EPUB Summit Program

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Programme en français

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Day 1 : Thursday 7th April

10:00 – 10:30
Welcome Coffee
10:30 – 11h15
Plenary

Introduction / Roadmap

Introduction, EDRLab genesis :

Bill McCoy (IDPF, Readium), Virginie Clayssen (Editis)

Readium & EDRLab Roadmap :

Ric Wright (Readium), Laurent Le Meur (EDRLab)

11:15 – 11:45
Plenary
French Government Digital Reading Strategy:

Current actions of the French ministry of culture for interoperability and accessibility in reading experience.

Nicolas Georges (Ministère de la Culture, France)

11:45 – 12:45
Plenary

Hot topics

Mobility :

Micah Bowers (BlueFire Production)

Content protection / LCP :

Bill Rosenblatt (Giant Steps Media Technology Strategies)

12:45 – 14:00
Lunch / Buffet
14:00 – 14:30
Plenary

Hot topics

Accessibility:

Daniel Weck (EDRLab, DAISY), Alex Bernier (BrailleNet)

14:30 – 15:15
Plenary

Prospective

Portable Web Publications

Ivan Herman (W3C)

15:15 – 16:00
Plenary

Current work

EPUB 3.1 overview

Markus Gylling (IDPF)

16:00 – 16:30
Round table
QA on the future of EPUB:

Bill McCoy (IDPF, Readium), Ivan Herman (W3C), Markus Gylling (IDPF)

16:30 – 16:45
Break
16:45 – 19:00
Interactive workshops
Held in parallel; pick one

Readium LCP

EDRLab, Mantano, TEA, DeMarque, DRM Inside … will exchange with the participants about their LCP implementation efforts.

Accessibility

Associazione Italiana Editori, Association Valentin Haüy, Braillenet, Mobidys will exchange with the participants about accessible EPUB content and tools.

ePub Authoring and conversion

Pubcoder, ISI, IGS, Ligaran, Immanens, BlueGriffon … will exchange with the participants about existing tools for EPUB 3 authoring and conversion to EPUB.

Transmedia initiatives

The CATS cluster (Cluster Acquitain Transmedia Storytelling) will exchange with the participants on how ebooks can take part in transmedia creation.
19:00 – 20:30
Networking
Networking in Bordeaux

Wine degustation

20:30-…
Bordeaux Digital Party

Day 2 : Friday 8th April

9:00 – 9:30
Coffee
09:30 – 10:15
Keynote
About linearity in reading experience:

A great narration is linear, even when graphically enhanced.This keynote exposes both editorial approaches and technical needs, embracing both reading ergonomics and file format issues.

Samuel Petit (Actialuna)

10:15 – 11:00
Keynote
Building an Independent Bookselling Ecosystem :

Ron Martinez (Invention Arts / Aer.io Retail Network / Ingram)

11:00 – 11:15
Break
11:15 – 12:15
Round Table
Digital booksellers

Bente Franck-Sætervoll (Bokbasen, Norway)

Fransesca Noia (edigita, Italy)

Denis Mollat (Librarie Mollat, France)

Jean-Philippe Bougie (DeMarque, Canada)

Philippe Gosse (Librel, Belgium)

12:15 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 14:30
Round table
EPUB and youth publication:

Mathilde Bonte-Joseph (Nathan Jeunesse)

Julie Guilleminot (L’apprimerie)

Nicolas Marie (Creative Digital Book Factory)

14:30 – 15:30
Plenary
EPUB for Education / EDUPUB :

Laurence Zaysser (Editis)

Markus Gylling (IDPF)

15:30 – 15:45
Plenary
Conclusion:

Bill McCoy (IDPF, Readium)

Pierre Danet (EDRLab, Hachette)