22 February 2023 - 24 February 2023

Vienna, Austria

Zero Project Conference 2023 on Independent Living, Political Participation & ICT

The Zero Project Conference – an annual disability inclusion gathering at the United Nations Office at Vienna – brings together innovators and key decision makers from all sectors to foster partnerships, share new proven solutions, and support the international scaling of these solutions, all towards the mission for a world with zero barriers.

The Zero Project Conference 2023 will highlight new and innovative solutions from around the world centered around the theme of: Independent Living & Political Participation, and ICT. 

These solutions will be presented in the form of the Zero Project Awardees 2023.

71 Awardees from 42 countries will be featured in various formats throughout #ZeroCon23.

Livestreamed for free, #ZeroCon23 features a wide spectrum of formats, from parallel sessions to workshops, keynote presentations, and engaging forum discussions. This live content will be broadcast in an accessible fashion via the Zero Project YouTube Channel.

Some of the key topics covered at #ZeroCon23 will include:

  • Voter & Civic Education
  • Assistive Technology
  • Deinstitutionalization
  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • Self-employment & Micro Finance
  • Self-representation
  • Participation in Public Life
  • From Guardianship to Supported Decision Making
  • Voting Policies & Procedure