Accessibility and Specific Needs Support 2018

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One Stop Service Point for participants with specific needs

ICCHP is committed to accomodate people with disabilities.
Before ICCHP, please get in touch with indicating “Accessibility Services” to organise and arrange all possible issues in advance and don´t forget to check the box "I request Accessibility Services" 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

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 2018 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 disability.
If you realy need this service please contact us.

Contact details and reservation: 
Arbeiter-Samariterbund Linz
Reindlstrasse 24
A-4040 Linz
Phone: +43 732 / 21 27
web: Arbeiter-Samariterbund (German only)


- Induction loop
- Tables at various heights

Specific Needs Assistants

Upon request and prior notification / negotiation, 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 2018 Info Desk.

Print Materials in Braille (upon request and availability)

- 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,
- Info Desk,
- Conference Opening,
- Keynotes and
- At least in all offered tracks
- Gala Dinner (up to 50 places)

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, 2018 (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: