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Future of Publishing: New York 2013

Ixxus Ltd

Thursday, 30 May 2013 from 08:30 to 15:45 (EDT)

Future of Publishing: New York 2013

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We are delighted to announce our second annual Future of Publishing conference, which will take place in both New York (May 30) and London (June 4) this year.

This year's conference will see global business and technology leaders from the publishing sector share their experience, insight and recommendations on how to successfully navigate the publishing industry’s rapidly changing landscape by using winning, low-risk strategies.
Last year’s conference was a huge success, with senior figures in attendance from Pearson, MacMillan, HarperCollins, Nature Publishing, News International, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, John Wiley, Haymarket, RBI and more.
To take advantage of this complimentary offer, please register your interest in attending either the New York or the London event. Space is limited so sign up today to avoid disappointment.

What will be tackled on the day?

  • Unlocking Revenues in the Digital Age - while protecting existing income

  • Connecting the Right Content with the Right People and developing content strategies tailored to emerging audiences and delivery needs

  • Adapting to Change - turning the challenges facing the publishing industry into opportunities

  • The how, when and why of embarking on a Digital Transformation Strategy

  • Moving away from legacy software and re-platforming for the future by taking advantage of Semantic technologies, Big Data and Cloud computing


A chance to ask specific questions speakers in an open Q&A session - chaired by leading industry expert, David Worlock.

With the following confirmed speakers:


Ernst Kallus
Transforming Product Development, Pearson

Formerly of OUP and now of Pearson, Ernst is responsible for the global conversion of major publishing houses into successful digital-first organizations, and will talk us through his approach to digital transformation.


Vincent Cassidy
Senior Publishing Consultant

Vincent has a unique vantage-point covering all stages of the publishing process - product, marketing and sales - gained through his past strategic executive roles at BSI, Elsevier and Thomson. Here, he takes us through some of the key changes in how people consume content, and how companies should be capitalizing on these emerging needs.


David Worlock
Industry Expert

Calling upon his 25 years acting as a trusted adviser to many of the largest publishing and media houses in the world, David will give us his essential insight into the ways in which publishing and media organizations can open up new sources of revenue whilst protecting existing ones.


Gary Bloom
CEO, MarkLogic

With its powerful Big Data and semantic capabilities, many of the world’s largest publishers are using MarkLogic to transform their businesses into digital-first organizations. What does the future hold for this flexible technology?


Todd Barr
Chief Marketing Manager, Alfresco

Alfresco is emerging as the open content platform of choice for many leading publishing and media companies around the world who have made the decision to move away from legacy tech such as Documentum.

 http://www.ixxus.co/misc/pics/SO.png  Steve Odart
Joint-CEO & Founder, Ixxus
Steve brings 20 years of first-hand experience to the development of content solutions and will be talking us through the top challenges facing publishing and media companies today, as well as sharing his war stories and wisdom.


Paul Twelftree
Client Engagement Director, Ixxus

Platforming for the Future: an end-to-end look at a semantic digital editorial and production content platform, built upon the powerful coupling of Alfresco and MarkLogic.


08:30 Registration / Coffee
09.15   Event convenes: Welcome from Steve Odart, Joint-CEO of Ixxus, followed by: Top 10 Challenges facing Publishers 
09.45  Todd Barr, CMO, Alfresco: Thinking Outside the Box with Alfresco
10.15  Break
10.45 David Worlock, Industry Expert: Unlocking Revenue in the Digital Age 
11.30 Paul Twelftree, Client Engagement Director, Ixxus: Platforming for the Future 
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Gary Bloom, CEO, MarkLogic: Publishing in MarkLogic - 2013 & Beyond

Vincent Cassidy, Senior Consultant: Connecting the Right Content with the Right People

14.30 Ernst  Kallus, Transforming Product Director, Pearson: Transforming from Print to Digital 
15.15 Panel discussion: Steve, Matt Turner, Ernst & Vincent - chaired by David Worlock
15.45 Event ends
Do you have questions about Future of Publishing: New York 2013? Contact Ixxus Ltd

When & Where

The Roosevelt Hotel
45 E 45th St
New York, NY NY 10017

Thursday, 30 May 2013 from 08:30 to 15:45 (EDT)

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To register your interest in attending the New York event, please apply here. Spaces are limited and subject to confirmation. Contact judy.lennox@ixxus.com for further information.

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