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Annual Publishing Conference 2019

We started the annual publishing conference in 2013. In the last seven years, the conference has evolved into a highly focused summit for publishing technologists, product specialists and senior publishing stakeholders. This year, we will be joined by the most influential technology leaders from the publishing companies across the globe.

We invite you to be part of an event packed with presentations, networking, nibbles and drinks. And yes, attendance is free of charge.

Annual Publishing Conference 2019

We started the annual publishing conference in 2013. In the last seven years, the conference has evolved into a highly focused summit for publishing technologists, product specialists and senior publishing stakeholders. This year, we will be joined by the most influential technology leaders from the publishing companies across the globe.

We invite you to be part of an event packed with presentations, networking, nibbles and drinks. And yes, attendance is free of charge.

Join us on 9th Oct 2019, London!

This year’s conference will have inspiring presentations delivered by the top technology specialists from the publishing industry. This is a great opportunity for speakers and delegates to network, interact and discuss.

Register now and join us on 9th Oct 2019 in London!

SPEAKERS

Dr. David Smith
Head of Product Solutions at The IET
Sarah Boyd
Senior Product Manager at Emerald Group
Astrid Engelen-Visser
Business Strategist at IOS Press
Heather St. Pierre
Director, Product Management at Taylor & Francis Group
Sharon Cooper
Chief Digital Officer at The Economist Intelligence Unit
Christian Kohl
Digital Publishing Consultant and Project Manager at Christian Kohl Consultancy
Tasha Mellins-Cohen
Director of Publishing at Microbiology Society
Chelsey Horstmann Dennis
Product Analyst at Taylor & Francis Group
Andrew Vorster
Innovation Consultant at AndrewVorster.com
Phill Jones
Owner and Principal at Double L Digital
Paul Mollahan
Services Director at Digirati Ltd
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SCHEDULE

  • 08:30 - 09:20 Registration & Breakfast
  • 09:20 - 09:30 Introduction by Jawad Ansari, VP-Delivery at Rave Technologies
  • 09:30 - 10:00 Welcome Address by Paul Broome, CTO at Northgate Public Services
  • 10:00 - 10:45 Keynote by Dr. David Smith, Head of Product Solutions at The IET
  • 10:45 - 11:15 'How do publishers and technology providers need to change to better serve Early Career Researchers?' by Tasha Mellins-Cohen, at Microbiology Society
  • 11:15 - 11:30 Coffee & Networking
  • 11:30 - 12:00 'Shared code and shared standards: how openness in technology enables openness in scholarship' by Phill Jones at Double L Digital & Paul Mollahan at Digirati
  • 12:00 - 12:30 'Starting the transition from words to data - publishing to services' by Sharon Cooper, Chief Digital Officer at The Economist Intelligence Unit
  • 12:30 - 13:00 'From Sofas to SAFe (Pt 2): Agility, Stability and delivery Emerald’s Insight Platform' by Sarah Boyd, Senior Product Manager, Platform at Emerald Group Publishing
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Networking
  • 14:00 - 14:30 'The Challenges of Global Payments in Open Access' by Heather St. Pierre & Chelsey Horstmann Dennis at Taylor & Francis Group
  • 14:30 - 15:00 'Think big: Strategies for transforming a small business with big aspirations' by Astrid Engelen-Visser, Business Strategist at IOS Press
  • 15:00 - 15:45 Panel Discussion by Christian Kohl, Digital Publishing Consultant and Project Manager at Christian Kohl Consultancy
  • 15:45 - 16:00 Coffee & Networking
  • 16:00 - 16:30 'How diversity drives innovation?' by Andrew Vorster, Innovation Consultant at AndrewVorster.com
  • 16:30 - 16:40 Vote of Thanks by Jawad Ansari, VP-Delivery at Rave Technologies
  • 16:40 - 17:30 Drinks & Networking

WHY ATTEND

Inspire

Meet the topmost technology specialists from the publishing industry. Get the knowledge and inspiration to take your business to the next level.

Discover

We live in a time of change. At the publishing conference, you will get an opportunity to discover the most pressing trends the publishers are experiencing.

Engage

This year more than 100 delegates will join in London to be part of the conference. An excellent networking opportunity to meet senior publishing stakeholders.

Network

A one day conference with more than 8 inspiring presentations. The event will engage you with thought-provoking sessions, Nibbles and drinks.

Engaging and inspiring sessions that will keep you busy the whole day!


Insights from the industry leaders, a must attend event for publishers!


A great event, inspiring speakers, and a fantastic venue!


ATTENDEES

Meet your peers from the top publishing companies

We are expecting more than 100 delegates from publishing companies. 

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