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Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors

Be part of the 3rd Swiss Conference on Barrier-free Communication!

Our Conference

BfC 2020 will be held online on 29 June – 4 July 2020. This is the third and final conference being held as part of the project entitled "Proposal and implementation of a Swiss research centre for barrier-free communication" (2017–2020). The project is a cooperation between the Institute of Translation and Interpreting of the ZHAW and the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting of the University of Geneva.

BfC 2020 goes virtual!

Moving from an in-person to a virtual conference, we aim to actively respond to the current emergency situation, as well as to explore more innovative ways to reach out to the barrier-free communication academic and professional community worldwide.

Facts and Figures

Diversity of presentations

From Audio Description to Live-subtitling, Easy Language research, Web accessibility and Sign Language.

Over 15 different countries

A diverse pool of authors and attendees from all over the world, including Europe, the USA, Africa and Australia.

+100 participants expected

Internationally renowned researchers, academics, practitioners and members of the target groups.

Your Benefits



Sponsorship and Exhibition Package

We invite corporate and institutional sponsorship for BfC 2020. Expressions of interest should be submitted to no later than Friday, 19 June 2020.

Sponsorship CHF 180
Exhibition CHF 300

Terms and Conditions

1. Organiser

The 3rd Swiss Conference on Barrier-free Communication is organised by:

Project "Proposal and implementation of a Swiss research centre for barrier-free communication"
ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics
Theaterstrasse 15c
8401 Winterthur

2. Expressions of Interest

3. Intellectual Property

The Sponsor/Exhibitor grants to the Organiser a non-exclusive licence to use the Sponsor/Exhibitor’s name and logo for the promotion and marketing of the Conference and for publication on the virtual conference platform (Whova). Sponsors agree to be listed on the Conference website.

4. Payment Terms

Sponsors and exhibition package fees must be paid in full via ClearEvent.

5. Sponsorship and Exhibition Cancellation Policy

If a Sponsor/Exhibitor cancels, he or she agrees to pay 100% of the package fee as cancellation charge. Cancellations must be received in writing by the Organiser.