[Art_beyond_sight_educators] Round Table conference: Think Globally, Act Locally!
Lisa.Yayla at statped.no
Thu Mar 11 12:35:32 UTC 2010
> Registrations are now open for this year's Round Table conference: Think Globally, Act Locally! For the first time, conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand.
> Conference dates are 23-25 May 2010, with optional pre-conference tours on Saturday 22 May.
> The Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities <http://e-bility.com/roundtable> is a trans-Tasman organisation formed in 1981 to facilitate collaboration between organisations and individuals interested in information access issues. The Round Table comprises over 30 organisation members in Australia and New Zealand, including major accessible format producers, libraries, educators and consumer groups.
> This year's programme includes a wide range of topics: human rights and disability policy, copyright and international collaboration to increase access to information, audio description, tertiary education, public and specialist library services, braille developments and research, the DAISY standard and more. Optional pre-conference tours of Auckland Central City Library and the RNZFB library and accessible format production services are included.
> An up-to-date programme and registration forms are available on the Round Table website and on the conference blog, which will share news and information about conference planning, speakers and activities. The blog offers the option to subscribe by email by filling in the form on the right of the screen.
> Round Table website: http://www.e-bility.com.au/roundtable
> Conference blog: http://roundtable2010.wordpress.com/
> Should you have any queries or require the documentation in an alternate format please do not hesitate to contact me.
> As this information is being sent to a number of lists please accept my apologies if you receive the information more than once.
> Moira Clunie
> 2010 Conference Convenor
> Insights, Policy & Advocacy Manager
> Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind Te Tu> ā> p> ā> p> ā> o te
> Hunga K> ā> p> ō> o Aotearoa Private Bag 99941, Newmarket, Auckland,
> New Zealand
> Direct Dial: +64 9 355 6938
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