This seminar will explore the future of accessible print and the solutions available to people with sight loss.
Date: 18th May 2017
Location: Croke Park Conference Centre
Time: 11am to 3pm
Daily many of us deal with information overload but many people who are blind or vision impaired are faced with a scarsity of information because they cannot access standard printed material.
– Practical solutions and expert advice.
– Benefits to stronger relationships between public libraries and NCBI’s library.
– Maximise use of mainstream technology.
– Future proofing: introduction to digital and refreshable Braille.
Opening speech from Minister Simon Coveney – Minister for Housing,
Planning and Local Government.
Special guests – Mary O Rourke, Tom Clonan and Christina McCarthy.
Panel discussion with:
Stuart Lawler – Manager of NCBI’s Rehabilitation Training Centre.
Michael O’Keeffe – Lecturer in the school of Inclusive and Special
Education, DCU St. Patricks Campus.
Brendan Teeling – Deputy City Librarian
Aisling McCarthy – Customer Experience and Operations Improvement
at Bord Gais Energy Ltd
Who should attend?
All levels of government, public libraries, educational institutions, banks and utility companies.
Light lunch provided.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org