New Trends 2017

Stationers'Hall

We're delighted to report that BIC's New Trends in Publishing Seminar took place on Tuesday 5th September 2017 at the beautiful Stationers' Hall, London - a lovely venue to contemplate the future of the book industry and network with colleagues and other BIC members.

This was a fantastic opportunity to hear from industry experts on the opportunities and challenges facing the book industry in the months and years ahead.

This event was kindly sponsored by:

 

This year the topics covered at this seminar included:

  • When Books Change Lives – the Logistical Challenges of Getting Books into Conflict and Post-Conflict Areas
  • Are You GDPR Ready? Gearing Up for the New 2018 Data Protection Laws
  • Audio Publishing – Consumer Insights and Operational Opportunities
    (panel discussion)
  • Transactional Data Trends: Global Standards v Book Industry Specific Standards
  • Next Generation Paper - Using Augmented Reality and Printed Electronics to Connect Paper to the Internet

 

Our speakers included:

  • Caroline Beggan, International Content Manager, Storytel Group
  • Miroslaw Bober, University of Surrey
  • Alex Hardy, Senior Associate, Harbottle & Lewis LLP
  • Clive Herbert, Head of Professional Services, Nielsen Book Discovery Services
  • Tom Herbert, Client Integrations Supervisor, Ingram Content Group
  • Hazel Kenyon, Director of Book Research UK, Nielsen Book
  • Sarah Shrubb, Audio Publisher, Hachette and Chair of The PA’s Audio Committee 
  • Alison Tweed, Chief Executive, Book Aid International

 

Click here to see the programme for the day.

For further information about our speakers, click here. 

See the full set of available slides from this year's presentations by clicking here.


Individual sets of slides from this year's presentations can be viewed here:

BIC Audio Panel – Consumer Insights and Operational Opportunities

Miroslaw Bober, University of Surrey - COMING SOON

Alex Hardy, Senior Associate, Harbottle & Lewis LLP

Clive Herbert, Head of Professional Services, Nielsen Book Discovery Services

Alison Tweed, Chief Executive, Book Aid International

 

Photographs taken on the day can be found below...

 

A WORD ABOUT OUR SPONSORS:

Nielsen Book is a leading provider of search, discovery, commerce, consumer research and retail sales analysis services globally.

Nielsen runs the Registration Agencies (ISBN and SAN Agencies for UK & Ireland), provides search and discovery products through its Nielsen Book Discovery product range including BookData; electronic trading via Nielsen Book Commerce including BookNet and PubEasy services; retail sales analysis via Nielsen Book Research including BookScan and consumer research through its Books and Consumer Survey. Nielsen Book uses information from across the company to provide digital insights for clients.

Nielsen is a global market information and measurement company with market leading positions in consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence and mobile measurement.

www.nielsenbook.co.uk