IPA will have a full programme of open and invite-only meetings at Frankfurt Book Fair this year. We are also delighted to see the Frankfurt Book Fair rights platform highlight SDG Publishers Compact signatories.

Note this is a provisional schedule. All dates, times and venues are subject to change. More events will be confirmed soon. (Last updated 26 July)


Monday, 16 October 2023

14:00-18:00 CPWG Strategy meeting*                                           Börsenverein, Braubachstrasse 16

19:00-23:00 CPWG dinner*                                                              TBC

19:30-21:30 EC Dinner*                                                                    TBC


Tuesday, 17 October 2023

14:30-16:30 IPA Executive Committee*                                         Facette (3.Via West)

17:00-19:00 FBF Opening Ceremony*                                               Harmonie Hall, Congress Center


Wednesday, 18 October 2023

10:00-12:00 Copyright Committee*                                              Conclusio 1, Congress Center C2

10:30-11:00 FEP Statistics                                                                 Studio

13:00-14:00 Sustainability summit                                                Conclusio 1+2, Congress Center C2

14:30-16:00 Freedom to Publish Open Meeting                         FBF, Conclusio 1, Congress Center C2

15:00-16:00 From inclusion to innovation: how                             Frankfurt Studio (Hall 4.0, room Europa)1
                    accessibility is transforming the book value chain

16:00-17:00 Accessibility networking event                                  Hall 4, room Entente

16:30-18:30 IPA Special Event*                                                    TBC


Thursday, 19 October 2023

10:00-11:00 Inclusive Publishing and Literacy Committee*      Conclusio 1, Congress Center C2

12:30-14:00 FEP Rendez-vous                                                   Room Illusion 1, Congress Center

14:00-14:45 Slovenia GoH Panel feat. Gvantsa Jobava*           GoH stage

15:00 – 16:00 Pressure on Publishers: Challenging norms       Frankfurt Pavillion
and navigating controversy

17:00-18:00 2024 International Publishers Congress event     (TBC)


Friday, 20 October 2023

09:00-11:00 IPA EPF Open Meeting                                              FBF, Conclusio 1, Congress Center C2


Saturday, 21 October 2023

10:00-11:00 National Bookstand Coordinators Meeting*              Aspect, Hall 3.1 West


1 Organized by Fondazione LIA in collaboration with Frankfurter Buchmesse, Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, Federation of European Publishers, International Publishers Association, in the framework of Aldus UP, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.



*by invitation only