Ted Gies will be presenting Collaboration Driven Accessibility - A Publisher's View as part of Miami University's Accessibility Symposium, Access For All.
The Symposium takes place at the Shriver Center at Miami University, on October 12-13.
On October 10, Helena Deus will be a judge for the Pistoia Alliance Presidents Challenge, recognizing startups seeking to transform R&D in Life Sciences and Healthcare. Read more about the five finalists here: http://www.pistoiaalliance.org/presidents-finalists-2017/
The Challenge is part of the Pistoia Alliance US Conference 2017 in Boston.
Lena Deus will be participating in the Reality, Virtually Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge on Oct. 7-9th. The hackathon culminates with the Public Expo, "AR/VR Today, The Predictable Future, And The Futurists' Perspective," with an opportunity to interact with the "AR/VR innovations developed in the fields of Healthcare and Medicine, Entertainment, Education and others.
Paul Groth will give the opening keynote of the Linked Open Data in Agriculture MACS-G20 Workshop in Berlin, September 27th and 28th, 2017.
"The event takes place during the German G20 presidency 2017 and is linked to activities of the G20 Meeting of Agricultural Chief Scientists (MACS) on information and communication technology (ICT), which China has initiated during its G20 presidency in 2016."
As part of the monthly PEAT Talks webinar series, Labs' Ted Gies and Jay Nemchik will discuss the business significance of Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs) and their experiences and best practices for handling requests.
For more information about Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT), please visit http://www.peatworks.org/.
Paul Groth will be giving a keynote at the Theory & Practice of Digital Libraries 2017. He'll be speaking about the need for digital libraries and librarianship to support machines. If you're around please say hi.
Corey Harper will be giving the opening keynote at the International Group of Ex Libris Users at the National Library of Russia in St Petersburg on Monday, September 11. The name of the keynote will be, "From Collections & Services to Features & Algorithms: New roles for libraries in the age of artificial intelligence." If you are attending IGeLU, be sure to contact Corey.