Frequently Asked Questions
- Who can attend?
- What accommodations do you provide?
- What is new this year?
- What about food?
- Where do I park?
1. Who can attend?
WE Con 2018 is open to women and girls (cis and trans), and those who are interested in learning about issues affecting these communities in Austin and the surrounding areas. Even if you're not part of these communities, this is your chance to learn what you can do to support them.
2. What accommodations do you provide?
WE Con offers complimentary childcare, Spanish-English translation, and snacks every year. A local care provider service, Mom's Best Friend provides childcare, and the ratio of child to care provider is relatively low. This year we will also be introducing children's programmming in the childcare room! Spanish-English interpretation is available, and included with ticket costs. The ACC Eastview campus has entrances for people with disabilities.
3. What is new this year?
This year we are introducting select programming in the childcare room. Your child will be able to participate in a reading circle, yoga, and more! Also, we are continuting a networking hour at the end of the conference, from 3:15 - 5 p.m. After a full day of workshops and panels, we invite you to stick around for drinks, conversation with new friends and the presenters, and the Resource Fair and Market.
4. What about food?
Buffet style lunch will be served at 12 p.m. Light breakfast, snacks, and beverages will be provided at 9 a.m., and an afternoon dessert and coffee provided during the Networking hour.
5. Where do I park?
Parking is free! Yes, free parking in Austin is still a thing. There are two lots, Lot E and F, with plenty of space. Street parking is metered, and available on Webberville Road. Disabled parking is available in Lot G.The ADA accessible entrance to building 8000/8500 is on the Webberville side. Bike racks are located behind building 3000.