Making Information Pay for Higher Ed

Book Industry Study Group's Making Information Pay for Higher Education offers new insights into the unfolding digital transformation in higher education publishing.  With new results from Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education, BISG's ongoing survey of content preference and use trends, and perspectives from industry leaders on content, platforms, and emerging models, this full-day conference is packed with value for senior managers in publishing technology and operations, marketing, strategy, and content development; retailers; and those involved in content delivery whether print or digital.  

Co-located with Digital Book World for the first time for even greater reach, and now a robust full-day program, this is a must-attend conference for all those involved in the migration from print to digital in higher education publishing.  To view the sponsors of the event click here.
9:00 am - 9:45 amPresenting Student Attitudes Toward Higher Education, Volume 4 [More Info]
Nadine Vassallo, Project Manager, Research & Information, BISG
9:45 am - 10:30 amPresenting PubTrack for Higher Education 2014 [More Info]
Carl Kulo, US Market Research Director , Nielsen Book
10:30 am - 11:00 amExhibit Break
11:00 am - 11:45 amHacking Higher Education: What The Industry Can Learn From D.I.Y. Solutions [More Info]
Tony Ellis, Vice President, Industry Advancement, National Association of College Stores
Jade Roth, Chief Product Officer, Digital Education; Vice President, Books & Digital Strategy, Barnes & Noble College
Kim Mazyck, Manager of Montezuma Publishing, San Diego State University
11:45 am - 12:05 pmThe Changing Legal Landscape For Higher Education in America [More Info]
Jonathan Bloom, Counsel, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
12:05 pm - 12:10 pmA Word from Our Sponsor
12:10 pm - 12:40 pmOpen Education [More Info]
Joel Dehlin, Chief Technology Officer, Instructure
12:40 pm - 1:35 pmExhibit Break and Lunch on Your Own
1:35 pm - 2:05 pmA Better Alternative: Changing Student Attitudes Towards Higher Education [More Info]
Mike Shannon, Co-Founder, Packback Books
Kasey Gandham, Co-Founder, Packback Books
2:05 pm - 2:10 pmA Word from Our Sponsor
2:10 pm - 2:40 pmThe Big Picture: American Policy on Higher Education [More Info]
Hal Plotkin, Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary of Education, United States Department of Education
2:40 pm - 3:25 pmAnalytics Goes to College: Better Schooling Through Information Technology [More Info]
Vince Kellen, Ph.D., Senior Vice Provost & CIO, University of Kentucky
3:25 pm - 3:55 amExhibit Break
3:55 pm - 4:00 pmA Word from Our Sponsor
4:00 pm - 4:45 pmStudent Attitudes Toward Higher Education: Portraits & Perspectives [More Info]
Nadine Vassallo, Project Manager, Research & Information, BISG
4:45 pm - 5:30 pmMaster Class: Industry Leaders on the State of Higher Education [More Info]
Len Vlahos, Executive Director, BISG
Kent Freeman, Chief Operating Officer, VitalSource Technologies
Ashley Gordon, Vice President, Content and New Media, indiCo
Simon Allen, CEO, Macmillan Education
Sara Ittelson, Director, Business Development, Knewton, Inc

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at Making Information Pay for Higher Education, please contact Ray Kyle at 561.537.0883 or ray.kyle@fwmedia.com.