SciAccess 2020 (June 29) & Making Space for All ( a series of accessible astronomy webinars)

For more information on Both events click here.

For a PDF on the SciAccess 2020 event click here. 

For a PDF flyer on the Making Space webinars for All click here.


SciAccess 2020

The Virtual Science Accessibility Conference

Hosted on Zoom by the OSU Department of Astronomy, in partnership with NASA

When: June 29, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM ET

The event is free but requires registration at https://go.osu.edu/sciaccess2020.

A free, international conference dedicated to promoting disability inclusion and diversity in STEM.

Open to the Public!

Learn about work being done around the world to enhance access to STEM.

this event will feature keynote speaker Astronaut Soyeon Yi! Dr. Yi is the first and only South Korean astronaut. SciAccess 2020 will also feature talks from blind and vision-impaired scientists, including Dr. Nicolas Bonne, a vision-impaired astronomer who specializes in 3D printing.

This event, taking place, is dedicated to promoting diversity and disability inclusion in STEM. It will feature ASL interpreting and live CART captioning. The 2020 SciAccess Conference aims to reach blind and vision-impaired students who are interested in STEM, as well as the science educators of BVI students in order to promote inclusive education and highlight diverse and accomplished STEM speakers.


Making Space For All

A weekly webinar showcasing underrepresented scientists.

When: Every Thursday 3:00 PM ET

To join the webinars click here!

This new astronomy webinar series features the work and voices of underrepresented scientists and students in the astrophysics community. Join Anna Voelker, the Department of Astronomy’s and CCAPP‘s Coordinator of Outreach Programs, for public Q&A sessions and live astronomy interviews each Thursday at 3:00 PM ET.

In these times of social distancing and making space between us, we will be answering your astronomy questions across the quarantine and sharing the wonders of space across space! We are dedicated to Making Space for All through inclusive and accessible astronomy webinars.