The Marrakesh Treaty came into force in 2016 and currently has 89 contracting parties covering 115 countries. WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) implements the objectives of the treaty at a practical level by increasing the number of books in accessible formats and making them available to people who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print
The DAISY Consortium invites music publishers and music-setters/engravers to take part in our upcoming online Round Table on ‘Accessible Music Publishing’ (materials adapted for print-disabled musicians) to help to explore and understand various sector requirements, through presentations and discussions between: mainstream music publishers; braille producers; music braille users; music setters/engravers; and music notation software producers.
The DAISY board meeting will be meeting on Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4, 2022. The meeting will return to an in-person event and observers are warmly invited to attend, though the board reserves the right for some agenda items to be held in private. If you would like to attend please Contact Us.
All organizations publish documents. Unfortunately, most of the publications are not accessible to persons with disabilities. The scale of the problem becomes bigger if we think of published books, which are still barrier for millions of persons with print disabilities. For years, disability advocates, accessibility professionals and organisations such as the DAISY Consortium have been
The DAISY Consortium Annual General Meeting is being held virtually this year and we’re delighted to open the doors to the wider DAISY community. In the general meeting we transact the formal business required under our articles and governing regulations, but there will also be presentations to showcase some of our work. Register to receive
The 87th IFLA World Library and Information Congress will be held in person, in Dublin, Ireland. The conference covers all topics related to library and information science, including standards and best practices, practical workshops, meetings of specialist working groups, and a large exhibition.
The CSUN AT Conference is typically one of the largest events in the world, drawing an international audience and highlighting the latest developments from across the assistive technology field.
The Accessing Higher Grounds conference is hosted by AHEAD and as such has a higher education focus. Offering an excellent range of practical and academic presentations around supporting accessibility, conference attendees leave better equipped to address accessibility challenges in education.
This year ICCHP and AAATE are coordinating a joint conference to bring together the latest research on a broad range of topics that interact with or impact digital inclusion, assistive technology, or accessibility. This international conference typically has a more academic bias, highlighting the current research in the field.
The Digital Publishing Summit returns this year as an in-person event in Madrid. Focusing on technical topics the one-day conference will include: Latest news from the EPUB standardization front The actual preparation of the EU Accessibility Act in different EU countries What’s new in open-source Readium toolkits and on Thorium Reader The protection of PDF