Programme

Room One - Fleming Room

  • Registration

    * 9.00 - 9.30AM
  • Introduction

    * 9.30 - 9.40AM
  • Key note 1

    George Berkowski - Formerly of Hailo and author of How to build a billion dollar app

    * 9.40 - 10.00AM
  • Key note 2

    Carla Buzasi - Global Chief Content Officer, WGSN

    * 10.00 - 10.20AM
  • Key note 3

    Tom Weldon- CEO Penguin Random House UK, in conversation with Philip Jones, Editor of The Bookseller

    * 10.20 - 10.40AM

Tea/Coffee Break

* 10.40 - 11.00AM

What Does The Future Publisher Look Like?

* 11.00 - 12.00AM

Room One - Fleming Room

  • Dan Kieran, Co-founder and CEO, Unbound
  • Andrew Savikas, CEO of Safari
  • Henry Volans, Director, Faber Press
  • Sam Aspinall, CEO, Touchpress
  • Chaired by Philip Jones, Editor of The Bookseller

How Does Digital Impact The Editorial Process?

* 11.00 - 12.00AM

Room Two - Whittle Room

  • Kimberly Young, Head of Women's Fiction, Harpercollins
  • Darren Nash, Digital Publisher, Gollancz
  • Nathan Hull, Digital Product Development Director, Penguin Random House
  • Ruth Madder, Head of Dictionaries Publishing, Oxford University Press
  • Chaired by Michael Bhaskar, Digital Publishing Director, Profile Books

Room Switch Over

* 12.00 - 12.05PM

Consumer Insight: strategic advantage or just a buzzword?

* 12.05 - 1.00PM

Room One - Fleming Room

  • David Boyle, Executive Vice-President of Insight, BBC Worldwide
  • Hannah Telfer, Group Director of Consumer and Digital Development, Penguin Random
  • Chaired by Alice Ryan, Conference and Community Manager, The Bookseller

New Voices: Who should you hire and how will they change your company?

* 12.05 - 1.00PM

Room Two - Whittle Room

  • Crystal Mahey Morgan, Freelance Digital Marketer
  • Marissa Hussey, Digital Marketing Director, Orion
  • Ben Willis, Senior Publicity & Digital Campaigns Manager, Headline
  • Sanne Vliengenthart, Digital Coordinator Hot Key Books
  • Chaired by Tom Tivnan, Features and Supplements Editor, The Bookseller

Lunch

* 1.00 - 2.00PM

What is the Future of Content
Retailing?

* 2.00 - 2.45PM

Room One - Fleming Room

  • Chris Kubica, software developer, editor, producer and founder of Alternative bookstore
  • Matthew Cashmore, Digital Director, Blackwells
  • Justo Hidalgo, Founder, 24 Symbols
  • Vincenzo Russi, Chief Digital Officer, Messagerie Italiane
  • Klaus Renkl, International Business Development ePublishing, Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Chaired by Lisa Campbell, Deputy News Editor, The Bookseller

What is the Long-term role of social media in publishing?

* 2.00 - 2.45PM

Room Two - Whittle Room

  • Rachel Fershleiser, Director of Publisher Outreach, Tumblr
  • Joe Cohen, CEO, Movellas
  • David Ripert, Head of Youtube Spaces EMEA, Google/Youtube
  • Chaired by Porter Anderson, associate editor, FutureBook

Room Switch Over

* 2.45 - 2.50PM

Changing Technology and Publishing- what is happening in tech that is about to disrupt publishing?

* 2.50 - 3.35PM

Room One - Fleming Room

  • Jennie Rose Halperin, Project Manager and Researcher on Community Building team, Mozilla
  • Henrik Berggren, Product Manager, DropBox
  • Chaired by Alice Ryan, Conference and Community Manager, The Bookseller

What is happening in digital today
and predicting trends for
tomorrow

* 2.50 - 3.35PM

Room Two - Whittle Room

  • Jo Henry, Director, Nielsen Book Research
  • Joe Lennon, CTO, ePubDirect
  • Walter Walker, President, Code Mantra
    Carl Robinson, Senior Consultant Publishing and Media, Ixxus
    Chaired by Porter Anderson, associate editor, FutureBook

Coffee/Tea Break

* 3.35 - 4.00PM

Room One - Fleming Room

Room Two - Whittle Room

  • Futurebook Innovation Awards and drink

    * 5.30 - 6.00PM