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Planning Accessible Meetings and Conferences: A Suggested Checklist and Guide – Updated November 2020

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University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies

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Publication Date

11-2020

Publisher location

Orono, ME

Abstract/ Summary

This checklist has been updated from the original 2014 version to include online meetings and conferences guidelines. It is designed to help any person, group, or organization plan a meeting or conference that is inclusive and welcoming for everyone. It offers helpful suggestions in many areas of event planning, including online meetings and conferences, choosing a location, using respectful language for registration questions about accommodations, and tips on providing refreshments and meals at in-person meetings/conferences.

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University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies & Speaking Up for Us of Maine. (2020). Planning accessible meetings and conferences: A suggested checklist and guide. Orono, ME: Authors.

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