DAISY Webinar: Accessible Publishing Support

Date: September 28, 2022

Time: 15.00 UTC

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

The second in the new season of free DAISY webinars looks at the tools, training and resources available to publishers in their accessibility journey. Join a stellar panel as they discuss a host of useful sources and solutions available around the world.

Webinar: Accessible Publishing Fundamentals

Date: September 14, 2022

Time: 15 UTC

Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Webinar

Accessible publishing is gaining increasing attention, with many new people approaching the topic, often driven by legislation like the EU Accessibility Act. To support this new audience, and refresh the topic for those with more experience, in this webinar we will go back to the fundamentals of publishing accessibility, highlighting how people with print disabilities

EDF Training on Inclusive Publishing and EPUB

Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Online via Zoom

Webinar

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

Webinar: Creating and Editing EPUB

Date: November 17, 2021

Time: 16 UTC

Location: Online

Webinar

There are many methods of creating EPUB publications, but some produce more accessible content than others. This webinar will examine some of the best methods for producing accessible EPUB content from common applications, covering strategies and tools for editing the resulting EPUB files where required, ultimately producing the most accessible EPUB publications.

Webinar: Validating and Conformance Checking of EPUB

Date: November 3, 2021

Time: 16 UTC

Location: Online

Webinar

Validation and conformance checking are two critical parts of accessible EPUB creation, but what does that really mean, how can they be accomplished and what are the common issues people encounter? This webinar will answer those questions and many more, providing a deeper understanding of the processes and ultimately helping everyone to produce better EPUB

Webinar: EU Accessibility Act – Update

Date: December 1, 2021

Time: 16 UTC

Location: Online

Webinar

As we continue down the road of readiness for the European Union Accessibility Act ahead of implementation on June 28, 2025, we take this opportunity to review progress and clarify developments over the last year. This webinar will highlight work taking place to support the creation of accessible published works under the Act, review the

Webinar: DAISY Information Sharing Day

Date: October 14, 2021

Time: 1200 UTC

Location: Zoom webinar

Webinar

This information sharing day is a flexible event allowing people to attend the parts they find of most interest, but you're more than welcome to join us for the full session. The event is divided into the following parts: Part 1: DAISY Project Updates Starting at 1200 Universal Time (500 PDT, 800 EDT, 1300 BST,

Webinar: Creating and Reading Accessible Math

Date: October 20, 2021

Time: 1500 Universal Time

Location: Online

Webinar

Support for math authoring and reading has improved significantly over the last few years. This webinar brings together a panel of experts who will share new methods for creating, editing and reading math content in common applications.

Webinar: EPUB Accessibility 101

Date: October 6, 2021

Time: 1500 Universal Time

Location: Online

Webinar

It is often said that EPUB is built on a foundation of accessibility, but what does that mean? This webinar is for anyone interested in what happens under the hood of an EPUB publication to support accessibility. Maybe you are just getting started, or perhaps you create EPUB content using a converter or third party

Webinar: Ways People with Print Disabilities Read

Date: September 22, 2021

Time: 1500 Universal Time

Location: Online

Webinar

This webinar will bring alive the practical experiences of people with print disabilities, exploring how accessible reading works in the real world for people including those with dyslexia, low vision and blindness. What are the essential features enjoyed by students with learning disabilities? How does someone with low vision read an eBook on a smartphone?