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 & Greet
Networking

FACE THE BOOK TV LIVE
A Q&A and Discussion with Paige Allen, Director, IngramSpark 


2:00-3:00 PM

Pitching a TV Series: Tips for Success
Ron Holsey, TV Writer/Producer

Pre-Publication Imperatives
Bill Schubart, Author & Publisher

3:00-4:00 PM

PANEL: Meet Our Experts
Paige Allen, Cevin Bryerman, Jane Friedman

 room closed
4:00-5:00 PM

Cevin Breyerman, Publishers Weekly
Book Review Strategies: An Insider's Guide

Present & Future of Book Printing
Tim Knickerbocker, Books International

5:00-6:00 PM

Bookselling, Publishing, & Authors: The Contrarian's Guide
Michael DeSanto, Phoenix Books, VT

Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Publishing
PANEL: Jack Rochester, Ruby Fink, Rob Swigart, Jason Brick, Mike Rochester

 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

Publishing Children’s Books: Marketing, K-12, DEI
PANEL: Karen Inglis, Jane Wood, Maria Dismondy

AGENT PRESENTATION
Susan Nystoriak, Golden Wheat Literary
The Road To Publication Is Filled With Roundabouts: Dramamine Recommended!

10:00-11:00

Self-Publishing 101
Paige Alle
Josh Floyd, IngramSpark

PITCH TO AGENT
Susan Nystoriak, Golden Wheat Literary
Adult Fiction: Romantic Comedy, Women's Fiction Mystery/Suspense (Limit 6)

11:00-12:00

Amazon - A Deep Dive
Ian Lamont, In30MInutes & Lean Media

Kicking A** on Kickstarter - How to Crowdfund Your Writing Career to Success
PANEL: Charlotte Pierce, Jason Brick, Russell Nohelty 

12:00-1:00

Podcasting to Build Your Publishing Platform
Charlotte Pierce, PiercePress.com

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

Traditional Book Distribution

Jason Brockwell, President,
National Book Network

The Writer's Other Voice: Authors as Audiobook Narrators

Mary Catherine Jones, Voice Over Vermont

3:00-4:00

Instagram 102 & Social Media Marketing
Julia Scott & Ashlie Woods, JScott Marketing

AGENT PRESENTATION

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

Metadata Metacognition: What Is the Customer Thinking?

Sean Maher, Dir. Marketing, Chelsea Green

PITCH TO AGENT: Katharine Sands

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

5:00-6:00

Ask IngramSpark!

Q&A with Paige Allen & Josh Floyd

Traditional, Hybrid, Vanity: Definitions & Best Practices
PANEL: Eddie Vincent, Stephen McArthur, Bill Schubart

6:00 - 700

Closing Remarks

Eddie Vincent, IPNE President
Happy Hour/Networking

Room Closed
7:00-8:00 9th Annual IPNE Book Awards
8:00-9:00 Conference Happy Hour Room Closed
Sunday

ROOM 1


4:00 PM Workshop with Jane Friedman

Paid sign-up required ($40)




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