Wednesday, 7 June

Thursday, 8 June

Friday, 9 June

NextGen Book

(Las sesiones contarán con servicio de traducción simultanea)

Accessibility Camp by Fondazione LIA with the support of Libranda

(Las sesiones contarán con servicio de traducción simultanea)


 9:00 – 9:30
Welcome and opening

 9:30 – 10:00
Figures on the European Publishers Ecosystem

Enrico Turrin (Deputy Director at the Federation of European Publishers)


10:00 – 10:15
A toolkit for the future

Porter Anderson (Editor-in-Chief at Publishing Perspectives)


10:15 – 10:45
What and How Gen Z?

Matt Locke (Storythings)
Shauna Moran (Global Web Index)

10:45 – 11:20
ROUND TABLE – The audio landscape

Lory Martinez (CEO & Founder Studio Ochenta)
Michele Cobb (Executive Director at the Audio Publishers Association)
Kurt Thielen (CEO at Zebralution)
Moderated by Javier Celaya (CEO at DosDoce)


11:20 – 11:40 Coffee break


11:40 – 12:15

Hadrien Gardeur (Head of Product at DeMarque)
Paolo Casarini (Ed. Il Mulino)
Moderated by Cristina Mussinelli (Secretary General at Fondazione LIA)

12:15 – 13:00
AI in our industry

Christoph Bläsi (Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz)


13:00 – 13:40
How attract talent to the book sector?

María José Gálvez (MD at Book, Reading & Libraries / M. Culture of Spain)
Christoph Bläsi (Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz),
Porter Anderson (Editor-in-Chief at Publishing Perspectives)
Moderated by Luis González (Managing Director at FGSR)


13:40 Cocktail



Sandbox on Innovation – Workshops

The Direct-to-consumer (D2C) Revolution.

Speaker: Nicolas Parola (COO)


How print and digital can mutually benefit.
Exploring the convergence of physical and digital editions and how physical book stores, online retail and subscriptions can co-exist

Company: Beat Technology
Speaker: Njål Hansen (CEO) /Nathan Hull (Chief Strategy Officer)


Maximizing your Social Media presence on Instagram and TikTok.

Company: Tandem Collective
Speaker: Aurora Payá (Campaign Manager) Lucy Jones (Project Manager) / Laura Di Giuseppe (Project Manager)


The Prosumer Intelligence Toolkit: A tool to understand how readers interact with books

Company: Möbius project
Speaker: Elias Blanckaert / Enrico Turrin


 9:30 – 9:40
Presentation of the #10IDDM


9:40 – 10:10
KEYNOTE – The Book Market in 2023: Publishing beyond Publishers

Rüdiger Wischenbart – Digital Consumer Book Barometer


10:10 – 10:40
KEYNOTE – Focus Market: Korea, More than Webtoons

Beatrice YongIn Lin – Managing Director at Co.Mint


10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break


11:00 – 11:45
ROUND TABLE – The Publishers View: 5 years ahead

Chantal Restivo-Alessi (Chief Digital Officer at HarperCollins Publishers)
Marie-Pierre Sangouard (General Manager at Interforum – Editis)
Moderated by Santos Palazzi (Head of Mass Market and Digital at Planeta)


11:45 – 12:30
ROUND TABLE – The media sector: A benchmark

María Álvarez (Head of Insights and Digital Business at Grupo Hola)
Ricardo Fernandez de Molina (Director B2B Monetization at Prisa Media)
Hugo Montero (Director Branded Editions at PressReader)
Moderated by Arantza Larrauri (Managing Director at Libranda DeMarque)


12:30 – 13:15
ROUND TABLE – About Innovation

Alyna Wnukowsky (CEO at Libri)
Santiago Rosillo (Business Development & Innovation at Hachette Livre)
Moderated by Carlo Carrenho (Head of Business Development at StreetLib)

13:30 Cocktail



Sandbox on Innovation – Workshops

The new PressReader SDK: A new reading experience in the digital press sector

Company: PressReader
Speaker: Hugo Merino Montero (Director of the Branded Editions)


Artificial intelligence applied to books: Opportunities for authors and publishers

Company: Quantic Brains Technologies
Speaker: Manuel Lucania / Roy Alonso /Julio Covacho (Founders)


Audio Entertainment Upfront: Facing the challenges in production.

 Company: A.R.S (audio entertainment recording system)
Speaker: Juliana Rueda (CEO)


Empower each one and everyone to read: Accesibility tools

Company: Mobidys
Speaker: Emmanuel Paul (Business Development)

9:30  – 9:45

Laura clavero (Commercial Printing & Imaging Supplies Head Iberia)


9:45 – 10:15
A transmedia perspective: Orange

Daniel Morales Gutiérrez (Dir. of Orange Foundation and RSC)


10:15 – 11:15:
The weight of the editorial carbon footprint
How much does the Spanish publishing industry pollute?

Manuel Gil (Antinomias Libro)

Management of publications according to sustainability criteria

Jordi Panyella (Dir of Pol·len)

Lessons learned from the prototype of a carbon print label for books

Rachel Martin (Head of Sustainability at Elsevier)


11:15-11:35 – Coffee Break


Sustainability and eco-publishing: readers’ assessment

Pepe Verdes (Dir. of Librotea)


12:00- 13:15
Round table: Efficiencies and inefficiencies of the book supply chain

Eric del Arco (Dir. of the Documenta bookstore and president of the Gremi de Llibreters de Catalunya)
Arturo Álvaro (Dir. Commercial of Logista)
Carlota del Amo (Dir. of Communication in Penguin Random House Spain)
Arantxa Mellado (Dir. of LiberExpress)


Accelerator 2030: An international and intersectoral initiative to promote sustainability in publishing

Jörg Engelstadter (Dir. of the Future Book Forum at Canon EMEA).
Rachel Martin (Dir. of Elsevier’s Sustainability Department)


13:30: Closing



9:00 – 9:30

9:30 – 9:45
Greetings and introduction
Elisa Molinari, Project Manager Fondazione LIA

9:45 – 10:15
Accessible reading experience
Antonino Cotroneo, Assistive Technology Expert Fondazione LIA

10:15 – 10:45
Mirror mirror on the wall: what’s going to happen in the accessibility world?
Keynote speech by Cristina Mussinelli, Secretary General Fondazione LIA


10:45 – 11:15: Coffee break


11:15 – 11:45
European publishers and the roadmap towards accessibility
Round table: which are the most interesting initiatives at EU level?

Gautier Chomel, Project manager EDRLab
Kristina Kramer, Deputy Director for European and International Affairs
Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels
Stacy Scott, Head of Accessibility Taylor & Francis
Moderator: Gregorio Pellegrino, Chief Accessibility Officer Fondazione LIA


11:45 – 12:15
Towards an accessible digital publishing ecosystem
Round table: which is the role each player of the value chain has to play?

Arantza Larrauri, General Director Libranda De Marque
Silvia Clemares, Senior Country Manager, Content, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America Rakuten Kobo
Ted van der Togt, Researcher KB National Library of the Netherlands
Moderator: Luis González, Director FGSR


12:15 – 13:00
Working groups kick off


13.00 – 14.30: Lunch


14:30 – 16:30
Working groups
How to kick-start your accessibility roadmap: publishers’ needs, skills, gaps
How to assure the quality of your production and distribution flows: QA, tools, display of accessibility metadata
What’s the cost of accessibility? Investments, disproportionate burden, backlist conversion


16:30 – 17:00
Ask the Expert and Wrap-up