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Seminar: Universal Design for Digital Document Creation and Publication
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • November 29, 2012
  • Venue: Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin 2
The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design (CEUD) at the National Disability Authority (NDA) invites you to attend A free seminar on "Universal Design for Digital Document Creation and Publication".

This practical half-day seminar will examine the current state-of-the-art of accessible document creation and publication.  It will focus on the process of document creation and publication, looking at the most commonly used formats and practices in the public and educational sector and what can be done to ensure these formats are usable and accessible.
8.45 – 9.15 a.m.: Registration
9.15 – 9.35 a.m.: Opening comments: Peter McKevitt (Chairperson, NDA), Dónal Rice (Senior Design Advisor, CEUD)
9.35-11.00 a.m.: Document workflow and creation 1
  • A Universal Design process for document creation - Dónal Rice (Senior Design Advisor, CEUD)
  • Importance of workflow – Charlie Pike (The Paciello Group)
11.00 – 11.15 a.m.: Coffee

11.15 – 12.20 a.m.: Document workflow and creation 2
  • Accessible document formats
           o PDF  - Kiran Kaja (Adobe)
           o Word – Terry Landers, (Microsoft)
  • Panel discussion: working with contractors – asking for (and getting) what you want
12.20–12.50 p.m.: Keynote presentation: Accessible publications in the educational environment – Bernhard Heinser (DAISY consortium)
12.50-1.00 p.m.: Closing remarks 

RSVP: Linda Rowan at lbrowan@nda.ie or Call (01)-6080-456 by November 22, 2012, indicating any dietary and accessibility requirements. For more details, updates and speaker biographies, go to http://www.universaldesign.ie