Accessibility

IDA is committed to making accessibility a priority throughout the organization. During the conference, IDA will be providing:

  • Main Stage - ASL, Closed Captioning (via a Recap’d widget) and chat messaging will be available for all mainstage panels and keynotes.

  • Breakout Sessions - ASL, Closed Captioning (via a Recap’d widget) and chat messaging will be available for all breakout sessions.

  • Digital Social Spaces and Meetings - We will be working with all attendees individually who request ASL assistance for additional meetings or digital social spaces. We will do our best to accommodate as many of these requests as possible. Chat messaging channels will also be available in 1:1s.

Additionally, IDA is actively working with All Senses Go to make our Getting Real website, registration process and viewing platforms as accessible as possible for those using screen readers. All of our online platforms have been audited and updated wherever possible to prioritize access for all. In cases where we have identified obstacles, we have done our best with our limited resources to mitigate them or offer alternatives.

Digital Access

If you can, please join the conference using a laptop or desktop rather than a tablet or phone. (Hopin does not always allow you to share your audio/video while using a portable device). Please use Chrome or Firefox as your browser. Avoid Brave, Safari, and Microsoft IE or Edge for now.

If you are in an environment with slow or limited internet connection upload speed, we invite you to participate with your video off to limit the bandwidth you’re occupying.

If you have no internet access or inability to participate via video and audio, please click here for the toll-free dial-in number for main stage programming. Dial-in for breakouts is not available.

To test your internet connection, you can do a google or speedtest.net speed test.


As an organization, we see this as ongoing work. Over the coming months and years, we're engaging in an ongoing accessibility evaluation process to identify, remove, and prevent common barriers to access and full participation in our events, programs and spaces.


Mistakes will be made on this journey and we invite your feedback and input about further steps we should take to create a safe, just and inclusive environment for our constituents with disabilities. We encourage you to share your thoughts with us by emailing us at conference@documentary.org or calling 213-332-1660 x209.