Hannah Telfer to Present Third Keynote Speech at Publishing For Digital Minds

06 Feb 2015

NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, For release 6 February 2015: The London Book Fair, in association with The Publishers Association, is delighted to announce that Hannah Telfer, group director for consumer and digital development of Penguin Random House UK, will give the third keynote speech at the Publishing for Digital Minds Conference.

Telfer will join Digital Author of the Day, David Nicholls and Facebook Creative Shop’s Rob Newlan as headline speakers at the conference, which returns to Olympia on Monday 13 April 2015 from 09:00. This seventh edition of the conference, sponsored by the Copyright Clearance Center, will bring together voices from across the content industries to discuss the topics that will define the future of publishing in 2015 and beyond, to an audience of delegates drawn from over 20 countries.

Joining the programme for Publishing for Digital Minds is a round of further speakers from the worlds of content marketing, mobile analytics, wearable technology and intellectual property. Andy Oakes, head of content for the marketing trends bible The Drum, will appear in the Effective Content Strategies panel. This session will take a closer look at what publishers can learn from the content and search engine marketers, with Andy joined by two sector experts, Sonja Jefferson (Virtual Content) and Dan Smales (Lion Digital). Meanwhile, Simon Andrews, founder of mobile marketing agency Addictive, will deliver a session on mobile strategies.

The conference will also throw the spotlight on the fortunes and opportunities facing a new breed of digital publishers and micro-publishers in a session curated and chaired by independent publisher Alison Jones. Michael Healy, CEO of the Copyright Clearance Centre will give delegates a Cook’s Tour of Copyright, while Helen Sun, CEO of Publishing Technology China will throw a spotlight on this huge and fascinating market in the Market Snapshots session.

Orna O’Brien commented: “From content marketing to search engine expertise, and mobile awareness, the range of skills that today’s publishers need to master, in order to forge a future in the digital age, is truly formidable. We’re really excited to be able to bring experts from all these fields together into one conference, in what promises to be a master class for publishers and content professionals. And with Hannah on board to provide the third keynote, alongside David and Rob, we really can’t wait for 13 April to come around.”

Tickets for Publishing for Digital Minds are on sale now via www.publishingfordigitalminds.co.uk. First Early Bird discount deadline is 13th Feb 2015: £300.00 +VAT. Entry to the conference includes free entry to LBF itself (Tuesday 14 - Thursday 16 April 2015, Olympia, West London).

For further information, please contact Chris McCrudden, Midas PR
Tel: 020 7361 7860, email: chris.mccrudden@midaspr.co.uk

Key Dates

Publishing for Digital Minds

11 April 2016, 09:00 - 18:00

The London Book Fair 2016

Tues 12 April, 09:00 - 18:00
Wed 13 April, 09:00 - 18:00
Thur 14 April, 09:00 - 17:00

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