AAP’S Young to Publishing Conference 2014

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We’re excited to see 270 of you this Wednesday at Scholastic (557 Broadway, NYC) for the annual Young to Publishing conference, presented by the AAP’s Diversity, Recruit & Retain Committee. This year, our sessions include the following:

  • 9:00am: Continental Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:30am: Opening CEO Keynote with David Steinberger, President & CEO, Perseus Books Group, introduced by AAP President & CEO Tom Allen
  • 10:00am: The Editor-Agent Relationship with Jennifer Enderlin, Senior VP and Publisher for St. Martin’s Griffin and St. Martin’s Paperbacks, and agent Meg Ruley at the Jane Rotrosen Agency
  • 11:15am: The Women Behind the Scenes of Publishing’s Digital Future, moderated by E-publishing Consultant and Journalist Charlotte Abbott and featuring  Chantal Restivo-Allessi, Chief Digital Officer, HarperCollins; and Amanda Close, SVP, Director, Consumer Marketing Development & Operations, Penguin Random House
  • 12:15pm: Lunch
  • 1:45pm: Learning the Craft: Art, Design, & Production with Dylan Hoke, Vice President of Manufacturing & Digital Production, Hachette Book Group
  • 2:25pm: How Many Publishing Hands Make a Book with Simon & Schuster’s Editor-in-Chief Marysue Rucci, Associate Publisher Richard Rohrer, and Executive Director of Publicity and Senior Editor Cary Goldstein
  • 3:15pm: The Starry-Eyed World of YA with David Levithan, Editorial Director, Scholastic;  Jill Santopolo, Executive Editor, Philomel Books; Leila Sales, Editor, Viking Children’s Books; Seth Fishman, Literary Agent, The Gernert Company; and Jennifer Smith, Senior Editor, Ballantine Bantam Dell
  • 4:00pm: The Year in Review (In My View) with Michael Cader, Editor-in-Chief, Publishers Marketplace
  • 4:30pm: Closing Author Keynote with Emma Straub

Thank you to the YPG Planning Committee for their assistance in pulling this year’s event together!

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