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.
Author-bookshop relations are a key focus of the European and International Booksellers Federation conference at Frankfurter Buchmesse in October.
From the Irish Times: Singapore hosted 150 writers, academics and students of Irish literature at the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures conference.
An unexpected element in a day of comment from very different industries: like publishing, they don’t hear from each other often, either.
‘We wanted to offer something different,” says Andrea Chambers of NYU’s Center for Publishing about a new conference with Publishers Weekly.
In a new conference partnership this year, Nielsen’s BookInsights and London Book Fair’s Quantum come together to emphasize data, consumer comprehension, and actionable insights for publishers.
Nobody’s wrong, there’s no blame here, and no easy answers, either. But world publishing has a calendar-stuffing problem and we’re giddy on jet fuel: we can do better.
New this year at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Business Club offers exclusive networking opportunities, high-level discussions about book publishing and more. Here is a selection of events for Tuesday, October 7.
Publishing Perspectives’ inaugural children’s book conference offered up some fascinating answers to the question of what makes for a truly great kid’s book.