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The global trade and standards association for electronic publishing.

IDPf's mission is to foster global adoption of an open, accessible, interoperable digital publishing ecosystem that enables innovation. IDPF's strategy to effectively advance its mssion is to develop (collaboratively) and promote EPUB as the universal accessible interchange and delivery ecosystem for eBooks and other digital publications advancing the Open Web platformRead more ›

IDPF DigiCon@BEA 2016 (fka IDPF Digital Book), Chicago, Theme Announced - Digital: The Channels, The Formats and The Opportunities

January 6, 2016

The theme for our 2016 conference will explore all things Digital: The Channels, The Formats and The Opportunities and will take place in Chicago at the McCormick Center from May 10-11, 2016. Sessions and speakers will provide takeaway information and insights that will benefit members of the industry who are exploring more effective and efficient way to manage their businesses. The Channels programming topics will include retail, education, online communities, international, mobile, data, websites, content (ebook) usage, digital platforms and more. Formats topics will explore EDUPUB, EPUB 3 as well as audio formats, accessible publishing, subscription (domestic and international), data, interactive fiction, rights and licensing and more. Opportunities discussed at IDPF DigiCon 2016 will explore the science of metadata, case studies, lending, standards, best practices, what's coming next and much more. 

Who Should Attend IDPF DigiCon 2016?

There is no better place in the industry to network with your peers and share ideas with digital industry representatives from around the world. In 2015, the IDPF Digital Book Conference attracted attendees from over 26 countries and over 60% of all attendees were c-suite or senior director level executives with decision making and buying power. For those who want to expand their digital knowledge and expertise and be in the know on cutting edge technology and business initiatives, make sure you join executives and professionals across the publishing industry at our new venue where there is plenty of space for networking with your digital colleagues, sponsors and the many experts who will be the conference. This conference sells out annually so do not miss out! Register here http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/BEA-Conferences/IDPF-Digital-Zone/

Current sponsors for IDPF DigiCon 2016 include: OverDrive, SPi Global, VitalSource (Platinum), BookBub (Gold), Apex Covantage (Silver). For sponsorship packages and pricing, please contact Wendy Erman Wels at wendy@idpf.org. For programming inquiries or to submit a proposal, please contact Sally Dedecker at sdedecker@aol.com

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