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Established in 1991, BIC is an independent, not-for-profit organisation without commercial objective or emphasis. It prides itself on working collaboratively with key stakeholders in the UK book industry to produce quality training courses that are created and delivered by expert, highly-respected trainers on a wide range of supply chain topics. 

For details of all BIC’s wide range of metadata and production training courses, see the BIC website.

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BIC Brunch: A Guided Tour of What’s New in Thema Version 1.5

Further to the six BIC Brunch: The Thema Sessions (see below), BIC will also be hosting a BIC Brunch on 28 April 2022 offering an overview of the key additions, clarifications, and changes to be found in Thema version 1.5. This session will be led by EDItEUR. BIC Brunch: A Guided Tour of What’s New in Thema Version 1.5 – tickets here

BIC Brunch: The Thema Sessions

Each session will focus on one Thema topic and will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about that specific area of Thema first-hand, from the experts at EDItEUR – the organisation that governs, develops and maintains the standard. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from organisations that are already benefitting from the use of Thema in their systems, processes, and metadata workflows.

BIC Brunch – Thema (1 of 6): Adult Fiction – view recording here.

BIC Brunch – Thema (2 of 6): Diversity, 26 May 2022 – tickets here

BIC Brunch – Thema (3 of 6): Children and Education, 28 July 2022 – tickets here

BIC Brunch – Thema (4 of 6): Non-Fiction: Popular (eg Health, Travel, cookery etc), 29 September 2022 – tickets here

BIC Brunch – Thema (5 of 6): Non-Fiction: Academic (eg medicine, law etc), 17 November 2022 – tickets here

BIC Brunch – Thema (6 of 6): Comics and Manga, 26 January 2023 – tickets here