Practical information

Tactile Reading 2021 is arranged by Statped, The Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille, The Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted, and The Norwegian Braille Authority.

The pre-conference on technology and aids for the blind and visually impaired will take place 28th April 2021, organized by The Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille (NLB). 

The conference will take place 29th and 30th April 2021. We will promote best practices and inspire new ideas for research, and get people together for future collaboration. 

The program
Because of the huge number of parallels, we strongly recommend that you get to know the selection of parallels before the conference starts. There will be 37 parallel sessions to choose from, organized under eight topics. It could be a good idea to make a note with the titles you find interesting within each topic. This may give you a better experience during the conference.

Topics are:
  • Universal design
  • Early intervention in kindergarten and school
  • An inclusive approach to braille and literacy
  • Mathematics
  • 3D material
  • Adult braille readers
  • Tactile graphics
  • Music braille

Target group: 

  • practitioners, developers, and innovators in the field of tactile reading
  • academics in various research areas
  • commercial companies

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