Next week's BA Conference will be dominated by the divisive issues of price and digitisation

<p>If last year's BA conference seems more than a year ago, it isn't just an illusion created by the frenetic pace of events in the last 12 months: Glasgow 2005 was actually held last April. That conference was presciently subtitled "driving growth in a changing world", and it has certainly been a rollercoaster 13 months. To recap: book market up 5%; two of the four major chains in takeover battles; and half the speakers from Glasgow have moved on to fresh pastures (stand up David Roche, Lesley Miles, David Young and David Graham).</p><p>So Bournemouth 2006 has much to live up to. The battl...

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