Schedule

This year, Publishing Next will consist of a mix of panel discussions, workshops and “insight talks”. We chose this format because we believe that it will allow us to cover more ground as also address the various needs of those attending.

The following is the tentative schedule of events for Publishing Next 2012. Click on “»” for more details on each session:

Day 1
Panel Discussions Workshops Insight Talks
9:00 – 10:00am
Registration/ Inauguration
10:00 – 11:30am
Getting Rookies on Board »
10:00 – 10:30am
by R. Sriram »
11 – 11:30am
Self-publishing from an author’s perspective »
12 – 1:30pm
Expanding the Publishing Pie »
12:00 – 12:30pm
by R. Sundar Rajan »
12:45 – 1:30pm
Metadata for effective selling »
02:30 – 03:30
Unconference by Kiruba Shankar »
3:30 – 5:00pm
The Bookseller’s Woe – Addressing demand-side issues »
03:30 – 05:00pm
The Art and Science of Book Production (Printing Technlogies) »
5:30 – 7:00pm
Marketing to a Young Audience »

 

Day 2
Panel Discussions Workshops Insight Talks
9:00 – 10:30am
Academic Publishing – The Way Ahead »
9:00 – 10:00am
Developing Graphic Books
10:15 – 10:45pm
Developing an e-book version »
11:00am – 12:45pm
Language Publishing – Dead End or Opportunities Galore? »
11:00 – 11:30am
by Badri Seshadri »
11:45am-12:30pm
by Ashish Goel »
1:30 – 2:00pm
by Ganesh Devy »
2:15 – 3:45pm
Re-configuring the Book »
2:15 – 3:45pm
The Art and Science of Book Production (Printing Technlogies) »
4:15 – 6:15pm
Preservation of Oral Traditions »
4:15 – 5:15pm
Developing books for mobile devices » / ROI on Digital Investments »