2015 Dublin, Ireland


September 17-20, 2015  /  Dublin, Ireland
http://plain2015.ie

The PLAIN 2015 Conference was a huge success, thanks to the organizers from NALA and PLAIN.

Over 70 speakers and 250 participants from 18 countries met at Dublin Castle from September 17-19.

Check out the presentations on the conference site:

Coverage was good in the local papers and the Irish Times ran an article called Plain Talking: Gobbledygook costs money and risks lives.

David Berman wears goggles in his talk about web accessibility
David Berman wears goggles in his talk about web accessibility
A captive audience for Aud-Solvi Botn's talk on best practices in plain language
A captive audience for Aud-Solvi Botn’s talk on best practices in plain language

At the gala evening in the Old Jameson Distillery, there was live Irish music and dancing. But first the Irish Plain English Awards 2015 were given to Inclusion Ireland for their booklet Sexual Assault Support and Information in the use of plain English in a document category, and The Cope Foundation for their website in the use of plain English in a website category.

PLAIN gave Lynda Harris of Write Ltd the Mowat Award and also thanked outgoing board member Ruth Baldwin for her dedication and service.

The day after the 10th international conference, PLAIN held its AGM and pledged to continue to expand its influence around the world.