IDPF today unveiled a new microsite EPUBZone at epubzone.org , providing a central place for information and resources about EPUB, the globally adopted digital publication standard. The initial focus of epubzone.org  is EPUB 3, the latest version of EPUB, which is based on HTML5 and other modern Web Standards.

IDPF in partnership with the Frankfurt Book Fair/CONTEC and the MVB will present a workshop at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Digital Standards, taking place on Thursday October 9th, 9.30 - 11am in Hall 4.2, Room Dimension - http://www.buchmesse.de/en/businessclub/schedule/contec/event/01630/index.html

Digital Books World's interview with Drew Podwal, Founder of The Book Corps and Judge on The Digital Book Awards panel, highlights his excitement and enthusiasm for EPUB 3 and for the opportunities that EDUPUB offers the e-learning space:  http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2014/digital-reading-talking-to-dba-judge-drew-po

JEPA, the Japan Electronic Publishing Association, has issued the following press release announcing EDUPUB Tokyo, being held on 16-18 September 2014. This three day event is organizationally sponsored by EDUPUB Alliance partners IDPF, IMS Global and W3C.