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Friday, May 20, 2016

[IFLA-LPD] Register today for the LPD Section's Satellite Conference in Louisville

Don’t forget to register for Tailoring the Reading Experience”, sponsored by IFLA Section on Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities (LPD) and the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) August 11-12 in Louisville, Kentucky. You won’t want to miss dynamic keynote speakers Kevin Carey and Carolyn Phillips, both innovative leaders whose work is transforming accessibility for millions of people with print disabilities throughout the world. Get the latest updates on the Marrakesh Treaty, and thought-provoking discussion of its impact on libraries. You’ll take a fresh look into the use and value of braille and braille technologies. You’ll also learn about innovations in models for providing accessible information around the world. See the latest access technologies, and discover ways to make visual graphics and video fully accessible. You’ll tour the world-renowned program and facilities of the American Printing House for the Blind, and enjoy lunch provided each day. You’ll network with colleagues from around the world, sharing stories and insights over southern barbecue as you cruise the Ohio River on The Belle of Louisville, a vintage inland rivers steamboat, and enjoy the famed Southern Hospitality of Louisville. And if you’re going on to IFLA’s 2016 World Library Information Congress in Columbus, Ohio, we’ll provide transportation from Louisville to Columbus as well.


Register today!


Karen Keninger, Chair, IFLA/LPD Standing Committee



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