Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Speakers Announced for Making Information Pay: Constructing the 21st Century Publishing Enterprise

BISG will hold its eighth annual Making Information Pay conference (www.bisg.org/mip) on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium in New York City.

The conference will feature keynote speaker Kenneth Michaels, EVP & COO, Hachette Book Group, joined by a lineup of industry leaders sharing new ways to think about, create and deliver products that successfully connect with today’s consumer. Confirmed speakers and session topics include:

Kenneth Michaels, EVP & COO, Hachette Book Group “Publishers as 21st Century Content Providers”

Bill Kasdorf, Vice President, Apex Content Solutions “Toward Agility & Efficiency: Best Practices for ‘Future-Proofing’ New Content”

Andrew Savikas, CEO, Safari Books Online and VP, Digital Initiatives, O’Reilly Media “Flexible & Multi-Channel Content: Real-World Examples from O’Reilly Media”

Madi Solomon, Director of Content Standards, Pearson “Smart Content: The Importance of Semantics in Publishing”

Brett Sandusky, Director of Product Innovation, Kaplan Publishing “Building a Smarter Wrapper: Utilizing the Data Locked Inside Digital Content to Increase ‘E-’ and ‘P-’ Book Discoverability”

Heather Reid, Director of Data Systems and Services, Copyright Clearance Center “The State of Current Rights Management Systems: Initial Findings from BISG & CCC’s Joint Survey of Publishers and Vendors”

David Marlin, President and Co-Founder, MetaComet Systems “Content in the Wild: What Happens When Rights Management Goes Wrong”

Mike Shatzkin, Founder & CEO, The Idea Logical Company “The Key to Future Profits: More Transactions, Fewer Dollars”

Tara Catogge, Senior Vice President of Inbound Supply Chain, Levy Home Entertainment “Attention Shoppers: Building Opportunity Based on Customer Behavior Data”


For more information about Making Information Pay 2011 visit MIP

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