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John Slatin AccessU 2020 has been postponed.

Out of an abundance of caution and care for our community, Knowbility has made the difficult decision to postpone John Slatin AccessU 2020 to a later date.

Announcement from our CEO, Sharron Rush

Attend AccessU 2020

AccessU is the only three-day, hands-on conference that provides tools that can immediately be put to use by designers, developers, project managers, administrators, and anyone who is responsible for online content and development. John Slatin AccessU teaches those skills in an interactive and communal environment where you will learn everything you need to know about integrating accessibility into your company.

The conference includes:

  • Three days with seven tracks of hands-on digital accessibility training.
  • Pre-conference, deep-dive workshops.
  • Side-events.
  • and so much more!

Preliminary Information

Course Tracks:

  • Business
  • Dev/Coding
  • Testing
  • Design/UX
  • Document Accessibility/Content
  • Education: K12
  • Gaming/VR and AR

Information on the courses coming soon.

Group Discounts Available

Group rates are available for qualifying organizations registering five or more attendees. Please contact for more details. Thanks so much!

Hotel Information

The official hotel for AccessU 2020 is the Holiday Inn Austin-Town Lake, located at 20 North Ih-35, Austin, Texas, 78701 which is less than 10 minutes to the conference location. The AccessU special rate reservations can be made on the Holiday Inn website.

For questions or additional information contact Jessica Looney at or talk to the hotel directly by calling (toll free) +1-888-615-0509 or (locally) 512-472-8211.

Shuttle Services

Knowbility will be arranging shuttle services for all attendees. More information coming soon.

Accessibility Accommodations

Knowbility is happy to arrange accessibility accommodations for conference attendees and instructors. Please email by May 1, 2020, in order to submit your request for ASL interpreters, large-text course materials, Braille materials, or other accommodations.

If you will be accompanied by an authorized care provider, please provide his/her full name. There is no fee for Authorized Care Providers accompanying paid attendees; however, they will not be provided conference materials and must accompany the attendee at all sessions.

About John Slatin AccessU

“Good design IS accessible design.” - John Slatin

The John Slatin AccessU conference is named after the late John Slatin of the University of Texas, a pioneering leader in web accessibility. This three-day web accessibility training institute teaches accessibility, usability, and inclusive design skills in an interactive and communal environment where anyone in any role will learn everything they need to know about integrating accessibility into their company.

We need your support

Your contribution will help us improve digital accessibility for people with disabilities through our outreach, training, and community programs.



AccessU is a great place for sponsors and exhibitors to showcase their commitment to diversity and inclusion and to network closely with hundreds of accessibility professionals and decision makers. Custom sponsorships are available and we would love to work with you.

Reserve your sponsor package today Download a PDF with more information

If you have questions or would like to discuss additional sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, including custom packages, please contact Jessica Looney, Director of Education:

AccessU Sponsors: