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
The Web Accessibility Initiative Communities of Practice project is holding an open meeting for everyone interested in digital accessibility to discuss the monitoring of the EU Web Accessibility Directive: What were the key challenges of the monitoring exercise for public sector bodies? For monitoring bodies? What were the lessons learned? What methodologies and tools were
The annual M-Enabling conference offers a series of panel discussions, conference presentations, networking opportunities, and live debates. This year with the theme of “Digital Inclusion: Strategies for Equal Opportunities” attendees can expect insights on the latest trends and technologies related to digital inclusion.
The London Book Fair 2022 usually hosts a number of events related to accessibility and some DAISY members exhibit and present at the event. Of particular note this year is the seminar Taking Practical Steps Towards Sustainability. Stacy Scott, Chair of the UK’s Accessibility Action Group will be presenting during this seminar which is free