Open Call | From Access to Inclusion 2020; an Arts and Culture Summit, Dublin

The deadline for abstracts: Tuesday 12 November, midnight.

Arts and Disability Ireland and The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Office of VSA and Accessibility are proud to announce a call for proposals for a unique European Summit titled From Access to Inclusion 2020 taking place from 11th -14th May in Dublin, Ireland.

From Access to Inclusion 2020, An Arts and Culture Summit is an international gathering of access professionals and advocates exploring how to provide seamless, person-centred experiences in arts and culture, through a dynamic programme of keynotes, discussion panels, snapshots, case studies and demonstrations. The Summit offers an unprecedented opportunity to exchange ideas and discover new and innovative ways to include and welcome everyone, with an accompanying evening programme of cultural events featuring access and inclusion in action.

The Summit session types will include:

Capacity Building Workshops: These in-depth, hands-on professional development workshops will take place from 11th-12th May and will address specific topics related to cultural arts access. These will be offered in several formats including Classroom, Skills Building or Think Tank.

From Access to Inclusion Summit: This dynamic event will take place from 13th – 14th May and will be delivered in the following formats; Snapshots, Discussion Panels, Case Studies or Demonstrations.

Please note that as the Summit will run 11th-14th May, presenters may be asked to cover some of their own costs for attending. This may include travel, hotel accommodation, ticketed evening events and meal costs. All arrangements will be outlined in a letter of offer to selected presenters.

Queries to Síle Stewart, Arts & Disability Ireland, at

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