ACA Conference 2023

ACA Conference 2023

ACA Conference 2023

About Event

It has been an exciting couple of years in the field of Disability Access, with a number of key access-related standards being updated and others getting close to being released for public comment. Our not to be missed ACA Conference, ACCESS 2023, provides opportunity to hear about these updates, as well as the latest results of Disability Access Research by University of Technology Sydney and Deakin University.

Please note:

  • Attending the conference in person is limited to a maximum of 100 tickets and this option is currently being offered to ACA members only.
  • ACA members will need to be logged in to see the member only ticketing options.
  • Non members are invited to attend online and may choose to be wait listed at the time of registration for attending in person should seats become available.


Time Details Speaker
Waiting room opens online.
9.00am – 9.30am WELCOME + HOUSEKEEPING
ACA President
Lindsay Perry
9.30am – 10.15am SESSION 1: TECHNICAL
New Carparking Standards
AS2890.5-2020 and AS2890.6-2022
Mark Relf & Hamish Murray
10.15am – 11.00am SESSION 2: TECHNICAL
New Lifts Standards AS1735.12-2020
Eric Martin
11.00am – 11.30am MORNING TEA
11.30am – 12.30pm SESSION 3: TECHNICAL
Upcoming New Standards AS1428.6
Angela Roennfeldt & Farah Madon
12:30pm – 2.00pm LUNCH + NETWORKING
2.00pm – 2.45pm SESSION 4: THEORY
UTS Research – Accessibility Design for Bathrooms
Phillippa Carnemolla
2.45pm – 3.30pm SESSION 5: THEORY
Research – Shared Zones
(driveways and pedestrian access for the vision impaired)
Jen Moon
3.30pm – 4.15 pm SESSION 6: THEORY
Deakin University Research – Sensory rooms
Iliana Ginnis

* Program may be subject to change.

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