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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I attend the Accelerate Conference?

By attending the Accelerate conference, you’ll be shaping the future of data and AI for social impact alongside leading academic institutions, social impact organizations, private sector partners, and philanthropic funders. Join the event to expand your network of global problem solvers, establish new collaborations and partnerships, and chart an equitable and responsible path for data and AI.

Is travel support available?

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer travel support to attendees. We are committed to keeping the conference free to attend and request that all attendees make their own travel arrangements.

Where should I stay?

We ask that all participants make their accommodation bookings at their earliest convenience. Please see the travel page for hotels in the area.

Do you have a code of conduct?

Yes, we are committed to safe, inclusive, informative, and fun convenings. You can find our code of conduct linked here.

When should I arrive?

Registration will begin at 8.30 am at the Norton’s Woods Conference Center. We will have coffee, tea, and a light breakfast available for attendees. 

Will you offer a virtual option?

Post-conference content will be made available following the conference. Follow us on LinkedIn and YouTube to stay up to date.

Can I participate as a speaker?

We appreciate your interest. Our speaker lineup for this year is closed. Please contact us at for consideration for future events.

What is the recommended WiFi at the venue?

Wi-Fi: AAAS-Guest
Password: amacadguest@1780

Are meals included at the conference? 

Yes! We will be offering a light breakfast, lunch buffet, and afternoon refreshments with vegetarian and gluten-free options.