New Trends 2018


On Tuesday 4th September 2018 (9:30am-1pm), BIC's New Trends in Publishing Seminar is coming to the The Stationers' HallLondon - a great space to contemplate the future of the book industry and network with colleagues and other BIC members.

This is 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 is kindly sponsored by:


This year, the topics covered will include:

  • Actionable Metadata (exact title TBC)
  • Post-Pick Depression
  • Immersive Products in the Classroom: What Works in Education & Training... So Far
  • Introducing the a-Book: Curating Digital Content through an Augmented Travel Guide 
  • Audiobook Insights into Enhancing Discovery & Sales Reporting


Our speakers will include:

  • Miroslaw Bober, Professor of Video Processing, University of Surrey
  • Mark Christian, Global Director, Immersive Learning, Pearson
  • David Frohlich, Professor of Interaction Design, University of Surrey 
  • Vicky Hampshire, VP Business Development, Yewno
  • Simon Parker, Business Development Manager, Batch
  • 1 further speaker will be announced very shortly (watch this space)


Click here to see a draft programme for the day.

For further information about our speakers, click here. 


Purchasing Your Ticket
Tickets for this event are sold on a first-to-register basis so, to ensure that you don't miss out, we recommend you secure your place as soon as possible.



BIC Members £57.99 + VAT + Eventbrite fee
Friends of BIC £68.99 + VAT + Eventbrite fee
Non Members £79.99 + VAT + Eventbrite fee

Discounted rates apply to BIC members only.
Not sure if your organisation is a BIC member? Check our members list, here.


Early Bird Tickets!
Early Bird tickets, which will be on sale until  Friday 27th July 2018, are currently available for this event  - snap yours up quickly to avoid disappointment! The prices are as follows:

BIC Members £37.99 + VAT + Eventbrite fee
Friends of BIC £48.99 + VAT + Eventbrite fee
Non Members £59.99 + VAT + Eventbrite fee


Photographs taken on the day will be made available after the event so watch this space...



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