Our world-renowned conferences are known to deliver quality content, exciting keynote speakers, future-gazing presentations, heated debate and unrivalled networking opportunities.
Introduction to Rights
Understanding what copyright is including contracts wording, how to navigate book fair meetings, and how you sell your rights, are all vital tools for success in making the most out of your titles. This conference is aimed at those new to the rights business by offering the skills and knowledge needed to make the most of every acquisitions opportunity in the content creation environment. Attending our event will help you better understand the role and importance of rights in the industry, learn the basics of negotiating and network with professionals.
Our individual sessions will explore issues and legal complexities that will give you a practical guide to rights selling. The "Ask the Experts" session is held directly after the workshop, once again giving attendees the opportunity for continued interaction and discussion.
The Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum
The Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum tackles Open Access by looking at the issues shaping the future of academic publishing. Our participants gain an overview of the new infrastructure and service developments that underpin research information. 2020 was all about Open Access in conversation with conference chairs Alicia Wise, Information Power and Richard Charkin, and Mensch Publishing. Join us in 2021 and take this opportunity to network with the best in the scholarly publishing industry.
What Works? Education Conference
What Works? Education Conference, supporter by The Publishers Association, is designed specifically for education publishers and all those in education seeking insights into what is working in the classroom today. Distinguished speakers from around the world will discuss how best to deliver different kinds of information in a classroom, and how to utilise the resources available.
Attending will allow you to better understand the role of data in the classroom, discuss global issues in the industry, and network with technology Network with technology and resource providers servicing the K-12 sector.
Our 2020 conference chair was Lindsay Nadin, Director Primary Learning Services & Direct to Learner, UK Schools, Pearson. Keep in touch to be the first to know who will be a part of our impressive line-up in 2021.
The Writers' Summit
The Writers' Summit is a fantastic opportunity for budding beginner and hybrid authors to hear from industry influencers on making informed decisions and developing successful writing careers. The programme will enable you to choose the best publishing path for your work, understand fully the publishing process, and promote your work widely and increase sales.
The Writers' Summit 2020 included a wonderful mix of bestselling authors, publishing professionals and industry insiders ready to shape and inspire your writing journey. The programme offered a blend of case studies, in-depth conversation and unparalleled networking opportunities with peers and industry influencers. Topics covered in discussion included marketing, rights and contracts, building your audience, business planning and any more.
Nielsen Book UK Children's Summit 2020
The UK Children’s Summit 2020 was hosted by Nielsen Book and The London Book Fair, the programme explored the latest developments in the children’s book market.
Nielsen Book presented their latest research into children’s books and reading, revealing key information on the role of books in the rapidly changing media landscape in which children now navigate. Other sessions will explored the Children's Non-Fiction boom and podcasting for children.
The morning will also include the popular Retailers Panel which provides a chance to question booksellers about the marketplace.
Register your interest for 2021
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