Coordinated by the IFLA Section for Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities, this seminar, which is in person and allows remote attendance online, will cover the following three areas: Presentations of international best practices Presentations from India covering challenges and inclusive library initiatives Open house discussions to determine the way forward especially in middle income
This in-person and virtual event hosted in Nairobi will explore taking digital accessibility and assistive technology in Africa to the next level.
The Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities conference brings together interested parties from Australia and New Zealand to discuss information access for children and adults who cannot readily access standard print. The theme at the event this year is "Universal Information Access: Pathways to an Equitable Future" and will include a
The Ability Summit from Microsoft is a free online event to showcase the latest developments in accessible technology, learn from leaders with disabilities, and explore how accessibility empowers everyone within an organization, your community, and so much more.
ATIA is the premier organization for manufacturers, sellers and providers of assistive technology (AT)—products, equipment and systems that enhance learning, working and daily living for persons with disabilities. This year’s event is a return to an in-person occasion but virtual participants are also welcomed.
Digital Book World returns to its original home of New York City for 2023 and promises to be an exciting gathering for the publishing industry. Of interest to our readers is the panel on Accessibility in Publishing, moderated by expert accessibility consultant Bill Kasdorf. The stellar list of panelists include: Richard Orme, The DAISY Consortium Michael
The publishing industry embeds accessibility metadata in ebooks and other online publications to describe the features that facilitate the reading experience for people who are blind, have low vision or are otherwise print disabled. Four speakers will share their perspectives on how accessibility is being defined in international epublishing standards, how metadata is embedded in publications,
This free virtual conference is dedicated to fostering discussion among technology pioneers on how rapid advances in AI and related technologies will fundamentally alter the landscape of assistive technology and accessibility, creating a more accessible world for people with blindness and visual impairments. Registration is free.
Reading systems are available in a variety of options to enable reading across all platforms. But the reading experiences offered can vary, especially when assistive technology is being used. This webinar will highlight the requirements for an accessible reading system, discussing some of the good practices employed in current solutions.
The DAISY Consortium Annual General Meeting for 2023 will be held in Washington DC on May 9. In the general meeting we transact the formal business required under our articles and governing regulations, and there will also be presentations to showcase some of our work. This year the AGM will be hosted in person and