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The call for ideas for the Disability Innovation Summit is now open. 

We're looking for brilliant speakers, projects, technologies and showcases.


Please read the Submission Guidance PDF before completing the online form. 

Speaker, call for papers

Photo credit: Isabel Infantes

Submit an idea

A section of the Disability Innovation Summit will be assigned to new ideas; where individuals can submit topics to present or showcase. Students, entrepreneurs, organisations, businesses and start-ups are encouraged to submit;

  • Online submissions are now open, and will close on 1st  March 2020 at midnight. 

  • Submissions will be reviewed  by the Global Disability Innovation Hub's academic board and summit working group. Paper selection will take place at the end of April 2020.

  • Ideas are welcome for presentations, talks, engagement sessions and the exhibition space. 

  • Please read the submission guidance before completing the online submission form. 


Submissions are encouraged from all sectors. We're looking for new ideas and approaches, brilliant initiatives and creative solutions. Challenge us! 

Priority will be given to submissions with 

  • A passion to collaborate globally

  • Products and ideas that are ready to go to market, or have the ability to be scaled 

  • Tangible solutions that can impact lives around the world

Not sure if your idea or innovation is suitable? We are looking for submissions from all sectors and subjects; technology to art, sport participation to design. A piece of kit to a concept or approach. The Disability Innovation Summit is designed to capture all forms of Disability Innovation. 

Individuals with impairments are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please read the submission guidance PDF before you complete the online submissions form. We advise that you create your submission in word document and transfer to the online form once complete. You will not be able to save your application via the online form to return at a later date.


If you have any questions or would like to submit in another format please get in touch;


Phone:  00 44 20 3108 9916

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