Welcome to the 32nd Frankfurt Rights Meeting.

More communication, enhanced networking and deeper insights into today's dynamic rights business.

9 October 2018
2.00 - 5.00 pm
Hall 4.0, Room Europa

from € 165.‒

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The key conference for the rights and licensing market.

The Frankfurt Rights Meeting has been the meeting place for all decision-makers in the field of rights and licenses for over 30 years. Top-class speakers offer an exclusive insight into current topics and trends to over 200 participants.
This is where rights and license managers, literary agents, scouts and publishers meet for lectures, discussions and networking.

At the 32nd Frankfurt Rights Meeting you will meet ...

  • Licensing managers
  • Rights managers
  • Literary agents
  • Scouts
  • Publishers
  • International business development managers

Focus on Poland, Romania, Russia and Subscription Models

Poland, Romania and Russia – our expert speakers provide facts, figures, topics and trends and offer insight into new players and current developments in their respective markets.

Subscription Models – you can look forward to a comprehensive overview: What kinds of models are there, how do they work and which aspects must be observed by right holders.

After a short coffee break, the participants can discuss what they have heard in greater depth with the speakers, international colleagues and other experts.

As always, the networking afterwards offers the opportunity to end the day in a quiet atmosphere with a glass of wine.

Preliminary Programme

2.00 pm

Welcome

Kris Kliemann, President Kliemann & Company Consulting, USA

2.05 pm

Focus on … POLAND

Joanna Maciuk, Editor-in-Chief Foreign Fiction Department, Prószyński Media, Poland

2.20 pm

Focus on … ROMANIA

Bogdan Stănescu, Editorial Director, Polirom Publishing House, Romania

2.35 pm

Focus on … RUSSIA

Irina Prokhorova, Editor-in-Chief & Publisher, New Literary Observer, Russia

2.50 pm

Panel Discussion and open Q&A – Poland, Romania, Russia

Moderated by Kris Kliemann

3.05 pm

Focus on … SUBSCRIPTION MODELS

Huw Alexander, Digital Sales Manager, SAGE Publishing, UK

Second speaker tbd

3.45 pm

Panel Discussion and open Q&A – Subscription Models

Moderated by Kris Kliemann

4.00 pm COFFEE BREAK
4.15 pm

ROUND-TABLE-SESSIONS

Join the speakers as well as additional expert tables (Audio, Copyright, Technology/Blockchain and other topics tbd)

5.00 pm

End of Conference

Followed by a networking reception

 

Irina Prokhorova

Irina Prokhorova

Irina Prokhorova, born in Moscow, is a culture historian, literary critic, editor, head of the New Literary Observer Publishing house and co-founder of the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation (The Charitable Foundation for Cultural Initiatives).

Irina Prokhorova, born in Moscow, is a culture historian, literary critic, editor, head of the New Literary Observer Publishing house and co-founder of the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation (The Charitable Foundation for Cultural Initiatives).

Graduated with honours from the Faculty of Philology of Moscow State University, сandidate of Philological Sciences. In 1992 she established New Literary Observer publishing house which at present comprises three scholarly periodicals and over 100 books per year on literary criticism, philosophy, history, cultural & interdisciplinary studies, contemporary Russian prose and poetry. In 2004, she became a co-founder of the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation which is aimed at the systematic support of culture in Russian regions, as well as raising the intellectual level and creative potential of local communities. She is hosting two live radio programs. A laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation for New Literary Observer journal in the category “The Best Educational Project” (2002). A laureate of the independent American award Liberty for her contribution to the development of Russian-American cultural relations (2003). Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France, 2005). A laureate of the Andrei Bely Prize in literature (2006). In 2012, she became the Chevalier of the Order of the Legion of Honour of France.

Joanna Maciuk

Joanna Maciuk

Joanna Maciuk is the head of foreign acquisitions at Prószyński Media, one of the biggest publishing houses in Poland, where she has worked since August 2015. Her journey in the publishing industry started at Bertelsmann Media, later Swiat Ksiazki, where she worked as an assistent of the program director.

Joanna Maciuk is the head of foreign acquisitions at Prószyński Media, one of the biggest publishing houses in Poland, where she has worked since August 2015. Her journey in the publishing industry started at Bertelsmann Media, later Swiat Ksiazki, where she worked as an assistent of the program director.

After spending over two years in publishing houses, she switched to the other side of the business and worked at Graal Literary Agency as a co-agent for over six years, selling rights to the international bestsellers to Polish publishers. Having experienced both sides of the market, she has a unique perspective on the publishing business, which helps her reach her goals and aspirations. Joanna would love to share with others her knowledge and experiences she has gathered over the years.

Kris Kliemann

Kris Kliemann

Kristin Kliemann is the President of Kliemann & Company LLC, where she advises companies on strategic approaches to licensing rights, permissions and other copyright and intellectual property for maximum reach and revenue.

Kristin Kliemann is the President of Kliemann & Company LLC, where she advises companies on strategic approaches to licensing rights, permissions and other copyright and intellectual property for maximum reach and revenue.

Her current clients include IPR License, an online platform for the discovery and license of book rights from around the world. Prior to forming her own consulting firm, Kris was Vice President, Director of Global Rights, with Wiley Inc., where she led a large team with sales, marketing and operations members located in US, UK, and Asia. Before Wiley, Kris worked in a variety of publisher positions with responsibility for managing editorial, creative and marketing teams, in addition to rights. From Random House/Fodor’s Travel to Hyperion/Disney, to Farrar, Straus & Giroux, her copyright and licensing experience enabled her to work on print and digital deals for wide range of authors with a broad spectrum of companies around the world. She’s passionate about Licensing as an important source of income and promotion for books and takes every chance she can to talk about this often-overlooked area of publishing.

Huw Alexander

Huw Alexander

Huw Alexander is the Digital Sales Manager for SAGE Publishing in London. He embarked on a career in bookselling in the previous century after being told that he was genetically designed to reach high shelves.

Huw Alexander is the Digital Sales Manager for SAGE Publishing in London. He embarked on a career in bookselling in the previous century after being told that he was genetically designed to reach high shelves.

He has since worked at various bookstores and literary agents before arriving at SAGE in 2003. He is currently responsible for SAGE’s digital sales programme and the provision of accessible content.

In a nutshell:

Join us in 2018 to catch up with your existing contacts and establish new connections within the community!