Calendar: Upcoming Events

A list of past events is also available.

2014-10-07 - EASI Webinar Online

In this seminar, speakers will summarize the benefits of EPUB 3 for accessible publishing. The presentation will describe how to add audio Media Overlays and image descriptions to existing mainstream e-books.


This will be accompanied by live demonstrations, and the meeting will include an open Q&A session. More information is provided on the EASI website. This webinar is a part of fee-based series. Scholarships are available.

2014-10-10 to 2014-10-18 - Kampala, Uganda

It promises to be the largest-ever gathering of Africa’s blindness community, so mark your calendars! More information is provided on the event website.

2014-10-30 to 2014-10-31 - Beijing, China

Main theme in 2014: Smart Living - New Technologies to Support. The Forum will be held at China Braille Library in Beijing.

2014-10-30 to 2014-10-31 - Toronto, Canada

More information is provided on the CNIB website.

2014-11-02 to 2014-11-03 - Doha, Qatar

2014-11-04 to 2014-11-05 - Doha, Qatar

A two-day conference on technology and people with disabilities. More information can be found on the Techshare Middle East website.

2014-11-17 to 2014-11-21 - Westminster, CO

More information is provided on the conference website.

2014-11-21 to 2014-11-24 - Hong Kong

WBUAP Mid-Term Regional General Assembly 2014 will be an opportunity to develop solutions to problems faced by blind persons in this region. There will be discussions on educational opportunities, access to information, employment and social enterprise. In addition, an exhibition of the latest technical aids for visually impaired persons will be held along with the event. More information is provided on the event website.

2015-01-28 to 2015-01-31 - Orlando, FL, USA

More information is provided on the ATIA 2015 website.

2015-03-02 to 2015-03-07 - San Diego, CA, USA

The 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, also known as the CSUN Conference, invites submissions of papers for this conference to be held March 2-7, 2015 at the San Diego Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel. The General Call for Papers will be held from August 25, 2014, to October 10, 2014. To begin a submission, visit the General Call for Papers Procedures & Instructions page.

2015-05-18 to 2015-05-19 - Waikiki, Hawaii

In 2015, new topic areas will promote thoughtful discussion and suggest new ways to integrate education, technology, advocacy, activism and interdisciplinary research. We all strive to strengthen communities and enhance the lives of all human beings. Together, we can harness the tremendous synergy generated by the intermingling and cross-fertilization of diverse perspectives, and ‘spread the word’ as we continue our professional and personal life journey.

Take your first steps to the islands by visiting the conference website: Organizers welcome your ideas, suggestions and enthusiasm. You are welcome to Waikiki, Hawaii, May 18 & 19, 2015.

2015-06-08 - Paris, France

Focus will be on standards and good practices. A unique opportunity to hear academics and leaders from international institutions and industry discuss advances in technology, digital reading experiences, gaining new markets and the importance of international cooperation in promoting accessible standards and good practices. Organizers: BrailleNet, G3ict.

2015-06-09 to 2015-06-10 - Paris, France

2015-06-10 - Paris, France