17 August 2017
WLIC 2017: Access to Programs and Conferences for People with Disabilities: Stories from Three Countries
Welcome to our session which adresses the issue of accessibility at conferences. In addition to speakers there will be an open hearing on accessibility at IFLA and other library conferenses.
The session is held in cooperation with the Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities section, and takes place at the Auditorium Hall (Simultaneous Interpretation) on Sunday, August 20th, 12:15-13-30.
1. Accessibility at Conferences for People with Disabilities in Sweden
Heidi Carlsson Asplund, Lerum Main Library, Sweden
2. Universally designed conferences, some Norwegian examples
Knut M. Nygaard, The Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille, Norway
3. Accessibility at American Library Conferences
Mike Marlin, California Braille and Talking Book Library, United States