Editor’s Note: Digital Book Printing Forum Speakers Announced
INTERQUEST, a market and technology research and consulting firm serving the digital printing and publishing industry, today announced an impressive line-up of speakers for the Digital Book Printing Forum, which will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2008, during the annual Publishing Business Conference & Expo (produced by Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines) at the New York Marriott Marquis in midtown Manhattan.
The Forum Keynote will be delivered by Thomas Willshire, vice president of sales and marketing for the New York office of Continuum International Publishing Group. Continuum, which incorporates digital strategies into its traditional publishing model, is a fast-growing academic, religious and trade publisher with an active backlist of more than 6,000 titles. Willshire brings three decades of experience in the book business, including positions at Oxford University Press, HarperCollins, Random House and Barnes & Noble.
Speakers and panelists for the morning session, which focuses on quantifying the benefits of digital book production, include:
•John Galligan, president and founder of Bradford & Bigelow;
•John Lacagnina, president and CEO of ColorCentric Corp.; and
•Randy Epkes, director, and Terance VanWinkle, research and development manager for Midland Information Resources.
Speakers and panelists for the afternoon session, which focuses on color digital printing, include:
•Bruce Jacobsen, executive vice president of Bridgeport National Bindery Inc.;
•Steve Henck, vice president of production for Commercial Communications Inc.; and
•Martin Cournoyer, general manager of Transcontinental Metrolitho.
Visit www.PublishingBusiness.com for more information or to register.