OMAA Online Symposium

OMAA is pleased to present our online symposium on the 28 September 2021. The symposium will be run from 9.30am – 5pm (AEDT) and will be hosted by NextSense Institute. This event will be online using the Zoom platform.


Symposium Program

OMAA is delighted to announce the program of presentations for the upcoming symposium. Please click here to access the program.

Keen to hear more about the symposium? Check out the latest episodes from the NextSense Institute podcast:

  • Episode 83 – Trudy Smith talks with Dona Sauerburger about her upcoming OMAA Symposium keynote address.
  • Episode 81 – OMAA committee OMAA representatives Angela Reynolds and Kay Daly chat to Trudy Smith about the upcoming symposium.


Symposium Registration

Weren’t able to join us on the day? Post conference registrations are still available, offering access to the presentation recordings at a reduced price of $75.00. This registration and recording access will only be available until 10 December 2021. Click here for more information and to complete your registration.

This one day symposium provides evidence and experience based presentations for Orientation and Mobility professionals and stakeholders. Held online, participants will have the opportunity to engage with presenters and audience members through a range of online activities.

This OMAA Symposium will contribute 6 PD hours towards COMS re-certification with ACVREP as it addresses the Core Domains of the OMAA O&M Framework.


Call for Papers

The window for accepting submissions has now closed.



OMAA would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of the Symposium 2021:


Quantum logoQuantum – For over 30 years, Quantum has been providing products and services to people with a print disability (low vision, blindness or a learning difficulty).



BindiMaps logo
BindiMaps – changing the way you navigate unfamiliar indoor spaces.



HumanWare logo

HumanWare – Solutions that empower people with vision loss.



Exhibition Opportunity

Interested in becoming an exhibitor at the symposium? Check out the Exhibition Opportunity Flyer.


We will share further details about the Symposium in the coming weeks.


Warms regards,

The OMAA Professional Development Team