Monday, February 9, 2009:
Tutorial: Copyright in Today's Digital Age with Dru Zuretti
Tutorial: Building Communities Around Content with Francois Gossieaux
Tuesday, February 10th, 2009:
Literature as a (Web) Service with Peter Brantley of Digital Library Federation
Authoring Challenges in a Multiplatform World with Scott Meyers, an independent author and consultant
Bringing Sexy Back to the Book Party in the Digital Age with Laurel Troubey of Mediabistro
Rights and Licensing Amidst Digital Change with Edward Colleran of Copyright Clearance Center and Bill Neinhuis of Logos Bible Software
Smart Women Read E-books with Kassia Krozer of Booksquare.com, Angela James from Samhain Publishing, and Sarah Wendell from Smart Bitches Trashy Books
Speaker: Jeff Jarvis from Buzzmachine.com
Speaker: Sara Lloyd from Pan Macmillan: What Does the Future Look Like for Book Publishers
Speaker: Jason Fried from 37 Signals
Speaker: Jason Epstein from On Demand Books
7:30: Roundtable Discussion: How to Help Authors Sell Books with Christina Katz
Wednesday, February 11, 2009:
Speaker: Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media
CFO Roundtable: The Changing Role of the Publisher with Joe Wikert of O'Reilly Media, Michael Hyatt of Thomas Nelson, Bob Young of Lulu.com, and Eileen Gittins of Blurb.
The Long Tail Needs Community with Gavin Bell of Nature
Understand Your Consumer Before You Define Your Strategy with Angela D'Agostino of Bowker
The Future of News with Andrew Nachison of We Media, Nick Bilton of the NYT R&D Labs, Jeff Jarvis of Buzzmachine.com, and Susan Mernit of People's Software Company.
Speaking the Same Language: Universal Technology Standards in Publishing and Bookselling with Kevin Smokler of Booktour.com, Otis Chandler of Goodreads.com, Aaron Miller of Bookglutton.com, and Tim Spalding of Librarything.com.
Where do you go with 40,000 readers? A study in online community building with Ron Hogan of Beatrice.com, John Scalzi, Patrick Nielsen Hayden of Tor Books, and Tobias Buckell.
Speaker: Good News from the Worst Writing Contest in the World with Chris Baty
This conference is sure to be nothing more than a mind-blowing glimpse of the future of publishing. Find more recommendations and updates over at Joe Wikert's 20/20 blog. There's still time to register! More here.