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42nd International Supply Chain Seminar

EDItEUR announces the 42nd International Supply Chain Seminar, to be held on Tuesday 13 October 2020. This is a free online event, but run at the exact time it would have been held in Frankfurt in more normal times — 1pm in Frankfurt, 8pm Tokyo, 4:30pm Mumbai, noon in London, 7am in New York (11am UTC)

This is EDItEUR’s annual mini-conference dedicated to metadata, identifier and content standards for book and e-book publishing — it’s the essential pre-Frankfurt event for publishers, distributors, booksellers and service providers keen to boost the effectiveness of their business.

Speaker’s slides are now available (as PDFs):

  • John Bell (HarperCollins) on piloting EDItX inventory reporting (slides)
  • Wei Dai (MVB) on the metadata supply chain in Brazil and Mexico (slides)
  • Michael Gordon Smith and Cat Colwell (Australian Publishers Assoc.) on migration to ONIX 3.0 (slides)
  • Jaime Iván Hurtado (Hipertexto – Netizen [Colombia/Mexico & LatAm]) on adopting Thema and ONIX when building publisher and retailer websites (slides)
  • Patrick Joly (BTLF, Quebec) on a study of the effect of metadata on sales (slides)
  • Martin Klopstock, Arthur Thompson, Sean Harrison (Kogan Page) on optimising workflow for e-book accessibility (slides)
  • Andrew MacEwan and Emma Rogoz (British Library) on kickstarting the use of ISNI in the book trade (slides)
  • Peter Mathews (independent consultant) on building a ‘metadata capability directory’ for BIC (slides)
  • Carl Torstensson (Storytel) on implementing Thema and other audiobook metadata (slides)
  • plus a brief update from EDItEUR staff (slides)

Event Details

Free online event presented as a videoconference — URL for participation will be provided to registered attendees (register here via EventBrite). Note the time below is CEST – remember to adjust for your timezone 
Event Type:
Editeur Events
13 October 2020
13:00 - 17:30
Free of charge 
Register to attend at EventBrite. For further information, contact 

Posted: 23 September 2020 In: EDItEUR Events

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