News & Events

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

M-Enabling Summit: Accessibility Progress in Digital Publishing

June 14th, 11:15 am to 12:30 pm in Washington, DC. The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and the World Wide Consortium (W3C) have merged. […]

The Future of Accessible Publishing: EPUB 3

The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) has launched its re-branded “ABC Global Book Service” (formerly TIGAR Service) that enables libraries for the blind in different […]

A11yPub Symposium, Australia

A11yPub, Australia’s first inclusive digital publishing symposium brings together a powerful array of national and international presenters to build understanding about the benefits, new legal […]

Winners Announced: ABC Excellence Awards

The winners of the 2017 Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing were announced at the London Book Fair. SAGE of […]

March 23, 2017: How to Create Accessible EPUB

This one-day training seminar in Baltimore focused on creating and implementing accessible EPUB 3 in a variety of different settings. EPUB 3 provides features […]

Making Books Accessible: 2017 London Book Fair

This is an annual seminar, coordinated by the Publishers Association’s (PA) Accessibility Action Group. The main goal is to help publishers tackle accessibility issues and meet […]

W3C Publishing Business Group Kickoff Meeting

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Publishing Business Group kickoff meeting took place in London on March 13th. The Publishing Business Group fosters ongoing […]

Reflections: EPUB Summit 2017

The second EPUB Summit, held in Brussels March 9-10, showcased the latest technological developments. With more than 150 attendees from different countries, it has […]

W3C and IDPF Officially Combine Organizations

After seven months of debate over the merger, the International Digital Publishing Forum, developer of the EPUB e-book format, and the W3C, the internet […]

Digital Book World: Accessibility Master Class

When: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Presenters were George Kerscher and Charles LaPierre. Accessibility is not a rocket science, and you’re closer […]