Basic Accessibility Fundamentals Bootcamp

Date: May 20, 2021

Time: 12.00 - 15.00 EST

Location: Online

Webinar

In celebration of this year's Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Deque is offering free training of its basic accessibility fundamentals bootcamp. This training provides an overview of basic accessibility concepts, such as why digital inclusion matters and how people with disabilities use the Web. Through this training, participants will develop a better understanding about how disabilities

Digita11y Accessible GAAD 2021

Date: May 20, 2021

Location: Online

Webinar

Join the team from Digita11y Accessible for their free half-day virtual event featuring accessibility industry speakers to help raise visibility for Accessibility awareness in support of GAAD’s 10th anniversary.

World Blindness Summit 2021

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

Location: Online

Conference

With over 100 of the world's leading experts and organizations speaking and 190 countries participating this summit offers an exciting 3 days of events, presentations, gatherings and opportunity for networking. Registration is free and allows you to attend up to 50 interesting online conferences and webinars.

NFB Annual Convention 2021

Start date: July 6, 2021 - End date: July 10, 2021

Location: Online

Conference

The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. It also serves as a governing body, democratically electing their leadership and establishing each year's organizational priorities.

Webinar: Exploring Reading App Accessibility

Date: April 21, 2021

Time: Time: 15:00 UTC

Location: Zoom Webinar

Webinar

There are many different apps for reading digital publications. How do you know which offer the accessibility features you need, and which to avoid? The good news is that reading apps are regularly evaluated for accessibility features and the results made public. This session will explain the basics of reading apps, and describe the most

Webinar: Word Document Accessibility – Part 2

Date: April 7, 2021

Time: 15:00 UTC

Location: Zoom Webinar

Webinar

Returning by popular demand, and building on our first Word Document Accessibility session, this webinar will begin our journey beyond the basics. Through practical examples, our invited experts will share how to create accessible content using a range of Microsoft Word features, walking through the implications for accessibility in different scenarios, and guiding us through

DAISY General Meeting 2021

Date: May 26, 2021

Location: Online

The DAISY Consortium will be pleased to welcome you to our virtual Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday May 26 at 1200 UTC. The General Meeting is made up of the Full Members and Associate Members. Friends and supporters may attend as observers. If you wish to attend as an observer, please register

Accessibility in Publishing

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Online

Conference

This presentation is to be given at the Council of Science Editors (CSE) Annual Meeting which is open to members and non-members. DAISY Chief Innovations Officer, George Kerscher, will be presenting alongside colleagues Bill Kasdorf and Brad Turner (Benetech) and the session is to be moderated by Leslie Walker (American Chemical Society). Aimed at publishing

Webinar: Exploring the Accessible Mobile Reading Revolution

Date: March 24, 2021

Time: 16:00 UTC

Location: Zoom Webinar

Webinar

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us work, learn, and engage in leisure activities. People have chosen, and in some cases have been forced to use the only technology available to them, reading on mobile devices. But for readers with print disabilities, are these mobile devices suitable replacements for an accessible desktop