AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries. By highlighting the powerful voices and positive initiatives of local community members, we build hope and strengthen the community’s resolve to create safer spaces for everyone.
The conferences go beyond the limited definitions and basic discussions of diversity to create a deeper, more nuanced conversation. Each conference features a wide range of speakers delivering critical analyses of tech and gaming culture and presenting their vision for what our community can be.
We invite you to join us as we work toward a more inclusive future.
Make an impact by ensuring the comfort and safety of attendees on the day of the event. All selected volunteers receive free AlterConf admission.
1615 SE 3rd Ave
Curb cutouts in front of building, outside area well-lit, any steps are accompanied by ramps or elevators.
3.5ft or more accessible pathways between chairs, tables, etc within venue. Reserved seating for those with mobility devices, hearing or vision impairment interspersed with non-reserved seating (sit with your friends!)
Professional sign language interpreters and live captioning
Venue safe for small children. Free professional childcare available, reserve no later than October 21, 2017.
Accessible gender neutral restrooms
Street parking and free visitor parking available
Food & Drinks
Healthful meat, vegan, and gluten-free meals with choice of water or juice.
1-3 blocks from many bus routes and the street car, 5-10 walk/roll from light rail
Unarmed, non-police security officers
AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries.