The third edition of the event showed, once again, CBL's commitment to developing the book business and meeting the great variety of market needs. Business model, technological aspects, consumer behavior and copyrights have been discussed under a new perspective. Furthermore, the addition of new competitors, new technologies, formats, equipment and a latent demand for more content require certain decisions that could not be postponed any longer.
The III CBL International Digital Book Congress presented the theme The New Content Production Chain - From Author to Reader, and took place on 10-11 May, 2012, at the Fecomercio Event Center in São Paulo, Brazil -- the same venue from the previous year.
In order to take on the new directions of this efervescent market, the III CBL International Digital Book Congress organized by the Brazilian Book Chamber featured lectures to foster the discussion:
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The 2nd International Congress of the CBL Digital Book was held on 26 and 27 July 2011, the Events Center Fecomércio in Sao Paulo / SP.
It was prepared a program where more than 20 national and international guests had the opportunity to present ideas, knowledge and references for a total of 18 hours of programming. With presentations and discussions and mediation of important personalities from the world of publishing and communications. Bob Stein, Joseph Craven, Dominique Raccah, Rochelle Grayson were some of the greats of the international event. The Brazilians were also highlighted in his lectures: Patricia Peck, Martha and Mark Gabriel da Veiga Pereira also had the preference of the public. With dynamic programming the 2nd Congress included the following topics:
The digital age has brought new standards of behavior for society and new technologies threaten the traditional business model of publishers.
TOPIC: UNVEILING THE ADOPTION OF DIGITAL BOOK - AN EXPERIENCE
USING AN EMPIRICAL STRUCTURAL EQUATIONS MODEL
Author (s): Lemilson José Cavalcanti de Almeida, Alcides Araújo, José Giesbrecht Silveira, Nuno Manuel, Martins Dias Fouto
“In the first international congress on the subject last year, CBL presented research that showed the strength of the Brazilian public the format and the current price of e-readers and electronic books.”
“The new role of the designer in the development of digital books and the factors that influence the willingness of the potential reader in the adoption of digital technology are two of the themes of jobs that compete for prize 2nd International Congress of the Digital Book.”
"One of the barriers are the limits of broadband. But that should change and the possibility of producing tablets becomes even more important national discussion about business models."
“With an expected audience of 500 people, the 2nd International Congress of the Digital Book CBL must extend the discussions raised in the first edition about the impact of the digital age in the book supply chain.”
The 1st CBL International Congress of the Digital Book, held for the first time in 2010 in São Paulo, gathered representatives from the entire book chain to discuss relevant topics regarding the impact of the digital era on the Brazilian editorial market. Company directors and executives from all over Brazil attended this important event which happened in association with the Frankfurt Fair and the Imprensa Oficial do Estado de São Paulo. The event had great repercussion among the public approximately 600 participants, including attendees, guests and the press participated in the event.
The 1st CBL International Congress of the Digital Book occurred jointly with the 36th National Meeting of Publishers and Booksellers, from March 29-31, 2010, at the Maksoud Plaza hotel, in São Paulo. It involved the whole book productive chain and also attracted the massive presence of the press.
In total, 20 speakers were invited, 8 of whom were from abroad and 12 Brazilians. Of the international speakers the publics preferences were Pablo Arrieta, Patrícia Arancibia and Arantxa Mellado. Of the Brazilian speakers the highlights were Sergio Valente, Claudio de Moura e Castro, Fredric Michael Litto and Silvio Meira. The topics of their lectures were:
Em entrevista a Felipe Machado, o Diretor Executivo da Câmara Brasileira do Livro, Eduardo Mendes, fala sobre o Congresso Internacional do Livro Digital, que acontece de 29 a 31 de março de 2010 (link do vídeo)
“Numa época em que e-readers e tablets estão cada vez mais populares, o Brasil sedia um congresso inédito voltado ao livro digital, organizado pela CBL (Câmara Brasileira do Livro), e que vai acontecer entre os dias 29 e 31 de março em São Paulo.”
“Com os leitores digitais, a história é diferente. No ano passado, enquanto a indústria do livro nos Estados Unidos apresentou aumento de 4,1%, os e-books deram um salto de 176,6%, com vendas de US$169,5 milhões no período.”
Valor Econômico - SP Online