ebookcraft 2017: Call for proposals

#eprdctn crew start flexing your creative muscles because we are currently accepting proposals for ebookcraft 2017! ebookcraft is a two-day conference for the ebook production community, featuring in-depth demonstrations and insightful talks from the industry’s leading experts. It features lively discussions of design, standards, and best practices with a mix of practical tips and forward-thinking inspiration. The conference is organized by a steering committee of industry experts and is co-presented by ourselves and eBOUND Canada.

ebookcraft 2017 will take place in Toronto with a workshop day on Wednesday, March 22 and a main conference day on Thursday, March 23.

We encourage professionals in North America and abroad to submit proposals on any current, insightful topics pertaining to ebook development. In particular, proposals on the following topics are welcome:

  • Accessibility
  • Javascript
  • Automation
  • Screen typography & font management
  • Quality assurance
  • Metadata

Presentation formats:

Proposals will be considered for workshops, presentations, and panel discussions. A typical time slot is 45-60 minutes for presentations and panels; workshops vary.

Tips for submitting your proposal:

  • Tell us about yourself: why would you be the best person to talk about this topic?

  • Give us as much detail about your proposed presentation as possible.

  • Remember that these are short presentations, so it's best to narrow your scope.

  • Your presentation can be practical or theoretical, but make sure it contains practical take-aways for the audience.

  • Avoid sales pitches.


Suggestions also welcome!

If you’re not a presenter but would still like to suggest a topic or speaker, please get in touch. After all, this conference is for you.

Deadline for submissions:

Please send proposals and suggestions to ebookcraft@booknetcanada.ca by Sept. 23, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. All submissions are considered by the ebookcraft committee. Successful candidates will be contacted with more information on presentation opportunities at ebookcraft 2017.