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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: www.pacrim.hawaii.edu. Organizers welcome your ideas, suggestions and enthusiasm. You are welcome to Waikiki, Hawaii, May 18 & 19, 2015.
This half-day conference on the trends and trend-makers in higher education publishing is essential for anyone involved in the development and dissemination of content and learning tools in higher education. It will be held in New York City.
Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has long hosted an annual conference analyzing the dramatic shifts in the way students learn, instructors teach, and content providers and their distribution partners develop and deliver course material. Formerly called the Making Information Pay for Higher Ed Conference, we've recast it in consultation with an advisory committee representing some of the best minds in the business, to better reflect the dynamic state of the industry. More information will be posted to the BISG website.
The Annual Accessibility Seminar on April 15th, organized by the PA Accessibility Action Group at The London Book Fair will focus on practical ways to include accessibility within publishing workflows. IDPF Executive Director Bill McCoy (who is also serving as President of Readium Foundation) will be presenting on Readium at this session which is open to all fair attendees. Further details are provided on the London Book Fair website and in the March 2015 issue of the DAISY Planet newsletter.
The International Publishers Congress helps publishers build profitable businesses, connecting them with industry leaders and providing market insight and strategic direction. More information can be found on the IPA Congress website.
Learn about cutting-edge research that can lead to more informed educational decisions and practices. Online symposium presented by Learning Ally. Register now.
The 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, also known as the CSUN Conference, will be held at the San Diego Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel. Full details are available on the CSUN 2015 conference website. Each part of the CSUN program is available for download as a navigable DAISY 2.02 publication in addition to the HTML and EPUB files.
e-Access 15 is the UK’s leading conference on access to digital technology – websites, smartphones, tablets, digital TV, radio, software and hardware by people with disabilities and people of all abilities and ages.
For further details, please visit event website at http://headstar.com/eaccess14/.
Assistive Technology Industry Association's conference ATIA 2015 Orlando offers attendees and exhibitors opportunities to track trends, stay on top of how customers are using assistive technologies and learn where the needs are so companies can begin developing new products and identify key advocates to turn customers into evangelists! More information is available on the ATIA 2015 website.