2020 SciAccess Conference
Date: Monday, June 29, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Host: Department of Astronomy
The Ohio State Department of Astronomy, in partnership with NASA, CCAPP and the SciAccess Initiative, is proud to announce that it will be hosting a free, virtual conference on Monday, June 29. This all-day event will be dedicated to promoting disability inclusion and equity in astronomy and the STEM fields. The event will feature keynote speaker Soyeon Yi, the first and only South Korean astronaut. It will also include ASL interpreting and live CART captioning.
The 2020 SciAccess Conference is the culmination of the Making Space for All series, a new astronomy webinar series featuring the work and voices of underrepresented scientists and students in the astrophysics community. Join Anna Voelker, the Department of Astronomy's and CCAPP's Coordinator of Outreach Programs, for public Q&A sessions and live astronomy interviews each Thursday at 3 p.m. EDT.