Sebastopol, CA, December 14, 2011—TOC Bologna 2012 has announced its initial program and opened registration. The Bologna Children's Book Fair and O'Reilly Media's Tools of Change continue their partnership to explore the future of children's digital publishing at the Palazzo dei Congressi Piazza Costituzione in Bologna March 18, 2012.
Chairs Kat Meyers and Joe Wikert are curating a program that features a global mix of speakers from the tech and publishing communities. The preliminary lineup includes
- LeVar Burton of Reading Rainbow Kidz
- Dominique Raccah of Sourcebooks
- Russell Hampton of Disney Publishing Worldwide
- Kate Wilson of Nosy Crow
- Julien Simon and Jérémie Gisserot of Walrus Books
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