Diversity discussions lead IPG autumn conference

Diversity discussions lead IPG autumn conference

Diversity in the book industry, Amazon and selling TV and film rights were some of the hot topics of the IPG's biggest ever autumn conference on Tuesday (19th September).

More than 300 delegates turned out to listen to 20 speakers, across 17 sessions. A significant proportion of the audience (40%) attended the IPG event for the first time, it was revealed via interactive handsets for instant voting during the talks.

In a packed-out session on diversity, librarian Joy Court, chair of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, highlighted the independent review currently underway to addr...

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