Andrew Savikas

Publishing without Boundaries: What's on the O'Reilly Radar for the Future of Publishing

Date: This event took place live on September 30 2010

Presented by: Andrew Savikas

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

Join O'Reilly Media and the Cleveland Digital Publishing User Group for this look at the future of publishing.

Readers are changing their habits, and are demonstrating they're as eager as ever to find--and buy--quality content and entertainment. But the transition to digital--and increasingly mobile--media delivery, consumption, and participation presents real challenges for publishers: How do you create compelling content on devices that can see, hear, talk, and know where they are in the world? What do publishers need to know about these changes to adapt their own businesses? How do you price a "book" sold as an "App"? How do you take full advantage of a reading experience that's always connected to the Web? Hear what visionary publisher O'Reilly Media sees on the horizon.

About Andrew Savikas

Andrew Savikas is the VP of Digital Initiatives at O'Reilly Media, and is the Program Chair for O'Reilly's Tools of Change for Publishing conference. He blogs at toc.oreilly.com, and is also a regular contributor to the O'Reilly Radar blog.

Andrew leads the digital publishing and ebook program and strategy for O'Reilly Media, including both print and digital production of all O'Reilly books. He sits on several boards, including Safari Books Online, the Book Industry Study Group and the International Digital Publishing Forum, and is on advisory boards for Bookshare and the University of Michigan Press.

Andrew holds a B.S. in Media Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston. He speaks frequently on digital publishing and ebooks, and is also the author of "Word Hacks: Tips & Tools for Taming your Text".

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