Disability:IN is excited to welcome you to our Virtual Conference & Expo! We are expecting our largest turn-out yet, with over 3,000 registered attendees, from over 50 different countries. 

Please review this carefully as it will answer many frequently asked questions and is designed to help you get the most out of your registration! 

We look forward to connecting in just a few short days.

Preparing for the Conference Connecting to the Conference HUB LINK:  https://disabilityin.org/2021conference/hub/ Active on Monday, July 12, 2021. The “HUB” is your central location for all plenaries, breakouts, expo hall, etc. Be sure to bookmark this page for easy reference and navigation. The link will be active on Monday, July 12, after 12 noon EST, however, sessions will not be available until the agenda time. You will not need to login to the Hub to navigate to different conference sessions. When accessing specific sessions, you will be prompted to enter your email address each time. Use the same email as connected to your registration. Testing your firewall/Access with ON24 Test Link. The virtual conference uses a platform called ON24 to deliver all sessions as well as the virtual expo. If you would like to test access to the system to make sure no corporate firewalls will preclude you from joining, please use the test link above. You will be brought to a page to register and then brought into the sample session. If your corporate firewall precludes you from accessing these pages, please contact your company’s IT department.

Agenda AGENDA LINK:  https://disabilityin.org/2021conference/agenda/  Start planning your schedule with the online agenda. The agenda is updated on a daily basis. If you cannot attend a session, you will be able to access the recording on-demand roughly 24-hrs after the live session. Technical Support Guide Participant Guide on How to Navigate the Conference Tech Help Desk Available during Conference only. The virtual conference platform is best accessed via desktop or laptop computer. Accessibility Accessibility Support Guide Document We aimed for WCAG 2.1 AA wherever possible; maintaining A as the baseline. American Sign Language (ASL) will be provided during all breakout and plenary sessions. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided during all breakout and plenary sessions. Live personal audio describers provided by AIRA – available throughout the entire event. To Access Aira:  Step 1: Download the free Aira app on your smartphone. Step 2: Open the app, enter your mobile number and select the “Continue” button. Step 3: Aira will send you a text with a temporary, four-digit Aira code. Enter the code into the app to verify your mobile number. Step 4: You’re now ready to connect with an Aira agent. Try it out! Short calls of up to five minutes are free before the conference to familiarize yourself with the app. Step 5: Use AIRA for unlimited minutes during the conference by clicking on FREE Offers Available, Browse Offers, Promotions and the Disability:IN Conference. Sharing On Social/Externally To join the conversation, use hashtag #AreYouIN? in your posts. Insider Toolkit Connect and follow Disability:IN beforehand. Links to our channels below: https://www.facebook.com/DisabilityIN https://twitter.com/DisabilityIN https://www.instagram.com/disabilityin https://www.linkedin.com/company/disabilityin During The Conference The Hub HUB LINK:  https://disabilityin.org/2021conference/hub/ The “HUB” is your central location for all plenaries, breakouts, expo hall, networking, etc. Be sure to bookmark this page for easy reference and navigation. Link will be active on Monday, July 12th after 12 noon EST, however, sessions will not be available until the agenda time. When accessing specific sessions, you will be prompted to enter your email address each time. Use the same email as connected to your registration. Expo Hall Access the Expo Hall via ‘The HUB’. Check the agenda for designated Expo Hall times to connect with company representatives! On Demand All sessions are being recorded and can be accessed on-demand on ‘The HUB’ approximately 24hrs after the session takes place. iLab Voting Disability:IN NextGen Leaders, or students and recent graduates with disabilities, will participate in an “Innovation Lab” (iLab), a hack-a-thon sponsored by Accenture.  Attendees are encouraged to check out the iLab presentations and vote for the best. The winning NextGen Leader team will be announced during the NextGen Plenary.  Sharing On Social/Externally LIVE tweeting/posting is encouraged! Feel free to tag Disability:IN and any presenters, companies, organizations. Insider Toolkit Video recordings cannot be shared publicly. Disability:IN will publish select recording clips to the Partners Portal and/or public Resources page.  After The Conference Accessing Content Post-Conference Disability:IN is pleased to offer On-Demand recordings of all conference breakout, plenary sessions and exhibit booths through the end of 2021. Expo Hall links will also be available through the end of 2021. Materials from Sessions This year, we encouraged Breakout Sessions to be largely interactive and not dependent on presentation slides. Considering this, there will be no presentations available post-Conference. Related Posts