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Frankfurter Buchmesse hosts the biggest international fair for Academic Publishing and Business Information.

 

The future of scientific publishing starts at Frankfurter Buchmesse. Nowhere else can you find a more complete overview of scientific publishing opportunities. Learn about the latest innovations that facilitate scientific exchange or improve the administration of professional data. Discover how expertise and information will be distributed and shared in the future.

 

 

 

The technologies and platforms used are nothing short of ground-breaking for digital publishing and the related business models. Whether you’re interested in new opportunities in the areas of research, collaboration, publishing, networking, teaching or learning – you’ll find it all in the STM, Academic and Specialist Information area of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

 

Scientific and academic topics at #fbm19

Campus Weekend Frankfurter Buchmesse

Discover our Campus Weekend in hall 4.2!

Science Slams with breakfast, lectures, workshops and networking events: From career advice to a party on Saturday night, you will find all kind of facets at the Campus Weekend.

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Topics that move the industry

Find answers to current questions about academic publishing in hall 4.2 at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019.

  • How will Artificial Intelligence (AI) transform academic publishing?
  • Which roles will machine learning and data science have in the future?
  • Which trends and market developments will disrupt the industry?
  • How will publishing around financial, legal and economic topics further evolve?
  • Which innovations will be game-changing for the library sector?

 

Academic publishing highlights

On trade visitor day (16 -18 October 2019)

Discover what awaits you in Frankfurt this October:

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International Convention of University Presses

The International Convention of University Presses is the perfect networking event for academic publishers.

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 09.30 am - 2.30 pm, Level 4.2, Room Dimension

The International Convention of University Presses is the perfect networking event for academic publishers.

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 09.30 am - 2.30 pm, Level 4.2, Room Dimension

Focusing on digital developments and their transformative and disruptive impact on scientific publishing.

Business Breakfast

Food for Thought: Micro-conference & Business Breakfast with SSP and The Scholarly Kitchen

Kick-off your fair visit with the second micro-conference with the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and The Scholarly Kitchen (TSK) Chefs in cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse. Learn about the latest trends in scholarly and academic publishing worldwide and Open Access Monograph Publishing.

Wednesday, 8.30-11.00 am, Hall 4.2, Academic & Business Infomation Stage (N101)

Kick-off your fair visit with the second micro-conference with the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and The Scholarly Kitchen (TSK) Chefs in cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse. Learn about the latest trends in scholarly and academic publishing worldwide and Open Access Monograph Publishing.

Wednesday, 8.30-11.00 am, Hall 4.2, Academic & Business Infomation Stage (N101)

Speakers:

  • TSK Executive Editor David Crotty (Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press)
  • Associate Editor Angela Cochran (Managing Director and Publisher at the American Society of Civil Engineers; and President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing)
  • Todd Carpenter (Executive Director of the National Information Standards Organization)
  • Robert Harington (Associate Executive Director, Publishing at the American Mathematical Society)
  • Phill Jones (Owner and Principal Consultant, Double L Digital)
  • Roger Schonfeld (Director of Ithaka S+R’s Library and Scholarly Communication Program)
  • 2019 SSP Fellow and MSLIS Student, Monica Hoh (School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

In addition, a complimentary business breakfast starting at 8.30 am will offer participants the opportunity to make new business contacts. Attendance is free of charge.

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Academic & Business Informtation Stage

Events on the Academic & Business Information Stage

Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data intelligence in publishing are all centre stage as well as industry trends and market developments in areas of finance, economics and law and career topics addressing young professionals. A highlight on the weekend: The Campus Weekend with events for everyone interested in education and scientific topics!

Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data intelligence in publishing are all centre stage as well as industry trends and market developments in areas of finance, economics and law and career topics addressing young professionals. A highlight on the weekend: The Campus Weekend with events for everyone interested in education and scientific topics!

On Wednesday, the events will focus on innovations in academic publishing. New technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) will take centre stage on Thursday, whereas Friday will be the event day for librarians at this stage. The Campus Weekend will offer event formats not only for students, but for the whole family and everyone interested in science and education.

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ILC International Library Center

International Library Center (ILC)

At the International Library Center (ILC), librarians are able to discover new solutions from young and established technology companies in hall 4.2.

At the International Library Center (ILC), librarians are able to discover new solutions from young and established technology companies in hall 4.2.

Innovations are presented, explained and the benefits discussed with trade visitors.

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Academic Tech Start-up Area

The Academic Tech Start-up Area will be the new hub for young and innovative companies working in scholarly publishing at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

The Academic Tech Start-up Area will be the new hub for young and innovative companies working in scholarly publishing at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

This area will host daily meet-and-greets during the trade visitor days. Here you can find out more about the inspiring service and products of the exhibiting start-up.

There's only a little space left: Innovative start-ups can now register for participation. Please note start-ups must be less than 5 years as exhibitor in the Academic Tech Start-up Area.

Catch up with the latest news

  • David Crotty

    News

    “What’s hot and cooking in scholarly publishing“?

    On Wednesday, 16 October 2019, starting at 8.30 am, the second micro-conference "Food for Thought with SSP and The Scholarly Kitchen" will take place. Trade visitors will learn about the latest trends in scholarly and academic publishing worldwide. Time for an interview with David Crotty, author at The Scholary Kitchen Blog.

  • Monica Hoh

    News

    “Libraries are facing a lot of changes”

    Each spring, our partner in Frankfurt Academic, the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) awards 12 students and early-career professionals with a highly competitive Fellowship. One of the student fellows is Monica Hoh, a current Library and Information Science student at the University of Illinois. As SSP Ambassador, she has also received a Business & Conferences Ticket for her first visit to the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • ESA Astronautin Samantha Cristoforetti

    News

    “…the privilege of seeing our planet Earth from another perspective.”

    How do you become an astronaut? European Space Agency astronaut and book author Samantha Cristoforetti will answer this question at length at Frankfurter Buchmesse (Saturday, 19 October 2019, 2.30 – 3.30 pm, Hall 4.2 N101, Academic & Business Information Stage). But, first, she talks to us here about her favourite books in space and much more.

  • Mary Ellen Bates

    News

    AI will be the transformative technology of the 2020s

    Information Professional Mary Ellen Bates on the unpredictable consequences and benefits of the new technology

  • Steilvorlagen Interview 2019 Teil 1

    News

    KI im Job? Kein Reden um den heißen Brei!

    Ein Interview mit Frau Dr. Sabine Graumann über die „Steilvorlagen“-Konferenz und Künstliche Intelligenz im Arbeitsleben.

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