Monday, February 27, 2012

E-Publishing Seminar during 20th Biennial New Delhi World Book Fair

W3C India and FIP bring the E-Publishing Seminar during 20th Biennial New Delhi World Book Fair
March 1-2, 2012
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

The publishing industry has been witnessing a paradigm shift from print to digital publishing. With increasing costs of production and print, the industry is making a strenuous effort to deal with the demand for digital content as opposed to print.
How will India become an e-Publishing base in the near future? To answer this question, we need to know what we have to offer from India and how the capacity of the publishers can be enhanced to meet the challenges of the future.
This requires a capacity building initiative in e-Publishing for the entire publishing eco system including publishers, printers, authors, distributors, mobile devices and ebook reader manufacturers, etc.; through this event we are trying to address this issue.

W3C India and Federation of Indian Publishers with SPH Consultancy & eServices Pvt. Ltd. brings to you E-Publishing Seminar. The event is split in two half days of deliberations to offer a better understanding of:
• How e-publishing technologies and market developments will create opportunities for book publishers and printers,
• How Authors can benefit by new approaches in ePublishing of Self-Publishing and On Demand Publishing.
• How the Publishing ecosystem can offer ePublishing on Mobile devices including Tablets, Reading Devices and Smartphones.
• How Publishers and Authors could use e-Distribution Mechanisms to monetise their Book inventory
• Content Discovery in the Age of Tablets, E-readers and Google

The ePublishing event is targeted to introduce the new concepts, tools and technologies and developments in the digital publishing space.
This event is being organized in the same venue of the DELHI WORLD BOOK FAIR, namely-International Trade Fair exhibition grounds at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 1st- 2nd March 2012.
Day 1 : March 1, Hall No 6, Conference Room No. 2, Time: 11-1 PM
Day 2 : March 2, Hall No 14, Conference Room No. 3, Time 1-5 PM

The event is targeted for the entire publishing eco system including Publishers, Printers, Authors, Distributors, Service providers, Academia, E-publishers etc.

The e-Publishing event is jointly organized by W3C India, Federation of Indian Publishers and SPH Consultancy & eServices Private Ltd.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. Led by Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and CEO Jeffrey Jaffe, W3C's mission is to lead the Web to its full potential. The Indian W3C office (W3C India) is the national contact point for W3C activities in India.
The Federation of Indian Publishers is the representative body of publishers in English, Hindi and other regional Languages with its membership from all over India, representing more than 80 percent of the publishing industry. All the leading publishers of the country are tits direct members, other publishers being represented through various local associations.
SPH Consultancy & eServices Pvt. Ltd. is an innovative provider of high quality Value added Information Services on IT enabled services, software products, cutting edge solutions with specific focus on e-publishing, e-marketing, education/training, hospitality and travel.
The event is being exclusively promoted by S-Media Group which is a B2B media house that focuses on five verticals–printing, publishing, signage, newspaper and pet industries. The publications are a proven medium to develop integrated business and marketing solutions amongst its readers.
The event would have the following sessions;
DAY 1- March 1, 2012 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM
1. Inaugural Session
2. e-Publishing and e-Distribution
3. e-Content Creation & New Technologies

DAY 2- March 2, 2012 1.00 PM to 5.00 PM
4. Introduction Session
5. e-Publishing
6. e-Publishing Standards & Educational e-Publishing
7. e-Content Creation, New Technologies & Self Publishing
There is no participation fee but the registration is compulsory for the event. Please register for the event in advance to avoid disappointment, as the seats are limited.

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