Date: 1 November 2016

Venue: Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

This one-day conference will examine the unique challenges involved in designing suitable environments and technology for autistic people.

Key speakers will outline recommendations and concepts that show good practice in the design of buildings and technology.  They will also give insights into understanding sensory issues for autistic people and how to take these into account when designing environments.

Register by Friday 26 August 2016 to take advantage of our early booking rate.


  • Colum Lowe, Designer and Founder, BEING Design Ltd
  • Andrew Lester, Consultant Architect, Aitken Turnbull
  • Steve Maslin, Director, BUD, Building User Design
  • Dr Katie Gaudion, Designer and Senior Research Associate, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art

Key topics

  • The architectural implications of autism
  • Using good design to minimise anxiety
  • Commissioning and designing built environments
  • Designing inclusive software

Register now to book your place at this exciting event.