Thank you to all those who attended our Annual Open Meeting at Gray's Inn. With a record turn out, sunny weather, insightful sessions and great networking, it was a very successful event.
See below for speaker presentations and photo gallery. Videos will follow soon, along with a write up of key themes and takeaway tips.
People arrive at The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn.
Mark Bide, chair at PLS, introduces the event.
Sarah Faulder, Chief Executive, gives an overview of the past year.
Tom West, Chief Operating Officer, launches PLS Permissions.
Mat Pfleger, CEO at the Copyright Licensing Agency, discussing revenues.
Neil O'Brien, Commercial Director at NLA Media Access, provides a licensing update.
Emma House, Director for Publisher Relations at the Publishers Association, on the legislation surrounding accessible books.
Richard Orme, CEO at the DAISY Consortium, on creating accessible text.
Sarah Faulder introduces the keynote speaker, Darren Henley.
Darren Henley, Chief Executive at The Arts Council England, on funding literature and literacy.
Delegates attend the keynote.
Delegates ask questions.
Networking at our drinks reception.
Delegates enjoying the good weather with Pimms.
The PLS team at the end of the day.