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Publishing Conference

Rave's annual conference is the only one of its kind for technology stakeholders in publishing to get together. For the last couple of years attendees from the likes of American Chemical Society, American Institute of Physics Publishing, Royal Society of Chemistry, Wiley, Sage, Emerald, Sheridan Press, Institute of Physics Publishing, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Macmillan, De Gruyter, among many others.

This year, the conference will provide insight into strategies and techniques successfully used by publishers to address ever evolving technology challenges in a fast changing landscape. The discussions of the conference are wide and varied and range from customer discovery and engagement, semantic technology, how publishers view themselves, content piracy, managing innovation, engaging with customers… among several others.

Key Highlights

Publishing technology professionals from around the world
Hear from leading publishing technology professionals
Explore the most pressing publishing trends & topics with your peers
Excellent networking opportunity.

SPEAKERS

David Smith
Speaker & Panellist

Head of Product Solutions
The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Christian Kohl
Speaker & Panellist

Director Information and Publishing Technology
De Gruyter

Freddie Quek
Speaker

Research Associate, Henley Business School
Group Head of Software, The Collinson Group

Deepika Bajaj
Moderator

VP, Publisher Relations
Redlink, Inc.

Jeremy Macdonald
Panellist

Director of Technology
Pharmaceutical Press

Lisa Dittmar
Moderator

Head of Project Office
Bloomsbury Plc

AGENDA

09:30-10:00
Registration / Refreshments
10:00-10:10
Welcome Address
10:10-10:40
Keynote - Parallel Worlds! Trends for the Future Coming to a Universe Near You! by David Smith, The IET
10:40-11:20
Bloomsbury: Challenges in growing a digital business by David Duncan, Bloomsbury Plc
11:20-11:30
Coffee and Networking break
12:10-13:00
Panel discussion about Customer discovery and engagement moderated by Lisa Dittmar, Bloomsbury Plc
13:00-14:15
Lunch and Networking
14:55-15:35
Dealing with Disruptions in STM by Freddie Quek, The Collinson Group
15:35-16:25
Panel discussion about Are Publishers Software Businesses? moderated by Deepika Bajaj, Redlink
16:25-16:30
Vote of Thanks
09:30-10:00
Drinks and Networking

Venue

The Chemistry Center, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA

Date: Tuesday, 29th September 2015 | Time:09:30 - 17:30 BST

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