Accessibility at Bindercon

BinderCon is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible space for all of our attendees. Please see below to learn more about the accommodations we provide. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests, please email us at info@bindercon.com. We are happy to help by email or phone.

Conference Venue

BinderCon will be held at Carnesale Commons (251 Charles E Young Drive West, off Sunset) on the UCLA campus. Registration and all session rooms at the conference venue are accessible via elevator. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

A map with walking and driving directions is here. Public transportation information will be added here soon.

Accessible Accommodations

The Courtyard Marriott

(1.6 miles from UCLA).Room rates starting at 199.00 per night. Please use the code: UC0.

Accessibility: The Courtyard Marriott has wheelchair-accessible rooms with 32-inch wide door openings. Service animals are welcome. On-site accessible parking spaces are also available. More information about the hotel’s accessibility can be found here. (You’ll need to scroll down to the bottom of the page to view.) Please inform the hotel of your requirements when making your reservation.

Hotel Palomar

199 dollars/night for a deluxe room.

Boutique Hotel 2 miles away from UCLA Campus

Accessibility: Hotel Palomar has wheelchair-accessible rooms with either roll-in showers or accessible tubs with grab bars and hand-held shower heads. For more information about their ADA accessible rooms, click here. The hotel also has TYY capabilities and offers closed captioning and decoders. More information about these additional features can be found here. Please inform the hotel of your requirements when making your reservation.

Four Points by Sheraton

263 dollars/night (prepaid) or 303 dollars/night reserved. Use this linkto reserve.

8 miles from UCLA Campus in Culver City

Accessibility: For guests requiring accessible features, Four Points by Sheraton offers a variety of guest rooms with roll-in showers, grab bars in the bathtub, and visual fire alarms. For more information about accessible rooms, click here. Please inform the hotel of your requirements when making your reservation.

A full list of nearby hotels and transportation information is here.

Transportation & Parking Information

BinderCon will be held at Carnesale Commons (251 Charles E Young Drive West, off Sunset) on the UCLA campus. Parking will be in the Sunset Village lot. Speakers, scholarship recipients, and VIP ticket holders will receive complimentary parking passes. All other attendees may purchase a parking pass in the garage.

A map with walking and driving directions is here.

Information on public transportation will be added here soon.

Assistance with online sign-up system 

If you require assistance navigating our online sign-up system for workshops and speed pitch, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We can assist visually impaired attendees by phone or email with signing up for the sessions they most want to attend. Contact info@bindercon.com

Attendants and Assistants

If you require an attendant or assistant for medical purposes, we are happy to make accommodations for that person to attend the conference at no charge, or provide a volunteer escort to help with getting between session rooms, reading signage, or other tasks as necessary. Please contact us at info@bindercon.com for more information.

Fragrance

Please refrain from using scented products at BinderCon so as to ensure the comfort of all attendees.

Interpreters

BinderCon is happy to provide sign language interpreters. Please email us with advance notice at info@bindercon.com to request an interpreter.

Pumping Room

There will be a designated pumping room available in nearby Covel Commons. One of our volunteers (wearing a pink lanyard at the conference) will be happy to escort you to the location.

Quiet Room 

There will be a designated quiet room for attendees with sensory conditions in nearby Covel Commons. One of our volunteers (wearing a pink lanyard at the conference) will be happy to escort you to the location.

Restrooms

BinderCon provides gender neutral bathrooms out of respect for the gender identities of all of our attendees. All restrooms at Carnesale Commons are wheelchair accessible.

Service Animals

We welcome service animals at BinderCon. We ask that our attendees recognize that as tempting as it may be to pet a guide dog, please remember that this dog is responsible for leading someone who cannot see. A person’s safety depends on the dog’s alertness and concentration. Please do not offer food or treats to a service animal.