Day 1 – Tuesday 25th, June 2019
by Arnaud Beaufort, Deputy General Director, BnF.
by Laurent Le Meur, CTO, EDRLab.
EPUB3 is in production today
EPUB3 is live and running
by Luc Audrain, Head of Digitization, Hachette Livre.
Checking EPUB3 accessibility in production
by Romain Deltour, Software Developer, DAISY Consortium.
New technology trends in the publishing industry
1 – When AI enters Publishing process…
by Vincent Wartelle, Founder & CEO, ISI.
2 – Improving automatic image description in EPUB using Artificial Intelligence
by Gregorio Pellegrino, Chief Accessibility Officer, LIA.
3. The Content Blockchain Project
by Sebastian Posth, Co-initiator and Contributor, Content-blockchain.org.
Digital market trends
1 – The Audio Revolution in the US, Europe and China
by Lisa Faith Phillips, Chief Development Officer, China-US Women’s Foundation.
2 – Introduction to the Advanced Publishing Lab (APL) in Japan / The Japanese eBook market & the remarkable business of Manga.
by Niina Shin, Chief Operating Officer, Media Do Holdings / APL & Daihei Shiohama, President and CEO, Media Do International.
3 – European eBook Barometer 2019
by Rüdiger Wischenbart, Director Publisher’s Forum, Publishers Forum Berlin.
Readium open-source projects
1 – Data-driven marketing leveraging, Readium for the Cloud
by Andrew Rhomberg, Founder, Jellybooks.
2 – Readium mobile : deployment
by Aferdita Muriqi, Lead Mobile Engineer, EDRLab.
3 – Readium Web Reader, for e-lending in Norway
by Ketil Stadskleiv, Chief Technical Officer, Bokbasen.
4 – Thorium, the first Readium Desktop application
by Daniel Weck, Lead Software Developer, EDRLab.
5 – Status of LCP deployment, worldwide
by Laurent Le Meur, Chief Technical Officer, EDRLab.
6 – The large deployment of LCP in Canada
by Jean-Philippe Bougie, Lead Developer, De Marque & Jean-François Cusson, CEO, Bibliopresto.ca.
7 – Integrated solutions for deploying LCP, an example from Australia
by Gavin Perry, Director of Digital Solutions, Webqem.
Near the BnF site, on the péniche “Jardin Sauvage”.
Day 2 – Wednesday 26th, June 2019
EPUB 3 has few limits
1 – How EPUB is adopted by the news industry
by Jean-Claude Poizat, Midi Libre. and Jean-Christophe Lopez, Léanova.
2 – Pushing the boundaries of beautiful, interactive Fixed Layout EPUB
by Ken Jones, Director, Circular Software.
Books in browsers; audio-books; visual-books
1 – Designing books in browsers using Paged.js
by Julie Blanc, Researcher and Graphic Designer, Labo Paragraphe Paris.
2 – A standard format for audiobooks, first profile of W3C Web Publications
by Wendy Reid, Senior Quality Analyst, Kobo.
4 – Digital comics, the next profile of Web Publications.
by Yoann Lescoul, Artist, Pika & Florian Dupas, Founder & CEO, Kwalia.
5 – IIIF, the International Image Interoperability Framework
by Emmanuelle Bermès, Technical and Scientific assistant at Network Services Direction, Bibliothèque Nationale de France & Vladimir Tybin, Digital Curator, digital legal deposit department – Bibliothèque Nationale de France.
UE initiatives & Accessibility
1 – New international and EU accessibility legislation: the Marrakech Treaty and the European Accessibility Act
by Cristina Mussinelli, International Book Expert, Secretary general LIA Foundation.
2 – Global specifications for accessible publications – Essential for implementation of EU Accessibility Act
by Avneesh Singh, Chief Operating Officer, DAISY Consortium.
3 – Developing the offer of accessible ebooks: the French strategic plan
by Claire Leymonerie, Project Manager Book Economy, Ministère de la Culture.
1 – Open-source reading systems are becoming accessible
by Fernando Pinto, President, DAISY France.
2 – Specialized reading systems adopt EPUB 3, the case of Easy Reader
by Mattias Karlsson, Alt Format Product Manager, Dolphin.
3 – Dyslexia helpers to be integrated in Readium
by Luc Maumet, Consultant on assisting technologies & dyslexia, EDRLab.
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