Webinar: Word Document Accessibility 101

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Time: 16:00 UTC

Location: Zoom Webinar

Webinar

Microsoft Word is one of the most widely used applications for originating content globally. People use Word to create all types of content from business-related documents, academic coursework at all levels, and even developing manuscripts for publication. Over time Microsoft Word has become powerful and feature-rich tool, but the real power comes when it is

Webinar: Implementing Extended Descriptions in Digital Publications, Best Practices and Practical Advice

Date: February 24, 2021

Time: 1600 UTC

Location: Zoom Webinar

Webinar

Previous webinars have discussed in detail the methodology for describing images, and this webinar is focused on the next step of implementing those extended descriptions in digital publications. Using real-world examples this webinar will walk through practical methods for adding extended descriptions to publication and associating them with the image being described, highlighting best practices

Webinar: The Art and Science of Describing Images – Part 3

Date: February 10, 2021

Time: 16:00-17:00 UTC/GMT

Location: Zoom webinar

Webinar

This session continues the popular series of webinars providing guidance and examples for describing images. After covering general principles for describing images, as well as basic and some complex image types in the previous webinars, we are now ready to dive into the challenging content, including topics requested by attendees in the previous session. The

Free Webinar: Do More With WordToEPUB

Date: December 9, 2020

Time: 16:00 - 17:00 UTC

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

The next session in our Free webinar series on accessible publishing and reading, back by popular demand, we return to WordToEPUB. Point, shoot, and you can start making accessible EPUBs with Word and WordToEPUB, but you can do a lot more than the simple click-through mode. This session will demonstrate the latest version of the

Free Webinar: The Art and Science of Describing Images – Part 2

Date: December 2, 2020

Time: 16:00-17:00 UTC

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

The DAISY Consortium is delighted to announce the return of this series of free weekly webinars on accessible publishing and reading. We started this series earlier this year in response to the multiple challenges being faced by conferences around the world due to Coronavirus, as well as feedback from the wider DAISY community expressing interest

Include! The Nordic Online Conference on Inclusive Publishing

Date: November 11, 2020

Location: Online

Conference

This conference connects international speakers with key participants from the Nordic world of reading and inclusion, to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing on inclusive publishing. The NIPI network wants to promote the market’s own efforts on inclusive publishing and initiate areas of collaboration. This conference is an opportunity for constructive dialogue among key contributors to

WBU Webinar on Inequalities Highlighted by COVID-19

Date: September 4, 2020

Time: 9:00 EST (13:00 UTC)

Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Webinar

The World Blind Union (WBU) has documented a comprehensive report examining the extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed some deep structural inequalities in society, and more so, how they play out when crisis strikes. Data gathered from the study is evidencing that persons with disabilities, older persons, and persons from lower socioeconomic status

Intro to Word Document Accessibility (Deque)

Date: July 21, 2020

Time: 14:00-15:00 ET

Location: Online

Webinar

Our friends at Deque are hosting an Introduction to Word Document Accessibility webinar on July 21st. As well as providing essential information for all users of Microsoft Word, this webinar is an ideal precursor to the DAISY WordToEPUB  webinar scheduled for July 29th.

Free Webinar—Scaling Inclusion in the Transition to Remote Teaching

Date: July 15, 2020

Time: 15.00

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

The DAISY Consortium has announced the launch of a series of free weekly webinars on accessible publishing and reading in response to the multiple challenges being faced by conferences around the world due to Coronavirus, as well as feedback from the wider DAISY community expressing interest in online training resources. Following the rapid transition to

Free Webinar: The Accessible EPUB Ecosystem in Action—Following the Journey from Publisher to Student

Date: July 8, 2020

Time: 15.00

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

The DAISY Consortium has announced the launch of a series of free weekly webinars on accessible publishing and reading in response to the multiple challenges being faced by conferences around the world due to Coronavirus, as well as feedback from the wider DAISY community expressing interest in online training resources. A considerable amount of work