Conferences & Seminars

Bringing a compelling mix of academic expertise, business know-how and innovative thinking, the CCBF Conference programme will offer 12 highly engaging seminars aiming to provide a comprehensive understanding of Chinese publishing.

Bringing a compelling mix of academic expertise, business know-how and innovative thinking, the CCBF Conference programme will offer 12 highly engaging seminars aiming to provide a comprehensive understanding of Chinese publishing.

Speakers include Michele Cobb (Audio Publishers Association, USA), book market analyst Yang Lei (Open Books, China), digital media consultant Neal Hoskins (WingedChariot, UK), children’s literature specialists Leonard M. Marcus (USA) and Maria Russo (The New York Times, USA), publishers Mallory Loehr (Random House Books for Young Readers, USA), Pascal Ruffenach (Groupe Bayard, France), Gita Wolf (Tara Books, India) and Giovanna Ballin (Corraini Edizioni, Italy), as well as children’s authors Kitty Crowther (Belgium), Eiko Kadono (Japan) and Suzy Lee (Korea).

Nov 09 2018
10:00 12:00

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Who Sells? How To Sell?—Distribution and Marketing in a Changing Children's Publishing Ecosystem

13:00 14:30

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East Meets West—Picture Books Today Across Cultures

13:30 15:00

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Observers of the Publishing Industry—Trade Media Take a Look at the Children's Book Market

14:30 16:30

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40 Years of Economic Reforms in China—Past, Present and Future of the Chinese Children's Book Publishing

15:00 17:00

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What Makes a Classic Picture-Book Character?

15:30 17:00

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Bringing the "Screen Generation" of Kids Back to Books

Nov 10 2018
09:30 11:30

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Children’s Publication and Licensing Forum

09:30 11:00

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"The Never Ending Story"—International Trends in Children’s Literature

10:00 12:00

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“The Content and the Container”—Picture Books as Design Objects

11:15 12:30

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2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards Winners in Conversation

13:30 15:00

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The Many Faces of Audio Publishing—Audio Books, Paid Contents and New Audio Products for Children

15:30 17:00

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Who Takes the Prize?—A Closer Look at Children's Book Awards