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IDPF Announces Open Nominations for Board of Directors

May 19, 2016
Nominations are now open for eight seats on the IDPF Board of Directors. The IDPF Board (fourteen members including the President) is elected by the members to manage the organization’s business and affairs. This includes developing the vision and strategic plan and providing oversight and direction to staff and volunteers carrying out the work. Directors serve two-year terms. At least one new Director will be elected, as one seat in this class is vacant. Self-nominations are due by May 31, 2016 5:00pm U.S. ET and are open to anyone who is or becomes an IDPF member organization's Primary Representative. Please email your intention to run together with a self-nomination statement to boardcandidates@idpf.org.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) Explore Plans to Combine

May 10, 2016

Web Inventor and W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee shares vision of Publishing on the Web in his keynote address at IDPF DigiCon at BEA 2016 

FAQ for IDPF Members About Potential Combination with W3C Now Available

May 10, 2016

A preliminary FAQ targeted for IDPF Members is now available at http://idpf.org/faq-for-idpf-members-about-proposal-to-merge-with-w3c. For the full press release on plans to explore a W3C and IDPF combination see here. For public FAQ please see http://www.w3.org/2016/05/digpub-faq.html.

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.

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