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Creative Skills development in a digital age: case studies and policy opportunities

On 26 March, The British Council and the Federation of European Publishers, on behalf of Live Skills and ASAP projects respectively, organised the “Creative Skills in a digital age case..

Enrico Turrin
April 02, 2020

Events

4-8 December 2019, Più Libri Più Liberi (Rome Book Fair)

Aldus events @ Più Libri Più Liberi 2019

The 18th edition of Rome Book Fair, PLPL (4-8 December 2019) is dedicated to Europe and will focus on some fundamental themes such as cultural identity, values and geopolitical issues. ..

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Using Artificial Intelligence for Image Descriptions

Among the various requirements of the specifications for the creation of accessible digital content (WCAG and EPUB Accessibility Guidelines), the alternative description of images is probably the most difficult for..

Gregorio Pellegrino
March 19, 2020
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Aldus events @ Più Libri Più Liberi 2019
4-8 December 2019, Più Libri Più Liberi (Rome Book Fair)

The 18th edition of Rome Book Fair, PLPL (4-8 December 2019) is dedicated to Europe and will focus on some fundamental themes such as cultural identity, values and geopolitical issues. ..

Artificial intelligence in book communication and publishing – AIE seminar in collaboration with Aldus
7 November, h 09.00-13.00, AIE Office, Milan

On 7 November 2019, AIE will host a seminar on Artificial Intelligence applications for the book sector, organised in collaboration with Aldus. The seminar, reserved to AIE members, will provide..

Readmagine 2019: a week devoted to innovation in books and reading
4-7 June 2019

The new edition of Readmagine, the week devoted to innovation in the field of reading and books will take place from 4th to the 7th of June in Madrid, hosted..

ALDUS events @Salone del Libro di Torino 2019
May 9 - 13, Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino

ALDUS comes to Salone Internazione del Libro di Torino with a series of events addressing differents aspects of the book value chain, from 9 to 13 May 2019. Starting from the..

The Future is now: New Business Models in the Global Book Market @ Thessaloniki Book Fair
May 10, 10.00-16.00

A seminar for professionals on the future of the book, placing emphasis on the global book market, the modern business models, the new technologies, trends and prospects for a market..

Aldus events @ Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2019
Bologna Children's Book Fair 2019, April 1 - 4

ALDUS returns to Bologna with a series of events addressing digital innovation from an international perspective at Bologna Children’s Book Fair, from 1 to 4 April 2019. The Fair will provide a fresh look to..

An accessible digital publishing ecosystem. How to get the best of the Marrakech Treaty and the European Accessibility Act for all involved
March 13th 2019 (3.30 - 5 pm), London Book Fair

Fondazione LIA – FEP – EDItEUR are organizing the workshop ‘An accessible digital publishing ecosystem How to get the best of the Marrakech Treaty and the European Accessibility Act for..

Aldus Events @Riga Book Fair
1-3 March 2019

This year edition of the Latvian Book Fair, which will be held from March 1st till March 3rd in Ķīpsala International Exhibition Hall of Latvian capital Riga, will host an..

VILNIUS BOOK FAIR 2019 – programme highlights
February 21-24, 2019

Lithuanian Publishers Association will host several interesting events in Vilnius Book fair. What are the benefits of book fairs, are they tangible and measurable? Is it beneficial only for the publishing..

Aldus events @ Più Libri Più Liberi 2018
5 - 9 December 2018

With 2018 edition, the Rome book fair Più Libri Più Liberi, dedicated to small and medium publishers, continues to develop its international dimension through the collaboration with Aldus. The renovated..

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Creative Skills development in a digital age: case studies and policy opportunities

On 26 March, The British Council and the Federation of European Publishers, on behalf of Live Skills and ASAP projects respectively, organised the “Creative Skills in a digital age case..

Using Artificial Intelligence for Image Descriptions

Among the various requirements of the specifications for the creation of accessible digital content (WCAG and EPUB Accessibility Guidelines), the alternative description of images is probably the most difficult for..

AI APPLICATIONS IN PUBLISHING – AN ORIENTATION

INTRODUCTION Artificial Intelligence in publishing or ´to do with books´, respectively, has become a widely discussed topic recently. One reason for this is in the number of new applications for..

Fondazione LIA wins ABC International Excellence Award

Fondazione LIA – Libri Italiani Accessibili is the winner of the 2020 edition of the ABC International Excellence Award for accessible publishing, in the “Initiative” category, dedicated to projects that..

Aldus event “Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels”

  On 23 and 24 September, the Federation of European Publishers, in cooperation with the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, organised an Aldus event “Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels”, a..

European Book Publishing Statistics 2018

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) represents 29 national associations of publishers from the European Union and the European Economic Area Member States. The present survey is based on reports..

Focus on Book Fairs: an Aldus event in Antwerp

On 29 October 2019, the Federation of European Publishers, in cooperation with Boek.be – the book industry association of Flanders – organised an Aldus event “Aldus Focus on Book Fairs”,..

New trends in Internet regulation

C’est l’argent, c’est le gain légitimement réalisé sur ses ouvrages qui a délivré [l’écrivain] de toute protection humiliante, qui a fait de […] l’ancien bouffon d’antichambre, un citoyen libre […]…

Report on publishing in Italy 2019: Highlights

The year 2018 ended on a slight positive note. The balance compared to 2017 remains positive for the fourth consecutive year: +0.7% based on traditional boundaries. We have not recovered..

Interest on accessibility in our industry is growing: more than 250 download for the LIA Foundation paper on the accessible publishing ecosystem

The Foundation is increasingly committed to providing training and information on the subject of accessibility to realities and professionals in the publishing world, but also to companies of all kinds,..

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