Next year’s Publishers‘ Forum will take place on 26-27 April 2018, Thursday-Friday.
Speaking about the 2 days of the conference, Uli Klopotek stressed that it became crucial that we, as companies, have to understand the workflow of our customers. This, he said, could be observed during many sessions from different angles and perspectives.
Fionnuala Duggan said she was most impressed with presentations on futuristic technologies such as Machine […]
Moderator David Worlock told Forum participants to be excited, as the topic of this session – VR – will „affect everybody in this room during the next 10 years.“
In his introductory remarks to a discussion on VR, Philipp Mohr from Hashplay stated that VR „requires an equivalent to wormholes“ in order to speed up immersion. […]
Rob Grimshaw, of the Times Educational Supplement, presented TES‘ development from a print publication to a leading online community „to liberate teachers: Our goal was and is to remove obstacles for teachers to inspire kids, to inspire the next generation.“
There are now 8.3 mn teachers on the TES platform. „It looks like a social media […]
Andreas von der Heydt, Amazon Kindle Content, Deutschland, stellte dar, wie Amazon mit Autoren zusammenarbeitet.
Er begann seine Präsentation mit einem Aufsatz-Entwurf seiner Tochter, 11 Jahre, zum Thema „Was würdest du gerne erfinden?“. Sie hatte ihr Handy verlegt, war zunächst traurig, dann aber froh über das Mehr an Zeit für anderes. Als sie es wiedergefunden hatte, meinte […]
Check out an interesting article on Sven Fund, Conference Host and Speaker/Moderator at this year’s Forum, on Open Access.
Read the article from Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives, on Day 1 of the Forum.
Also check out his tweets summing up many presentations and debates at #pf17.
Lesen Sie in diesem Artikel die Berichterstattung des Börsenblatts über Tag 1 des Forums.
In his talk, Michael Tamblyn of Rakuten Kobo and new technology partner of Tolino, expressed strong doubts about „the big fights“ are being over – with e-book sales plateauing and equal pricing cushioning the impact of the loss from print to digital.
The fifth wave, which is now nearing if not already affecting us deeply, is […]