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Digital Accessibility: Are We Nearly There?

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Amnet presents the webinar, "Digital Accessibility: Are We Nearly There?" This webinar is a continuation of the insightful discussions held during the London Book Fair panel on digital accessibility. In this webinar, experts Oliver Gadsby, Managing Director of Gadsby Consulting, and Stacy Scott, Head of Accessibility at Taylor & Francis, delve into the current state of accessibility in the industry and its implications for publishing.

  • Gain insights from industry experts and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and practices in digital accessibility.
  • Understand the impact of accessibility on publishing and discover how it can benefit your content and audience.
  • Assess your progress and learn practical steps to improve accessibility in your publishing workflows.

Top 5 Takeaways from the Webinar

  • Make your content born-accessible
  • Get engagement from across the business
  • Be very clear on WHY you are making your content accessible
  • Ensure that you don’t leave out any aspect of accessibility – text, image, graph etc.
  • Make use of the experts, reach out to forums, the accessibility community and the resources available

About the Speakers

About the Speakers

Stacy Scott

Head of Accessibility @Taylor & Francis

Stacy Scott is the Head of Accessibility for Taylor & Francis, where she is responsible for providing a clear and cohesive strategy on accessibility. Considered a "thought-leader" in accessible publishing, Stacy has authored many papers and articles on accessible practice for inclusion, and is a regular speaker at events and panel discussions. She advocates digital accessibility across many boards and networks, including acting as Chair of the Publishing Accessibility Action Group (PAAG – for the Publishers Association.

Oliver Gadsby

Managing Director @Gadsby Consulting, Publishing Advisor @Amnet

Oliver is Executive Chair of Zero Carbon Academy and Chair of World Textile Information Network. He was President, Academic and Professional, at Rowman & Littlefield in the UK and US, and Chief Executive at Continuum Publishing. Previous roles include Director of Strategy and Acquisitions at Informa, and several roles at Wolters Kluwer, in Sweden and the UK.

Amnet Webinar - Digital Accessibility: Are We Nearly There? Oliver Gadsby and Stacy Scott

Amnet and Accessibility

Amnet is a Technabled services company with over 20 years of experience. For companies that need to make their content accessible, Amnet provides born accessible content and also remediates existing content. We help clients stay ahead of the curve and enable digital equality in compliance with global regulatory requirements such as ADA, WCAG, Section 508, and EAA. Amnet is a Benetech-certified accessible vendor.

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