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Academic Book Trade Conference

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Chesford Grange Hotel

Kenilworth

Warwickshire

CV8 2LD

United Kingdom

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The Annual Academic Book Trade Conference will take place on 9-10 May at Chesford Grange Hotel.

The annual event is hosted by The Booksellers Association. The conference is open to anyone with an interest in the Academic Book Sector: booksellers, publishers, wholesalers and many more.

The Conference agenda is topical and addresses the many issues at the heart of higher education and provision of resources to students.

The Academic Book Trade Awards Dinner & Ceremony will take place on Thursday 9th May which is the main night of the Conference.

Conference fees include the full conference, a night's accommodaton (B&B) the dinner and awards ceremony and refreshments, lunches throughout the two days.

BA Members are eligible for subsidised rates and first time delegates will be warmly welcomed.

We look forward to seeing you at the Conference.


Programme

Day One: Chaired by Louis Coiffait

10.00 – 11.30 am

Speed Dating - includes coffee break

11.30 – 12.30 pm Conference Assembles

Welcome & Update on the Year in Academic Bookselling and Publishing Lynne O’Neill, Chair of BA Academic Booksellers Group

11.40 – 12.30 pm Brexit and Other Beasts Louis Coiffait, Conference Day Chair and HE commentator

12.30 – 1.30 pm Lunch

1.30 – 2.15 pm Subject-Level TEF: how it works. Reflections on the metrics Professor Jacqueline Labbe, FRSA Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) De Montfort University

2.15 – 3.00 pm Changing Pedagogies: The Challenge of Developing the Right Resource Materials Becky Roberts, HE Manager, Cambridge University Press Stuart Webster, Digital Solutions Manager and Dr Andrew Ashwin, Head of Publishing, Cengage

3.00 – 3.45 pm The Deal-Maker and the Content-Creator: The Academic Library as Transformative Agent for OA Sofie Wennström, Managing Editor, Stockholm University Press and Analyst, Stockholm University Library

3.45 – 4.15 pm Tea

4.15 – 4.35 pm The Sage Pedagogical Report Completed: Key Conclusions Linda Bennett

4.35 – 5.05 pm Workshop 1: Academic Book Week Round table discussions

7.30 pm – Dinner Bookseller Awards sponsored by Macmillan Study Skills

Day Two: Chaired by Peter Blake Peter Lake, Group Business Development Director, John Smith Group

9.30 – 10.00 am University Finances …. On the Brink Andy Stephens, FCA, Director of Finance, Loughborough University

10.00 – 12.15 pm Workshop 2: What Do International Students Want from UK Universities? Panel session, led by Peter Lake

10.00 – 12.15 pm Workshop 3: What Booksellers Want from Publishers Panel session, led by Louis Coiffait Panel Members: Dr Andrew Ashwin, Becky Roberts, Sofie Wennström and Mark Kavanagh, Head of Pedagogy, Sage Publishing Delegates encouraged also to raise relevant points from preceding presentations if they wish

11.00 - 11.15 am Coffee break

12.15 – 12.45 pm Conference Summary Louis Coiffait and Peter Lake

12.45 – 1.45 pm Lunch

12.45 pm Booksellers AGM

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