Agenda

Monday Feb 10th

12:00 – 5:00 PM               Registration

2:30-4:30 PM                   Panel Discussion on Digital Print-on-Demand Technology, produced by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG)

5:00-5:30 PM                   Print Partners: Finding the Right Fit

5:30-7:30 PM                   Opening Reception and Table Top Printer Expo for Publishers to Meet Print Partners

Tuesday Feb 11th

7:30 AM-3:00 PM           Registration 

7:30-8:30 AM                  Breakfast

8:30-9:15 AM                  Planning: Keeping in Mind the Total Cost of the Lifecycle of the Book

  • Panel featuring Brad Sharp, Bookmasters; Mike Collinge, Marquis Book Printing; Kathleen Lewis, Publishers’ Graphics

9:15-10:00 AM                Pre-Press Success

  • Dirk Hiler, LSC

10:00-10:30 AM              Break

10:30-11:15 AM              Standardizing to Streamline Book Production

  • Panel moderated by BISG Executive Director Brian O’Leary and featuring Allen Filson, Canon; Rich Letchinger, Worzalla

11:15-12:00 PM               It’s All About the Paper

  • Panel featuring Bill Rojack, Midland Paper; Jeff Hansen, Horizon Paper; David Elovich, Rolland

12:00-1:00 PM                 Lunch

1:00-1:45 PM                   Judging a Book By Its Cover…And How It’s Finished

  • Panel featuring Joe Dunham, LBS; Irene Richard, Neenah; Andy Fetherman, Muller Martini; Kent Larson, Bridgeport National Bindery

1:45-2:30 PM                   The Other Half of the Battle: Distribution, Warehousing and Fulfillment

  • Panel featuring Mike Seagram, Publishers Storage & Shipping; Carrick Wilkie, Publiship

2:30-3:00 PM                   Closing Remarks – Break & Networking