10:30 to 11:20 a.m.
Platinum I & II
Jonathan Nowell, President of Nielsen Book, Len Vlahos, Executive Director of Book Industry Study Group will discuss the real value of metadata, the commercial and supply chain issues that surround the data, and the questions of rights over metadata. Emad El Deen El Akehal, MD of Elkotob.com, tackles setting up a metadata supply chain from scratch, and the business benefits to publishers and booksellers in the Arabic world. The session will be chaired by Graham Bell of EDItEUR.