5th International Conference on Universal Design

This conference has been organised as an online event. Registered participants will find links to the online keynotes and presentations in the Program section of this website.

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See the program

The online conference takes place over three days with approximately 60 presentations on various fields of design. The program is split into several themes and parallel sessions.

What is it?

The UD2021 Conference, organized by Aalto University, Department of Architecture – Finland, is the fifth of a series of major biennial international conferences on Universal Design: UD2012 (Oslo), UD2014 (Lund), UD2016 (York), and UDHEIT2018 (Dublin).

Who is it for?

The conference is targeted at professionals and academics interested in the theme of Universal Design related to the built environment, transport as well as knowledge and information transfer. The conference provides research knowledge and best practices from all over the world.

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Supported by

Finnish Ministry of Environment
Espoo City
The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland
Invalidi Lito
Finnish Transport and Communication Agency
Aalto University
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