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25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

Save the date for the 2018 conference …

Next year’s Publishers‘ Forum will take place on 26-27 April 2018, Thursday-Friday.

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

Please send us your feedback

Please use the links below to send your feedback about the 2017 event:

Survey – click here for sending us your feedback

Umfrage – Klicken Sie hier für Ihr Feedback

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

Some closing remarks observed …

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 […]

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

VR as a new dimension of telling a story

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. […]

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

From print supplement to community enabler: TES

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 […]

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

70-80% der Innovation kommt von den Autoren: Communities bei Amazon

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 […]

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

„Bridge to Open Access“: article on Conference Host Sven Fund

Check out an interesting article on Sven Fund, Conference Host and Speaker/Moderator at this year’s Forum, on Open Access.

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

„Facing the Attention Economy“: Publishing Perspectives on Day 1

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.

25. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

„Die Zeit des Kunden“: Berichterstattung vom Forum

Lesen Sie in diesem Artikel die Berichterstattung des Börsenblatts über Tag 1 des Forums.

24. April 2017 By Stefan Kaufer| 0

The challenges of the 5th wave of bookselling: Michael Tamblyn on the problem of getting attention

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 […]