M-Enabling Summit: Accessibility Progress in Digital Publishing

June 14th, 11:15 am to 12:30 pm in Washington, DC.

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The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and the World Wide Consortium (W3C) have merged. The potential for born accessible publishing is increasing.  This session highlighted the progress made by publishers in implementing accessibility standards. It also covered how the adoption of the Marrakesh Treaty is evolving internationally. The likely outcomes of the merger between the IDPF and W3C were also discussed.

Chair: Varju Luceno, Director of Communications, DAISY Consortium

Panelists:

  • Betsy Beaumon, President, Benetech
  • Rick Johnson, VP of Product Strategy, VitalSource Technologies
  • Peter Korn, Accessibility Architect, Amazon Lab 126
  • Steve Tyler, Head, Innovation and Development, Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

More information is provided on the M-Enabling Summit website.

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