2020 BMI Spring Management Conference

Book Industry 2020 -The Next Decade of the Printed Book

May 3 - 5, 2020 - W Atlanta-Buckhead, GA

W Atlanta-Buckhead
3377 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30326
(678) 500-3100
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Tentative Conference Schedule:

 

Sunday:     

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM           Conference Registration 

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM           Board of Directors Meeting 

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM           Strolling Supper  

Monday   

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM           Continental Breakfast 

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM           Welcome - Issue Sharing

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM           Bookseller Spotlight - Annie Jones, Owner of The Bookshelf (Thomasville, GA)

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM         Guest Breakfast

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM         Printing Technology in the Next Decade - The Rise of Inkjet - Nathan Safran, NAPCO Research

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM       Break

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM       Book Market Trends and the Changing Reader - Dr. Naomi Baron, American University

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM          Rising Star Awards Luncheon sponsored by Neenah

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM           Panel Discussion: Book Manufacturers in the Next Decade

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM           Panel Discussion: Supplying Book Manufacturing in the Next Decade      

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM           Information Exchange (InfoEx) - Roundtable Sessions

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM           Reception

7:00 PM                            Dinner on your own - Evening Activity


Tuesday
  

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM          Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM          InfoEx Wrap Up

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM          BMI Update - Matt Baehr, BMI

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM        Workforce Development in the Roaring 20s 

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM      Break

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM       TBD

12:00 AM – 1:30 PM         Conference Committee Meeting

 

Please note that the conference attendance is open to BMI Members & special invited Guests only.