2006 Book Summit
For centuries, a book was a book was a book—ink on paper. Today, digitization and indexing of books has done more than shift printed material into bits and bytes. We are seeing the unbundling of content, creating new access and sales opportunities—and new concerns about author and publisher rights and copyrights.
The daylong 2006 Book Summit on September 27 in New York City will examine the impact that Amazon, eBay, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have on publishing from the perspective of authors, distributors, printers and printing services companies.
The second annual Book Summit promises to be more provocative, more controversial than last year's. I am, once again, honored to be the moderator of this historic event. Our distinguished panel of experts will address the impact of new entrants into the publishing space and offer insight into the direction of the industry.
We will host the event in the Small Press Center in Manhattan. Seats are available in the gallery for spectators interested in this year's topic. See the website, www.booksummit.com, for details.
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