Conference Schedule

All times listed in U.S. Eastern Daylight.

FRIDAY ROOM 1 

11:30am–12pm
Opening and Open Networking

12:00–1:00pm
*James Kelly
An English Major’s Guide to Chatbots

1:00–2:00pm
Emily Enger
Minimalist Marketing to Grow your Author Career

2:00–3:00pm
Jennifer Lawler
The Editing Secret You Need to Know

3:004:00pm
Kathryn Goldman ESQ
Fair Use or Foul Play? Legal Considerations of AI in Publishing

4:00–5:00pm
Suzanne T Moore
Using LinkedIn to Build Thought Leadership Status

5:005:30pm
Networking

 

FRIDAY ROOM 2

12:001:00pm
INGRAM Emily Davis
Book Distribution Solutions with Ingram Content Group

1:002:00pm
Ally Berthiaume and Bridgett McGowen-Hawkins
Do Not Write a Book (Until
 You Attend this Session)

2:00–3:00pm
Panel: Matt Cost, BJ Magnani, Curt M. Wendelboe
Elements for Writing a Successful Book Series

3:00–4:00pm
Gwyn Jordan
Working with an Agent

4:00–5:00pm
Pitch to an Agent

 

 

 

SATURDAY ROOM 1

8:00–9:00am
IPNE Networking + ANNUAL MEETING

9:00–10:00am
Leon Conrad
The Book as Story

10:00–11:00am
Stephanie Feger
The Book Marketing Habit: A 15-Minute Method to Decrease Author Overwhelm and Increase Book Sales

11:00am–12:00pm
Barbara Ingrassia
AI: Revolution or Evolution in the Publishing Industry?

12:001:00pm
Lunch Networking and Q&A with IPNE Board of Directors

1:00–2:00pm
Pam Sheppard
Put on a Whole New Hat:Preparing to Shift from the Craft of Writing to the Strategies for Selling.

2:00–3:00pm

3:004:00pm
Luke Davis
Do Androids Dream of Authorship: Five Possible Futures of AI and Publishing

4:005:00pm
Networking

 

SATURDAY ROOM 2

9:00–10:00am
Carol Abrahamson
Create the Right Book to Grow Your Business

10:00–11:00am
Panel: Scott Channell, Rae Francouer, Susan Oleksiw
Written, but not Published

11:00am–12:00pm
Edie Clark
Using Videos to Amplify Your Reach and Impact

12:001:00pm
Lunch

1:00–2:00pm
Jennia D’Lima
Finding your audience, promoting your book

2:00–3:00pm
Panel: Eddie Vincent, Dede Cummings, Samantha Kolber, Kim MacQueen, Deidre Randall
How to Pitch to a Publisher

3:004:00pm
Panel: Charlotte Pierce/Pierce Press; Connie Taylor/Fathom Books; Tara Alemany/Emerald Lake
Leveraging Your Publishing Relationship-

 

About the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE)

The Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) is an organization of authors, booksellers, and other publishing professionals who collaborate to help each other learn and succeed in the field of independent book publishing.