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CSUN 2024 Call For Papers

The 39th Annual CSUN AT Conference will be at the Anaheim Marriott in California, March 18-22, 2024. There is a general call for presentation […]

Inclusive Publishing Partner, RedShelf, Wins EdTech Award

Inclusive Publishing Partner, RedShelf, has been honored with the 2023 Global EdTech Award for Best Established EdTech Company! Award presenter Laura Knight remarked on RedShelf’s beginnings […]

GCA Celebrates 5 Years Since Launch

Our congratulations to everyone who has worked on the Benetech Global Certified Accessible initiative since its launch 5 years ago. The DAISY Consortium are […]

Upcoming Events

 #a11yTO is once again taking over Downtown Toronto for a full week of accessibility events! The conference consists of a wide range of talks that aim to tackle the big questions that are being asked at the moment.

Of particular note to our readers is the presentation being given by Inclusive Publishing Partner, Kobo Rakuten’s Wendy Reid on building an accessibility program. In addition there are session on the business case, screen reader accessibility and an exciting range of workshops to choose from.

Frankfurt Book Fair is one of the most important marketplaces worldwide for printed and digital content and a great social and cultural event. Publishing experts, writers, and supply chain contacts from the creative industries across the world come together and Frankfurt becomes a hub for the media and publishing industry.

Of particular interest to our readers.

From Inclusion to Innovation: How Accessibility is Transforming the Book Value Chain, October 18th, 3pm, Hall 40, Room Europa

This seminar has been organized by the LIA Foundation, the Frankfurt Book Fair, Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, the Federation of European Publishers, the International Publishers Association, in the framework of Aldus UP. It will explore the dynamic relationship between accessibility and innovation, examining how accessibility initiatives are reshaping the publishing industry and fostering inclusivity within the industry.

Chaired by Publishing Perspectives, Porter Anderson, speakers include:

  • Irene Enriques, Zanichelli
  • Tobias Streitferdt, Holtzbrinck Buchverlage GmbH
  • Michael Tamblyn, Rakuten Kobo

Accessibility Networking Event, October 18th, 4pm, Hall 4, Room Entente

Immediately following the above seminar there will be a networking opportunity where delgates are invited to join the international crowd of accessibility experts to discuss the challenges of inclusive publishing. LIA’s Cristina Mussinelli will give a keynote and this is a terrific opportunity to explore the themes of the previous event.

Every business needs a digital accessibility plan. Learn how to craft one for your business, no matter the size, that is sustainable as your business grows. This event is hosted by

The winners of these two awards will be announced during a ceremony on October 30 at the Publishers Conference in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates, as a prequel to the Sharjah International Book Fair. These awards recognize a publisher and a project initiative that each demonstrate outstanding leadership and achievements in advancing the accessibility of commercial e-books or other digital publications for persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print-disabled.