A presentation created with universal design principles considers a broad range of audience
members, including those with varying language proficiencies, gender, racial and ethnic background,
age, and disability status. Applying universal design principles can lead to a presentation that creates
better comprehension, as well as better feedback and discussion. These recommendations are
especially important for presentations online where the audience are utilising a range of screen

Principles for slide design

Provision of an alternative presentation model (for example prerecorded and captioned, large font
printouts/file etc) besides the more common PowerPoint presentation is appreciated by people for
many reasons, including language fluency, learning style, and personal preference. Please consider
making this available for delegates. Remember recorded presentations on YouTube/Vimeo can be
made available (embedded) on the panel/paper page of the website.