Calendar: Upcoming Events

A list of past events is also available.

2015-07-05 to 2015-07-10 - Orlando, Florida

Each year the National Federation of the Blind holds its national convention. More than 3,000 delegates participate from across the United States as well as many foreign countries. Agenda is now available on the NFB website.

2015-07-13 to 2015-07-19 - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

More information is provided on the AHEAD 2015 website.

2015-08-15 to 2015-08-21 - Cape Town, South Africa

Complete details on how to become a delegate for WLIC 2015, including details concerning conference registration, hotels, library visits, tours & activities, etc. are available on the conference website.


2015 Open Session: The inclusive library - How to render inclusive library services to blind and visually impaired people will also take place. The preliminary list of papers that will be presented has been posted to the IFLA website.

2015-09-09 to 2015-09-12 - Budapest, Hungary

AAATE focuses on the Advancement of Assistive Technology in its widest sense and strives to involve all stakeholders along the value chain. Organizers are pleased to invite you to Budapest, Hungary, a beautiful and culturally rich city in the heart of Europe. More information is provided on the AAATE website.

2015-09-21 to 2015-09-22 - China Braille Library in Beijing, China

The theme of the 11th forum will be "Straddling, Merging and Sharing: A New Level of the Information Accessibility". There will be several sub-forums including "Assistive Technology", "Education and Training", "Public Cultural Services". "Accessible Reading", "Accessible Publishing" and "Government Assistance on Blind Aids and Services".

2015-10-04 to 2015-10-08 - Kampala, Uganda

The 6th Africa Forum will focus on the post-Millennium Development Goals debate and the new development agenda for the millions of people who are blind or partially sighted.

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.

2015-11-11 to 2015-11-12 - Milan, Italy

2016-02-02 to 2016-02-06 - Orlando, Florida

More information is provided on the ATIA website.

2016-03-21 to 2016-03-26 - San Diego, California

2016-05-16 to 2016-05-18 - Stockholm, Sweden

Call for Papers will open in Fall 2015.