ICCHP 2020

Start date: September 7, 2020 - End date: September 11, 2020

Location: Online event


The 17th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP) continues the biennial series of scientific conferences in the field of Assistive Technology and Accessibility. Preconference workshops September 7th and 8th, ICCHP Conference runs September 9th to 11th 2020. This event will now be held online.

International Literacy Day 2020

Date: September 8, 2020

Location: global

Annual Day

International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on 8 September, is an opportunity for Governments, civil society and stakeholders to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world's remaining literacy challenges.

NIPI Conference on Inclusive Publishing 2020

Start date: March 16, 2020 - End date: March 17, 2020

Location: Malmö, Sweden


This conference has now been postponed. Further details on the rescheduled event will be promoted as soon as they are available. This conference, coordinated by several DAISY Members, is designed to connect key participants from the Nordic world of reading and inclusion with the goal of initiating the joint work on inclusive publishing.

London Book Fair 2020

Start date: March 10, 2020 - End date: March 12, 2020

Location: Olympia, London, UK


UPDATE March 4th - The London Book Fair has been cancelled for 2020 but will return in 2021. This popular mainstream publishing event consistently has at least one session related to accessibility and inclusive publishing practices, and is typically attended by DAISY staff.

Accessing Higher Ground 2020

Start date: November 16, 2020 - End date: November 20, 2020

Location: Online


Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference The conference has a particular focus on US Higher Education and often includes sessions on accessible format creation and using digital publications.

Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference—ATIA 2020

Start date: January 29, 2020 - End date: February 1, 2020

Location: Orlando, Florida


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. The organization’s annual conference promises to be a stellar line up of speakers and workshops with over 350 session planned!

Inclusive Design 24

Date: October 10, 2019

Location: Online


Inclusive Design 24 is a free online 24-hour global event streamed through YouTube. As in previous years there is a strong web accessibility focus, with sessions highlighting innovative work taking place around the world. For people unable to watch the live stream, all the sessions remain available on YouTube to view on demand.

2019 Africa Forum on Visual Impairment

Start date: October 7, 2019 - End date: October 11, 2019

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


This 5 day event will focus on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal #4: achieving equality in education through innovation, access and lifelong learning. Contributing to a full week of sessions, Richard Orme DAISY CEO is presenting a sessions on: Introducing Visionary Learning through Technology The Future of Technology Beyond the 7th Africa Forum Getting