Accessing Higher Ground 2021

Start date: November 15, 2021 - End date: November 19, 2021

Location: Colorado, USA

Conference

The Accessing Higher Ground conference is a multi-track pan-disability event that caters to an educational and professional audience. This year the event is being held in-person and online.

Webinar: DAISY Information Sharing Day

Date: October 14, 2021

Time: 1200 UTC

Location: Zoom webinar

Webinar

This information sharing day is a flexible event allowing people to attend the parts they find of most interest, but you're more than welcome to join us for the full session. The event is divided into the following parts: Part 1: DAISY Project Updates Starting at 1200 Universal Time (500 PDT, 800 EDT, 1300 BST,

Webinar: Creating and Reading Accessible Math

Date: October 20, 2021

Time: 1500 Universal Time

Location: Online

Webinar

Support for math authoring and reading has improved significantly over the last few years. This webinar brings together a panel of experts who will share new methods for creating, editing and reading math content in common applications.

Webinar: EPUB Accessibility 101

Date: October 6, 2021

Time: 1500 Universal Time

Location: Online

Webinar

It is often said that EPUB is built on a foundation of accessibility, but what does that mean? This webinar is for anyone interested in what happens under the hood of an EPUB publication to support accessibility. Maybe you are just getting started, or perhaps you create EPUB content using a converter or third party

Webinar: Ways People with Print Disabilities Read

Date: September 22, 2021

Time: 1500 Universal Time

Location: Online

Webinar

This webinar will bring alive the practical experiences of people with print disabilities, exploring how accessible reading works in the real world for people including those with dyslexia, low vision and blindness. What are the essential features enjoyed by students with learning disabilities? How does someone with low vision read an eBook on a smartphone?

Inclusive Design 24 2021 #id24

Start date: September 16, 2021 - End date: September 17, 2021

Location: Online

Conference

Inclusive Design 24 is a free 24-hour online community event on accessibility. It celebrates efforts worldwide to ensure people with disabilities have full and equal access to the web. This 24 hour completely free event includes 24 one-hour webinars on all things accessibility. The sessions range from beginner to advanced and are aimed at everyone

M-Enabling Summit 2021

Start date: October 4, 2021 - End date: October 6, 2021

Location: Washington D.C.

Conference

The theme for this year's M-Enabling Summit is Strategies for Inclusive Digital Transformations and we anticipate a focus on the major shifts in business, government and education driven by the pandemic that will affect anyone involved in inclusion, accessibility, services to Persons with Disabilities or compliance matters. This annual eventis dedicated to promoting digital environments and

EMPOWER Assistive Technology Conference 2021

Start date: October 28, 2021 - End date: October 30, 2021

Location: Bangalore, India

Conference

The third EMPOWER Assistive Technology Conference will be held at the  International Institute of Information Technology in Bangalore, India. Bringing together researchers, professionals, educators, policy makers and people with disabilities, this evert promises to bring together all parties involved in assistive technology to share information about the creation, production, use and dissemination of assistive technology

DAISY in Egypt, the Way Forward

Date: September 2, 2021

Time: 11:00 - 13:30 UTC

Location: Online

This free online seminar is to raise awareness on challenges encountered by persons with print disabilities in COVID-19 Pandemic situation, promote the provision of accessible publications such as DAISY in Egypt as well as encourage the acceleration of Egyptian Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty and the necessary revision of the copyright law.

The event is hosted by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MICT), National Library and Archieves of Egypt (NLAE), Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2022

Start date: March 13, 2022 - End date: March 18, 2022

Location: Anaheim, California, USA

Conference

CSUN will be returning to an in-person event in 2022, hosted again in Anaheim California this event is typically one of the largest assistive technology conferences in the world, with multitrack presentations on a diverse range of topics and a large exhibition space.