Organized by EDRLab, the European Digital Reading Lab and IDPF Headquarters in Europe, this year's summit will focus on what the EPUB digital publication format can bring to the professionals and to the readers of the 21st century in terms of flexibility, interoperability and accessibility. See here for further information and register here to take advantage of early bird and membership deals.
IDPF will hold an Open Meeting at Digital Book World 2017 to give a status update on the combination with W3C which was approved by member vote in November 2016. This will take place from 12.30pm - 1.45pm in NYC Hilton Room and a DBW conference pass is NOT required. In person attendance is encouraged but remote participation will be available.
Books in Browsers VII has the title "Telling small stories" - the program explores the leading edge of textual presentation, immersive video and its ramifications and experimental work in visual media, including comics.
IDPF President, George Kerscher, will be presenting the EPUB Accessibility Specification at this two day conference in NYC. For more information please see: https://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/digital-publishing-innovation-summit-new-york-2016
This international festival takes place in the heart of Paris presenting the latest French and international digital innovations to professionals and the general public. Futur en Seine is organized by Cap Digital, Paris region’s business cluster for digital contents and services. See http://www.futur-en-seine.paris/en/ for more details.
"Publishers Making a Profit by Making a Difference" - BISG's Making Information Pay Conference is a day of practical sessions featuring data-heavy keynotes, case studies, and expert-led group discussions – all demonstrating why and how publishers and industry stakeholders who implement corporate social responsibility and cause marketing efforts can grow their businesses. For more information see here
IDPF Digital @ BEA at BookExpo America 2016 is the longest-running professional conference for the digital publishing industry. This year's conference will focus on the digital transformation of the overall enterprise of publishing. The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is co-sponsoring a new Academic and Professional Publishing track and speakers are solicitited for all tracks through Dec 18.