*+-Ed Nawotka reflects on the end of the TOC conferences, noting that the technobabble introduced at the events has now become our commonplace diction in publishing.
*+-O’Reilly Media will close down its popular digital publishing conference, Tools of Change, but Tim O’Reilly promises to continue innovating the publishing process.
*+-O’Reilly Media has become an online distributor for technology e-books offered by John Wiley & Sons, which includes brands such as For Dummies and Sybex.
*+-The Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 19-May 7, added O’Reilly’s TOC confab, bolstering its region-leading program, and is compiling a top 50 list of professionals.
*+-O’Reilly is live streaming the keynote speeches from the Tools of Change Conference in New York City this Tuesday and Wednesday.
*+-Frankfurt Academy is holding a Facebook contest to give away a ticket to the Tools of Change Frankfurt conference in October
*+-The International Supply Chain Meeting, a Frankfurt Book Fair staple for 32 years, will become part of the O’Reilly Tools of Change Frankfurt conference.
*+-There’s an urgent need for publishers to update legacy rights management and content creation systems, according to speakers at BISG’s “Making Information Pay” conference. By Charlotte Abbott Though the idea of publishing as a data-driven industry may still be anathema to its old guard, the Book Industry Study Group’s 8th annual Making Information Pay conference hammered home once again that …
*+-By Hannah Johnson ESSENTIAL READING: The future of the book by Mike Hendrickson In the wake of the opportunities and challenges discussed at the Tools of Change conference, O’Reilly’s VP of Content Strategy Mike Hendrickson urges the publishing industry, “Let’s change the The Book of the Future before we have to.” What a great and, in my opinion, important message. …
*+-By Hannah Johnson O’Reilly’s Tools of Change for Publishing Conference kicked off yesterday in New York City with a day of workshop sessions focused on diverse topics including rights, e-book standards, business models and mobile apps. This year, you can watch a live video feed of sessions and keynotes from TOC. Click on the videos below to keep up with …
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