Planning of Inclusive and Accessible Events

  • Kerstin Matausch
  • Klaus Miesenberger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)


This paper presents a “Handbook for Accessible Events” providing structured advice to prepare and run events which are accessible and inviting to a divers set of participants including in particular those with disabilities. This handbook has been created with the goal to be adaptable to different kind and scales of events and, besides general accessibility requirements, to specifically address selected target groups. The “Handbook for Accessible Events” is available on an open source basis to support as many as possible event organizers but in particular also to invite to contribute out of own experiences and expertise to brush up the tool.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kerstin Matausch
    • 1
  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute Integriert StudierenUniversity of LinzLinzAustria

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