11-13 September 2016, University of Leeds
The Communication Matters National AAC Conference is the UK's leading annual AAC event, with a diverse programme of plenaries, presentations, posters and exhibition held over two and a half days. Full information including abstracts of all the papers is now listed by clicking here on 'programme' in the lefthand column.
The conference provides a unique forum to meet and exchange information with representatives from all disciplines associated with AAC, including people who use AAC, parents, carers, professionals and suppliers of AAC equipment. Communication Matters encourages and supports people who use AAC to attend.
This year's conference will be held at the University of Leeds, a prestigious "world class" conference venue. Integral to the conference will be the supplier exhibition in Parkinson Court, with a cafe and lounge area for delegates. Residential accommodation will be in the Storm Jameson Court hall of residence, which is at the centre of the pedestrianised campus and a short distance from the seminar rooms, dining room and exhibition. The transport links to Leeds are very good, with a nearby airport and train station.
The conference will open on Sunday 11th Sept at 4pm. The last session on Tuesday 13th Sept will be at approx 3.30pm followed by tea/coffee. We are aiming to welcome over 400 attendees to the conference, which will include 60+ presentations, a very popular exhibition of the UK's leading suppliers of AAC products, social events and more. Communication Matters encourages and supports people who use AAC to attend.