Accessibility

This page contains some information about accessibility and the UMAQ conference.

Below you can download a large print and dyslexia-friendly version of both the call for papers and the presentation guidelines.

You can also find information about the accessibility of the conference venue, accessibility services provided during the conference, accessible routes to the conference venue, and accessible services, transport, and cultural venues around the city.

For further inquiries please don't hesitate to contact us.

 

Accessible Call for Papers

Download the large print and dyslexia-friendly version of the call for papers: UMAQ Conference CFP easy-to-read version.

The document uses the high-readability and dyslexia-friendly font biancoenero©.

 

Accessible Presentation Guidelines

In order to make your talk and slide presentation accessibile, please download the UMAQ Accessible Presentation Guidelines.

The document uses the high-readability and dyslexia-friendly font biancoenero©.

 

Accessibility Services provided during the Conference

The Keynote Speech of the conference will be accessible through live subtitles.

Large print, dyslexia-friendly, and Braille versions of the conference programme will be provided upon request. If you like one, please contact us by April 15th, 2018.

 

Accessibility of the Conference Venue

The conference hall is located on the ground floor of the Residència de Investigadors.

Entrance to the Residència de Investigadors as well as the whole conference hall are step-free.

 

Accessible Routes to the Conference Venue

The conference will take place at the Residència de Investigadors, in Carrer de l'Hospital 64.

Carrer de l'Hospital is located in the city centre, more specifically in the neighbourhood called "El Raval". The street is overlooking the Ramblas, Barcelona's main thoroughfare.

The nearest metro station is Liceu, on the metro line L3 - Green. The Liceu station is located on the Ramblas and equipped with an elevator, which will leave you just a few meters from the beginning of Carrer de l'Hospital.

The route from the Liceu station to the Residència de Investigadors, using the sidewalk on the right of Carrer de l'Hospital, is almost step-free.

If you arrive using the Airbus from the Barcelona airport, your stop is Plaça Catalunya.

The route from the Airbus stop in Plaça Catalunya to the Residència de Investigadors, via the Ramblas first and then Carrer de l'Hospital, is almost step-free.

 

Accessible Services, Transport, and Cultural Venues of Barcelona

The website www.barcelona-access.com provides information on accessible services, hotels, and cultural venues around the city.

It also provides information on accessible transport within the city and on the route from the Barcelona Airport to the city centre.

The website is run by the Barcelona Tourism Consortium and provides information in four languages: English, French, Catalan, and Spanish.

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