News & Events

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

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, […]

DBW—Have You Submitted your Nominations for the DAISY Accessibility Award?

Nominations for the Digital Book World 2019 Awards have now begun and we anticipate some exciting nominations for The DAISY Award for Accessibility in […]

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 […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

May 16th, 2019

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is designed  to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion for people with different disabilities. Last […]

Book Summit 19

June 18th, 2019

This event is Presented by the Book and Periodical Council, the Association of Canadian Publishers and the Literary Press Group of Canada in association with the Toronto International Festival of Authors. […]

Avneesh Singh For W3C Advisory Board

Avneesh Singh, Chief Operating Officer (Strategy and Operations) at the DAISY Consortium, is standing for election to the W3C Advisory Board which “provides ongoing guidance on issues […]

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 […]