With the cooperation of some 80 percent of Italy’s publishing companies, the new Fondazione LIA program is establishing accessibility standards for books.
On its second day, Sharjah’s Publishers Conference hears from the creative core, from the digital vanguard, and from some who guard the freedom to publish.
Leading the Association of Publishers in India, Nitasha Devasar wants the global industry to recognize the value India contributes to the business.
After keynoting at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s opening press conference, WIPO chief Francis Gurry looks at the need for ‘a layer of data rights.
With lectures, panel discussions, and commercial presentations in both German and English, the new Frankfurt Audio Stage in Hall 3.1 will be busy.
Small presses and writers gathered during the weekend in London at a ‘Book & Zine Fair’ to highlight UK and international content in Spanish.
At the IPA seminar in Jordan, IPA vice-president Bodour Al Qasimi called on the book industry to celebrate its achievements and embrace new solutions for publishing in the Arab world.
The UAE’s minister of culture Noura Al Kaabi outlines her hopes to support the country’s knowledge economy, education, and book publishing ecosystem.
‘About 90 percent of our Arabic catalog is our own content,’ says Ammar Mardawi, the country manager for Storytel Arabia.
As an international community, Hugo Setzer tells delegates in Amman, ‘We have a shared duty to educate, to inform, and to entertain.’