FutureBook Innovation Workshop returns

FutureBook Innovation Workshop returns

The FutureBook Innovation Workshop is to return for a third year, with this year's half-day event taking place on 30th May. The workshop will once again be run in association with The Literary Platform, a website that explores the connections between books and technology.

This year's event will be run as part of Digital Shoreditch, an annual celebration of the outstanding creative, technical and entrepreneurial talent of East London and Tech City, and the workshop is to take place at the London Brick Lane offices of Digital Agency of the Year LBi.

Sophie Rochester, who founded TLP and who has programmed the past two workshops, said: "Our key aim for this year's event is to encourage participation. As well as hearing about some fantastically innovative projects from speakers working in and outside of the publishing industry, we'll also be asking delegates to get out of their seats, engage in bespoke workshops and exercises, and hopefully to return to their desks energised and inspired to take new approaches in their work.

"This event is aimed at all publishing professionals interested in the impact of technology—from editorial to marketing—and those looking for insightful ideas from other industries working with technology. In previous years speakers have ranged from technologists at MIT to digital directors at the Royal Shakespeare Company."

Philip Jones, editor of The Bookseller and FutureBook, added: "The past two workshops have been sell-outs with more than 90% of attendees telling us that they want to come back for more. This year we've brought the workshop forward to reflect the amount of creative new work already taking place."

Booking for the workshop is now open here: https://www.eventsforce.net/fiw13.