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ICFP 2018
Sun 23 - Sat 29 September 2018 St. Louis, Missouri, United States

ICFP values the diversity of our community, and aims to be an accessible and inclusive conference. If you have any questions or concerns about accessibility, or any requests for accommodation, please make your request known during registration, or contact the conference accessibility team at accessibility-2018@icfpconference.org, and we will work with you to address your concerns. Note that some requests may require advance notice, so please submit accessibility requests as far in advance of the conference date as possible in order to give us adequate time to prepare.

Accessibility Team

  • Robby Findler, General Chair
  • Alan Jeffrey, Accessibility Chair
  • Annabel Satin, Conference Manager
  • Spencer P. Florence and Jakub Zalewski, Student Volunteer Captains

Contact us at: accessibility-2018@icfpconference.org


ICFP is at the Peabody Opera House and the Union Station Hilton (with hotel rooms at the Union Station Hilton), in St Louis MO.

The Peabody offers support for mobility assistance and wheelchair access. Details are at http://www.peabodyoperahouse.com/about-us/faqs under ‘Accessibility’ and ‘Wheelchairs’.

The Union Station Hilton offers accessible rooms and facilities. It is 100% non-smoking, and allows service animals and pets. Details are at http://curiocollection3.hilton.com/en/hotels/missouri/st-louis-union-station-hotel-curio-collection-by-hilton-STLCUQQ/about/amenities.html under ‘For Your Accessibility Needs’.

The conference social evening will be held at the City Museum: http://www.citymuseum.org/visit/

There will be a quiet room at the Peabody, for feeding babies, prayer, meditation, or just generally getting away from everyone. The key will be at the ICFP registration desk.


The hotel and Peabody are three blocks (0.3 miles) apart.

Information about accessible transportation in St Louis is at https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/disabilities/Travel-In-Saint-Louis.cfm, including links to accessible taxi cab services, paratransit services and public transportation.

Information about getting to the hotel is at http://curiocollection3.hilton.com/en/hotels/missouri/st-louis-union-station-hotel-curio-collection-by-hilton-STLCUQQ/maps-directions/index.html.

Additional information can be found in the St Louis accessibility information for visitors at https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/disabilities/Visiting-Saint-Louis.cfm

There will be a coach to transport attendees to the City Museum for the social event.