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Second Editor's Draft of EPUB 3.1 Available for Review

April 26, 2016

The EPUB 3 Working Group is pleased to announce that the second Editor's Draft of EPUB 3.1 is now available for community review. The previous Editors Draft, published in January, included some potentially controversial changes, in effect as 'trial balloons". Based on community feedback, some of these proposed changes have now been modified or redacted.

IDPF Member Meeting May 11 at BEA Chicago

April 18, 2016

The IDPF will host a special meeting for members at BEA 2016 (Chicago) on Wednesday, May 11 after the conclusion of our May 10-11 IDPF DigiCon conference. The meeting will take place from 2:00 to 4:00pm in McCormick Place room W196.

IDPF DigiCon @BEA Announces Speakers and Sessions - Register Now for Early Bird Savings

April 2, 2016

IDPF DigiCon @BEA (fka Digital Book) has been hailed as the absolutely critical, best value and most informative conference in the industry, attracting an audience of nearly 1,000 professionals annually, of which 60% are C-Suite executives, senior directors, or above.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web, to Keynote at IDPF DigiCon @BEA

March 25, 2016

The IDPF is pleased to announce that Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, will serve as the keynote speaker at the upcoming IDPF DigiCon @BEA.

White House Announces Launch of Open eBooks Project

February 24, 2016

Now Available: A Library of Opportunity

Open eBooks is now available to millions of students offering unprecedented access to thousands of digital books.

What if we could ensure that every student, no matter where they live or the income of their parents, could get access to a great book?  What if they had access to not just one book, but a library of thousands of titles – and could read them from anywhere?

New Public Draft for EPUB for Education Profile

February 19, 2016

A 2nd Editors Draft of the EPUB for Education Profile has been announced today. This new profile specification includes:

First EPUB Summit April 7-8, Bordeaux, France - A Bordeaux Digital Week Event

February 2, 2016

IDPF and EDRLab are pleased to announce that the 2016 EPUB Summit will take place during the Bordeaux Digital Week at Librairie Mollat. Over the course of two days, the digital publishing community will focus on analysis, demonstrations, workshops and collaborative work to share best practices and learn about the latest developments surrounding EPUB.

First Editor's Draft of EPUB 3.1 Available for Review

February 1, 2016

The EPUB 3 Working Group is pleased to announce that the first Editor's Draft of EPUB 3.1 is now available for community review. A condensed summary of the changes being put forward for review is available in the EPUB 3.1 Changes from 3.0.1 document. The approach taken in this first draft of propositioning potentially controversial changes, in effect as 'trial balloons",  makes timely feedback even more important. 

IDPF DigiCon@BEA 2016 (fka IDPF Digital Book), Chicago, Theme Announced - Digital: The Channels, The Formats and The Opportunities

January 6, 2016

The theme for our 2016 conference will explore all things Digital: The Channels, The Formats and The Opportunities and will take place in Chicago at the McCormick Center from May 10-11, 2016.

EDUPUB Alliance, EPUB Accessibility Meetings in Baltimore, February 24-25, 2016

January 6, 2016

The next meeting of the EDUPUB Alliance, together with a related summit on EPUB Accessibility and Certification, will take place on February 24-25 2016 near Baltimore, Maryland.

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