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Abu Dhabi Publishing Forum to discuss significance of digital publishing industry

The second edition of the Abu Dhabi Publishing Forum, ADPF, organised by Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, DCT Abu Dhabi, is set to discuss a number of pressing topics in the publishing sphere under the theme, ‘The Future of Digital Publishing: Technologies & Challenges – the Global Experience’.

This year’s edition of ADPF, which will be held at Manarat Al Saadiyat from 28th to 30th January, 2019, will explore the latest innovations and developments in the digital publishing industry. It will also delve into the world of electronic and audio publishing by hosting prominent figures and companies in the field, and will provide a tailored exhibition designed to showcase expertise and the latest innovations in digital publishing.

The forum’s agenda comprises three integrated pillars: talks that shed light on the ideas and experiences of contributors and influencers in this sector; workshops that offer effective tools and practical knowledge for digital and audio publishing and its relevant technical aspects; and the exhibition that will showcase major international and regional companies offering audio and digital publishing solutions.

Speaking on the forum, Abdulla Majid Al Ali, Acting Executive Director of the Dar Al Kutub Sector, DCT Abu Dhabi, said, “This year, Abu Dhabi Publishing Forum returns with an engaging line-up of talks and workshops, aiming to offer different perspectives and explore effective solutions to the challenges the publishing industry faces amidst booming technological advancements. Through this forum we seek to showcase diverse global experiences and success stories, which have enabled the development of the publishing industry and further contributed to spreading knowledge in new innovative ways.

Presented by publishing industry experts from around the world, the talks programme will cover a range of topics.