News & Events

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

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

October 10th to 14th, 2018

October 2018 sees the 70th anniversary of the Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the most important international marketplaces for content, as well as a […]

Accessing Higher Ground

November 12th to 16th, 2018

This 5 day conference, presented and hosted by AHEAD in collaboration with ATHEN, EASI and the University of Colorado-Boulder. focuses on the implementation and […]

W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation

September 18th to 19th, 2018

The W3C have announced the latest in a series of workshops exploring the capabilities needed to ensure that the web delivers on its full potential […]

Epubcheck Development Update and Maintenance Request for Proposal

The Publishing Business Group of the W3C is looking for a developer/technical lead to: oversee enhancements, developments, maintenance, and future direction of the epubcheck validation […]

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Celebrates GAAD with Demonstrations for In-House Teams

This news post was kindly submitted by Katy Mastrocola from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD), the Trade Digital Managing […]

M-Enabling Summit, Washington DC

June 11th to 13th, 2018

The M-Enabling Summit promotes accessible technologies and environments for persons with disabilities and has established itself as the leading global conference and showcase covering fast-moving […]

Easy Access: Building Bridges for Better Access to Information, Leipzig

June 13th, 2018

For visually impaired and blind students and teachers the availability of accessible study materials is the precondition of academic success. This one day symposium, organized by the […]

An Introduction to Screen Readers: Live Webinar

May 17th, 2018

In this webinar, Steve Sawczyn, Solutions Architect at Deque Systems, will demonstrate how he uses a screen reader to navigate the web. In celebration […]

Accessible Publishing to Feature at DPUB Summit in Berlin

The Digital Publishing Summit Europe, being held in Berlin on the 16th and 17th of May, 2018, has a significant focus on accessibility this […]

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants – the AAG Accessibility Seminar at the London Book Fair

This event report was kindly submitted by Alistair McNaught, Accessibility Inclusion Specialist at JISC and one of the presenters at the AAG Seminar this […]