BISG’s Making Information Pay Conference and Survey

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson

BISG MIP Conference

The Book Industry Study Group and Mike Shatzkin want to know: have we reached the digital “point of no return” in publishing? How have digital technologies changed the way books are written, produced, and sold? Have the skill sets necessary to work and succeed in publishing radically changed? Do you have these skills?

This year, BISG’s Making Information Pay Conference will explore these questions, and look for ways that publishing professionals can stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and skills they need.

Conference organizers are asking people in the publishing industry to take a pre-conference survey to help them identify how technology and digital processes are changing jobs, necessary skills, and workflows. Take the survey at

Watch a video with Mike Shatzkin explaining more about “points of no return” in publishing today:


About the Author

Hannah Johnson


Hannah Johnson is the publisher of international book industry magazine Publishing Perspectives, which provides daily information and news about book markets around the world. In addition to building partnerships with international cultural and trade organizations, she works with the Frankfurt Book Fair to organize and support a number of its overseas initiatives. Hannah has also worked as the managing editor for an online media company, The Hooch Life, focused on craft distillers and cocktail experts. Prior to that, she worked as a project manager for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office, managing various business and marketing activities.