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10 – 14 February 2018, at HOTEL TAJ PALACE, NEW DELHI

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The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the world’s largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers’ associations. Its membership comprises 70 organisations from 60 countries in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Americas.

Through its members, IPA represents thousands of individual publishers around the world who service markets containing more than 5.6 billion people. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, IPA represents the interests of the publishing industry in internationalfora and wherever publishers’ interests are at stake.

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Programs

11 – 13 February, 2018

Theme of The Congress

Shaping the Future: Innovation Meets Experience

We welcome the opportunity to host the IPA Congress 2018 as a platform to present, question, debate, analyze—and finally emerge with a new set of perspectives, ideas and takeaways that will help us reimagine the publishing landscape.

Opening Session

Master of ceremonies & welcome: A. Ghosh

IPA President Michiel Kolman

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi (invited)

FIP President NK Mehra

A conversation with keynote speaker

With: Michiel Kolman (Elsevier; IPA President, Netherlands)

Session: Shaping the future of IP in publishing

A conversation with Francis Gurry (Director General, WIPO, Switzerland)

and Maria Pallante (CEO, Association of American Publishers, USA)

Chair: Michiel Kolman (Elsevier; IPA President, Netherlands)

Copyright

Chair: Paul Doda (Elsevier; chair, IPA Copyright Committee, USA)

The threat of self-censorship in publishing

Chair: Kristenn Einarsson (Norwegian Publishers Association; chair, IPA Freedom to Publish Committee)

Panellists:

1. William Nygaard (retired CEO, Aschehoug, Norway)

2. Mr. Narasimhan Ram (N. Ram) (Chairman,
The Hindu Group, India) (tbc)

3. Trasvin Jittidecharak, (Silkworm Books, Thailand)

Do awards and recognitions help?

Keynote speech

Jennifer Clement, (President, PEN International, Mexico)

Conversation with Prix Voltaire recipients 2017 and 2018

Chair: Shekhar Gupta (Journalist, India)

Session: Collective rights management

Chair : Ana Maria Cabanellas (Grupo Claridad; IPA past President, Argentina)
Panellists:
1. Caroline Morgan (Chief Executive & Secretary General, International Federation of Reprographic Rights Organisations, Belgium)

2. Sudhir Malhotra, (Chairman, Indian Reprographic Rights Organization, India)

3. Michael Healy (Executive Director of International Relations,
Copyright Clearance Center, USA)

4. Kevin Fitzgerald (WIPO, Switzerland)

Session: Social responsibility of publishers

Chair: Hugo Setzer, (Manual Moderno; IPA Vice-President, Mexico)

Panellists:

1. Marrakesh implementation – Mr. Dipendra Manocha (tbc)

2. Henrique Mota (President, Federation of European Publishers, Portugal)

3. YS Chi (Elsevier; IPA past President, USA)

4. Baldeo Bhai Sharma (Chairman, National Book Trust of India) (tbc)

Book markets in India

Chair: Asoke Ghosh (Chairman, Prentice Hall of India, India)

Panellists:

1. Emma House (Deputy CEO, The Publishers Association, United Kingdom)

2. Himanshu Gupta (S. Chand, India)

3. Vikas Gupta (Willey, India)

4. Prabhat Kumar (Prabhat Prakashan, India)

5. Radhika Menon (Tulika Books, India)

Online literature

Chair: Mingzhou Zhang (General Manager, China Children´s
Press & Publication Group, China)

Strengthening Local Edu. Pub. Capacity in Developing Countries

Chair : Wilmar Diepgrond (Bildungsverlag EINS; chair, IPA Educational Publishers Forum, Germany)
Panellists:

1. Jaume Vicens, (Managing Director, Vicens Vives, Spain)

2. Brian Wafawarowa (Pearson, South Africa)

Session: STM publishing

Chair: Michael Mabe, (CEO, STM Association, UK)

Panellists:

1. YS Chi, (Elsevier; IPA past President, USA)

2. Nicko Goncharoff (Digital Science) (tbc)

3. Alison Mudditt (PLOS) (tbc)

4. N.K. Mehra (President, Federation of
Indian Publishers)

Session: Creating the Readers of the Future

Chair: Bodour Al Qasimi (Founder & CEO, Kalimat Group, United Arab Emirates)

Panellists:

1. Gita Wolf (Tara Books, India)(tbc)

2. Karine Pansa (Girassol Edicoes, Brazil)

3. Mingzhou Zhang (General Manager, China Children´s Press & Publication Group, China)

Problems and opportunities of globalization

A conversation with

Francoise Nyssan, Minister of Culture, France (invited)

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture, Government of India (invited)

Chair: R. Charkin (Bloomsbury; IPA past President, United Kingdom)

Closing Ceremony

Congress Resolutions

Hugo Setzer, IPA Vice-President, Chair IPA Congress Programming Committee (10 min)

Michiel Kolman, IPA President (10 min)

Asoke Ghosh, FIP (Hands over to 2020 Congress hosts) (10 min)

Cultural spectacle (30 min)

Note: All Congress sessions will be interpreted in the official languages: English, German, French, Spanish along with Hindi.

WHAT TO EXPECT

One great night

February 10, 2018
Informal Dinner hosted by FIP for all delegates and guests

Lively Moments

February 11 – 13, 2018
IPA Congress Working Sessions with a Gala Dinner on 11 February accompanied by a lively cultural evening

Trip to Enjoy

February 14, 2018
Excursion to Agra (Cost included in registration charges)

Registration Fee

Payments Fee in U.S. Dollar for foreign delegates

Very early bird
Upto 30/06/2017
Delegate
$1000
Spouse / Accompanying Guest
$800

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Early bird
01/07/2017 – 31/10/2017
Delegate
$1100
Spouse / Accompanying Guest
$900

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Regular
From 01/11/2017
Delegate
$1200
Spouse / Accompanying Guest
$1000

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Payments Fee in INR for Indian Delegates

FIP Member
Delegate
INR25000
Spouse / Accompanying Guest
INR15000

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Non Member
Delegate
INR30000
Spouse / Accompanying Guest
INR20000

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CONTACT

The Federation House, 18/1C, Institutional Area Aruna Asaf Ali Marg (Near JNU), New Delhi, India

fippresident@gmail.com

+91 11 2696-4847, +91 11 2685-2263

www.fiponline.org

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