8-10 September 2019, University of Leeds

The Communication Matters International 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.

Visit our Conference Website to find out more about the Call for Papers, Programme, Exhibition, Social Events & Venue!

View from a Wheelchair

Watch our video below to see for yourself what you can expect from our conferences.


With thanks to Area40, a local band who provided their song ‘Pretty Much Perfect’ for our video.

  • FULL RESIDENTIAL (SUNDAY & MONDAY NIGHTS)

    £556 (Earlybird rate £488 if paying before 19 July)

  • ONE NIGHT RESIDENTIAL (MONDAY NIGHT)

    £499 (Earlybird rate £428 if paying before 19 July)

  • FULL NON-RESIDENTIAL (INCLUDES LUNCH & EVENING MEALS)

    £439 (Earlybird rate £371 if paying before 19 July)

  • ONE DAY NON-RESIDENTIAL (INCLUDES LUNCH)

    £206 (Earlybird rate £190 if paying before 19 July)

  • SUBSIDISED PLACES (FOR AAC USERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN UK)

    Full Residential £126 plus £81 for each accompanying Personal Assistant.

    One Day Non-Residential £117 plus £81 for each PA.

    NOTE: Please apply early as these places are limited – first come first served. There is also a fund for first-time attendees, do apply early to be considered. All meals and accommodation are included and you may also bring up to two personal assistants. If you are looking for financial assistance you will find useful contacts in our funding section.

  • EXHIBITION ONLY ACCESS ON MONDAY FROM 9AM - 6PM (INCLUDES LUNCH OR REFRESHMENTS DEPENDENT ON TIME)

    £36 – Call in at any point and have ample opportunity to try out a wide range of AAC products & services from leading suppliers!

Membership fees. The above prices are for members of Communication Matters. If you are not currently a member, you must become one in order to attend at these rates (membership runs from 1 January to 31 December). It is £69 for Individual membership, or £189 for Organisational membership type A.

If you are applying for a Subsidised place, you can get a free sponsored membership if you have not been a member before, otherwise please choose £22 membership fee.

  • FULL RESIDENTIAL (SUNDAY & MONDAY NIGHTS)

    £630 (Earlybird rate £562 if paying before 19 July)

  • ONE NIGHT RESIDENTIAL (MONDAY NIGHT)

    £573 (Earlybird rate £502 if paying before 19 July)

  • FULL NON-RESIDENTIAL (INCLUDES LUNCH & EVENING MEALS)

    £513 (Earlybird rate £445 if paying before 19 July)

  • ONE DAY NON-RESIDENTIAL (INCLUDES LUNCH)

    £280 (Earlybird rate £264 if paying before 19 July)

  • EXHIBITION ONLY ACCESS

    £46 – on Monday only from 9am – 6pm, includes lunch or refreshments dependent on time, call in at any point

Cancellation

Notify in writing by 8 Aug 2019 for a refund (less 10% admin fee); no refunds thereafter.

Exhibition Stand

Please contact admin@communicationmatters.org.uk for details and costs of exhibition stands.

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