BookMachine 5th Birthday

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CELEBRATING 5 YEARS OF BOOKMACHINE EVENTS

PUBLISHING: THE NEXT 5 YEARS

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SEPTEMBER 24th 2015

CAMBRIDGE | LONDON [SOLD OUT] | NEW YORK | OXFORD [SOLD OUT]

 

 

 

 

 


OUR EVENT SPONSORS

Global

 

Cambridge-University-PressCambridge

 

redwood-publishing-recruitmentCambridge

 

New York

 

Oxford

 

London

 


THE SPEAKERS

Alison-Jones-Portraits-Low-Res-017-copyAlison Jones
in Cambridge

GeorgeGeorge Walkley
in London

29d9613Thea James
in New York


Michael Bhaskar

in Oxford

 

 


About the event

To celebrate 5 years of organising publishing events, BookMachine are throwing a big birthday bash on Thursday 24th September 2015.

So much has changed since we kicked off in 2010. This event will explore what is next for the industry – and give you ideas to help you navigate the next chapter. Gone are the days of being a ‘conference zombie’ – talks will be short and everyone encouraged to participate!

If you want to be at the forefront of what’s happening:

  • Join us in person at the event – pick from London, Oxford, Cambridge UK or NYC
  • Enter prize draws to win books from talented and emerging authors
  • Join the online debate around the future of publishing #BookMachine

BookMachine Cambridge UK

Your speaker

Alison-Jones-Portraits-Low-Res-017-copyAlison Jones is a business and executive coach, content consultant and publisher. After a 23-year career in trade and scholarly publishing working with major publishers such as Oxford University Press and Macmillan, during which she pioneered digital publishing, she set up Alison Jones Business Services and the Practical Inspiration Publishing imprint in 2014.

BookMachine Cambridge is sponsored by Cambridge University Press and Redwood Recruitment


BookMachine London [SOLD OUT]

Your speaker

GeorgeGeorge Walkley is Head of Digital for the Hachette UK Group with responsibility for enabling and driving implementation of digital initiatives and strategy across the group, including ebooks and apps.  Since 2005 he has held various positions in marketing, business management and digital strategy at Time Warner Book Group and latterly Little, Brown Book Group, prior to moving to Hachette’s group management in July 2009.  George is a regular speaker and panellist at events and industry conferences, and represents Hachette’s digital publishing to the media.  He is a member of the W3C Digital Publishing Interest Group.

BookMachine London is sponsored by Unite.


BookMachine NYC

Your speaker

29d9613Thea James is the Director of Publisher Operations & Digital Product Development at Workman Publishing, where she oversees web-based and internal systems, operations, and digital projects. She is also half of the maniacal book review duo behind The Book Smugglers, a Hugo Award nominated speculative fiction book review blog and digital-first publisher of short stories, novellas, and genre-focused nonfiction.

BookMachine NYC is sponsored by Kingston Publishing MA program


BookMachine Oxford [SOLD OUT]

Your speaker

Michael Bhaskar is Co-founder and Publishing Director of Canelo, a new digital publisher. Previously he was Digital Publishing Director at Profile Books and Serpent’s Tail and has worked at Pan Macmillan, a literary agency, an economics consultancy and a newspaper amongst others. He writes widely on media, society and technology and is author of The Content Machine, a book exploring the past, present and future of publishing. He is currently writing a book about curation to be published by Little, Brown next year. He can be found on Twitter as @michaelbhaskar

BookMachine Oxford is co-run by OPuS.

BookMachine Oxford is sponsored by PLSclear.