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Reaching Readers – Trade Day 2016 Programme


Publishing Ireland will host its fourth annual trade day at Smock Alley Theatre as part of the Dublin Book Festival 2016. This year’s theme will explore the best and most innovative ways for publishers to reach their readers.  For full details on the trade day see our full programme below.


Morning Sessions: Reaching Readers with Social and Traditional Media with Katherine Foley,and Martin Doyle and Barbara Feeney

9:45 am Conference opening and update on Publishing Ireland: Ruth Hegarty, President Publishing Ireland

9.50– 10:45/ 10:45-11:30

Coffee and networking: 11:30

Mid-Morning Session: – The Bookseller/Publisher Relationship with Alyson Wilson , Adrian White and additional speakers (TBC)


1:00-2:15pm Lunch

Industry Bulletin 2.15-2.45pm

Ivan O’Brien Looking after your metadata: Thema extensions

Una McConville: Funding opportunities for publishers

Sam Holman: The forthcoming copyright bill and international copyright changes


Afternoon Session: State of the Nation(s) Where are We Going? With Philip Jones

Clicke below to download the programme of events for the day:

REACHING READERS_Programme_Updated_docx

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