Tickets to the meeting are available starting January 14 for $299 (early-bird member) and $399 (early-bird non-member). After February 28, ticket prices are $100 higher, in both cases. For members, tables of ten are available now for $2,990, increasing to $3,990 after February 28. Non-member prices for tables are $1,000 higher. Non-member companies buying tables would save by joining BISG. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information about membership. This year, the BISG annual meeting has been expanded to provide more time for networking and catching up with colleagues, including a post-event reception from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
AGENDA as of January 13, 2020
8:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 Welcoming Remarks, Andrew Savikas, Chair, BISG Board of Directors and President, getAbstract U.S.
9:00 Fireside Chat: Building a Smarter Supply Chain, with Craig Riggs and Brian O'Leary
9:30 Real-Time Reporting and Bigger Data: Using Technology to Improve Partner Communications, with Karina Urquhart (BIC) and others to be announced.
10:45 BISG Annual Meeting: Review the prior year, elect new members of the BISG Board, approve the FY2021 budget, and conduct other business as needed.
11:00 Sustainable Publishing: Where We Need To Go
11:45 Building a Smarter HR Strategy: Finding, Training, and Retaining Talent
12:30 Lunch, including presentations of the 2020 Sally Dedecker Award for Lifetime Service and BISG's 2020 Industry Champion Award
1:15 The Signals Are Talking: Lessons Drawn From Publishing Entrepreneurs
1:45 Closing Keynote: James Daunt, CEO, Barnes & Noble
2:30 Post-event reception in the Gordon Reading Room, continuing the conversations started during the day.