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Frankfurter Buchmesse conferences

Make new business contacts, gain insights into trends, business models and markets.

Conference programme 2019: our highlights

Benefit from latest insights from our international speakers.  Extend your network, gain new market insights, scout new ideas and be inspired at diverse panel discussions, keynote speeches and networking sessions. The conferences are the perfect opportunity to get the most out of your visit at the fair! 

The conferences

First-hand insights and knowledge

Publishing experts, technology and service providers, as well as decision makers from creative industries: Extend your international network at our conferences and gain the latest market insights. At the Frankfurt Audio Summit (17 October 2019), the world of audiobooks, podcasts and smartspeakers comes together. New technologies in the rights and licensing business as well as China and the Czech Republic as trend markets will be put in the spotlight at the Frankfurt Rights Meeting (15 October 2019) and will be your perfect fair kick-off even before the fair starts on Wednesday. Join data scientists and information professionals at the Steilvorlagen Conference on 17 October and learn how to successfully integrate artificial intelligence (AI) and big data into your daily work. While the Frankfurt EDU Conference will bring together European decision makers from diverse fields of education, the International Convention of University Presses focuses on (open) access and the latest developments and changes in the academic publishing sector.

Speaker highlights at #fbm19

Broaden your network with contacts that matter