Program Announced for IDPF@BIBF (August 29, Beijing)

August 5, 2014

IDPF@BIBF (August 29, Beijing) is a one-day conference on the digital transformation of the global publishing industry and IDPF's first-ever event in China. The full program is now available at international registration is available. Produced in partnership with the China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Corporation (CNPIEC, the BIBF organizers), IDPF@BIBF is will cover the current market situation and near-term outlook for the global publishing industry as it evolves to address the new opportunities and disruptive challenges posed by technology and the Internet. The practical program (English and Mandarin simultaneous translation) will feature publishing senior executives and thought leaders from both trade and education publishing, and is designed to offer actionable insights and empowering tools for executive, business and technical leaders in publishing houses and publishing industry suppliers seeking to go out into the global market. 

IDPF@BIBF's strong line-up of speakers includes Richard Mollett (CEO, UK Publishers Association), Ryan Hunt (VP Architecture, Pearson, the world's largest education publisher), Michael Healy (CEO, Copyright Clearance Center), Bill McCoy (Executive Director, IDPF), Tom Christensen (Associate Director, Berkshire Publishing, Gus Vibal (CEO, Vibal Group, the Philippines' largest education publisher) Dr. Ruediger Wischenbart (prominent publishing industry analyst) and executives and leaders from other organizations including W3C (the developers of HTML5 and other Web Standards) and Metrodigi (leading developers of interactive eBooks).

If you will be at the Beijing International Book Fair, don't miss IDPF@BIBFFor the full program and advance registration information visit  

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