DCL Learning Series

Upcoming Webinars

The DCL Learning Series covers topics that relate to content and data conversion with an instructional twist. DCL speaks with industry experts and brings meaningful presentations and conversation direct to your screen. Topics include metadata, DITA, Section 508 and accessibility, XML standards, and much more.

Our webinar calendar is constantly updated. Click the link to receive alerts for upcoming webinars.

KEYWORDS: Silverchair, XML conversion, JATS, JATS conversion

The Positive Side Effects of a Platform Migration

July 15, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET

For scholarly and educational publishers there inevitably comes a time when content must move to a different hosting platform. Though publishers view the process as a necessary driver for improving business, it can be wrought with a variety of concerns and unexpected hiccups. However, moving your content to a new platform can bring about many positive side effects.


Selecting the best platform for your organization and partnering with service providers who have deep experience can result in a healthy digital transformation. Join experienced migration veterans to learn about the benefits of migrating your content.

Panelists: Brian Trombley, Sales Director, DCL and Craig Griffin, Solutions Engineer, Silverchair

KEYWORDS: Bill Kasdorf, Mark Gross, publishing technology, accessibility

Publishing at the Speed of Science: A Lunchtime Conversation with Mark Gross and Bill Kasdorf

July 22, 2020 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET

Many forces in our world have accelerated the speed by which publishers bring products to market. The transition from print-centric to digital-centric publishing models combined with the latest force in the form of a global pandemic results in publishers having more balls than ever to juggle. You are invited to join publishing luminaries Bill Kasdorf and Mark Gross for a lunchtime conversation. They’ll discuss the many transitions to new workflows and toolchains, multichannel dissemination, accessibility, interoperability, standards, and the drive toward openness. Bring your questions and comments and join this lunchtime conversation from the DCL Learning Series.

Panelists: Mark Gross, President, DCL and Bill Kasdorf, Principal, Kasdorf & Associates, LLC and Founding Partner, Publishing Technology Partners

KEYWORDS: accessibility, accessible publishing standards, XML

Accessible Publishing: Remediation and Planning

August 20, 2020 - 12:00 AM to 1:00 PM ET

Improving web and content accessibility is more achievable and affordable than ever before thanks to advanced technical systems and content markup. Publishers can move beyond the view of compliance as a requirement to a place where accessibility is a standard part of the publishing workflow.


This webinar, featuring Lettie Conrad from Maverick Consulting and Mark Gross from Data Conversion Laboratory, outlines the prevailing content and web accessibility protocols and accessible publishing standards across industries.

Panelists: Mark Gross, President, DCL and Lettie Conrad, Affiliate Senior Associate, Product Research and Development, Maverick Publishing Specialists

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