News & Events

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

4 Strong Finalists Revealed for DAISY Award at DBW

The shortlisted finalists for the DAISY Award for Accessibility at Digital Book World 2019 have been announced. The winner from this impressive list of […]

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 […]

NADP Anniversary Conference 2019

June 25th to 26th, 2019

The National Association of Disability Practitioners Annual Conference 2019 is celebrating its 20th year with a focus on “Enhancing the Student Experience—the Full Lifecycle”. […]

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 […]

Society of Scholarly Publishers Annual Meeting

May 29th to 31st, 2019

The SSP’s annual meeting is presented this year with the theme Shaping the New Status Quo: Global Perspectives in Scholarly Publishing. The conference is […]

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 […]

IPEd National Conference 2019: Beyond the Page

May 8th to 10th, 2019

The Institute of Professional Editors is holding its national conference on May 8-10, 2019 where there is a significant focus on accessibility this year. […]

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 […]