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 Discover Canadian Books, Authors, Book Lists and More on 49thShelf.comeWelcome to the BookCamp Vancouver 2010 Unconference Wiki!

BookCamp Vancouver 2010 Unconference: Exploring New Ideas in Books, Publishing and the Future of Reading


Facebook Fan Page: Bookcamp Vancouver 2010.

Hashtag: #BCVAN10. 



Date: Friday October 01, 2010

Location: SFU Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver [map]



Nice, formatted PDF schedule:  BC 2010 Small Schedule.pdf


1900 Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1700 Labatt Hall 1425 Repap Policy Room


9:00 - 9:30 Registration and Coffee Sponsored by BookNet Canada  


9:30 - 9:45 Opening Remarks  


10:00 - 10:45 From Paper to ECatalogues: The complicated problem of replacing something simple (Jamie Broadhurst and Meghan MacDonald) Feeding the Social Media Beast Without Getting Bitten (Kimberly Walsh & Hannah Classen) Transmedia Writing and Producing: Telling Stories in New Ways (Cynara Geissler, Kathleen Fraser, John Maxwell)


10:45 - 11:15 Break (no food)  


11:15 - 12:00 The eBook Doctor: Fixes and Tips for eBook Production (Amanda Lastoria) New Playgrounds for Readers & Writers: Growing Online Book Communities (Mary Kellough, Nick Bouton, Julie Wilson and Sean Cranbury) Tools, Tips and Technology for Content Creation and Curation (Monique Trottier)


12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Sponsored by BookNet  


1:00 - 1:45 The Business of Ebooks: Examining the dramatic changes in the ebook business over the last year and how authors and publishers can benefit from these changes. (Brendan Wilson) The Digital Experience—Are Tablet and eReader Devices Making us Dumber? (Todd Sieling & John Maxwell) Writers: Working With Publishers and Agents (Naomi Wittes Reichstein & Caroline Adderson)


2:00 - 2:45 Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Library and Institutional Sales (Christoph Kapp) Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Google Books (Jenna Newman) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Working in Publishing (Kevin Williams)


2:45 - 3:00 Break (Coffee Sponsored by BookNet Canada)  


3:00-3:15 During Break: Round Table: Help Plan Session 5  


3:15 - 4:00  
BarCamp-style pitch sessions  


4:00 - 4:30 Wrap Up  




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