PROFESSIONALS’ SEMINAR


 

THE-BOOK: SEMINAR ON THE FUTURE OF THE BOOK


“The Future is now: New Business Models in the Global Book Market”


FRIDAY, MAY 10, 10.00-16.00 / “DON QUIXOTE” HALL, PAVILION 14
A seminar for professionals on the future of the book, placing emphasis on the global book market, the modern business models, the new technologies, trends and prospects for a market under constant development, with the participation of speakers from Greece, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Turkey, who are considered to be experts on the field.
PRESENTATIONS
The Challenges of the Global Book Market Today – a short overview / The Importance of Curation in a New Publishing World / Digital Books – The Current Status of the E-book Market and What to Expect in the Near Future / The First Ten years of the Greek E-book Market / Copyright and Digital Books / Book Publishing in Greece: A SWOT Analysis for International Collaboration / Audiobooks – What lies behind this Challenge and Opportunity? / Print on Demand (POD) – The opportunity for publishers of any size or market to distribute one book at the time
DISCUSSIONS
I. Building a digital catalog – Form, content and identity
II. Being practical: How can a small market, such as Greece, benefit from the new business models?
III. Rights Acquisition: the Role of the Literary Agent in Shaping International Trends

ORGANIZATION: HELLENIC FOUNDATION OF CULTURE / SPONSORS: OSDEL - HELEXPO

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