2022 Agenda

Accessible Publishing Summit 2022

Virtual (Zoom)
February 16-18, 2022
Sessions in the list below that start with (P) are Public sessions, and will be live-streamed.
Times are approximate and subject to change

Objectives

  • Strengthen a sense of community for ongoing collaboration among the different stakeholder groups in accessible publishing
  • Increase awareness of the challenges faced by readers with print disabilities 
  • Increase understanding of recent developments and the current context with regards to accessible digital book publishing 
  • Advance work on various strategies to promote accessible publishing
  • Identify next steps as needed for ongoing work toward accessible publishing

Day 1: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 (9:00 am – 1:00pm PT)

  • 9:00 AM (PT): Welcome & Introductions
  • (P) 9:30 AM (PT): Industry Updates & Expert Perspectives
  • (P) 10:45 AM (PT): EPUB Accessibility Demonstration Session #1 (from NNELS Accessibility Testers/Consultants)
  • (P) 11:30 AM (PT): EPUB Accessibility Demonstration Session #2 (from NNELS Accessibility Testers/Consultants)
  • 12:15 PM (PT): Closing & Looking Ahead
  • 1:00 PM (PT): End of Day #1

Day 2: Thursday, February 17, 2022 (9:00 am – 1:00pm PT)

  • 9:00 AM (PT): Welcome & Overview of the Day
  • (P) 9:15 AM (PT): Multi-stakeholder Panel Followed by Q&A
  • 10:30 AM (PT): Panel Discussions and Q&A Session #1
  • 11:45 AM (PT): Panel Discussions and Q&A Session #2
  • 12:45 PM (PT): Closing & Looking Ahead
  • 1:00 PM (PT): End of Day #2

Day 3: Friday, February 18, 2022 (9:00 am – 1:00pm PT)

  • 9:00 AM (PT): Welcome & Overview of the Day
  • 9:15 AM (PT): Working Session #1
  • 10:30 AM (PT): Working Session #2
  • 11:45 AM (PT): Working Session #3
  • 12:20 PM (PT): Working Sessions Takeaways
  • 12:50 PM (PT): Closing
  • 1:00 PM (PT): End of Summit