Digital Book World Conference + Expo: Live Stream Allows Anyone, Anywhere to Share in the Event

[Press Release]

Digital Book World Conference + Expo:

Live Stream Allows Anyone, Anywhere to Share in the Event


January 10, 2013 – NEW YORK –The 2013 Digital Book World Conference will be made more accessible to publishing professionals around the world through a live stream subscription option available through the Digital Book World online store. The package will include morning plenary sessions and 3 afternoon breakout sessions from each day of the two day conference. Find details about the Digital Book World 2013 live stream at

During the two days of the Conference, live stream viewers may watch and hear from CEOs and pundits as they discuss the state of digital publishing, present valuable research and identify opportunities for growth and profit from ebooks. It all takes place January 16-17 from 8:30AM-12noon Eastern Standard Time. Subscribers will be able to listen and view the live stream presentation and participate in the Twitter stream from the conference live or listen and view the video presentations “on-demand” beginning one hour after the live broadcast concludes.

“Joining us in person at Digital Book World is the ideal way to enjoy the event because the networking and expo are rewarding aspects of the experience. However, we’re delighted to offer this option to all colleagues so that they can access this information, wherever they are in the world,” says David Blansfield President F+W Media.

Day 1 programming on January 16 program includes:

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • An Industry in Transition
  • Publishing Industry Forecast: Results of the 2012 Publishing Executive Survey The CEO’s View of the Future
  • Lessons for publishing from President Obama’s 2012 campaign
  • Interviews with DBW speakers, attendees and winners of the 2012 Publishing Innovation Awards
  • Ebook Pricing: State of Play and Analysis
  • Competing With Free: How Piracy Impacts Sales and Strategies to Fight it Explaining XML: What it Is, How it Works and What You Need to Know About it
  • Investing in the Publishing Industry

Breakout Sessions – Available “On Demand” available that day are:

  • The ABCs of Kids and Ebooks: New Data and Research on the Children’s Book Market
  • Evolving Standards and Formats: The Costs and Benefits of EPUB 3 and HTML5 Adoption
    • Getting your Metadata Right

Day 2 programming on January 17 program includes:

  • Welcome
  • Authors’ View of the Industry
  • Case Study: Self-Published Author Hugh Howey
  • Straddling The Models: Authors Choosing to Both Self – and Traditionally Publish
  • Getting in the Game: Kobo’s Efforts to Help Indies around the World Reach the Ebook Marketplace
  • Interviews with DBW speakers, attendees and winners of the 2012 Publishing Innovation Awards
  • Book Discovery: Substituting Bookstore Discoverability with Metadata and Social Network Marketing
  • Selling Everything Every Way: Barnes & Noble on Book, Ebook, and Device Selling in the Digital Age
  • Consumer Attitudes and Trends: A Look at Book and Ebook Consumer Buying Behaviors Today
  • Looking Back/Looking Forward

Breakout Sessions – Available “On Demand” that day are:

  • Closing the New Book Discovery Gap
  • The Changing Role of Editors
  • Cross-Platform Challenges and Opportunities: The Commercial and Technical Realities of Delivering Content to New Channels


All Digital Book World Conference+Expo attendees will enjoy free access to this recorded content as part of their registration fee until January 31. Individuals may subscribe to the live stream and breakout sessions “on demand” for $295.

The Digital Book World Conference + Expo focuses on the business challenges posed by technology to trade publishers. It is the central event in a week of conferences and workshops addressing trends and opportunities in a rapidly evolving digital world. A variety of registration packages are available, including the Total Access Pass, which gains the participant access to all conference sessions as well as the Publishing Innovation Awards and Pre-Conference Workshops. Complete session and pricing details may be found on Digital Book World, an F+W Media event, online at
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For information:
Gary Lynch, Group Publisher, F+W Media Design Community, Digital Book World
212-447-1400 x12102
Stacie Berger

Communications Director, F+W Media, Inc.

513.531.2690 x 11457


About F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media, Inc. is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts offering a diversified portfolio of ecommerce, books, ebooks, magazines, events, competitions, education services, instructional video, and more. The Company is considered the authoritative, trusted voice guiding enthusiasts with relevant, helpful information and connecting them to the products and services they need to achieve success, profit from their passion, or find inspiration.


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