Schedule: Products & Services sessions

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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Marcus Woodburn (Ingram Content Group Inc.), Kristi Gillis (Ingram Content Group Inc. )
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
For many publishers the addition of a digital distribution model is complex and challenging with as many roadblocks as opportunities. The benefits of reaching new audiences through new distribution channels are weighed against complex jargon-ridden technologies, concerns over rights management, and copyright theft, as well as the logistics and costs associated with a complex digital strategy. Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
Sameer Shariff (iPublishCentral)
Average rating: **...
(2.80, 5 ratings)
Epublishing began with plain ebooks. In the future an ebook will mean more than just a PDF version. Publishers need to leverage technology to constantly innovate and provide superior offerings like interactivity and community features that maximize the value of their content. This session will study industry trends as publishers are successfully adapting to change through constant innovation. Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
Nick Bogaty (Adobe)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Learn how the Adobe Digital Publishing Platform enables publishers to innovate to profitability by delivering engaging, visually immersive content experiences across screens. In this session, Adobe’s Nick Bogaty explains more about the platform, which includes Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe’s eBook solutions, and innovations in newspaper and magazine delivery. Read more.
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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Stephen Cohen (Innodata Isogen)
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(3.00, 2 ratings)
Discover how innovative companies are integrating semantic technologies into their publishing processes. We will discuss why, how, and where publishers are using semantic tools and examine their impact on the publishing process. Read more.
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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Abe Murray (Google, Inc. )
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Google is building an open ebook platform enabling consumers to buy and read ebooks wherever they are - on Google, on their device of choice, or through retail partners. User's ebooks are stored in their Google Books library, and accessible on the web (online and offline) as well as through many partner devices preserving user choice as we move into the world of cloud content. Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
Eric Freese (codeMantra, LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Today’s content consumers are voracious omnivores. They want everything from print to Tweets to iPhone apps. Yet traditional content publishers are often dealing with production processes rooted in print practices that may be 10 to 40 years old. How can publishers prepare their company and their content for a more flexible and certain future? Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
James Cathey (Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc. )
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Just as iPods changed how music is delivered and consumed, eReaders will have a similar effect on the written word. The largest differentiator in this market is the device's display which determines what kinds of content you can share as well as how long the device is powered. Technology must extend the life of content for publishers of color magazines, books, and newspapers. Read more.
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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Lokesh Seth (Connotate)
Data driven companies that rely on web content as a key ingredient to their success are in a race to reinvent themselves. Whether they build content products, monitor market and business intelligence, or simply aggregate data, they need a solution that can grow with their business and allow them to experience productivity gains, cost reductions, risk mitigation, and improved decision-making. Read more.
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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Carrie O'Donnell (O'Donnell & Associates, LLC), Ed Keating (Software & Information Industry Association), Lara Oerter (BlackBoard Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Does digital content really make life easier for faculty and students? What new challenges does it create in the distribution process? Blackboard and research firm O’Donnell & Associates surveyed 250 stakeholders in the higher education content workflow, and they will share their findings on participants’ desired ways to find, access, adopt, and share content. Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
Albert Kurniadi (MagMe Media Inc.), Ken Huang (MagMe Media Inc.)
We are all aware that the world of publishing is becoming increasingly digitized, and leading publishers like Hearst, Conde Nast, NewsCorp, Meredith and Time have joined forces to take advantage of the digital revolution. Transforming print media into digital media brings challenges but also incredible opportunities for exciting new ideas, development and growth. Read more.
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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Andy Weissberg (R.R. Bowker), Mike Ruel (R.R. Bowker)
In a crowded world of expanding choices for media, there are new ways to unite people with the content they seek in the format they need. Optimizing the discovery experience makes it all possible. Bowker’s Identifier Services provides bibliographic asset identification, title management, and marketing solutions designed to maximize reader discoverability and acquisition of books and media. Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
Fernando Mesa (Mark Logic)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
Publishers are continually challenged to find ways to differentiate their content products in the mobile space. Discover how you can increase the value of your information using a new breed of technology Infrastructure that provides the tools for publishers to quickly build innovative mobile applications. Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
As the book industry continues its fast paced evolution, strategic partners and tool sets are critical to the success of the publisher and the supply chain. Glen Hopkins – VP & General Manager of Advanced Printing Platforms/Solutions R&D and HP’s Global Media Business - will examine today’s publishing ecosystem. Read more.
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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Bob Carlton (Kirkus Reviews), Malle Vallik (Harlequin Enterprises Ltd), Rob Beauchamp (LibreDigital)
To remain relevant, publishers need to embrace new ways to “handsell” books in the digital world and package their content to connect with readers. Join us as we share insights into the success of a digital marketing campaign by Harlequin Enterprises Limited and LibreDigital to promote the book Proof by Seduction by Courtney Milan. Read more.
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Location: Wilder (4th Floor)
Alex Alexander (Foxit), Roger Diaz (Foxit Corporation)
Foxit examines the needs of PDF and e-document solutions for professional and personal use. The session focuses on two key areas, electronic documents and ereader technology. Come and enjoy a lively and informative presentation. Read more.
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Location: Ziegfeld (4th Floor)
Scott Cook (codeMantra, LLC)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
While the traditional publishing process is under immense pressure to contain costs; increase flexibility; and reduce time to market, the expanding digital arena holds the promise for efficient real-time delivery, zero returns and access to both niche and global markets. Read more.
  • Ingram Content Group
  • Qualcomm
  • Copia
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • Adobe
  • Aptara
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Bowker
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • Google
  • HP
  • LibreDigital
  • MagMe
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • oXygen XML Editor
  • Chuckwalla
  • Foxit Software
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Jouve North America
  • Lulu
  • Marvell
  • Media Services Group
  • PubServ
  • Safari Books Online
  • Silverchair
  • Virtusales
  • Vitrium Systems
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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