News & Events

Here you will find all the latest news as well as upcoming and previous events.

2020 DAISY Award for Accessibility in Publishing 

After reviewing many incredible activities taking place around the world which are working to advance the accessibility of publications, we are pleased to announce […]

PostScript: A Series on Accessibility, Disability and Digital Publishing

October 2nd to 30th, 2020

PostScript is an online series on accessibility, disability, and digital publishing, hosted by Public Access. It will connect artists, researchers, writers, academics, students, publishers, […]

Kogan Page Wins IPG Award for their Accessible Ebook Program

The Independent Publishers Guild held its annual awards ceremony this week and we are delighted to announce that Kogan Page won the IPG Digital […]

European Accessibility Act: A Chance for Publishing

October 16th, 2020

Last year, the European Accessibility Act was passed. This event, organized by the IPA and the conference team at FBF will highlight the opportunities of […]

WordToEPUB Wins ALPSP Award

The DAISY Consortium is proud to have been named a winner of the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2020 for our work on WordToEPUB. This ground-breaking […]

“Not All Heroes Wear Capes”

BISG celebrated its Annual Industry Awards this week. The Industry Innovator Award was awarded for accessibility to a true champion, Rachel Comerford at Macmillan […]

NIPI Include! 2020

November 11th to 12th, 2020

The Nordic Initiative Publishing Initiative conference aims to connect key participants from the Nordic world of reading and inclusion with the goal of initiating […]

Accessing Higher Ground 2020

November 9th to 19th, 2020

This 10 day virtual conference, presented and hosted by AHEAD focuses on the implementation and benefits of: Accessible media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology […]

Inclusive Design 24 2020

September 17th, 2020

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free 24-hour online event for the global community. It celebrates inclusive design and shares knowledge and ideas from analogue […]

Free Webinar: WordToEPUB Extended Tutorial – Accessible EPUB in Seconds

July 29th, 2020

You can start making accessible EPUBs after just a few seconds with Microsoft Word and the free WordToEPUB tool from the DAISY Consortium, but […]