News & Events

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

Digital Book World, Nashville

October 2nd to 4th, 2018

The popular mainstream publishing and technology conference, Digital Book World, is scheduled to return this year with a new focus and an exciting program. […]

Global Audiobook Trends and Statistics for 2018

Good e-reader has published its annual report on the audiobook industry and the latest trends and statistics can be read at: https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/global-audiobook-trends-and-statistics-for-2018  

Digital Accessibility: Assessing, Amending, and Advancing Digital Content for All, Chicago

February 23rd, 2018

Loyola University Chicago’s Digital Humanities department are proud to announce a one-day conference which will include three panels, a luncheon, and a digital accessibility […]

Digital Publishing Summit, Berlin

May 16th to 17th, 2018

Following the two highly successful EPUB Summits in Bordeaux (2016) and Brussels (2017), EDRLab have announced that the Digital Publishing Summit Europe will be […]

W3C ARIA Working Group finalize digital publishing specifications

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has finalized several documents: Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1 is a W3C Recommendation – https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/ Core […]

33rd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, San Diego

March 19th to 23rd, 2018

The CSUN Assistive Technology Conference will be held in March this year and it promises to be as exceptional as ever. More than 5,000 people […]

Ace by DAISY: Open Source EPUB Accessibility Checker – New Beta Release 

Ace, by DAISY, the newly developed accessibility checking tool for EPUB, has entered its last phase of testing with a new beta release this […]

EDRLab Webinar – Accessibility and EPUB 3: November 28th, 2017

November 28th, 2017

Since November 2016 EDRLab has gradually invested in the field of accessibility: production, certification, distribution and uses, all essential topics for a natively accessible […]

ABC International Excellence Award – Seeking Nominations

The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award, to be given at London Book Fair 2018, is now open for nominations. ABC aims to increase […]

December 2017: Access to Books and Reading-Finding Solutions Together

BrailleNet, Arald and Enssib organized a professional day on December 7th, 2017 entitled: Access to Books and Reading for People with Disabilities. This day was […]