PLS Open Meeting 2017: Summary

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.   

Presentations

 

Photo gallery

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People arrive at The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn.

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Mark Bide, chair at PLS, introduces the event. 

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Sarah Faulder, Chief Executive, gives an overview of the past year.

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Tom West, Chief Operating Officer, launches PLS Permissions.

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Mat Pfleger, CEO at the Copyright Licensing Agency, discussing revenues.

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Neil O'Brien, Commercial Director at NLA Media Access, provides a licensing update.

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Emma House, Director for Publisher Relations at the Publishers Association, on the legislation surrounding accessible books.

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Richard Orme, CEO at the DAISY Consortium, on creating accessible text.

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Sarah Faulder introduces the keynote speaker, Darren Henley.

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Darren Henley, Chief Executive at The Arts Council England, on funding literature and literacy.

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Delegates attend the keynote.

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Delegates ask questions.

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Networking at our drinks reception.

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Delegates enjoying the good weather with Pimms.

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The PLS team at the end of the day.