Programme

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REGISTRATION

9.00-9.30 AM
 

INTRODUCTION

9.30 - 9.40 AM

NIGEL ROBY

PUBLISHER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE, THE BOOKSELLER

 

CHARLOTTE EYRE

CHILDREN'S EDITOR, THE BOOKSELLER

BUILDING CHILDREN'S BRANDS

Hear from innovative start-ups and established publishers on how to build new brands, introduce the next generation to well-loved heritage brands, and grow existing brands through licensing opportunities.

 

9.40-10.00 AM

BUILDING CHILDREN'S BRANDS

Cally Poplak - Managing Director, Egmont Publishing UK

           

10.00 - 10.15 AM

MAKING THE MOST OF A HERITAGE BRAND

 Jill Kidson - Head of Consumer Marketing, Walker Books

           

10.15-10.30 AM

IS BRAND LICENSING FOR YOU?

John Styring - Co-founder and CEO, Igloo Books

 

10.30-10.40 AM

THE POWER OF PRINT IN THE MAKING OF WIDE EYED EDITIONS

Rachel Williams - Publisher, Wide Eyed Editions
Jenny Broom - Editorial Director, Wide Eyed Editions

           

10.40-10.50 AM

AUDIENCE QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION

                  

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

10.50-11.20 AM

THE NEXT STAGE OF PRINT GROWTH

For publishers and authors, reaching young readers remains a challenge. This session focuses on what publishers can learn from international markets, and how publishers and retailers can work together to grow their customer base.

 

11.20-11.35 AM

DATA REPORT: THE STATE OF THE PRINT SALES MARKET

Kiera O'Brien - Charts and Data Analyst, The Bookseller 

           

11.35 - 11.55 AM

JOINT BRANDED PUBLISHING: THE PERFECT FIT

 Katie Bond - Publisher, National Trust
Kate Wilson - Managing Director, Nosy Crow
 Catherine Stokes - Head of Sales and Marketing, Nosy Crow

           

11.55-12.15 PM

TRANSLATING RIGHTS: KEY TRENDS AND MARKET PROFILES

Clementine Gaisman - Children's and YA Rights Manager, Intercontinental Literary Agency
Helen Boyle - Literary Scout, Sylvie Zannier Literary Scouting Agency

 

12.15-12.40 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION: PUBLISHERS AND RETAILERS WORKING TOGETHER

Chaired by Emma Lowe, Head of Publisher Relations, The Bookseller
Laura Bethany Main Ellen - Lead Children's Bookseller, Waterstones Piccadilly
Tamara MacFarlane - Independent Bookseller
Vicki Willden-Lebrecht - Director and Founder, Bright Group International
Ed Ripley - Sales and Marketing Director, Walker Books

           

12.40-12.50 PM

AUDIENCE QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION          

LUNCHTIME

12.50-14.00 PM

KNOWING AND GROWING YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Intellectual property is one of the biggest assets any publisher has. Our panellists and speakers will share innovative new ideas on how to take existing books, brands and characters into new markets

 

14.00-14.25 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION: KNOWING AND GROWING YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Chaired by Philip Jones - Editor, The Bookseller
Dylan Collins - CEO, SuperAwesome
Barry Cunningham - Managing Director, Chicken House
Will Clarke - Producer and Founder, Altitude
Katie Price - Licensing Director, Hachette Children's Group

           

14.25 - 14.40 PM

YOUTUBE: GET VISUAL TO BUILD YOUR BRAND

 CJ Daugherty - Author
Jack Jewers - Film Producer

           

14.40-14.50 PM

THE PHOENIX: WHY YOU SHOULD BE EXCITED ABOUT COMICS

Tom Fickling - Editor in Chief, the Phoenix Comic

 

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

14.50-15.20PM

FROM USERS TO READERS

Based on new consumer data from independent research and knowledge hubs, this session focuses on reaching children and young people through different platforms and how publishers can position themselves to turn gamers and social media users into engaged readers.

 

15.20- 15.35 PM

NEW DATA ON TEENS AND EBOOKS: A LOOK AT YOUTH ATTITUDES TO TOPICAL THEMES, PLUS EMERGING MEDIA TRENDS

Luke Mitchell- Digital Strategist

 

15.35-15.50 PM

GENERATION Z: WHO THEY ARE AND WHY THEY WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING 

Emma Worrollo- Managing Director, Pineapple Lounge

 

15.50-16.00 PM

ENGAGING RELUCTANT READERS

Jessamy Hunter - Programme Manager, the Renaissance Learning Partnership

 

16.00-16.15 PM

PENGUIN PLATFORM: THE NEW SPACE FOR 16-TO-19-YEAR-OLDS

Laura Bijelic- Senior Consumer Insight Manager, Penguin Platform

 

16.15-16.25 PM

CULTIVATING YOUNG READERS

Dylan Calder- Founder, Pop-Up Projects

     

16.25-16.40 PM

CHILDREN’S MARKETING COMPETITION WINNERS

 

16.40-16.50 PM

THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2016 LAUNCH

Featuring Louise O’Neill, 2015 YA Book Prize Winner

 

16.50-17.00 PM

SUMMARY AND THANKS

Nigel Roby, Publisher and Chief Executive, The Bookseller

DRINKS RECEPTION

17.00 - 18.30 PM

For event queries please contact blake.brooks@thebookseller.com
For sponsorship enquiries please contact emma.lowe@thebookseller.com