The Publishing Services stage at the 2018 Frankfurter Buchmesse. Image: FBM, Anett Weirauch

Our Event Picks from Frankfurt’s B2B Program:

Date/Time (CET)Session (with links to register/attend)
Oct 11

14:30 – 17:00
Frankfurt Conference: Academic Track
An impressive group of speakers from across the academic publishing field each share share brief, clear opinions on a single, focused topic. These topics have been chosen by top experts from around the world, who are executing on these issues every day. See full program here
Oct 11

17:30 – 18:30
The Hof – Networking for Academic Track Attendees
With Richard Charkin, Sven Fund, and Felix Zeltner.
Oct 12

14:30 – 17:00
Frankfurt Conference: Trade Track
From top-level executives to editors and rights managers, film producers and publishers, a broad spectrum of industry experts address core publishing issues in the form of mini-keynotes, videos, lightning talks, and fast-moving interviews. See full program here
Oct 12

17:30 – 18:30
The Hof – Networking for Trade Track Attendees
With Simon de Jocas and Felix Zeltner.
Oct 14

15:00 – 16:00
Masterclass – Partnering for Innovative Business Models for Open Access Publishing
Produced by Copyright Clearance Center, in partnership with PLOS. Apply to attend here
Oct 14

16:00 – 17:00
Masterclass – Reverse Mentorship: What tomorrow’s publishing stars can teach us today
What different generations of women can learn from each other and how to make a reverse mentorship program successful. Produced by PublisHer. Apply to attend here
Oct 14

17:00 – 18:00
Masterclass – ResearchGate and Publishers: A New Era
Ijad Madisch, CEO, ResearchGate’s new approach to working with scholarly publishers and how RG can help them boost their visibility. Produced by ResearchGate. Apply to attend here
Oct 15

11:00 – 12:00
Masterclass – Freedom to Publish: The shadow of self-censorship + 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire shortlist announcement
How can the industry engage in the different dialogues necessary to avoid self-censorship? Produced by the International Publishers Association. Apply to attend here
Oct 1

16:00 – 17:00
The Hof – Celebrating 125 years of IPA / Presentation of Inspire
With Bodour Al Qasimi, produced by the International Publishers Association. Register free here
Oct 19

19:00 – 20:00
The Hof – Andrew Nurnberg and Cornelia Funke in Conversation
Register free here
Oct 20

10:00 – 10:50
Frankfurt Studio – Markus Dohle in Conversation with Porter Anderson
Watch the livestream at buchmesse.de or in the Agora
Oct 20

11:00 – 12:00
Frankfurt Studio – The Impact of COVID on the Global Publishing Industry
Produced by WIPO and IPA. Watch the livestream at buchmesse.de or in the Agora
Oct 20

14:00 – 14:50
Frankfurt Studio – Global CEO Talk
Robin Warner, Managing Director, Oaklins DeSilva+Philips; and Klaus Driever, Managing Director, Allianz Group in conversation with Rüdiger Wischenbart. Watch the livestream at buchmesse.de or in the Agora
Oct 20

18:00 – 19:00
Frankfurt Studio – The 2021 Finalists Announcement of the Cundill History Prize
With Michael Ignatieff, Margaret MacMillan, and Dan Snow. Watch the livestream at buchmesse.de or in the Agora
Oct 21

9:00 – 10:00
Frankfurt Studio – Untapped Potential of Arabic Literature
Produced by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Publishing Perspectives. Watch the livestream at buchmesse.de or in the Agora
Oct 21

14:00 – 15:45
Frankfurt Studio – The Future of Independent Publishing
Impressive line-up of independent publishers from across the globe discuss issues unique to their businesses. Watch the livestream at buchmesse.de or in the Agora