Monday Feb 10th

1:00 – 5:00 PM               Registration

2:30-4:30 PM                   Innovations in On-Demand Publishing, produced by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG)

Video –

  • You’ll hear from Larry Mallach and Michael Gaudet of Hachette Book Group, who’ll provide insights about their use of on-demand workflows.

    David Hetherington of knk will moderate a discussion with production professionals with varied perspectives:

    • Shandra Holman, Oxford University Press

    • Matt Mullin, Ingram/Lightning Source

    • Lynn Terhune, John Wiley & Sons

    • Michelle Weir, Hewlett Packard

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 – Slides PDF

Video –

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

9:15-10:00 AM                Pre-Press Success – Slides PDF

Video –

  • Dirk Hiler and Damon Lincourt, LSC

10:00-10:30 AM              Break

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

Video –

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

11:15-12:00 PM               Paper is Money – Slides PDF

Video –

  • 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 – Slides PDF

Video –

  • 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

Video –

  • Panel featuring Mike Seagram, Publishers Storage & Shipping; Carrick Wilkie, Publiship; Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito, Elva Resa Publishing

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