13-15 September 2020, University of Leeds

The Communication Matters International AAC Conference is the UK’s leading annual AAC event. Over the course of two and a half days, participants enjoy a diverse programme of keynotes, plenaries, presentations, posters and an exhibition.

Visit our conference website to find out more about the call for papers, programme, exhibition, social events and venue!

View from a Wheelchair

Our video shows 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)

    £567 (Earlybird rate £498 if paying before 17 July)

  • ONE NIGHT RESIDENTIAL (MONDAY NIGHT)

    £509 (Earlybird rate £437 if paying before 17 July)

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

    £448 (Earlybird rate £378 if paying before 17 July)

  • ONE DAY NON-RESIDENTIAL (INCLUDES LUNCH)

    £210 (Earlybird rate £194 if paying before 17 July)

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

    Full Residential £129, plus £83 for each accompanying Personal Assistant.

    NOTE: Please apply early as these places are limited – first come, first served. We also have a fund for first-time attendees – do apply early to be considered. All meals and accommodation are included and AAC Users may 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, MONDAY FROM 9AM - 6PM (INCLUDES LUNCH OR REFRESHMENTS DEPENDENT ON TIME)

    £37 – Drop by at any point and have ample opportunity to try out a wide range of AAC products and services from leading suppliers (includes lunch or refreshments dependent on time).

Membership fees: The above prices are for members of Communication Matters. If you are not currently a member, you must join to attend at these rates (membership runs from 1 January to 31 December). Individual membership: £70, or Organisational membership type A: £193.

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 £23 membership fee.

  • FULL RESIDENTIAL (SUNDAY & MONDAY NIGHTS)

    £642 (Earlybird rate £573 if paying before 17 July)

  • ONE NIGHT RESIDENTIAL (MONDAY NIGHT)

    £584 (Earlybird rate £512 if paying before 17 July)

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

    £523 (Earlybird rate £453 if paying before 17 July)

  • ONE DAY NON-RESIDENTIAL (INCLUDES LUNCH)

    £285 (Earlybird rate £269 if paying before 17 July)

  • EXHIBITION ONLY ACCESS, MONDAY FROM 9AM – 6PM

    £47 – Drop by at any time, includes lunch or refreshments dependent on time.

Cancellation

Please notify us in writing by 13 Aug 2020 for a refund (less 10% admin fee); no refunds thereafter.

Exhibition Stand

For more information, including costs, please contact admin@communicationmatters.org.uk.

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