EAA Series: Image Descriptions – T-269 Days – Webinar

Date: September 25, 2024

Time: 14 UTC

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

Authoring accurate, informative, yet concise image descriptions can sometimes feel like an art. When you add methods for authoring and implementing extended descriptions it is easy to appreciate how complex things can feel. This webinar will discuss the practical approaches taken by a number of publishers to ensure image descriptions for both front and back

EAA Series: Accessibility Testing – T-304 Days – Webinar

Date: August 28, 2024

Time: 14 UTC

Location: Online Via Zoom

Webinar

In the third webinar of this series we examine some of the different types of accessibility testing that relate to digital publications under the EAA. This broad topic covers content, platforms and technologies used to deliver an accessible user experience from discovery to consumption.

EAA Series: Technical Approaches to Upgrading the Backlist, T-339 – Webinar

Date: July 24, 2024

Time: 14 UTC

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

The 2nd webinar in the Countdown to the EAA webinar series from DAISY considers the complexity of reworking existing materials to incorporate accessibility. This can vary greatly depending on the nature of the published content. There are however a series of strategies that, if adopted, can aid the rework process. In this webinar we will

Countdown to EAA: T-367 Days – Webinar

Date: June 26, 2024

Time: Online via Zoom

Webinar

The EAA countdown series of webinars begins with an introduction to the EAA itself, exploring the implications for people involved in publishing and reading, and talking to industry professionals actively working to prepare their organizations and others. The webinar announcement article gives information on the first 4 webinars in this series.

Webinar: The Role of Digital Accessible Reading Materials for Achieving Global Goals Towards Zero Digital Divide

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 9am UTC

Location: Zoom webinar

Webinar

Objective: The webinar on the role of accessible digital reading materials for achieving global goals brings together industry experts, advocates, and stakeholders to understand the challenges faced by individuals with print disabilities in the context of accessible reading materials, sharing knowledge and best practices, promoting collaboration among stakeholders, and advocate for policy changes and industry

10 Years of the Marrakesh Treaty – Webinar

Date: June 27, 2023

Time: 1300 UTC

Location: Zoom webinar

Webinar

On the 10th anniversary of the Marrakesh Treaty join the IFLA Section Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities (LPD) and guests in a celebration and exploration of the accomplishments, challenges, and future of the Marrakesh Treaty. This webinar is run in collaboration with the DAISY Consortium and will feature representatives from IFLA, ABC, EIFL, EBU/WBU

Accessibility Metadata: Panel Discussion

Date: November 23, 2022

Location: Online

Webinar

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,

DAISY Webinar: Accessible Reading Systems – Requirements and Examples of Good Practices

Date: October 26, 2022

Time: 15 UTC

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

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.

DAISY Webinar: Lessons Learned in the Journey to Accessible Publishing

Date: November 23, 2022

Time: 16.00 UTC

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

If you encounter a challenge on the road to accessible publishing, chances are you are not the first. In this session, we will reveal the issues that arise again and again, and hear how they are being addressed by companies as they get ready for the European Accessibility Act.