Day 1 – Wednesday 16th, May 2018
Welcome, by Virginie Clayssen, President of EDRLab
Tribute to Pierre Danet, by Luc Audrain, Hachette Livre
Introduction, by Laurent Le Meur, CTO, EDRLab
Present and future of Digital Publishing
The Tolino ecosystem
We often hear about this successful German initiative, and would like to know more about its business and technical details.
Hermann Eckel, Managing Director, tolino media
Getting to know audiences better
How can technology help solving this new publisher’s challenge: getting useful feedback from readers in a time when bookselling platforms replace human interaction?
Andrew Rhomberg, founder, JellyBooks – slides – white-paper
Volker Oppmann, founder, mojoreads – slides
Konstantin Diener, CTO, Cosee / sgrol.io
Khalil Mouna, Gleeph
… and live demonstrations from most of our sponsors
- Eden Livres
- Colibrio Reader
Day 2 – Thursday 17th, May 2018
Publishing workflows, Scholarly publishing
Scholarly publishing specificities
How does scholarly publishing move towards digital/Web based publishing?
Adam Hyde, co-founder Coko Foundation
Paul Groth, Disruptive Technology Director, Elsevier Labs
Jérémie Roche, International Development, Cairn
Innovation in standards and technologies
EPUB in the browser
What are the benefits and challenges of building an EPUB client in a web browser? Is EPUB a good format for the browser? Hear about the journey of bringing EPUB to Microsoft Edge.
Ben Walters, principal Software Engineering Lead, Microsoft
Readium LCP pops up
Can we expect a real life deployment of Readium LCP in Europe this year? elsewhere?
David Dupré, CEO, TEA
Rémi Bauzac, CTO, TEA
Jean-Philippe Bougie, De Marque
Florent Souillot, Head of Digital, Eden Livres
EPUB 3, both mainstream AND accessible format
Will EPUB 3 be soon supported by the so called DAISY devices?
Stephan Knecht, CEO, Bones AG – slides
Accessibility standards and guidelines are essential, but not effective without proper implementation. Are there validation tools and processes which can enable the publishing industry in implementing accessibility with consistency and uniformity across diverse production processes?
Avneesh Singh, COO, Daisy Consortium
Archival of digital publications
Which constraints should be applied to publications so that they can still be read in a century? Which technology shall be used for the discovery of preserved publications?
Maureen Pennock, Head of Digital Publishing at the British Library and Board Director of the Digital Preservation Coalition.
Ariane Bouchard, Project manager, BNF
Lars G. Svensson, Advisor for Knowledge Networking, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Our Gold and Silver sponsors:
Our Bronze sponsors: