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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.
More information is provided on the CSUN 2013 conference 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.
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.
The aim of this conference is to obtain a consensus on priorities for future research on accessible information and communication technology systems and services. More information is provided on the conference website.
Derek Featherstone, internationally known authority on accessibility, web development, and author, will be this year's AHG keynote speaker. More information is provided on the AHG Conference website.
WBU-ICEVI 2012 aims to provide a stimulating opportunity for the sharing of information, knowledge, and experience about news and innovative concepts which will bring changes and improvements in the qualities of lives of those who are blind and partially sighted for the general benefit of the society. Moreover, this joint event's objectives are to provide common platform for consumers, service providers, and other key members of the society to expand both intra-regional and international network, share information, and learn about specific techniques and new options of service model practiced to benefit the society as a whole. WBU-ICEVI 2012 will bring together participants from across the region and around the world which makes this joint event one of the best opportunities of the year to have conversation, collaboration, and networking between participants which will encourage greater stability in the future. More information is provided on the WBU-ICEVI 2012 website.
Topics will cover a broad spectrum of technology as it is being applied to all disabilities and age groups in education, rehabilitation, vocation and independent living. More information is provided on the 30th Annual Closing The Gap Conference website.
This will be a practical and informative two hour session (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) at the Frankfurt Book Fair about the advances in inclusive publishing. This event will be jointly hosted by EDItEUR and by Libri Italiani Accessibili (LIA). Confirmed speakers include:
- Mark Bide (EDItEUR), Chair
- Cristina Mussinelli (AIE) speaking on the LIA project
- Daniel Weck (DAISY) speaking on EPUB 3 and accessibility
- Robin Seaman (Benetech) speaking on DIAGRAM
- Graham Bell (EDItEUR) speaking on Metadata for accessible products
- Chris Rogers (Penguin) Publisher's perspective.
More information is provided on the EDItEUR website.
Environments for Humans brings together some of the Web's most notable experts for an all-new, one-day only online conference, the Accessibility Summit 2012 - September 25th from 9AM to 5PM (CT). Don't miss this great event and purchase your tickets from the Accessibility Summit website now!