Programme overview 2015 (as of July 2015)

It’s easier than you think! Snapshots from France and
South East Asia, and an Update on Digital

13 October 2015 // Hall 4.2, Room Dimension

2.00 pm Welcome
Bärbel Becker, Frankfurt Book Fair
2.10 pm

Introduction by Chair: France is easier than you think!
Anne Solange Noble, Gallimard, France

2.20 pm An overview of French publishing today
Rebecca Byers, Éditions Plon-Perrin, France
2.35 pm

How to convince a French editor to buy a title
Anne Michel, Albin Michel, France

2.50 pm Q&A
3.05 pm Introducing European Union Prize for Literature
Jens Nymand-Christensen , European Commission, Belgium
3.10 pm A Copyright Update on South East Asia
Michael Healy, Copyright Clearance Center, US
3.15 pm Coffee Break
3.45 pm

Introduction by Chair:
South East Asia’s Thriving Book Markets
Pimolporn Yutsiri, Tuttle Mori Agency, Thailand

3.55 pm

Malaysia and Indonesia in Focus:
Two of South East Asia’s Most Important  Book Markets
Linda Tan Lingard, Yusof Gajah Lingard Literary Agency , Malaysia

4.10 pm

Vietnam – challenges and opportunities
Dr. Nguyen Manh Hung, Thai Ha Books, Vietnam

4.25 pm Q&A
4.40 pm

An Update on Digital – Presentation and Q&A
Adam Silverman, HarperCollins Publishers, US

5.00 pm

End of Conference
followed by a Networking Reception hosted by Klopotek 


October 13

29th International Rights Directors Meeting

2.00 - 5.00 pm
Hall 4.2, Room Dimension

Rights Directors Meeting (RDM)
Iris Klose
Frankfurt Book Fair
Iris Klose
t: +49 (0) 69 2102236
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46236

The Speakers of 2015