EuroPython ensures that it’s welcoming, accessible and inclusive for all our guests attending the conference. If you have suggestions to improve accessibility, let us know by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For enquiries, visit our helpdesk at registration or look for volunteers wearing Yellow conference t-shirt when enquiring about accessibility which includes:
- Accessible toilet facilities
- Dietary requirements
At main talk rooms, enquire with the session chair before the talks about designated seating, maintaining clear pathways, or other needs.
For folks who need to use the lifts to access registration on the 1st floor (or conference on the 2nd floor).
This is the EuroPython entrance.
Go through this and the inner doors. Keep on straight past the blue screen visible in the background of the 2nd picture.
You get arrive at the corridor in 3rd picture.
Go to the light at the end of the tunnel in 4th picture.
In front of the staircase, turn left.
Keep walking until you see the mural and the lift is located there.
The conference venue (The Prague Congress Centre) has childcare rooms; the sprints venue (VŠE) has quiet rooms (see below for locations) - they can be used for you to breastfeed your child, should you prefer. Please note, there are no restrictions on where you can breastfeed your child - you are free and welcome to feed your young ones at any place you feel comforditable with.
We aim to meet all dietary requirements, when you specify your dietary requirements during ticket registration.
Menus and its dietary information will be displayed each day to accommodate your food restrictions. We will also have a dietary station at the bar area on the second floor foyer - if you are coeliac, or need to avoid any particular allergen, please come to the dietary station for food.
This is the main venue for EuroPython workshops and the main conference (17th - 21st July). The venue is accessible for wheelchair users. Here’s general information on how to get to the venue.
Use Entrance Number 5 to enter the building.
Disabled parking is available at The PCC carpark, please find this information at https://www.praguecc.cz/en/parking-in-pcc.
Registration will be on the 1st Floor
- Use Entrance Number 5
- Staircase to the left and escalators to the right to the 1st Floor, there will be signage to show you the way.
- When you reach 1st Floor, Registration Desks will be in front of the cloakroom on the Forum Hall Foyer.
- The PCC is accessible for wheelchair users.
- Accessible toilet facilities are available.
- If you feel overwhelmed and need a quiet space, you can find the quiet room on the 2nd Floor at South Room 223 and 224.
- Childcare is on the 2nd Floor at South Room 247 + 248.
Sprints at The Rajska Building (RB), Žižkov Campus, VŠE (Prague University of Economics and Business)
The Rajska Building (RB), Žižkov Campus, VŠE (Prague University of Economics and Business) is the home of our sprints this year on 22-23 July.
More information on how to get to the venue via EuroPython 2023 Sprints Venue
- The University is completely accessible for wheelchair users.
- Accessible toilet facilities are both on the first and second floor of the Rajska Building.
- Room 203 Located on the 2nd floor of Rajska Building.
- There are no childcare or changing facilities at the sprints venue
PyLadies Lunch will be held at Congress Hall Foyer 2C on the second floor of the Prague Congress Centre (PCC). This is also accessible by lifts.
- The tavern and gardens is an outdoor venue. It’s wheelchair accessible and child-friendly.
- Please note that some seating spots may require assistance. If you have any requirements, please contact email@example.com.
- There are no baby changing facilities at the venue.
Information about the Evening Social can be found here: https://ep2023.europython.eu/social-event
- Unfortunately for the wheelchairs that might be a problem as the space has a lot of stairs and no wheelchair access.
There is no dedicated Quiet Room. But the courtyard outside is a good place to relax.
- There is no childcare or changing facilities at the sprints venue
This FAQ covers accessibility information for EuroPython. The EuroPython team recognises that accessibility is a continuous process, both systemic and individual.
If you have specific questions or accessibility needs not covered here, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A: Refrain from wearing scents such as perfumes/colognes, scented lotions, clothing with strong detergent scents, etc. Notify us of preventable environmental allergies when purchasing tickets or by email.
A: Unfortunately we do not have captioning during EuroPython.
A: We do not plan to have interpreters at the conference unless we are notified by signing attendees. If you have questions, please email us.
- Session chairs/room volunteer(s): Let folks know if there's loud, unexpected noises, strobing/flashing visuals in speakers' presentations beforehand, content & trigger warnings for any potentially sensitive material
- MC and volunteers to remind people to applaud.
- Volunteers to be aware if someone requires designated spaces when they enter the room
- Able to assist and let folks know where lifts, accessible toilet facilities, childcare, and quiet rooms are.
- What to do in case of fire alarms, sirens, fireworks, bells, etc. happen during the event, and guide guest safely out of the venue as well as inform updates on the situation
Language was incorporated from the following:
- PyConUS: https://us.pycon.org/2019/venue/accessibility/
- IFLA is the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions accessibility checklist: https://www.ifla.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/assets/lsn/publications/a_checklist_for_accessbiility_at_library_conferences_rev_2021.pdf
- Cevents: Accessibility in Events: Tips and Best Practices (+ Checklist) https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/accessible-events-tips-and-best-practices
- Splash: How to Make Your Events More Accessible and Inclusive https://splashthat.com/blog/accessible-event-planning
- Alterconf - accessibility info plus presentation guidelines for speakers: https://www.alterconf.com/