Access for All plain language conference

October 2020Hosted by Clarity, PLAIN and the Center for Plain Language The conference has a second event in May 2021 Discussion panel video Chair Barbra Kingsley, Chair of the Center for Plain Language Panel Laurent Romary, Chair of the ISO Technical Committee (TC 37)...

An ISO plain language standard

Where we’re at, next steps, and the back story Christopher Balmford, Chair, ISO TC 37 WG 11, Plain Language Project 7 September 2020 Next update Access for all online plain language conference, Wed 14 Oct 2020 Where we’re at The International Standards Organization ―...

Plain language standard update: Good news

October 2019 Good news! ISO’s Technical Committee 37 voted yes to approve work starting on an ISO standard for plain language. When Annetta Cheek, Chair of the IPLF, announced the result to the 400 + people at PLAIN’s Oslo conference last week, there was loud and...

One giant step towards a plain language standard

June 2019 The International Plain Language Federation’s efforts to establish an international, multi-language, plain language standard took one giant step forward in Ottawa, Canada during the week of June 23, 2019. There, a proposal for a plain language standard was...