2011 London Digital Book Printing Forum


Encouraged by the success of its first London Digital Book Printing Forum held in 2010, INTERQUEST is organizing a similar event in 2011.

Organized by:     

Wednesday, June 22
9:00 to 17:00
The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG

For more information:
call: 44 (0)845 273 3891
email: iquest@inter-quest.com

You will learn:

Sponsored by:


Supported by:


Seminar Outline


08:00-09:00Registration/coffee and pastries


09:05-9:45Forum Keynote

        • Marion Desmartin, Head of Production, OECD Publishing

09:45-10:15Digital Book Printing Market Update and Forecast - INTERQUEST Study Results (Part I)

        • Gilles Biscos, President, INTERQUEST, Ltd.,

10:15-10:45Break/Opportunity to visit sponsors’ display tables

10:45-12:00Book Printers Progress Report Panel

        • Mark Jones, Sales Director, Ashford Colour Press
        • Bruce F. Jacobsen, Executive Vice President, Bridgeport National Bindery, Inc.
        • Kate McFarlan, Managing Director, Clays ltd.
        • Simone Bandecchi, Sales Director, Rotolito Lombarda SpA

12:00-13:00Lunch break & opportunity to visit sponsors' display tables


13:00-14:00Leading Vendors Executive Panel

        • Robert Stabler, Direct Marketing, Transactional & Publishing Segment Manager, Hewlett-Packard EMEA
        • Erwin Busselot. Marketing Director Digital Printing, Kodak Graphic Communications Group EMEA
        • Dragan Volic, Vice President Marketing & Sales, Müller Martini

14:00-14:30Digital Book Printing Market Update and Forecast - INTERQUEST Study Results (Part II)

        • Toby Cobrin, Director, INTERQUEST Ltd.,

14:30-15:00Break & opportunity to visit sponsors’ display tables

15:00-16:00Workflow, Finishing, Paper and Ink Developments & Challenges

        • Andreas Schillinger, General Manager, Müller Martini U.K.
        • Nick Jones, Commercial Director, Cabot InkJet Colorants
        • Aurélie Mathevon, Business Development Manager, UPM-Kymmene Oyj
        • David Mickleburgh, Manufacturing Director, Clays Ltd.

16:00-17:00Publishers' Perspectives

        • Louise Cameron, Production Director, Continuum International
        • Jayne Simpson, Senior Production Manager, Egmont U.K. Ltd.
        • Nigel Marsh, Director of Publishing Services, Faber & Faber
        • Francis Atterbury, Partner, Hurtwood Press
        • Richard Adey, Managing Director, penwizard Ltd.

17:00-17:10Conclusions & Wrap up

The Royal Society

6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AG, United Kingdom
Tel: 44 (0)20 7451 2500

The Royal Society is located in Carlton House Terrace, just off Waterloo Place, between Pall Mall and The Mall.
It is a five minute walk to Piccadilly Circus underground station and a ten minute walk to Charing Cross main line and
underground stations, or a 20 minute walk through St James's Park to Victoria. Trafalgar Square and bus lines
are also very close.



Comments from attendees to previous INTERQUEST Digital Book Forums:

"INTERQUEST seminars bring together important information through surveys and a broad range of speakers to stimulate strategic thinking on how to approach challenges in our business."

Jim Robinson
Vice President of Operations and Administration
Harlequin Enterprises

“I thought the event was very well organized. I enjoyed seeing and hearing the speakers from different companies. Next year I will definitely spend more time at the Digital Book Forum.”

Michael Wright
Production Control Manager
BNA, Inc.

“I really enjoyed the market update session and INTERQUEST analysis of the key players and solutions out there. I appreciate that third party impartial view!”

John DePree
President & CEO
Bethany Press International

“We are converting our titles to digital. Now I have to figure out how to get those organized and cut down on our warehousing. I got a lot of good nuggets out of the forum that will help me”

Paul Woodsum
Production Manager
Mary Baker Eddy

“This was a great opportunity to be updated on where the market is going and to meet with key people in the industry. I am sure I will be back next year.”

Robert Legault
Advisor to the President
CPI Group


Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, INTERQUEST is a market and technology research and consulting firm in the field of digital printing and publishing. INTERQUEST has more than 2,000 clients worldwide; approximately two-thirds are end user organizations and one fourth are outside the United States. INTERQUEST activities and services include:

Multi-Client Market Research Studies & Industry Reports:

Over the last 19 years, INTERQUEST has produced numerous landmark multi-client market research studies on topics such as digital printing, print-on-demand, transactional printing, color printing and variable imaging, substrates, and pre-and post-processing/finishing. Studies on digital book manufacturing include:

Consulting Services:

INTERQUEST has conducted numerous consulting projects for leading industry players around the world. These include printing and finishing equipment vendors, software companies, service bureaus, end user companies, and trade organizations.

Seminars and Industry Forums:

Since 2003 INTERQUEST has conducted numerous seminars covering topics such as color production printing and personalized communications in graphic arts, transactional and vertical markets, as well as digital printing in government and higher education. Every year since 2006 INTERQUEST has organized "The Digital Book Printing Forum" during the Publishing Business Conference & Expo held in New York City. In 2010 INTERQUEST organized the third annual Digital Book Printing Forums in Paris and Montreal and the first similar event in London, as well as the first Toronto Digital Printing Forum.

Books and Guides:

INTERQUEST offers books and guides which are being used by many organizations including equipment vendors, print providers, and end-user companies to educate their sales, marketing, and technical staff as well as customers and resellers. These publications include the Guide to Paper and Digital Printing: What you Should Know