Publishing partnerships, international sales, brand building, productivity and masterclasses from Amazon are all part of a packed programme for this year’s Autumn Conference from the IPG, to be held in London on Thursday 12 November.
The day-long event will be crammed with over a dozen different sessions of compelling content from industry experts, including breakouts tailored to specific sectors of publishing, plus networking and socialising opportunities.
11am Welcome. Our Conference chair is IPG honorary president Jonathan Harris.
11.05am Keynote: How to be a Productivity Ninja. Graham Allcott presents tips for improving time management, shutting out distractions, reducing stress and maximising output.
11.30am The IPG Independent Publishing Report Headlines. Presented by Jo Henry of Nielsen.
11.55am India for Independents. Philippa Malicka of Ingram scopes the potential for independent publishers and suggest ways to get a piece of the action.
Partnering Up in the Trade. Featuring Clare Grist Taylor of Profile Books and Phil Turner of Meze.
OR Collaboration in Education and Academia. Presented by IPG chair Oliver Gadsby and Rick Jackman of Illuminate Publishing.
2pm Amazon Masterclasses—Part 1:
OR Operations Masterclass
Building an Independent Brand. With James Spackman of Profile Pursuit.
OR Prospects in the US Academic and Professional Markets. Featuring Sally Neher from Baker & Taylor and Peter Berkery of the Association of American University Presses will be beamed in from the States
3.30pm Tea Break
4pm Amazon Masterclasses—Part 2
OR Data Masterclass
4.45pm How PLS Can Work for You. PLS’ Jeremy Brinton will present a quickfire rundown of ten ways to make the most of its many services.
Academic Book Week. The chance to discuss key issues of the moment
OR Future Independents. With Nosy Crow’s Tom Bonnick and Icon Books’ Andrew Furlow (present and past winners of the IPG Young Independent Publisher of the Year Award)
5.30pm Drinks. Join us for a drink as we reflect on the Conference and celebrate the launch of the very special tenth IPG Independent Publishing Awards!
The full Autumn Conference programme
can be found here
With thanks to our gold sponsors, Ingram.
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