IPA is co-organising and joining a number of sessions during London Book Fair. Find out more here.
Tuesday 5 April 2022
14:00 – 14:45 SDG Book Club: How important is sustainability in Children’s literature?
Moderator : Michiel Kolman, Chair of the IPA Inclusive Publishing and Literacy Committee
- Olatoun Gabi Williams – African Chapter SDG Book Club
- Karine Pansa - Brazilian SDG Book Club
- Irina Lumelsky, UN Publications
15:15 – 16:00 The role of publishing and culture during global conflict
Main stage, Olympia
Moderator : Stephen Lotinga, CEO, Publsihers Association
- Bodour Al Qasimi, President, IPA
- Jane Mann, Managing Director, Cambridge University Press
- Cortina Butler, Deputy Director Arts, British Council
Wednesday 6 April 2022
Sustainability Afternoon – Main Stage
13:00 SDG Publishers Compact photo op – signatories of the compact are welcome to join us for a group photo. https://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/en-gb/whats-on/seminar-programme/programme/sessions-details.2568.146644.sdg-publishers-compact.html
13.30 – 14.30 Sustainability keynote https://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/en-gb/whats-on/seminar-programme/programme/sessions-details.2568.145412.sustainability-keynote.html
- Dr. Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet
Followed by fireside chat with Bodour Al Qasimi, IPA President
14.30 – 15.30 Sustainability in the Publishing industry https://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/en-gb/whats-on/seminar-programme/programme/sessions-details.2568.145413.sustainability-in-the-publishing-industry.html
Moderator: Michiel Kolman; Chair of the IPA’s Inclusive Publishing and Literacy Committee
- Stephen Lottinga, The Publishers Association (UK)
- Ken Wilson-Max, SDGs children’s author perspective
- Jessica Lobo, UN Global Compact
15.30 – 16.30 Taking practical steps towards sustainability https://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/en-gb/whats-on/seminar-programme/programme/sessions-details.2568.145414.taking-practical-steps-towards-sustainability.html
Moderator: Michiel Kolman
i. Making the sector more inclusive: Caroline Priday, Co-Head of PUP Europe, Princeton University Press
ii. Making the sector more sustainable: Rachel Martin, Elsevier
iii. Making the sector more equitable: Stacy Scott, Taylor and Francis ( Winner WIPO ABC award)
iv. Focus on the importance of collaboration and partnership: Karina Urquhart, Green Book Alliance
16:00 – 16:45 International Publishers Congress presentation
Indonesian pavilion, Grand Gallery 2nd floor 2C11.
Thursday 7 April 2022
15:00 – 16:30 Charles Clark Memorial Lecture - Professor Mark D. Cole: “The answer to platform regulation is in the regulation of platforms"
This event is supported by The Copyright Licensing Agency, Federation of European Publishers, International Publishers Association, The Publisher’s Association and Publishers’ Licensing Services.