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21st January 2016 BIBLIO SQUARE
12:00 pm — 12:30 pm 1. Keynote Address: John Makinson
12:30 pm – 01:30 pm 2. An Indian Reader
Speakers: Prof. Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee, Rita Kothari, Ruby Hembrom, Jerry Pinto, Shailesh Bharatwasi.
Moderated by Manisha Chaudhry
01:30 pm — 2:30 pm 3. Business Books: A New Momentum
With Rashmi Bansal, Ravi Subramanian, Vishal Soni
Moderated by Vaishali Mathur
Session Sponsored by Westland
02:30 pm – 03:30 pm 4. Cornelia, you have to do it yourself!
Cornelia Funke in conversation with Nilanjana Roy
03:30 pm – 04:45 pm 5. Publishing: The New Frontiers of Narrative
Speakers: Ananth Padmanabhan, Alexandra Pringle, Anna Moulton, Kari Joynt,Vishal Anand, Ashok Chakradhar
Moderated by Vinutha Mallya
Dailyhunt to make a PPT on Distributing E-Books by Anjali Deshmukh
05:00 pm – 06:00 pm 6. Routes to Translation: A Platform for Literary Exchange
Speakers: Barbara Cassin(France), Alexandra Buchler(Literature Across Frontiers), Marit Borkenhagen(Norway),  Alice Grundy (Australia), Evald Flisar (Slovenia)
Moderated by Aditi Maheshwari
06:00 pm — 07:00 pm 7. Alexandra Buchler, Ute Reimer-Boehner Nicolas Idier and Kannan Sundaram to make presentations
22nd January 2016 BIBLIO SQUARE
10:00 am – 11:00 am 8. The Romance of Publishing
Ravinder Singh and Chandana Roy in Conversation with Vaishali Mathur
11:00 am – 11:30 am 9. The Short Story Project with Iftach Alony
Session sponsored by Ilamor Ltd
11:30 am – 12:30 pm 10. Creating a Market for South Asian Literatures
Speakers: Minakshi Thakur, Kannan Sundaram, Sunil Mehta, Aditi Maheshwari, Jane Camens
Moderated by Urvashi Butalia
12:30 pm – 01:30 pm 11. Forefronting Books
Speakers: Michael Kelleher, Raman Shresta, Oliver Moystad, Bikash Niyogi
Moderated by Rick Simonson
01:30 pm — 02:30 pm 12. Of Gatekeepers and Enablers: Changing Role of Agenting
With Mita Kapur, Vinutha Mallya,  Anuj Bahri, Jessica Woollard, Kelly Falconer
Moderated by Preeti Gill
02:30 pm – 03:30 pm 13. The Content Economy
Speakers: Ravanan, Rashmi Bansal, Durga Raghunath, Priyanka Malhotra, Kovid Goyal, Akash Gehani
Moderated by Abhimanyu Radhakrishnan
03:30 pm – 04:30 pm 14. Nielsen India Book Market Report 2015
Vikrant Mathur, Ananth Padmanabhan & Prashasti Rastogi in Conversation with Naresh Khanna
04:30 pm – 05:00 pm 15. Inking the Deal
What does it take to sign a mutually beneficial contract?
With Renuka Chatterjee
05:00 pm – 06:00 pm 16. Books and Covers: Text, Graphics and Design
The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize for brilliance in book design is an attempt by the iconic bookstore to recognise and encourage the extraordinary work of illustrators, designers and publishers throughout India.
Speakers: Priti Paul, Dayanita Singh, Aman Nath, Namita Gokhale, Marc Parent (Taschen)
Moderated by Alka Pande
Announcement of the Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize