News & Events

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

Congratulations to the 2019 Winners of the ABC International Excellence Awards

The winners of the Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Awards were announced last night at the London Book Fair 2019. Nominees were judged on […]

Funding Boost for Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) has announced that it has been successful in securing funds from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund for the production of […]

Finalists Announced for the 2019 ABC International Excellence Awards

The short-list for the 2019 ABC International Excellence Awards for Accessible Publishing has now been published and the winners will be announced at the […]

Accessibility in EPUBs—Kobo Writing Life Podcast

Kobo Writing Life, Kobo’s self-publishing platform, produces a regular podcast for authors to learn more about the industry. In January’s episode they covered accessibility […]

Accessible Publishing and the Marrakesh Treaty – Are You Ready?

March 14th, 2019

The Marrakesh Treaty allows for copyright exceptions to facilitate the creation of accessible versions of books and other copyrighted works for visually impaired persons. […]

Accessible Publishing Summit

January 28th to 29th, 2019

The Accessible Publishing Summit invites stakeholders in the ebook production and distribution chain (authors, editors, designers, publishers, distributors, librarians, and alternate-format producers) to help […]

Inclusive Publishing Readers Discount Code for ebookcraft 2019

Inclusive Publishing readers can get 10% off tickets to ebookcraft and Tech Forum 2019, March 18-19 in Toronto, by using the promo code DAISY10. Take […]

BookMachine Unplugged. The Business of Accessibility: Content that is More Usable is More Valuable

February 20th, 2019

As well as the obvious ethical and now legal requirements to make sure our books, ebooks and content is accessible there are also sound […]

French National Accessible Digital Book Meeting

January 17th, 2019

After the success of the France’s National Day on Access to Books and Reading: Let’s Find Solutions Together , BrailleNet, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Book and Reading and […]

OZeWAI 2018 Conference Highlights

The OZeWAI 2018 conference, hosted by the ABC in Sydney, has now ended and a great time was had by all. The three-day event […]