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“Accessible Publishing Conference”. The event in London


The Royal National Istitute of Blind People (RNIB) and the DAISY Consortium organise the UK’s first conference on accessible publishing. The event will be held on November 9th, online and in person.

Info to participate

In person: the event is hosted by Google in Central London. Numbers are limited.

Online: the conference webinar is free to attend, you can register here.


The event will feature speakers including publishers, service providers, distributors, retailers, and technology companies, but also the point of view of people with disabilities is central. Industry leaders will participate including Amazon, Google, Ingram Content Group, VitalSource and others.

The overall approach of the day is to explore topics such as content, tools, reading solutions and the needs of readers with print disabilities.

Cristina Mussinelli, Secretary General of Fondazione LIA, will partecipate at the section “International Perspectives” (15.30). Panel will also include Avneesh Singh (Chief Operating Officer at DAISY Consortium and W3C Advisory Board member), Laura Brady (Digital Publishing and Accessibility Expert,), Michael Johnson (Vice President, Content at Benetech) and Pedro Millet (Chief Information Officer at Fenix Editorial).

The purpose of the session is to bring viewpoints from experts from other countries, to underscore that the movement to accessible publishing is a global endeavor.

See the detailed agenda for the full schedule.