The Digital Publishing Summit is an event organized by EDRLab since 2016 and in this year of the Covid-19 merged with Readmagine in a first on-line edition.
Laurent Le meur is the Director of EDRLab and played a keyrole in the decision and organization of this combine edition of the both events on innovation and digitalization of publishing in an international scale. Le Meur introduced in this session to Cristina Mussinelli and Gregorio Pellegrino, who are boosting the general knowledge and adoption of accessibility from Fondazione Lia (Italy).
This session in DPS/Readmagine online edition was focused on the certification for the publishers of the accessibility and which are the advantages of this resource.
Cristina Mussinelli is General Secretary of Fodazione Lia, Board Member at EDRLab and Member of the Board of Directors at IDPF. She has a good knowledge of the Italian and international publishing market, since has managed many projects both in traditional and digital publishing formats.
Cristina has specific know-how in digital publishing, using the emerging technologies for both production workflow and distribution channels. Since 1990 has been involved in the following activities on behalf of major Italian publishing houses and media companies:
- Market analysis and benchmarking with Italian and International competitors to develop new business ideas
- Feasibility studies on effective management of editorial content in media independent format in order to reuse them on many different support and delivery platforms (paper, off line, on line, print on demand, mobile)
- Integrated management of editorial projects from the initial idea and market analysis to the final deployment on the market, including the management of all the legal aspects
- Consultancy aimed to define effective technical solutions in order to manage each single project
Gregorio Pellegrino is an Italian computer engineer with a strong knowledge in the digital publishing field, new media with particular attention to accessibility for visually impaired people. He is a consultant in these areas for publishing companies (especially regarding formats, international standards and authoring platforms). He is the technical manager of Fondazione LIA where he coordinates consulting and training activities for national and international organisations who want to change their production processes in order to embrace accessibility. He is involved in international working-group devoted to accessibility of publications and standard formats.