Leading Publishers, Distributors, Book Printers, and Vendors Slated for Second London Digital Book Printing Forum
Following lunch, executives from leading digital printing systems vendors will provide an update on their company strategy, developments, and recent success stories in the book market. They will also discuss topics and issues key to the growth of digital printing. Speakers will include: Robert Stabler, Direct Marketing, Transactional & Publishing Segment Manager, Hewlett-Packard EMEA; Erwin Busselot, Marketing Director Digital Printing, Kodak Graphic Communications Group EMEA; and Dragan Volic, Vice President Marketing & Sales, Müller Martini.
After an additional INTERQUEST presentation by Toby Cobrin, a Director at INTERQUEST, there will be a special session on the challenges and developments related to workflow, paper handling, finishing, substrates and inks in digital book printing applications. Speakers will include: Nick Jones, Commercial Director, Cabot InkJet Colorants; Andreas Schillinger, General Manager, Müller Martini U.K.; and Aurélie Mathevon, Business Development Manager, UPM-Kymmene Oyj.
Key players in book publishing will then share their experiences with digital printing, along with their views on the synergy/competition between printed books and eBooks/electronic content, as well as the impact of new digital printing technology developments on their manufacturing. Speakers will include: Louise Cameron, Production Director, Continuum International; Jayne Simpson, Senior Production Manager, Egmont U.K. Ltd.; and Francis Atterbury, Partner, Hurtwood Press.
The 2011 London Digital Book Printing Forum is sponsored by leading players in the market, including Blurb, Cabot, Hewlett-Packard, Kodak, Müller Martini, Rotolito Lombarda, Screen, and UPM. It is supported by the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), the British Association for Print and Communication (BAPC), the European Publishers Council (EPC), and the Independent Publisher Guild (IPG).
About INTERQUEST, Ltd.
Founded in 1989, INTERQUEST is a market and technology research and consulting firm in the field of digital printing and publishing. INTERQUEST has conducted extensive research into digital book printing markets. Its studies of digital print manufacturing include Digital Book Printing: Market Analysis & Forecast, 2010-2015, High Growth Segments of Digital Book Printing: Market Analysis & Forecast, and The Digital Book & Manual Printing Opportunity: Market Analysis & Forecast. Every year since 2006 INTERQUEST has organized the Digital Book Printing Forum held during the Publishing Business Conference & Expo in New York City. In 2010 INTERQUEST organized similar events in Paris, London, Toronto, and Montréal. INTERQUEST can be reached by calling (434) 979-9945, by fax at (434) 979-9959, or by email at email@example.com.