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The roundtable discussion "Production in a New Environment" will take place Saturday June 15th (9 am - 12 pm) at the Conference Center in Copenhagen. Detailed information will be provided at a later date.
The purpose of this meeting is to gather people in the DAISY community involved in production planning and give them an opportunity to share issues, questions and ideas. We also welcome tool developers. Please RSVP by sending an email to Arne Kyrkjebø: arne(at)nlb.no
Online registration is open and will close on May 31st, 2013. Discounted registration fee for the DAISY Consortium Members: EUR 375.
The area on the conference website for Sponsors and Exhibitors outlines the options available. Support inclusive publishing - come and showcase your innovations!
Please fill out the survey on the conference website to contribute to the conference roundtable discussions.
The Annual General Meeting will take place on the afternoon of June 12th. The DAISY meetings will be followed on 13th and 14th June by the Future Publishing and Accessibility Conference.
The Board Meeting and General Meeting will take place the DGI-byens hotel Danish Conference Centre, Tietgensgade 65, DK - 1704 Copenhagen V. http://www.dgi-byen.com/conferences/. It is a few minutes' walk from Copenhagen's main street.
Information about the venue and transportation is available at http://www.newpubcph.org/venue.html. Useful information about accommodations is at http://www.newpubcph.org/hotels.html. There are 2 other hotels within walking distance of the venue.
The M-Enabling Summit, Global Summit and Showcase for Mobile Applications and Services for Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities, is a global event solely dedicated to participants in the emerging ecosystem for mobile accessible and assistive technologies, applications and services. More information is provided on the M-Enabling Summit website.
US times 8:30 AM Pacific, 9:30 Mountain, 10:30 Central and 11:30 Eastern. 15:30 UTC, 16:30 UK, 17:30 Central Europe, 21:00 India.
Presenters: Avneesh Singh from DAISY Consortium, Obi/Tobi Project Manager, Software Developer and Daniel Weck, DAISY Consortium, Software Developer.
EPUB 3 is the e-book standard recommended for both mainstream and accessible publishing. Tobi is an authoring tool for creating books in DAISY 3 and EPUB 3 formats. Register online.
This event offers opportunities to discuss practical issues and experiences encountered in applying novel research results and methods in developing and deploying web-scale applications (commercial or academic), and in the use of real-world web-scale data for business insights and for user experience. More information is provided on the W3C Conference website.
Daniel Weck, software architect representing the DAISY Consortium, will review the many new capabilities in EPUB 3, including Media Overlays, accessibility and global language support. More information can be found on the event website.
Focused on users with different disabilities and abilities, sessions will cover digital accessibility topics from the website accessibility, reading and publishing software accessibility to mobile apps, eLearning, open source software, and everything in between.
Regardless of your level of knowledge or the age of people served, come and participate. It will be a great opportunity for members of the usability, accessibility, other IT, education and disability communities to interact and learn from each other. Be ready for pleasant surprises if you have never attended a participant-driven un-conference before. Our goal is to raise awareness about accessibility related topics and issues in our communities in Montana.
We are looking for sponsors, supporters and participants. More information is provided on the Accessibility Camp Missoula website.
The partners and audience for the WSIS+10 Event are high-level government officials, heads of UN agencies and intergovernmental organizations, CEOs of the private sector as well as leaders of NGOs and other civil society entities, practitioners and experts in the field of education, culture, and science. More information is provided on the WSIS+10 Event website.
More information is provided on the CSUN 2013 conference website.
Every February, the publishing industry gathers at the O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference (TOC) to explore the forces that are transforming publishing and focus on solutions to the most critical issues facing the publishing world. More information is provided on the TOC New York website.
Inclusive Publishing Practices will also be discussed:
The W3C, in partnership with IDPF and BISG, is organizing a workshop on Electronic Books and the Open Web, to bring together major players of the eBooks market, including publishers, standardization organizations, booksellers, accessibility organizations, etc, in order to help bring eBook publishing to its full potential through standardization. More information is provided on the W3C workshop website.
ATIA 2013 Orlando provides an opportunity for people with disabilities, and those who support, work with, employ or educate people with disabilities, to meet annual professional development requirements, get more out of existing Assistive Technologies or learn about the latest innovations. More information is provided on the ATIA 2013 Orlando conference website.