Check out videos & PDFs of presentations of the 2019 event:

 

Day 1 | Tag 1

 

Opening Remarks

Rüdiger Wischenbart, The Publishers‘ Forum
Ulrich Klopotek, Klopotek

 


 

“Today, we are stronger than before the crisis” – turnaround strategies and experiences in harsh market conditions

Jesús Badenes del Río, Planeta

Presentation Jesús Badenes del Río [PDF file]

 


 

Dialog 1: Storytelling in Books and Beyond – Leveraging global network TV for books

Michael Reynolds, Europa Editions
Morten Hesseldahl, Gyldendal
Moderator: Katja Böhne, Frankfurter Buchmesse

 


 

Thema 1: Effizienz | Verträge, Rechte, Honorare – Effizienzsteigerung wie erreichen?

Ulrich Klopotek von Glowczewski, Klopotek
Ludger Wicher, hgv
Rüdiger Salat, Facultas AG
Moderator: Wolf-Michael Mehl, Klopotek

 


 

WS 1: International opportunities & challenges
How to identify international opportunities? And on the impact of Brexit for European publishers. Focus on Barcelona and London: Two cities fostering the “Creative Industries”

Emma House, Publishers Association
Patrici Tixis, Publishers Association Barcelona
Moderator: Holger Ehling

Presentation Emma House [PDF file]

Presentation Patrici Tixis [PDF file]

 


 

Dialog 2: Das Kerngeschäft neu denken – Der große Umbau: Programmplanung, Distribution, Konsumgewohnheiten – wie das gesamte Verlagsgeschäft neu aufgestellt werden muss

Zoë Beck, Culturbooks
Joerg Pfuhl, Holtzbrinck
Christian Schumacher-Gebler, Bonnier Gruppe
Moderator: Rüdiger Wischenbart, The Publishers’ Forum

 


 

Topic 2: Controversy Open Access – The dispute in scientific publishing over Open Access, Plan S, the Deal, and related consortium models

Vivian Berghahn, Berghahn Books
Philipp Hess, Knowledge Unlatched
Rafael Ball, ETH Zürich
Moderator: Sven Fund, Knowledge Unlatched

 


 

Thema 3: Das neue Story-Telling über Grenzen und Formate hinaus

Diskussionsforum

Moderator: Rüdiger Wischenbart

 


 

The new storytelling!
Turning literary narratives into movies and working with Netflix. With selected film clips.

Olivia Hetreed, Writers’ Guild of Great Britain
Moderator: Rüdiger Wischenbart,The Publishers’ Forum

 


 

Day 2 | Tag 2

 

Welcome & International Outlook
A bird’s eye view on publishing markets and trends

Rüdiger Wischenbart, The Publishers‘ Forum

Presentation Rüdiger Wischenbart [PDF file]

 


 

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Publishing

Ashleigh Gardner, Wattpad

 


 

Research & Development in Publishing

David Linderman, IBM iX + Aperto

 


 

Topic 4: New Tech in Publishing
How can publishers make use of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Machine Learning, Bots, and other new technologies to extend their reach in changing markets?

Introduction:
Henning Schoenenberger, SpringerNature

Panel Debate:
Mads Rydahl, Unsilo.com
Miriam Rosin, Holtzbrinck Digital Publishing/NetDoktor.de
Moderator: Porter Anderson, Publishing Perspectives

Presentation Henning Schoenenberger [PDF file]

Presentation Mads Rydahl [PDF file]

 


 

Dialog 3: Beyond Books
As book markets are declining, publishers should identify opportunities created by other media industries (In cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse / THE ARTS+)

Introduction:
Katja Böhne, Frankfurter Buchmesse
Moderator: Rüdiger Wischenbart, The Publishers‘ Forum

Presentation Katja Böhne [PDF file]

 


 

Dialog 4: Programmprofile und Strategien neu denken
Beispiele aus Belletristik, Sachbuch und Kinderbuch zwischen Konzern- und unabhängigen Verlagen

Siv Bublitz, S. Fischer
Herwig Bitsche, NordSüd
Andreas Rötzer, Matthes & Seitz Berlin
Moderator: Ulrike Ostermeyer, Editor-at-Large

 


 

Distribution
KNV – Strategische Blicke auf den Umbruch in Sachen Buch-Distribution

Ludger Wicher, hgv
Philipp Neie, Schweitzer Fachinformationen
Klaus-Peter Stegen, The Publishers’ Forum
Moderator: Holger Ehling

 


 

Topic 6: The Future of Reading
New technological approaches. New scientific research on how we read. New strategies between reading and other media formats.

Robyn Kerkhof, Blinkist
Niels-Peter Thomas, SpringerNature
David Worlock, Outsell
Moderator: Katja Böhne, Frankfurter Buchmesse

Presentation Katja Böhne [PDF file]

 


 

Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

Katja Böhne, Frankfurter Buchmesse
Sven Fund, Knowledge Unlatched
Ulrich Klopotek, Klopotek
Rüdiger Wischenbart, The Publishers’ Forum
Klaus-Peter Stegen, The Publishers’ Forum