Accessibility

  • Accessibility FAQ

    HCOMP+CI 2023 is committed to providing an inclusive environment and we will do our best to accommodate requests for special assistance. This page describes the accessibility features of HCOMP+CI 2023, to help you make an informed decision about whether the conference will be accessible to you. Please contact us if your question is not answered here, or if the conference arrangements as described are not enough to allow you to attend. We will work with you to the best of our ability, to make the conference accessible.

How do I communicate accessibility needs to HCOMP+CI 2023 organizers?

The Accessibility Chairs for HCOMP+CI 2023 aim to ensure the conference is accessible to everyone and happy to discuss your needs in more detail. You can contact them directly at any time by emailing Franklin Mingzhe Li (mingzhe2@cs.cmu.edu) and Stephanie Valencia (svalenciv@gmail.com).
More information about accessibility from the City of Delft can be found: https://www.delft.com/

Will sign language interpretation or captioning be available?

If you need any special requests related to sign language interpretation and captioning, please contact the Accessibility Chairs.

Who can I ask about accessibility in Delft and in Holland?

For information about accessibility in the Netherlands, including public transport, go to Travelling for the disabled - Holland.com.

Can a student volunteer or caregiver assist me during the conference?

Student volunteers will be available to assist attendees with disabilities with navigation, meal service, or other accessibility needs. If you will need volunteer assistance at the conference, please contact the Accessibility Chairs.

Will there be a designated quiet space at the conference?

Studio 23 and Studio 24 (ground floor) can be used by attendees as quiet spaces during the conference. Please contact Accessibility Chairs or Local Chairs for special requests and/or requirements.

What is the conference space like?

The faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE; building 32) offers ample space to accommodate guests. Several facilities are accessible directly on the ground floor. You can inspect the floor plans to get an idea of where those facilities are located. Furthermore, you will see signs directing you to the correct rooms as soon as you enter the building.
Floor plans can be found here: https://www.tudelft.nl/en/ide/about-ide/contact/floor-plans
You can use Google Maps to look in and around the IDE faculty in 360 degrees panorama shots: https://goo.gl/rCEiGR

Specific Rooms
The following rooms will be used throughout the conference:

The facilities around IDE can be found here: https://map.tudelftcampus.nl/poi/industrial-design-engineering-io/
Nevertheless, student volunteers will be present on-site to provide assistance and guidance. If you will need specific assistance at the conference, please contact the Accessibility Chairs.

Will the conference be accessible by wheelchair or power scooter?

Yes, the conference venue has accessible elevators for wheelchair or power scooter. Automatic doors allow for easy access to the elevators.
Please refer to the floor plans to get and idea of where these are located: https://www.tudelft.nl/en/ide/about-ide/contact/floor-plans

What are the restroom facilities like?

Restrooms are located, and signalled, on both the ground and 1st floor where keynotes, paper presentations, and other activities will be held. Restroom are accessible.

What are the arrangements for presenters with accessibility needs?

Our conference rooms are fully accessible which are all on the floor. We already reserved enough room for wheelchairs to navigate in the Poster sessions. If you have any questions, please contact the Accessibility Chairs or Local Chairs.

Can I bring my guide dog?

Yes, guide dogs are allowed.

What if I have a medical emergency or health problem during the conference?

In case of emergency during the conference, you can call the following number 112 (from landline phone) +31 (0) 15 27 88888 (from mobile phone). Then follow the instructions given by the control room and the in-house emergency response team.
For instructions specific to the IDE faculty, check here https://www.tudelft.nl/en/student/ide/services/first-aid

Delft Police Office
  • Phone number: +31 (0) 900 8844
  • Jacoba van Beierenlaan 1, 2613 HT Delft
Delft Hospital (Reiner de Graaf Gasthuis)
  • Phone number: +31 (015) 260 30 60
  • Reiner de Graafweg 5, 2625 AD Delft
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