

Web 4 All

The 17th International Web for All Conference: Addressing Information Barriers is in Taipei, Taiwan from April 20 – 21, 2020.

At W4A, you will gain a better understanding of all aspects of web accessibility. In recognition of the new age, this year’s theme for the 17th International Web for All Conference is “Automation for Accessibility.” This covers a broad spectrum of assessments, adaptations and machine-learning/AI solutions.

Learn more and register for Web4All.

The Digital Accessibility Legal Summit 2020 is in Washington, D.C.  from April 22, 2020 through April 24, 2020.

This event is geared towards digital accessibility professionals, IT program managers and executives, legal practitioners and counsel, accessibility program managers, diversity program managers, students in accessibility and legal fields and more. This event will include presentations and core-concept training and provide a unique perspective where both the plaintiff’s and defendant’s side of the legal landscape will be discussed.

Learn More and register for the 2020 Digital Accessibility Legal Summit.


Knowability is hosting the John Slatin AccessU Conference in Austin, Texas from May 11 – 14, 2019

Join other accessibility experts, innovators and leaders to gain your accessible design and development skills. Workshops and an exhibit hall will also be available for attendees.

Learn more and register for the John Slatin AccessU Conference.


WebAIM is hosting a two day, intensive web training in Logan, Utah from April 22 – 23, 2020.

Trainings will focus on principles and techniques. Participants will learn more about how to ensure their website meets legal guidelines and international standards. This training is suitable for program managers, web designers, developers, quality assurance experts and anyone interested in gaining a greater understanding of accessibility.

Learn more and register for WebAIM training.


DrupalCon 2020 will be in Minneapolis, MN from May 18-22, 2020.

DrupalCon focuses on building from discovery to deployment, on generating professional content and digital marketing and on bettering agency leadership through consulting and business development.

Learn more and register for DrupalCon.


A two-and-a-half-day on-site, intensive web training in Logan, Utah from May 19 – 21, 2020.

2.5 days of focused group work helping participants consider the strategy of implementing accessibility in their overall systems.

Learn more and register for StrategicA11y.

The M-Enabling Summit Conference and Showcase is Washington, DC from June 22 – 24, 2020. This year’s theme is Digital Inclusion Strategies: A Catalyst for Action

This summit’s goal is to promote accessible and assistive technology for senior citizens and users of all abilities. At M-Enabling, a platform of empowering technologies and next-generation innovations for users of all abilities is provided.


Learn more and register for the M-Enabling Summit.

SIG Access

The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from October 28 – 30, 2019.

Research on the design, use, evaluation and teaching of computing and information technologies to benefit users with disabilities is presented. High-quality research on topics regarding education of accessibility and computing is provided to attendees.

Learn more and register for ACM SIGACCESS.

Michigan State University

The ALC is an annual conference hosted by Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. The ALC offers exploration of a range of topics, including universally accessible courses, websites and content. Participants at this conference will discuss accessibility as a social justice issue and work to establish practical, effective solutions that can be utilized within your work.

Learn more and register for MSU’s Accessible Learning Conference.

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) is a great opportunity for the assistive technology community to network, learn and share through educational seminars and exhibitors.

Learn more and register for ATIA.

ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium

ICT Accessibility Testing Bootcamp in Washington D.C. Area; Dates TBD: Fall 2020.

Workshops within this bootcamp will cover a wide range of testing requirements with an overview and in-depth discussion on testing tools including automated tools. The course will also include ways to configure various forms of assistive technology.

Learn more and register for ICT Accessibility Testing Bootcamp.

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