The 30th International Publishers Congress, which took place from March 24 to 26, brought three hundred delegates from thirty eight countries to Bangkok. Read all about it here.
IPA Secretary General Jens Bammel announced seven Congress resolutions calling for better promotion and defence of publishing, including a call on governments to ensure that authors and publishers have the freedom to express criticism of political, royal and religious authority. You can read the Congress resolutions here.
Publishers from all around the world enjoyed three days of debate, discussion and networking. Discover a gallery of photos from the Congress here.
A number of presentations from the Congress are available to view:
The Future Role of Publishers (Nigel Newton)
Digital Publishing Strategies: the US Trade Book Experience (Chantal Restivo-Alessi)
Open Access, Data, Science. A Publishing Industry View (Michael Mabe)
Digital Migration and Education Publishing (Brian Wafawarowa)
Fixed Book Price for Better Competition (Catherine Blache)
Digital Migration and Education Publishing (Graham Taylor)
Lobbying: How to Succeed (Kristenn Einarsson)
Buying and Selling Rights (Lynette Owen)