Free Webcast: Amazon, Hachette and the Future of Book Publishing

Join us Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a webcast where top industry experts weigh the impact of the Amazon-Hachette conflict on the future of publishing.

The standoff between Hachette and Amazon over the terms of their contract has captivated the publishing world in the past few months. At the same time, publishers and authors are anxiously seeking new ways to get their content to readers.

Join Digital Book World as we sit down with David Streitfeld of the New York Times and Laura Hazard Owen of Gigaom, two journalists who have covered and analyzed the dispute comprehensively, to discuss what could await publishers, authors and consumers in digital publishing’s near future.

What Attendees Will Learn:

  • Expert predictions for the evolving print and digital markets
  • Strategies for authors and publishers to diversify their distribution channels
  • Likely outcomes from the conflict’s eventual resolution and how to prepare for them
  • How the changing retail landscape may affect readers

Who Should Attend:

  • Publishers
  • Digital content developers
  • Authors
  • Distributors
  • Industry watchers

David Streitfeld, Technology Writer, the New York Times
Laura Hazard Owen, News Editor, Gigaom

Moderator: Jeremy Greenfield, Editorial Director, Digital Book World

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The official sponsor of this webcast is Virtusales, a market-leading software developer powering the world’s leading book publishers with dedicated software to manage the publishing process from pre-acquisition to post-publication.

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