The conference has been postponed for health considerations in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. All upcoming dates posted on this website are void until further notice. Revised dates will be announced soon.

Registrations are now open!

Get to know the Keynote speakers


The UD2020 Conference organized in Aalto University, Department of Architecture in Finland, is the fifth of a series of major biennial international conferences on Universal Design: UD2012 (Oslo), UD2014 (Lund), UD2016 (York) and UDHEIT2018 (Dublin).

The conference is targeted at professionals and academics interested in the theme of Universal Design related to the built environment, transport as well as knowledge and information transfer. The conference provides research knowledge and best practices from all over the world. 

The conference venue, Dipoli, is the main building of Aalto University.

Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community of bold thinkers, where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future.


The conference is supported by:
Finnish Ministry of the Environment
The City of Espoo
Traficom Finnish transport and communication agency

Ara - The housing finance and Development Centre of Finland

Exhibitor space

For potential interaction with participants of the conference, there is space for exhibition stands at the venue. To book an exhibitor space, please contact ud2020@aalto.fi