EPUB Summit 2017 Program

Day 1 – Thursday 9th March

10h – 10h30

Welcome coffee

IDPF, Readium, what’s next?

10h35 – 10h45

Welcome and introduction

Sophie Vandepontseele, KBR

Alban Cerisier, Madrigall

11h40 – 12h00


Bill Kasdorf, Apex covantage

10h50 – 11h35

About  the W3C – IDPF combination

Liisa McCloy-Kelley, Random House

Ivan Herman, W3C

12h05- 12h25

Readium, the EPUB / PWP companion 

Laurent Le Meur, EDRLab

Hadrien Gardeur, Feedbooks

12h30 – 13h50


14h00- 14h20

Using EPUB for legal deposit and long-term preservation

Sophie Vandepontseele, KBR

14h25 – 14h55

The adoption of Readium LCP by digital libraries

Alexandre Lemaire, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Laurent Le Meur,  EDRLab

15h – 15h30

Knowing what we want is the first step to innovation

Clément Laberge, Remolino

15h35 -15h55

Break , Coffee

16h – 16h45

Round Table

Native Accessibility

Avneesh Singh, DAISY

Fernando Pinto Da Silva, EDRLab

Laurette Uzan, Association Valentin Haüy

Luc Audrain, Hachette Livre

16h50 – 18h20

Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha :

Animated by Architempo

18h30 – 20h30

EPUB Summit Cocktail

Day 2 – Friday 10th March

9h – 9h30

Welcome, coffee

What is the future of EPUB in Europe?

9h30 – 10h30

Panorama and challenges

Booksellers– Challenges for digital booksellers

speaker to be announced

Distributors –  Challenges for digital distributors

speaker to be announced

10h30 – 10h50

Break, coffee

10h55 – 11h15

EPUB is also corporate – Part 1

European Union Law and Publications

11h20 – 11h40

EPUB is also corporate – Part 2

Toby Green, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

11h45 – 12h15

Political actions for ebook in Europe 

speaker to be announced

12h30 – 14H


14h – 14h25

Can you hear Audio Books exploding?

Magnus Rudolfsen, Bokbasen

14h30 – 14h55

Is EDUPUB for real? 
Paul Belfanti , Ascend/Jones & Bartlett Learning

15h – 15h10

EDUPUB at VitalSource (Silver Sponsor)

speaker to be announced

15h15 – 16h30


In parallel :

Readium LCP demonstration

Accessibility Workflow and Tools

16h35 – 16h50


Virginie Clayssen, Editis,

Bill McCoy, IDPF, Readium

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