2021 IPNE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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FRIDAY ROOM 1 
Room 2
12:00 - 12:30 PM
 Welcome & Open Networking  room closed
12:30-1:30 PM

KEYNOTE: Paige Allen, Director, IngramSpark

Publishing Industry Overview

  room closed
1:30-2:00 PM

Meet and Greet

Networking

FACE THE BOOK LIVE with Paige Allen, Director, Ingram Spark 

2:00-3:00 PM

Ron Holsey, TV Writer/Producer

Pitching a TV Series: Tips for Success

Bill Schubart, Author & Publisher

Imperatives of Prepublication Work

3:00-4:00 PM

PANEL: Meet Our Experts

Paige Allen, Cevin Bryerman, Jane Friedman

 room closed
4:00-5:00 PM

Charlotte Pierce, Pierce Press

Podcasting to Build Your Platform

Tim Knickerbocker, Books International

Present & Future of Book Printing

5:00-6:00 PM

Michael DeSanto, Phoenix Books, VT

The Contrarian Guide To Loving Bookselling, Publishing and Authors

Jack Rochester, Ruby Fink, Rob Swigart, Jason Brick, Mike Rochester

Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Publishing

 6:00-7:00 PM Conference Happy Hour Conference Happy Hour
SATURDAY

ROOM 1

Room 2

8:00 to 9:00 IPNE Member Meeting
 room closed
9:00-10:00

Karen Inglis, Jane Wood, Maria Dismondy

Publishing Children’s Books: Marketing,
K-12, DEI

Susan Nystoriak, Agent, Golden Wheat Literary

The Road To Publication Is Filled With Roundabouts:  Dramamine Recommended!

10:00-11:00

PANEL: Paige Allen & Josh Floyd, IngramSpark

Self-Publishing 101

PITCH TO AGENT: Susan Nystoriak, Golden Wheat Literary

Adult Fiction: Romantic Comedy, Women's Fiction Mystery/Suspense (Limit 6)
11:00-12:00

Mary Catherine Jones, Voice Over Vermont

The Writer's Other Voice: Authors as Audiobook Narrators

Charlotte Pierce, Jason Brick, Russell Nohelty 

Kicking A** on Kickstarter - How to Crowdfund Your Writing Career to Success 

12:00-1:00

Cevin Bryerman, Publisher, Publisher's Weekly

Today's Publishing Landscape

Networking Area Open
1:00-2:00 LUNCH: Open Q&A with IPNE Board of Directors  room closed
2:00-3:00

Jason Brockwell, President,
National Book Network

Traditional Book Distribution

Ian Lamont, In30MInutes & Lean Media

Amazon Deep Dive

3:00-4:00

Julia Scott & Ashlie Woods, JScott Marketing

Plot Twist! Instagram 102 & Social Media Marketing

Katharine Sands, Agent, Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency

Querial Killers: How Not to Get an Agent (Even if You Are a Brilliant Writer)

4:00-5:00

Sean Maher, Dir. Marketing, Chelsea Green

Metadata Metacognition: What We Think about When We Think About What the Customer is Thinking

PITCH TO AGENT: Katharine Sands

Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Memoir - the gamut! (Limit 6)

5:00-6:00

IngramSpark - Paige Allen

PANEL: Eddie Vincent, Stephen McArthur, Bill Schubart

Traditional, Hybrid, Vanity: Definitions & Best Practices

6:00 - 700

Eddie Vincent, IPNE President: Closing Remarks

Happy Hour/Networking

Happy Hour/Networking
7:00-8:00 9th Annual IPNE Book Awards
open Conference Happy Hour Conference Happy Hour
Sunday

ROOM 1



Workshop with Jane Friedman

Paid sign-up required ($40)




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