Bodour Al Qasimi delivers her Keynote on day 2

Fathi Al Biss, President of the Union of Jordanian Publishers and Hugo Setzer, President of the International Publishers Association brought the curtain down after two days of intense and productive discussions covering everything from how Arab publishers can seize the opportunities of digital tools for distribution and education to how publishers can play their role in the humanitarian crises in the region and beyond.


Join us at the first of its kind Middle East publishers' seminar in Amman. The seminar will take a fresh look at the publishing industry in the region and worldwide to answer the pivotal question - How can reading change the course of history?

2018 IPA International Publishers Congress

The 2018 IPA International Publishers Congress in New Delhi was a resounding success. Below you can see blog posts, articles, press releases and videos from the three-day congress.

Angela Gui

Can awards, such as the IPA’s Prix Voltaire, make a difference to the situation of Freedom to Publish defenders? How can we tackle self-censorship? The sessions answering those questions and the Prix Voltaire award ceremony took congress delegates on an emotional rollercoaster.

from left Pallante, Kolman and Gurry. Credit: FIP

Intellectual Property was a central feature of the programme at the 2018 IPA International Publishers Congress in New Delhi, including two fascinating sessions: Shaping the Future of Intellectual Property in Publishing and Responding to Copyright Challenges.

Taj Hotel

The 32nd International Publishers Congress opens on 10th February with over 300 delegates expected from India and across the world. The Congress includes the award ceremony for the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire and will feature a full programme of sessions covering burning issues affecting publishers and the publishing sector.

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