ICCHP 2014

14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs

July 09-11, 2014; Pre-Conference July 07-08, 2014

Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis; 2, Rue de la Liberté, 93200 Saint-Denis; France

Accessibility and Specific Needs Support

Logo Sign LanguagePicture of a braille printLogo Induction LoopPicture of Linz Wheelchair Taxi

One Stop Service Point for participants with specific needs

ICCHP is committed to accomodate people with disabilities.
Before ICCHP, please get in touch with icchp@jku.at indicating “Specific Need Support” to organise and arrange all possible issues in advance and don´t forget to check the box "I request specific Needs Support" during the registration process.

At the ICCHP Information (“Info”) Desk, you will get help and support during the whole conference. Please get in touch whenever there is something to be arranged for you! Availability of the info desk can be checked following http://www.icchp.org/accessibility

University of Linz

As a rather young University, Johannes Kepler University of Linz has a unique campus close to the inner city.
All publicly available buildings and rooms used for ICCHP 2012 are wheelchair accessible.

Accessible Accomodation

Please check the following link to Accomodation for further information

Special Transport

Austrian Railways - Accessible travelling

Check the information from Austrian Railways and book your trip and needed assistance in advance!


The “Arbeiter-Samariterbund” is a paramedics service also offering special transport to people with motor disability.

Contact details and reservation: 
Arbeiter-Samariterbund Linz
Reindlstrasse 24
A-4040 Linz
Phone: +43 732 / 21 27
Email: office@asb.or.at
web: Arbeiter-Samariterbund (German only)

Special Transport with Ursula Schüler

Contact details and reservation: 
Ursula Schüler - Van transport with special wheelchair service
Gauermanngasse 31 
A-2700 Wiener Neustadt
Phone: +43 26 22 / 24279
Email: office@ursula-schueler.at
web: Special Transport Ursula Schüler (German only)

Visual Route Description

Plan to ICCHP registration and to Hotel Sommerhaus
Available as .pdf (607KB):

Download the Visual plan to registration and Hotel Sommerhaus

Plan of the conference building, your way to tracks and keynotes
Available as .pdf (1MB)

Download the Visual plan to the conference building, way to the tracks and to keynotes

Verbal Route Description

Your way to registration, conference building and Hotel Sommerhaus
Available as .txt (3KB):

Download the Verbal Route Description to registration, Conference Building and Hotel Sommerhaus

Inside the conference building and the way to keynotes
Available as .txt (1KB):

Download the Verbal Route Description inside the conference building and the way to keynotes


- Induction loop
- Tables at various heights

Specific Needs Assistants

From 7:30 - 8:30AM a guidance service will be available at Hotel Sommerhaus assisting you at breakfast.
If required, this guidance service will guide you to the University Campus after breakfast, departing 15 minutes prior to the start of the programme (assistance for the way back to Tramway / Hotel Sommerhaus upon request, departing 15´after programme ends).
Our staff will also help you to find your way at the University Campus.
If you need help during the conference, please don’t hesitate to ask for help. You will find assistance at ICCHP 2012 Information Desk.

Print Materials in Braille

- Tactile plan of the conference building
- Emergency information for participants

Digital Materials for Blind and Partially Sighted Conference Participants

Available at Info desk.

Induction Loop

Audio Induction Loop Systems will be available at / during
- Registration Desk,
- Information Desk,
- Conference Opening,
- Keynotes and
- One specific Track (to be announced on time)
- Gala Dinner (up to 50 places)

We also have a mobile audio induction loop system at our disposal. If you want an induction loop elsewhere than noted above, please get in touch as soon as possible by eMail to icchp@jku.at or with our Information Desk on site. Please consider: First come, first serve.

Sign Language Interpretation

From English to ISL (International Sign Language)
We will offer a translation of
- Conference Opening,
- Keynotes
- Talks at Gala dinner and
- Selected Sessions (clearly indicated in the Programme)

The assignment of translated sessions is not fixed yet. We may arrange Sign Language Interpretation of specific lectures.
Please get in touch and make your proposals until June 20, 2012 (latest) as the sign language interpreters need time to prepare.

Contact Details for Accessibility and Specific Needs Service

If you want to make use of any of the above mentioned services or want to announce other issues, please get in touch as soon as possible by eMail: icchp@jku.at

ICCHP is a series of biannual scientific conferences in the field of ICT/AT for people with disabilities run in co-operation with the Johannes Kepler University, Linz and the Austrian Computer Society

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