Day 1 – Thursday 9th March

10h – 10h30

Welcome coffee

IDPF, Readium, what’s next?

10h30 – 10h45

Welcome and introduction

Sophie Vandepontseele, KBR (be)

Alban Cerisier, Madrigall (fr)

10h50 – 11h10

EPUB is Here to Stay. In Fact, It’s Everywhere

Bill Kasdorf, Apex CoVantage (us)

11h15 – 12h

About  the W3C – IDPF combination

Liisa McCloy-Kelley, Penguin Random House (us)

Ivan Herman, W3C

12h05- 12h25

Readium, the EPUB / PWP companion 

Laurent Le Meur, EDRLab

Hadrien Gardeur, Feedbooks (fr)

12h30 – 13h50


14h00- 14h20

Using EPUB for legal deposit and long-term preservation

Sophie Vandepontseele, KBR (be)

14h25 – 14h55

The adoption of Readium LCP by digital libraries

Alexandre Lemaire, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (be)

Laurent Le Meur,  EDRLab

15h – 15h30

Knowing what we want is the first step to innovation

Clément Laberge, Remolino (ca)

15h35 -15h55

Break , Coffee

16h – 16h45

Native accessibility: use cases and practice

Avneesh Singh, DAISY (ind)

Luc Audrain, Hachette Livre (fr)

Laurette Uzan, Association Valentin Haüy (fr)

moderated by Fernando Pinto Da Silva, EDRLab

16h50 – 18h20

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 – 10h15

Publishing industry innovations in Europe

Nathan Hull, Bookchoice (nl)

Jens Klingelhöfer, Bookwire (de)

Nicola Cavalli, MLOL (it)

David Dupré, TEA (fr)

10h20 – 11h

Political actions for ebook in Europe 

Paolo Cesarini, head of Media Convergence and Social Media, DG CONNECT, EU Commission

Anne Bergman, Federation of European Publishers

Françoise Dubruille, eibf

moderated by Alban Cerisier, Madrigall

11h05 – 11h25

Break, coffee

11h30 – 11h55

EPUB is also corporate – Part 1

Harolds Celms, Publications Office of the European Union

Patricia Ruggiu, Publications Office of the European Union

12h – 12h25

EPUB is also corporate – Part 2

Toby Green, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

12h30 – 14H


14h – 14h25

Can you hear Audio Books exploding?

Magnus Rudolfsen, Bokbasen (no)

14h30 – 14h55

Is EDUPUB for real? 

Paul Belfanti , Ascend/Jones & Bartlett Learning (us)

15h – 15h10

EPUB – perspectives from 7 years in the field (Vital Source : Silver Sponsor)

Rick Johnson, VitalSource Technologies, Inc a division of the Ingram Content Group (us)

15h15 – 16h40

You will choose between two parallel sessions:

Readium LCP demonstration

Stéphane Michalon, ePagine (fr)

David Dupré, TEA (fr)

Véronique Backert, Dilicom (fr)

Taehyun Kim, DRMInside (ko)

moderated by Laurent Le Meur, EDRLab

Accessibility Services and Tools

Cristina Mussinelli, Fondazione LIA (it)

Per Sennels, Norvegian Library of Talking books (no)

Jean Laurens, Insidevision (fr)

Alex Bernier, BrailleNet (fr)

Nathalie Danjou & Michèle Dubois, Ligue Braille (be)

moderated by Fernando Pinto da Silva, EDRLab

16h45 – 17h


Virginie Clayssen, Editis (fr)

Bill McCoy, W3C, Readium

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