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Friday, May 8 • 19:15 - 20:00
Disruptive business models BEGRÄNSADE

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The publishing industry is fighting for relevancy, being challenged from all sides with large web sites dedicated to pirated material, new competetitors from movie-, games- and music industries as well as new technology lowering the barriers to entry on the market and also changing the rules of marketing . Join Peter Armstrong, Richard Nash and Kare Hallden in a vibrant discussion on disruptive business models and how publishers can survive and prosper. Peter Armstrong is the author of the "manifesto for Lean Publishing" who some say will make the biggest change to the publishing work flow in centuries and in the process will change the definition of books. Richard Nash has been named as one of Fifty Visionaries Changing Your World as well as the #1 Twitter User Changing the Face of Publishing and one of the Five Most Inspiring People in Digital Publishing. Kare Hallden who is at the forefront of using new technology and fighting digital piracy with the help of subscription based services.

Moderators/مدير الجلسة
avatar for Emma House إيما هاوس

Emma House إيما هاوس

Director for Publishers Relations مديرة علاقات الناشرين, UK Publishing Association جمعية الناشرين في المملكة المتحدة
| | | Emma House is the Director for Publisher Relations for the Publishers Association joining the PA in January 2009. Prior to the PA Emma headed up International Development for 7 years at The London Book Fair and gained 6 years’ experience in international business to business magazine publishing. Emma runs the PA's Boards on all aspects of publishing - Academic/STM, Education, Trade/Consumer and International, liaises with external... Read More →

Speakers/المتحدث
avatar for Peter Armstrong بيتر آرمسترونج

Peter Armstrong بيتر آرمسترونج

Co-Founder مؤسس مشارك, Leanpub.com لين باب دوت كوم
Peter Armstrong is the co-founder of Leanpub and the author of 4 books: Programming for Kids, Lean Publishing, Flexible Rails and Hello! Flex 4. He has over a decade of experience as a software developer, with 8 years of experience doing software development at Silicon Valley startups. Peter coined the term "lean publishing" to describe the act of self-publishing an in-progress ebook. He has written a manifesto about lean publishing; Leanpub... Read More →
avatar for Richard Nash ريتشارد ناش

Richard Nash ريتشارد ناش

CEO, Cursor
Richard Nash is a strategist and serial entrepreneur in digital media. He led partnerships and content at the culture discovery start-up Small Demons and the story app/aggregator Byliner. Previously he ran the iconic indie Soft Skull Press for which work he was awarded the Association of American Publishers' Award for Creativity in Independent Publishing in 2005—the last book he edited there, Lydia Millet’s Love in Infant Monkeys, was... Read More →
avatar for Kåre Halldén كيريه هالدين

Kåre Halldén كيريه هالدين

CEO مدير تنفيذي, Readly Books
Kåre Halldén is the CEO and co-founder of Readly Books, Sweden’s leading digital book subscription service. Kåre Halldén has a long and successful entrepreneurial track record from digital business industries. He is also a well-renowned and award-winning Swedish author of fiction and non-fiction literature. The last few years he has written several critically acclaimed crime novels, published by Sweden’s... Read More →


Friday May 8, 2015 19:15 - 20:00
Ibtikar ابتكار ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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