DBW 2020 Program

Tuesday, September 15

8:00 AM - Registration

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM BREAKOUT SESSION #6

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

DATA BOOK WORLD

How The Growth Of The Wide World Of Publishing Has Evolved The Modern ISBN

Richard Smith (Senior Product Manager, ProQuest)

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

9:35 AM - 10:05 AM BREAKOUT SESSION #7

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

DATA BOOK WORLD

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

(PANEL) Best Practices In Audiobook Production: Trade To Scholarly To Independent And Beyond

Gianna Mosser (Director, Vanderbilt University Press)

Penny Sansevieri (Founder, Author Marketing Experts)

10:05 AM - 10:45 AM Coffee / Networking / Review of Exhibits

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM BREAKOUT SESSION #8

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

(PANEL) Best Practices In Kidlit: Challenges Of Content For Children

Jennifer Baker (Managing Editor, Penguin Random House; Host, Minorities In Publishing)

DATA BOOK WORLD

2000 Ebooks In The Norwegian Market: Leveraging Backlist Across Geographies

Bokbasen AS / Allvit

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM BREAKOUT SESSION #9

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

The Power Of Social Media Influencer Marketing

Mallory Hyde (Marketing Specialist, Sourcebooks)

DATA BOOK WORLD

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

Amazon Alexa, Multi-Touch Books, and the Future of Higher Education

Jamie Perkins (Veterinary Clinician, University of Arizona)

NOON - 1:00 PM Lunch / Networking / Review of Exhibits

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM The Great Debate: How Publishers and Libraries Should Co-Exist

 

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Bite-Size Books:

What Publishing Looks Like When Time Is Short

Andrew Savikas (President, getAbstract US; Chairperson, Book Industry Study Group)

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM STATE OF THE UNION: Audiobooks

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM STATE OF THE UNION: Libraries

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE

Vanderbilt University Press

Wednesday, September 16

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

DBW Global: a worldwide online event

Monday, September 14

7:30 AM - Registration

8:30 AM - Welcome

Bradley Metrock (Executive Producer, Digital Book World)

8:30 AM - 9:05 AM OPENING KEYNOTE PANEL

The Evolving Role Of The University Press

John Donatich (Director, Yale University Press)

Gianna Mosser (Director, Vanderbilt University Press)

 

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM DBW 2020 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Minorities In Publishing: An Honest Discussion

Jennifer Baker (Managing Editor, Penguin Random House; Host, Minorities In Publishing)

9:35 AM - 10:00 AM

David vs. Goliath: Taking On Amazon, For The Sake Of Booksellers

Andy Hunter (CEO, Bookshop)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Coffee / Networking / Review of Exhibits

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

The Next Decade For Publishing

Jane Friedman (Publisher and Editor, Hot Sheet Pub)

11:15 AM - NOON

Professional Development in Publishing: How To Ensure The Next Generation Is Accessible, Diverse, And Impactful

John Warren (Director & Assoc Professor, George Washington Univ)

NOON - 1:10 PM Lunch / Networking / Review of Exhibits

1:10 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM 

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM BREAKOUT SESSION #1

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

Harnessing The Behemoth: Leveraging Amazon's Ecosystem To Drive Sales For Large and Small Publishers Alike

Penny Sansevieri (Founder, Author Marketing Experts)

DATA BOOK WORLD

The Data In The Distribution: Managing Complexity In Publishing

Maurice O'Connor (CEO, Vearsa)

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

2:35 PM - 3:05 PM BREAKOUT SESSION #2

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

DATA BOOK WORLD

NaNoWriMo's Impact On An Evolving Publishing Industry

Grant Faulkner (Executive Director, National Novel Writing Month)

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

 

3:10 PM - 3:30 PM Coffee / Networking / Review of Exhibits

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM BREAKOUT SESSION #3

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

Streaming The Story: Bringing New Media To Children's Literature

Shannon Bex (Co-Founder and Chief Communications Officer, Vooks)

DATA BOOK WORLD

Go or No-Go: Using Data To Drive Decisions On Publishing Technology Projects

Lindy Humphreys (Associate Publisher, Digital Publishing, Abrams Books)

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

4:05 PM - 4:35 PM BREAKOUT SESSION #4

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

DATA BOOK WORLD

Fireside Chat: The State Of Literary Agencies

Jeff Kleinman / Steve Troha (Folio Literary Management)

 

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

Conversational Publishing: Storytelling Through Voice Assistants

Amy Stapleton (CEO, Chatables)

4:40 PM - 5:10 PM BREAKOUT SESSION #5

MARKETING BOOK WORLD

DATA BOOK WORLD

AUDIO BOOK WORLD

STATE OF THE UNION: Voice Tech In Publishing

Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing; Host, This Week In Voice)

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

DIGITAL BOOK WORLD AWARDS GALA