This summer I wrote about a new industry conference called TOC — Tools of Change for Publishing. TOC is an O’Reilly Media sponsored event, designed to help the slow moving world of book publishing ease gently into the 21st century. It’s the place to be if you have any interest at all in the future of publishing. It’s also one of those rare events that will likely have a substantial impact on an entire industry for years to come.
TOC 2008 is shaping up to be every bit as thought provoking and inspiring as the inaugural event was. The sessions and tutorials are designed to get publishers up to speed on the latest developments in technology and new media that will shape the publishing business for years to come.
I’m happy to report that a couple of members of the Medialoper team will be appearing at the upcoming TOC conference. Kassia Krozser has been invited to participate in a panel discussion on LitBlogs, and I’ll be presenting a session titled DRM, Digital Content, and the Consumer Experience: Lessons Learned from the Music Industry (at this point I have no clue how I’m going to fit all of those lessons into one 45 minute session).
TOC 2008 runs from February 11 – 13 in New York City. Registration is now open, and Medialoper readers can use this special discount code to save 10%: toc08mlp
We’ll be writing more about TOC as the event draws closer. Hopefully we’ll have a chance to meet some of you at the conference.