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World Summit on the future of Physical Books, Libraries & coexist with E-Books Conference 2013

  1. Overview
  2. Programme
  3. Gallery
  4. Delegates
  5. Exhibitors
  6. Exhibition Opportunities
PROGRAMME
DAY ONE (13 August 2013)
09:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
09:15 Keynote Address
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 The impact of technology on the future of libraries and physical books
11:00 Exploring the role of libraries in an age of e-books and online content
11:45 How the future of publishing will to take shape and squaring up to a new era and challenges and adapting to change
12:30 Lunch
14:00 The e-book, e-reader and the future of reading and what left for the future of physical books: taking a closer look at the future of physical books and e-book coexist to provide the same content to different audiences
14:45 Portable book reading: will the future of books is in the smartphones?
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 Will digital books to outsell physical titles by 2015?
16:30 Panel discussion and publisher's roundtable
Why publishing needs to rethink its digital strategy while at the same time enhancing the competitive edge of its physical books platform
17:15 End of Day 1
 
DAY TWO (14 August 2013)
09:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
09:15 Towards a library-publisher complex for the digital era where the money is for both sides
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 The future role of librarians in the virtual library environment
11:00 Adoption possibilities, diversifying content and taking same text to be available to different audiences in their preferred format (physical books or e-books)
11:45 Addressing traditional print books and electronic versions of books: is bundling e-books with print books a good idea?
12:30 Lunch
14:00 New ways to market physical book and adding more "production value" to physical books
14:45 Physical books here to stay in a digital era: Turning the pages of an e-book and why physical book captures the senses
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 E-books and their future in libraries
16:30 Panel discussion 
Rebranding and redefining and taking a new names for library
17:15 End of Conference