Major conference discusses audio description trial on TV

Tuesday, 26 April 2011 11:45am

The 30th anniversary Round Table Conference on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities, which will be held in May, will include a session on access to digital TV through audio description.

The annual conference will feature a range of experts, including Media Access Australia CEO Alex Varley.  The panel discussion will look at the upcoming audio description trial proposed for the ABC in the second half of 2011, as well as the trial that is now running in New Zealand.  Entitled ‘Access to Digital TV, Audio Description and beyond’, the discussion will be on Sunday 22 May at the Bayview on the Park hotel in Melbourne.

Media Access Australia has ongoing news and information about the use of Audio Description on television in both Australia and overseas.

For those wishing to keep up to date with the conference and related news visit and subscribe to the Round Table Conference blog.

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