Press Release: IDPF Announces Program, Speakers for Digital Book 2014 at BEA
The preliminary program and speaker roster for the upcoming IDPF conference at BEA is now available at idpf.org/db14/. IDPF Digital Book 2014, the professional digital conference at Book Expo America, is May 28-29, 2014 at the Javits Center in New York City.
For exceptional value, registration for IDPF Digital Book 2014, which includes BISG's Making Information Pay 2014, provides full access to the full BookExpo America trade show. Early bird pricing ends April 28.2014.
Digital Book 2014 is the industry's longest running forum for a strategic analysis of emerging trends in digital publishing. Current themes to be covered at Digital Book 2014 include: the convergence of print and eBooks, global distribution and developments, what innovations matter to publishers and why, EDUPUB (the emerging standard for education publishing), library discovery, open source publishing, the author perspective, the future classroom and much more.
Featured speakers include bestselling authors James Frey, Nicholas Carr and eBook sensations Belle Andre, Hugh Howey and Barbara Freethy, Otis Chandler (Goodreads/Amazon), Ken Michaels (COO Macmillan Science), Wattpad CEO Allen Lau, Pierre Danet (HBG Livre), HarperCollins CDO Chantal Restivo-Alessi, Scholastic Trade VP & Publisher Lori Benton, TOR Publisher Tom Doherty, McGraw-Hill SVP Supply Chain Mgmt Ken Brooks and more. Leading technological experts, solutions providers, chief marketers and other c-suite speakers from Google, W3C, Safari Books Online, O'Reilly, Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster will also be presenting.
Please visit idpf.org/db14 for the complete list.
Making Information Pay will feature Douglas Rushkoff as Keynote speaker. Rushkoff is the author of Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now and many other bestselling books, and is a frequent commentator on media technology and culture. It is scheduled for the afternoon of May 29 from 1:30-5:00pm.