Schedule: Products and Services sessions

These sponsored sessions are open to all conference attendees. Come hear real-world examples and case studies from our conferences sponsors and find out more about their tools and solutions.

Riverside Suite
Marcus Woodburn (Ingram Content Group)
Forecasts indicate continued growth for digital content. Adding e-channels may be worth considering, but what are the options and what does it take to utilize them effectively? There has never been greater opportunity to use technology to deliver to the bottom line. In this session, hear how to do it and what it can mean for your business. Read more.
Liberty 3
Walter Walker (codeMantra LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Insight and discussion of best practices when working with a BPO to convert and adapt print content to digital (especially ePub). Read more.
Liberty 3
Matt Jacobson (Connotate), Balavijayan Ganesan (Investment & Advisory Content Group, a Thomson Reuters Markets division)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
Customers rely on Thomson Reuters for breaking news from around the world. Thomson Reuters was challenged with monitoring and collecting Web data from over 20,000 public companies across 50 countries several languages. This session will discuss the tools and strategies the company used to introduce massive automation to streamline operations, improve quality and increase operational agility. Read more.
Riverside Suite
Michelle Weir (Hewlett Packard), Georgia Adey (Penwizard), Richard Adey (Penwizard), Kent Larson (Bridgeport National Bindery, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Are you wanting to learn more about new business opportunities and custom publishing? In this exciting session you will be able to hear a real-life case study direct from the client on re-purposing content to generate new revenue streams and the many aspects of the implementation of the opportunity – partnerships, automated workflow, and the digital press technology supporting it. Read more.
Liberty 3
Jim Cain (Jacquette Consulting, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 2 ratings)
Educational publishers have challenging requirements to deliver instruction in many different forms: text books, eLearning, mobile, and beyond. Prophero is the convergence of instructional design, content management and XML publishing that enables educational publishers to meet today's demands while positioning them for the future. Read more.
Riverside Suite
Beat Barblan (Bowker)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Over the years, a number of identifiers have been created to help us navigate through an ever expanding universe of options and choices in the publishing world. In this session’s you will get an overview of current and emerging identifiers in our industry and become familiar with best practices in their application to promote discovery. Read more.
Riverside Suite
Ulhas Anand (iPublishCentral)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
More than 80 tablet devices are expected to hit the markets this year. New markets are going to open up that will allow additional channels to monetize content. Publishers will need to be ready to address these new market opportunities by figuring out customer needs, product offering, pricing strategy, content formats, delivery options, development and marketing strategies. Read more.
Liberty 3
Eric Freese (codeMantra, LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
As the range of eReading devices continues to expand, publishers are finding that enhanced eBooks and apps aren’t simple, natural extensions of their printed counterparts. They require a great deal of careful planning due to differences in eReader capabilities and implementations, as well as complexities of the original publication. Read more.
Riverside Suite
William Chesser (Ingram Content Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Since e-books became commercially available, publishers have wrestled over whether or not to risk jeopardizing income from print by digitizing textbooks, and academics, students and librarians have increasingly pressured them to do it. This session highlights the challenges and successes in this pivotal area of academic publishing. Read more.
Liberty 3
Tyler Ruse (LibreDigital)
LibreDigital is launching a business intelligence toolset that will enable publishers to grow e-book sales through a deeper understanding of e-book market data. By aggregating sales and performance data across all e-book retail outlets, LibreDigital BI enables publishers to assess the impact of pricing and business model changes as well as audit for compliance against their retail contracts. Read more.
Liberty 3
Jason Monberg (MarkLogic Corporation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Publishing is as much about accessibility, real-time consumption and interaction across a landscape of devices as it is about the content. Publishers must not only support this drive towards accessibility, real-time interaction and location awareness across devices, they must lead the way. Read more.
Riverside Suite
Jonathan Hevenstone (Jouve), Steve Paxhia (Beacon Digital Strategies), Dorothy Hoskins (Jouve NA)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
Jouve will present three customer cases in which our set of next-generation services are helping to transform the publishing industry. Read more.
Liberty 3
Russell Longo (Sterling Commerce, an IBM Company)
Embracing new digital business models calls for a fundamental change in how publishers manage the exchange of digital sales data as content is sold online. This presentation explores how successful publishers are profiting from these changes by forming fluid networks of sales partner relationships supported by technology that automates and manages electronic sales interactions and transactions. Read more.
Riverside Suite
Gregory Sullivan (SPi Global)
Average rating: *....
(1.67, 3 ratings)
The requirements of content conversion projects have changed rapidly as publishers look at multiple customer segments, distribution channels and business models. Multiple input/output formats need to be supported, in a shorter time, and with smaller budgets. How can publishers and conversion partners collaborate to maximize ROI? Read more.
  • Ingram Content Group
  • Qualcomm
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Aptara
  • Bowker
  • Connotate
  • HP
  • Jouve North America
  • LibreDigital
  • Malloy
  • MarkLogic
  • Random House, Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Baker & Taylor
  • The BookMasters Group
  • Constellation
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Mashery
  • Silverchair
  • Wolfram
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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