News & Events

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

Cressida Cowell, Children’s Laureate, Creates Charter for Reading

Cressida Cowell, author of the How to Train your Dragon series,  has been elected as Children’s Laureate in the U.K. Speaking to an audience […]

Avneesh Singh Elected to W3C Advisory Board

Many congratulations to Avneesh Singh, Chief Operating Officer at the DAISY Consortium, who has been elected to the W3C Advisory Board alongside other esteemed candidates […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019: A Success All Round

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019  (#GAAD) took place on May 16 this year and we put together some tools and resources to encourage partners, […]

AIPI Launches Accessibility Guides in Australia

The Australian Publishers Association has launched 2  publications this week as part of the Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative (AIPI)—Making Content Accessible and Inclusive Publishing […]

RedShelf eReader Gains National Recognition for Accessibility Advancements

“RedShelf, an EdTech company working to make education more affordable and effective through digital content delivery, has been recognized by EPUBTEST.org as the first exclusively […]

AccessU 2019

May 14th to 17th, 2019

Four days and seven tracks of hands-on digital accessibility training by leading experts, as well as valuable networking opportunities,  and technology demos are on […]

EDRLab Announces Program for DPUB

EDRLab  has announced it’s program for June’s European Digital Publishing Summit with a heavy focus on accessibility. DAISY colleagues, Avneesh Singh and Romain Deltour […]

2019 Reading Systems Roundup

Individuals and organizations need to choose reading systems that offer the accessibility features they need. Requirements vary between individuals, and might include support for […]

Canadian Budget Announces Major Focus on Accessible Publishing

The 2019 Canadian budget has a strong focus on the “inclusion of Canadians with visual impairments and other print disabilities.” An exciting funding program […]