The EBU Access Services Experts Group brings together Access Service experts with responsibilities covering subtitling, signed programmes, audio description and audio subtitling which enable sensory challenged people but also persons with intellectual disabilities, dyslexia or language difficulties to access public broadcasters all over Europe.
The group is a platform for decision-makers within EBU Members but also welcomes other entities such as universities, regulators, suppliers and associations. The group is headed by a bureau.
The EBU Access Services Experts Group aims to provide initiatives of the highest quality, celebrate excellence and innovation, and encourage pan-European collaboration while at the same time providing its Members with industry information.
Its main goals are to:
Access Services experts gather once a year to discuss the most important questions during a plenary session which over the years has become the central meeting point for those working in accessibility services across EBU organizations. Members come together to share projects, describe best practices and learn from others’ innovations and novel approaches. The meeting is open to all EBU Members and to special guests by invitation.
Gion Linder (SWISS TXT)
Frauke Langguth (ARD)
Siri Antonsen (NRK)
Heads of Access services, Content Editors, Accessibility Experts
The Access Services Experts group gathers once a year.
17.10.2019: EBU Access Services Pan European Survey - Update
02.11.2016: EBU Access Services Pan European Survey