News & Events

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

Accessible Ebook Best Practices Published in Finland

The Accessibility Library Celia, in collaboration with the Finnish Publishers Association, has released a guide titled “Saavutettavan e-kirjan hyvät käytännöt”, or “Accessible Ebook Best […]

DAISY Launches Training Course for Accessible Document Creation

A new course on the topic “Confidently Create Accessible Documents” is being offered by DAISY via their learning platform. This is an instructor-led online training […]

DAISY Releases Version 5.0 of Obi, the Audio Production Tool

The DAISY Consortium is pleased to announce the latest release of Obi, the popular open source navigable audio book creation tool. Obi produces books […]

InDesign Latest Release Includes New Accessibility Features

In the recent update to version 19.2 (February 2024) of InDesign, new features were introduced to improve the export of accessible EPUBs, thanks to […]

AccessU 2024 Call for Proposals

AccessU will feature seven learning tracks this year. The organizers are accepting proposals from presenters who may not be able to attend the event […]

Perth Web Accessibility Camp 2024, Call for Papers

Do you have some great accessibility information that you’d like to share at PWAC 2024, either in person or online? The organizing team would […]

ABE Lab Report Released

The newly released Accessible Backlist Ebooks (ABE Lab) project report on Backlist Data and Gap Analysis provides relevant information for all looking to remediate […]

Congratulations to ABC Excellence Awards Winners 2023

Many congratulations to the winners of the Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Awards for Accessible Publishing, announced today at The Sharjah Book Fair. The awards are […]

Shortlist Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2023

The short-list for the 2023 ABC International Excellence Awards in Accessible Publishing has been announced in advance of the awards ceremony to be held at the […]

CSUN 2024 Call For Papers

The 39th Annual CSUN AT Conference will be at the Anaheim Marriott in California, March 18-22, 2024. There is a general call for presentation […]