Annual Publishing Conference 2020 - Virtual

The 8th Annual Publishing Conference will be held virtually. While the world changes around us, publishing doesn’t stop – and there is always something more to discover. For 8 years, the conference has evolved into a highly focused summit for publishing technologists, product specialists and senior publishing stakeholders.

During these two days, you will unlock presentations to get the most actual insights on the current digital publishing challenges. And you will discover the excellent speakers with a vast knowledge of the publishing world.

Join us on 8th & 9th Dec 2020

Stay at home or wherever you are and uncover the most pressing trends of the publishing industry. The virtual conference will offer you tangible takeaways on how to prepare for the challenging future.

Join us for this global event, dedicated to helping publishers. We invite you to be part of the event packed with insightful presentations and excellent speakers. And yes, attendance is free of charge. Grab your spot now!



    Tuesday, 8th Dec 2020 | 13:00 - 17:30 (GMT+1)
  • 13:00 - 13:10

    Welcome & Introduction

  • 13:10 -13:40

    Welcome Address by Paul Broome, Group CTO at Northgate Public Services

  • 13:40 - 14:10

    Keynote by David Smith, Head of Technology Strategy at IET

  • 14:10 - 14:20


  • 14:20 - 14:50

    Presentation by Martha Sedgwick, Vice President Product Innovation at SAGE Publishing

  • 14:50 - 15:20

    Presentation by Paul Gee, Vice President, Digital Product Management and Development at The JAMA Network

  • 15:20 - 15:30


  • 15:30 - 16:05

    Moderated by Tasha Mellins-Cohen, Director of Publishing at Microbiology Society

  • 16:05 - 16:35

    Presentation by Wendy Marriott, IT Director at New York City Criminal Justice Agency

  • 16:35 - 17:05

    Presentation by Bridget Pairaudeau, IT Director at IOP Publishing

  • 17:05 - 17:20

    Live Q & A

  • 17:20 - 17:30

    Wrap up

    Wednesday, 9th Dec 2020 | 13:00 - 17:30 (GMT+1)
  • 13:10-13:40

    Welcome & Introduction

  • 13:10-13:40

    Keynote Ann Michael, Founder and CEO at Delta Think

  • 13:40 - 13:50


  • 13:50 - 14:20

    Presentation by Matt Kibble, Director of Product Management, Digital Resources at Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

  • 14:20 - 14:50

    Presentation by Dr. Prathik Roy, Product Owner & Group Product Manager at Springer Nature

  • 14:50 - 15:00


  • 15:00 - 15:35

    Panel Discussion by Astrid Engelen-Visser, Publishing Consultant

  • 15:35 - 16:05

    Presentation Isabel Thompson, Senior Strategy Analyst at Holtzbrinck Publishing Group

  • 16:05 - 16:15


  • 16:15 - 16:50

    Panel discussion Panel discussion by Christian Kohl, Digital Publishing Consultant and Project Manager

  • 16:50 - 17:05

    Live Q & A

  • 17:05 - 17:15

    Wrap up



Tech-driven topics which will highly focus on the technology challenges that publishers are facing today.


Discover the most pressing shifts in a digital publishing world and the challenges it presents along with the ways to overcome them.


Get inspired by the thought-provoking presentations from the topmost technologists from the publishing world.


Learn from global leaders who are adapting and thriving in today’s challenging environment.


PusTech is fantastic! I have been attending almost every year and it never ceases to amaze!

Very engaging and insightful topics, and yes, excellent speakers with a vast knowledge of the industry.


One of the best technology focused conference for the publishers.


Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Christian Kohl Consultancy

Springer Nature

New York City Criminal Justice Agency

Digital Science

The Royal Society

Taylor & Francis

Microbiology Society

The Food Science and Health Database (IFIS)


Royal Society of Chemistry


The JAMA Network

Cactus Communications Ltd

Institute of Physics Publishing

Clemson University Press

Annex Business Media

ScienceOpen Gmbh

The Norwegian Medical Association

IESE Business School


Magic EdTech

CSA - The Chartered Governance Institute

ICSA - The Chartered Governance Institute


Tutton Russell Consulting


Mental Movement Magazine

Mental Movement Magazine

LYC Consulting


IOS Press


National Academy of Sciences

American Physical Society



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