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LIBER 2017 will once again support independent authors at the AUTHOR AREA

The Fair will also feature, once again, the Author Zone, which allows independent authors to increase their knowledge of the possibilities offered by self-publishing, as well as the services and tools available to them

03 Oct 2017

Author Area Workshops

As well as an exhibition space, the Author Area  will offer various activities which will help you learn more about the different opportunities that self-publishing offers. These activities are organised by the Spanish Centre for Reprographic Rights (CEDRO), Bubok, ediciones ende, Libros.com, Triunfacontulibro.com, FGEE, Amazon and AMA (Madrid Audiovisual Association). Presentations, workshops, round tables and the participation of renowned independent authors will be some of the cornerstones of this new area. The topics on discussion will include:  Discover the advantages of becoming a CEDRO member; Blavox, bringing self-publishing to audio books; I've written a book. Now what?; Crowdfunding publishing; 7 secrets to being a best-seller on Amazon; Advantages of ISBN and Dilve for independent publishers; Three authors, three ways of writing a best-seller; Self-publishing with KDP: Reach millions of users worldwide; Turning Pages. Books come to the screen.  

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 Community 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.

 

 AUTHOR AREA WORKSHOPS

 

WEDNESDAY 4 OCTOBER

10:30                Presentation

                        Discover the benefits of being a CEDRO member

Speakers:        Noemí Plaza, Membership and Licensing Management at CEDRO; Pedro Sánchez, Head of Membership and Licensing Management at CEDRO

                        Organised by:             Spanish Centre of Reprographic Rights (CEDRO)

                        Venue:                       Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

                      

11:45                Presentation

                        Blavox, bringing self-publishing to audio books

                        Speaker:          Sergio Mejías, CEO of Bubok

                        Organised by: Bubok

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

 

13:00                Presentation

                        I’ve written a book. Now what?

                        Speaker:          Alberto Luis Fernández, publisher at ediciones ende

                        Organised by: ediciones ende

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

 

16:00                Presentation

                        Crowdfunding publishing

                        Speaker:          Roberto Pérez, Director of Libros.com

                        Organised by: Libros.com

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

                       

17:00                Presentation

                        7 secrets to being a bestseller on Amazon

                        Speaker:          Ana Nieto, founder of Triunfacontulibro.com

                        Organised by: Triunfacontulibro.com

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

 

THURSDAY 5 OCTOBER

 

10:30                Presentation

                        Advantages of ISBN and Dilve for independent publishers

                        Speaker:          Miguel Jiménez, Director of the ISBN Agency

                        Organised by: The Spanish Federation of Publishers’ Guilds (FGEE)

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

 

11:45                Round table

                        Three authors, three ways of writing a bestseller

                        Participants:   Mario Escobar, author

                                                Isabel Keats, author

                                                Armando Rodera, author

                        Moderated by:            Paola Luzio, publisher at Amazon Publishing

                        Organised by: Amazon

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

 

13:00                Presentation

                        Crowdfunding publishing

                        Speaker:          Roberto Pérez, Director of Libros.com

                        Organised by: Libros.com

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

 

16:00                Presentation

                        Self-publishing with KDP Reach millions of users worldwide

Speaker:          Carlos Liévano, Director of Kindle Direct Publishing in Spanish

                        Organised by: Amazon

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA

 

17:00                Presentation

                        I’ve written a book. Now what?

                        Speaker:          Alberto Luis Fernández, publisher at ediciones ende

                        Organised by: ediciones ende

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA 

 

FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER 

11:30                Presentation

                        Rodando Páginas (Turning Pages). Books come to the screen

                        Speaker:          Puy Oria, President AMA

Daniel Férnandez, President of Federación de Gremio de Editores de España (Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds)

Organised by: AMA (Audiovisual Association of Madrid) and Federación de Gremio de Editores de España (Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds)

                        Venue:                        Zona del Autor [Author Area], Stand 14I10, Hall 14, IFEMA