Calendar: Upcoming Events
A list of past events is also available.
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.
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.
The first DAISY Board Meeting of 2013 will take place in Copenhagen on June 11th and the morning of the 12th.
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.
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 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
(In Conjunction with ACB's 2013 Annual Conference and Convention) Audio Description (AD) makes visual images accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. Using words that are succinct, vivid, and imaginative, media describers convey the visual image from television and film that is not fully accessible to a significant segment of the population. Send an email TODAY to jsnyder(at)acb.org to reserve your spot - you will be notified when online registration will become available.
More information: http://www.scira.nu.
More information is available on the event website.