As has become customary, events related to the American publishing industry will play a particularly significant role, including Meeting with the participants of a trade mission of librarians from the United States and the Meeting of the GIE [Grupo Iberoamericano de Editores - Ibero-American Publishers Group], and different presentations like Ibero-American university publishing –organised by ILIA and CSIC-; The Spanish-language academic book market in the United States –FGEE-; Spanish, an American language. Spanish-language books –Fundación José Ortega and Gasset-Gregorio Marañón, and Building a single Spanish language digital market: The challenge of creating an Ibero-American Digital Market –Intellectual Property Observatory-.
There will also be other sessions including Act 23/2011 on Legal Deposit: possible changes to adapt to a new publishing reality –organised by the National Library of Spain-; Education and copyright –by CEDRO-; Traducir Europa. The educational pact: managing change. Strategic guidelines in the educational content publishing sector –ANELE, with the participation of spokespeople from parliamentary groups participating in the Subcommittee on the Pact for Education-; Inter-sectoral sessions on children's and young people's literature –General Council on Children's and Young People's Books; Second round of book marketing workshops –Spanish Association of Book Chambers-; Survey on reading and book purchasing habits in Madrid and New digital publishing projects for children and young people,–both by the Subdirectorate General for Books of the Community of Madrid-; eBiblio: E-book lending services in Spanish public libraries –Subdirectorate General for Library Coordination of the Spanish Ministry for Education, Culture and Sport-; New technologies and promoting reading –Subdirectorate for Books, Reading and Spanish Literature of the Spanish Ministry for Education, Culture and Sport-; International book and publishing fairs. Madrid’s participation in FIL, Guadalajara –Madrid City Council-.
There will also be other sessions organised by FGEE including ISBN and Dilve keep up to date; Independent publishing and companies offering services to authors: A new setting in the publishing market; Poetry publishing problems: a permanent crisis?; Digital public libraries: Perspectives and challenges; The internet as a sales channel for printed books: Conclusions from the printed books e-commerce study in Spain; Books and augmented reality; The role of comic book shops; Copyright protection in relation to digital technology: Links and making material available on the internet; Books and hypermedia content; The Gutenberg Project; and Presentation on the Report on academic publishing in Spain.
There will be other sessions on Translation grants in EU countries –European Union National Institutes for Culture, EUNIC Spain-; Debates on digital evolution in Spanish-language markets, organised by Dosdoce.com; Challenges of protecting content online –by the Coalition of Content Creators and Industries-; Presentation of the Report on the economic value of translation in publishing and Translators and proofreaders: enemies or allies?–ACE Traductores-; Free versus paid content –Asociación de Editores de Madrid-; Legislative needs for authors –ACE and CEDRO-; Piracy and publishing: pirates aren't just in the Caribbean –ACE-; The European Directive on the Digital Single Market–VEGAP-; The artists' statute and How is Copyright Law protected? Authors’ and illustrators’ copyright. The budget as a binding tool –APIM-; The myth of neutral Spanish –Colectivo Cultural CompluLetras-; Sustainability in the publishing sector supply chain. Creating a shared value –PEFC España [Spanish Association for Forestry Sustainability].
LIBER 2017, organised by IFEMA and the FGEE, will take place from 4 to 6 October in Madrid. It is sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport and the Reading Promotion Plan, the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness; ICEX, the Autonomous Government of Madrid, Madrid City Council and CEDRO, with the collaboration of the Asociación de Editores de Madrid [Madrid Publishers Association] and –AC/E Acción Cultural Española.
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