Urging the International Publishers Congress to embrace its most forward-leaning trends—and promote its timely work to the world—IPA president Michiel Kolman convenes the industry’s 32nd gathering and welcomes industry leaders to agenda-anchoring sessions onstage.
Four Speakers’ Talking Points: Ahead of the IPA Congress in New Delhi
From the dilemma of self-censorship to a call for collective management organizations, the freedom to publish, copyright protection, and readership development, speakers at the IPA congress in Delhi prepare their messages.
The International Publishers Association in India: Issues in a Hot-Button World
Ahead of the 32nd International Publishers Association Congress in India, we look at the big issues speakers will address, including geo-political issues affecting publishing.
Censorship in the Arab World: Debating Its Impact at a Conference in Tunisia
Censorship concerns many in the worldwide book publishing industry today. The Arab Publishers Association conference this month addressed the issue specifically in the Arab world.
In Germany, IPA Chief Slams SciHub, Argues for Unity Against Copyright Threats and Piracy
‘Not a viable or trustworthy Open Access solution,” Michiel Kolman says, ‘piracy is simply not the answer to our challenges as an industry’ and SciHub, he says, is ‘not the answer’ to goals of Open Access.
International Publishers Association ‘Throw Full Support Behind’ Macmillan on ‘Fire and Fury’
‘A sad irony to see the so-called leader of the free world trying to limit freedom to publish.’ The International Publishers Association slams the Trump cease-and-desist effort and libel law comments as ‘a new and worrying development.’
Preview of the IPA Congress in India: ‘Social Responsibility and Global Solidarity’
With the freedom to publish among lead topics, the International Publishers Association’s 32nd congress in New Delhi will look for common ground.
Frankfurt Notes: Turkish Literature Abroad at Two Stands; Hungary Stages Five Authors
Turkish Literature Abroad’s outreach program prepares for its final trade-show of the year. And Hungary’s stand stages key authors on Frankfurt Saturday.
Heading for Frankfurt, Kalem Agency Cheers Author Burhan Sönmez’s Havel Award
For the genius of his work ‘about hope and hopelessness, darkness and light,’ Turkey’s Burhan Sönmez wins the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation award.
Gurry, Pallante, Clement To Speak at International Publishers Association Congress
At the IPA congress in India this year, AAP chief Maria Pallante and WIPO director Francis Gurry will speak about the future of intellectual property.