Accessibility

The Feminist Porn Conference will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to presenters and attendees with accessibility needs. When you register, please indicate your accessibility needs in the space provided on the registration form. In addition, please email us in advance at info(at)fpcon.org to further discuss your particular accessibility issues.

The Feminist Porn Conference will be held at The Bahen Centre for Information Technology. The Bahen Centre in an accessible building with an accessible entrance (the front entrance has a ramp) and accessible bathrooms. All rooms used for the conference are accessible to both presenters and audience members. The building has an elevator for people in wheelchairs and people with limited mobility. Personal support workers, attendants, and service dogs all receive complimentary admission to the conference. Contact us for details. There is paid on-street parking in front of the building. There is also a paid above-ground parking lot one block north of the building on St. George in front of the Nona Macdonald Visitors Centre at 25 King’s College Circle (see attached). There is also a larger parking lot here.┬áThe accessible path of travel from the parking area to the accessible entrance (front entrance) is as follows: exit the parking lot and cross St. George Street; travel south 1/2 block to the Bahen Centre entrance. The most direct route from accessible public transportation is to travel south down St. George Street from the St. George subway station (which is about 6 blocks away).

The Feminist Porn Conference will make every effort to be a low-scent event. Out of respect for people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, we ask that all attendees please refrain from wearing/using perfume, cologne, and scented products when attending this event. Please note, however, that we will be sharing the common areas and bathrooms (but not the presentation rooms) with UT students, staff and others who are not attending the conference.

The Feminist Porn Conference will provide sign language interpretation for any and all sessions to those who need it upon request. Please contact us in advance if you need sign language interpretation via email at info(at)fpcon.org.

Most of the visual information that accompanies presentations (e.g. programs, slides, handouts) can be provided in alternative formats (e.g., electronically, large print, etc.) upon request if you contact us no later than March 31, 2014. Note: none of the films being screened have subtitles or closed captions.

The Feminist Porn Conference is committed to economic accessibility. We have a low income registration rate, volunteer positions available in exchange for free registration, and no one will be turned away because of lack of funds.

At the event, there will be clear signage, maps with accessible routes marked, and an Accessibility Coordinator on hand to assist attendees with accessibility needs.