Digital Accessibility:  Are We Nearly There?

May 2023


  • Accessibility

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

Watch the Webinar Video - Digital Accessibility: Are We Nearly There?

About the Speakers

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.

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.