What to Learn Next#

Recommend other chapters in The Turing Way book that readers should read

  • Lay Summaries contains information and guidance on writing plain language summaries that can help guide the development of your plain language resources

  • Organising a Conference contains a checklist and general guidance for organizing a conference which supplements this chapter if you are planning a longer or multi-day event

  • Tools for Collaboration contains suggestions and recommendations for tools that can help with task management, collaborative note taking, live polls, and surveys which can be used to support your event

  • Guidelines for Remote Collaboration provides guidance on running remote meetings and has recommendations that can help shape an online or remote event held for people with lived experience

  • Organising Remote Meetings contains checklists of tasks for organizing meetings which should be read in addition to the accessible meeting section of this chapter

  • Challenges faced during Hybrid Collaboration outlines some of the challenges that come with organizing hybrid events which can impact the accessibility and engagement in planned events

  • Chairing Events covers the duties an event chair would have at a range of different events. This section will be useful guidance to provide chairs and moderators with at your event.

  • Valuing Diversity and Differences has suggestions for how to establish a strong and supportive collaborative environment which will help to frame the planning stages of your inclusive event

Additional Resources#

These resources cannot (and should not) replace working with members of your specific community to plan and host events.

Resources on Public Involvement and Engaging people with lived experience in research and/or public policy#

Community-Specific Accessibility Resources#

Deaf and Hard of Hearing#


Planning Accessible Events#

Planning Inclusive Events#

Venue Accessibility Guidance#

Hosting Online Accessible Events#

Creating Accessible Communications#

Example Accessibility Guides#

Further Reading#