It seems as if it all started only last season, but it was 10 years ago when we first met in Vienna, for an informal exchange between professional publications for the international book trade, and a few like minded colleagues interested in publishing markets and developments.



Pictured are Thomas Wilking, buchreport, Javier Celaya, DosDoce, Benedicte Page, The Bookseller, Andrew Albanese, Publishers Weekly, Anne-Laure Walter and Fabrice Piault, Livres Hebdo, Carlo Carrenho, PublishNews, and our guide at the French National Library. (Photo: R. Wischenbart)

Within a decade, its members come from all over the world, and yet it has remained to be as informal as in the very beginnings. Only, that PubMagNet – for Publishing Magazines Network, as we call it – has evolved into an ongoing exchange of ideas, professional experiences, innovative impulses – and also a group of friends.

In 2017, we met in Paris, to celebrate the 10th anniversary for PubMagNet, ready to continue, seamlessly, into the second decade.

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“Next Tech Revolution”, Copyright Controversy, the growing relevance of User Communities: The Publishers’ Forum 2017 will cover the most important topics and debates in publishing in strategic presentations as orientation and in workshops for practical implementation.

 

In Berlin on 24 and 25 April, this gathering of German and international decision-makers and thought-leaders from the publishing trade and related technology providers will get to heart of the latest issues and controversies facing the industry:

  • “Next Tech Revolution”

What will artificial intelligence, machine learning and industry 4.0 mean for the publishing industry?

  • “Authors”

How can the fundamental relationship between author and publisher continue to succeed in the face of new competition?

  • “Copyright and Regulatory Policy”

What concepts and models exist in Europe?

  • “Beyond the Book”

How can publishers enhance the value they add and how can they implement these enhancements?

  • “Personalization, User Communities, New Partnerships”

How and why is the current upheaval in “digital learning” relevant for every publisher?

Contributors:

  • ZoĂ« Beck (author / digital publisher “CulturBooks”)
  • Michael Bhaskar (curation specialist, publisher, and founder of the digital publisher Canelo)
  • Michael Cairns (Information Media Partners; Member of the Editorial Board of the Publishers’ Forum)
  • Javier Celaya (DosDoce)
  • Benedikt Dalkman (in charge of establishing Bertelsmann Education Group)
  • Ehrhardt Heinold (Heinold, Spiller & Partner)
  • Michael Healy (Copyright Clearance Center)
  • Laura Nevanlinna (Kaiken Publishing / “Angry Birds”)
  • Joerg Pfuhl (Holtzbrinck Buchverlage)
  • RĂĽdiger Schmidt (Bosch-Druck / HP)
  • Ulrich Spiller (Werkstatt Verlagscockpit)
  • Andreas von der Heydt (Amazon Kindle Deutschland)
  • Aljoscha Walser (Narses)
  • Kate Worlock (Outsell)
  • and many others…

Get inspired – take part in the workshop discussions – join in the conversation!

Detailed information on the speakers and an online registration form can be found at the conference website www.publishers-forum.com.

New exciting venue

The event will take place at the dbb forum berlin – at the core of the bustling city, in busy Friedrichstrasse, with hotels of diverse categories in walking distance. www.dbb-forum.berlin/en/index.php

Early Bird discount only available for a few more days, until February 15, 2017

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The Diversity Report 2016 discusses

  • By country data on major translation markets;
  • Which authors, publishers and genres shape the business of translation most strongly;
  • The role of public funding

Building on 10 years of research, the Diversity Report 2016 summarizes original insights for publishers, agents, authors, translators, policy makers and educators.

Free download at www.wischenbart.com/diversity.

 

A project of Verein fĂĽr kulturelle Transfers / CulturalTransfers.org

 

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