In a word: wonderment! It was so amazing last time! On October 18, 2018, the most forward-thinking representatives from across library publishing and university presses gathered in San Francisco to discuss transforming books workflow, and evolving Editoria!
This time, it’s a two-day event – April 30 and May 1. We’ll be at the Gray Area Theatre in the Mission. We will have many speakers and plenty of time for discussion. We’ll also have very good coffee and scintillating conversation! Registration is open!
Here’s a preview of some of the topics we plan to discuss:
8:30 a.m. Arrival, Coffee, Hellos
9 a.m. – Welcome and Overview – UC Press’ Erich van Rijn and California Digital Library’s Catherine Mitchell (Editoria Founders)
9:30 a.m. – Overview of new features, discussion of proposal process
10 a.m. – Workshops and Use Cases from organizations doing live work:
- Punctum Books – the road to Alternative Geneaologies
- ATLA Press– Enabling collaborative authoring in Editoria with an internationally distributed constituency
- Book Sprints (via Mohamed Rali Badissy, Senior Attorney for Energy and Finance, Commercial Law Development Program, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Department of Commerce) – Collaborative authoring and editing participant experience
11 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Coffee break
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Problem/solution presentations and discussion
- Erich van Rijn, UC Press, Book Metadata
- Charles LaPierre, Benetech, Accessibility
1 – 2 p.m. Lunch on your own in the Mission!
2 – 4 p.m. Integration exploration and discussion (with a coffee break in there)
4 – 5 p.m. Crowdsourced topic discussion hour
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Ad hoc social time in the Mission..
8:30 a.m. – Coffee and get settled
9 a.m. – Reactions to yesterday!
9:30 a.m. – How to hack Paged.js
10: 30 a.m. – Coffee break
10: 45 a.m. – Electric Book Works
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Group break outs for feature proposal brainstorm and group sharing/ discussion
1 p.m. – Lunch on your own in the mission, part 2. 🙂
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Collaborative design session: Metadata
Coffee 15 min
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Collaborative design session: Indexing
Closing discussion, thanks, and good byes.
This schedule is evolving, and totally subject to change, so please check back for additional speakers. If you have questions, want to speak, attend, or chat, feel free!
Register now! We will see you there!
We’ll also hold another Community Meeting this fall. Watch for dates announcement soon!