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Find out more about the Scottish Book Trade Conference 2018
sessions. For the full programme and to book, see our booking
page. See also the sponsors and speakers pages.
Sally Magnusson, broadcaster, journalist and author, will deliver the opening Keynote Speech sponsored by Bertrams (09.40 to 10.15). Photo by Derek Prescott.
The Key Retail Market Trends 2016/17: Steve Bohme (10.15 to 11.00)
Building resilience in publishing: profile raising, projects and profit (11.20 to 12.10)
Academy of British Cover Design (12.10 to 13.00)
Trade and marketing panel chaired by Jenny Niven of Creative Scotland (14.00 to 14.45)
Nielsen Book Research: Using Thema to increase the discovery of your books (14.45 to 15.45 Publisher breakout session)
Tourist organisations and book supply (14.45 to 15.45 Publisher breakout session)
Working with authors and book festivals (14.45 to 15.45 Publisher breakout session)
Working with print media and maximising PR opportunities (14.45 to 15.45 Publisher breakout session)
Fever Pitch (14.45 to 15.45 now fully booked)
Reaching and Building New Audiences (16.15 to 16.45)
Dr Richard Holloway FRSE will deliver the Closing Keynote Speech (16.45-17.30). Photo by David Eustace.
Delegates are invited to attend a drinks reception after the Conference. The drinks reception is sponsored by BookBub.