Schedule

Get ready to control your conference going experience with a mix of virtual and in-person events!
WHAT'S NEW IN 2022?
A lot! IBPA Publishing University 2022 promises to deliver more sessions, more flexibility, and more bang for the buck. It starts with a unique two-part format – first a two-day virtual conference (April 20-21) filled with valuable online learning and networking opportunities. Then, one week later at the beautiful Renaissance Orlando (April 29-30), another two days featuring more sessions, parties, the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award ceremony, in-depth workshops, Expo Hall, and in-person networking.
A PACKED (VIRTUAL + IN-PERSON) AGENDA!
Featuring over 30 confirmed sessions with more coming soon! Click the button below to download the current schedule of events. More sessions will be added each month until conference time.
INTERESTED IN PRESENTING AN IGNITE TALK?
Have you already purchased your ALL ACCESS ticket with plans to attend IBPA Publishing University 2022 in person? Are you interested in being part of the program by presenting a fun, rapid-fire Ignite Talk? If the answer to both these questions is "YES!" click here for sign-up information (deadline March 11, 2022).
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BROOKE WARNER
Publisher,
She Writes Press on “Disrupting the Publishing Industry”
Wednesday, April 20
VIRTUAL ON THE ATTENDIFY EVENT PLATFORM
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Write On, Sisters!, Green-light Your Book, What's Your Book?, and three books on memoir. Brooke is a TEDx speaker, weekly podcaster (of “Write-minded with co-host Grant Faulkner of NaNoWriMo), and former Executive Editor of Seal Press. She’s the current Chair of the Bay Area Book Festival and sits on the board of the Book Industry Study Group (BISG). She writes a monthly column for Publishers Weekly and is a previous IBPA Board Chair.
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STEPHEN GREEN
Chief Operating Officer,
A Kids Company About on “Small Businesses Drive the Community”
Friday, April 29
LIVE AT RENAISSANCE ORLANDO IN FLORIDA
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Stephen Green is chief operating officer of A Kids Company About and a small business advocate known for various projects, including Do. Do More. Do Better, Pitch Black and a $62 million state fund for Black Oregonians, small businesses and nonprofits. A true connector of people, Stephen has worked tirelessly for the last 20 years in banking and finance to help deserving businesses start, grow and prosper. Through his work and conversation, he asks us to rethink the paradigm of community consumer habits by investing in the small things that have big impacts on our local backyards.
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