eBooks Around the World

Hosted by Frankfurt Academy

10 October 2011 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Frankfurt Book Fair, Hall 4.2, Room Dimension

9:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks
A welcome from conference organizers Michael Cader and Mike Shatzkin.

9:15  A Global Situational Review: Devices, ebook and app sales around the world
Presented by: Giovanni Bonfanti, A.T. Kearney; Marco Ferrario, Bookrepublic

9:35  The Global Review with a Local Perspective
Moderators: Michael Cader and Mike Shatzkin
Including: Riccardo Cavallero, General Manager, Trade Books Division, Mondadori Group; Michael Justus, Managing Director, S. Fischer Verlag GmbH; Kris Kliemann, Vice President, Director, Global Rights, Wiley; Joe Li, General Manager, International Business Department, Beijing Founder Apabi Technology Limited; Sergio Machado, President and CEO, Record Publishing Group, Brazil

10:30  Morning break

11:00  Google’s Multi-Platform Vision for eBooks
Presented by: Santiago de la Mora, Director, Print Content Partnerships Europe, Middle East and AfricaGoogle

11:15  The Digital Publishing Dilemma: Global challenges in knowing and being known in the digital marketplace
Presented by: Beat Barblan, Director of Identifier Services, R.R. Bowker; Kelly Gallagher, Vice President, Publishing Services, R.R. Bowker

11:30  The Launch of Anobii’s Discovery and Social Retailing Platform
Presented by: Matteo Berlucchi, CEO, Anobii

11:50  How Sourcebooks Built an Efficient, Cross-Company Digital Workflow
Presented by: Chris Bauerle, Director of Sales & Marketing, Sourcebooks

12:15  Lunch break

1:15 Easily Reaching Global Markets: How Kindle can help you find a whole new audience
Presented by: David Naggar, VP, Global Kindle Content Acquisition

1:30  Two Steps to Global Licensing Success
Presented by: Tracey Armstrong, CEO, Copyright Clearance Center

1:45  Lessons From the Other Side: What trade publishing can learn from other sectors
Including: Peter Balis, Director, Digital Business Development, John Wiley & Sons; Evan Schnittman, Global Managing Director of Sales & Marketing, Bloomsbury Publishing

2:15  Digital Books in the Developing World
Presented by: Octavio Kulesz, Editorial Teseo

2:25  Creating Global Digital Reach: Faber Factory Powered by Constellation
Including: Stephen Page, CEO, Faber & Faber; Joe Mangan, COO, Perseus Books Group

2:40  Afternoon break

3:00  The Future for Agents
Moderated by: Michael Cader, Publishers Lunch and PublishersMarketplace.com
Including: Peter S. Fritz, Literary Agent, Paul & Peter Fritz AG; Robert Gottlieb, Chairman of Trident Media Group; Mónica Martín, MB Agencia Literaria; David Miller, Director, Rogers, Coleridge and White Ltd.

3:45  Insights from eBook Retailer: Things retailers know that publishers want to know
Presented by: Michael Tamblyn, EVP, Content, Sales and Merchandising, Kobo Inc.

4:10  Metadata and Sales Data and the Connections Between the Two
Presented by: Jonathan Nowell, Nielsen

4:25  Success Story: B&N and the Nook in the US
Including: Jim Hilt, VP, eBooks, Barnes & Noble; Theresa Horner, VP, Digital Content, Barnes & Noble and Patricia Arancibia, Manager, Digital Content, International, Barnes & Noble