The Accessibility Camp is back!
After the success of the first edition in 2019, the Accessibility Camp is back. This one-day event organized by Fondazione LIA will take place on November 7th in Milan, bringing together publishing professionals and experts in digital accessibility.
The Accessibility Camp is organized in the framework of Aldus UP, the European Book Fairs network promoting the internationalization of the book sector and the innovation of book fairs format.
Participants will meet with national and international digital accessibility experts to share knowledge, insights and good practice, aiming to establish relationships that lead to the design and implementation of innovative and shared projects and to provide solutions for people with visual impairments.
The first part of the day will be dedicated to keynote speeches by national and international experts: for Fondazione LIA Cristina Mussinelli, (Secretary General) and Gregorio Pellegrino (Chief accessibility officer) will speak and, as an invited international expert, Avneesh Singh (Chief operating officer of the DAISY Consortium) will make an update on the accessibility innovations by the W3C.
This portion of the day will set the stage and present the dynamics at a global level.
During the second part of the day, thematic working groups will be organized with everyone playing an active role. The working groups will cover:
- How accessibility can guarantee the quality of your catalogue
- How to optimize production workflows: Born Accessible vs remediation
- How to display accessibility information to end users
- How to create efficient alternative description of images
The Accessibility camp is organized by Fondazione LIA, in the framework of Aldus UP,
project co-founded by Creative Europe Programme of the European Union