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Real-Time Reporting and Bigger Data
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Real-Time Reporting and Bigger Data

Markets other than the United States have been actively exploring ways to use technology to improve partner communications. These include the development of acknowledgement messages, real-time reporting messages about inventory and metadata, and the use of API calls to access information in metadata repositories. Graham Bell (BIC), Karina Urquhart (BIC), and Noah Genner (BookNet Canada) lead a conversation about what's possible and increasingly vital in the use of two-way supply communication.

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
1:00 PM
Where: Online via GoToWebinar (see link below)
Contact: Brian O'Leary
(646) 336-7141

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About the Speakers

Graham Bell is Executive Director of EDItEUR, responsible for the overall development of EDItEUR’s standards and the management services it provides on behalf of other standards agencies (including the International ISNI agency and the International DOI Foundation). He joined EDItEUR as its Chief Data Architect in 2010, focused on the continuing development and application of ONIX for Books, and on other EDItEUR standards for both the book and serials sectors.

Prior to that, Graham worked for HarperCollins Publishers in the UK, where he was Head of Publishing Systems. He led the development of bibliographic and digital asset management systems, and was involved with the launches of many HarperCollins digital initiatives including e-audio, e-books and print-on-demand programs. He has over 20 years of  experience with book industry metadata.


Noah Genner has an extensive background in independent bookselling, software, and business development. As the leader of BookNet Canada he orchestrates a skilled team of technical, policy-oriented, and client-focused staff to provide new data management services and supply-chain initiatives to the Canadian publishing, library, and book retail sectors.

Before working at BookNet Canada, Noah ran his own technology and software development consulting business, servicing a wide range of clients including book publishers and printers. Prior to that, Noah was Director of Software Development for consumer market research leader Compusense where he oversaw the development of a variety of software services used by numerous Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Noah serves on the Board of Directors of Livres Canada Books and EDItEUR.


Karina Urquhart is Executive Director at Book Industry Communication (BIC) with a demonstrated and extensive history of working in the book publishing industry. Skilled in supply chain and operations, process improvement, management, accreditation, presentations, event organizing / hosting, and digital marketing, she also has experience as a business development professional with a BA (with Honorss) in Architecture from University of Plymouth. Prior to her tenure at BIC, she served as Digital & Data Supply Chain Manager and Head of Stock & Bibliographic Control at Penguin Books and was an International Sales / Rights Manager at Dorling Kindersley.


This virtual event is generously sponsored by BISG member Bowker


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