SOURCE: Aptara

April 30, 2008 16:32 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Future of Publishing Workshop

Industry-Leading Speakers Talk Trends and Best Practices

FALLS CHURCH, VA--(Marketwire - April 30, 2008) -

What:   The Challenges of Content Production - A view from Text and Beyond.

        Is the move from print to digital for real?  What are the
        challenges of moving beyond traditional text?

        Several industry leaders will tackle the challenges and
        opportunities of content production.  Attending this workshop,
        participants can learn about the current challenges in production
        and technology faced by this 100 year-old industry as it moves from
        print to digital.  Come hear from both journal publishers and
        content aggregators about the challenges and opportunities
        presented by this migration.

        Presentation topics being discussed include:

        --  Pedaling Fast Upstream: One Aggregator's Experience with Its
            First Major Migration
        --  Now that our Production Vendor has provided us with XML, what
            do we do with it and what do we add to it?
        --  New Every Day: Journals Content Management
        --  Journal Production - How Can Technology Help Further?

Who:    Industry leaders speaking at the workshop include:

        Gurvinder Batra - Chief Technologist & SVP Publishing, Aptara

        Bob Kelly - Director, Journal Information Systems, American
        Physical Society

        Lois Polese - Journal Content Management Director, Physical
        Sciences, Wiley-Blackwell

        Susan Skomal - Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer,

When:   Tuesday, May 6th, 2008
        10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Lunch Included)

Where:  FASEB Campus in Bethesda
        9650 Rockville Pike
        Bethesda, MD 20814
        (301) 634-7000

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Matt Batt
    Strategic Communications Group
    Email Contact