APE 2017 - 17 Jan 2017 The 12th international APE Conferences aim at a better understanding of scholarly communication and the role of information in science, education and society. They encourage the debate about the future of value-added scientific publishing, information dissemination and access to scientific results and offer an independent forum for 'open minds'. Participants have enjoyed this very open atmosphere in the Academy of Sciences at the famous Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin Mitte. APE Conferences provide an inventory and show the way ahead in a collaborative effort involving all stakeholders. At the same time they are open for a review of new enabling technologies that may cope with new requirements and also look at sustainability given the changes of behaviour.
Digital Book World 2017 - 17 Jan 2017 2017 marks the eighth year of Digital Book World and a new direction for the event, now known simply as DBW. With a pivot toward solution-focused strategies paired with insightful programming, the new DBW is designed to equip your whole team with tangible skills needed to thrive in publishing’s evolving landscape. There is nothing more powerful than the Digital Book World network. It represents a cross-section of the content industry, from presidents, CEOs, editors, marketers and publicists of large and small houses, newspapers, magazines and digital-only media firms, to agents, authors, booksellers, librarians and technologists. Join these professionals and make the contacts that will help drive your business forward.
ALPSP Webinar: Effective Management of Rights: Driving revenue and improving workflow - 23 Jan 2017 Rights management is an underappreciated part of publishing, yet it provides a key framework for revenue generation. Effective rights management can help a business identify areas for product development and sales growth, as well as enhance a business when it comes to an exit strategy or mergers and acquisitions. The speakers will provide an overview of how to think more strategically about rights management, and practical tips to take away and implement. They will also consider the importance of copyright to rights acquisition, and suggest ways to streamline processes for acquisition of third party material.
15:00-16:00 GMT (London); 16:00-17:00 Europe (CEST)