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eBook Summit Live!

ebookthumb23.pngIf you can’t attend the inaugural launch of mediabistro.com’s eBook Summit tomorrow, don’t worry–you can watch select presentations live on your computer.

The special conference will be held on December 15 & 16 in New York at New World Stages. Online registration has closed, but readers can still register at the event. On this page, we will host a live stream of all the keynote speakers. The live stream schedule follows…

Tuesday, December 15:
9:30 am Jane Friedman and Jeffrey Sharp, co-founders of Open Road Integrated Media
12:00 pm–Katty Kay, author of ‘Womenomics’ and Washington correspondent BBC World News America.
2:45 pm–Brandon Badger, product manager of Google Books.
Wednesday, December 16:
9:30 am–Steve Haber, president of Sony’s Digital Reading Business Division.

You can follow the hashtag #ebooksummit on Twitter for live-feed version of the eBook Summit and join the conversation virtually. In addition, we’ve built a special Twitter list collecting the 140-character wisdom of registered summit attendees–a list that includes digital publishers, writers, and journalists. If you are attending and want to add your feed to the list, email GalleyCat.

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More eBook Summit Guests Revealed

ebooksummit.jpgFrom Sarah Palin‘s delayed digital book to Disney’s online book push, eBooks have dominated the headlines all week.

Keeping up with these changes, a number of new speakers have been added to the roster for mediabistro.com’s upcoming eBook Summit which runs from December 15-16 at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City. Participants now include: DailyLit CEO Susan Danziger, Sony’s Digital Reading Business Division President Steve Haber, Lexcycle co-founder Neelan Choksi; Google Books product manager Brandon Badger, author Katty Kay, and Books on Board CEO Bob Livolsi.

Here’s more from the summit site: “Mediabistro.com’s two-day eBook Summit will take a closer look at the changing digital publishing industry, from the perspectives of content creators and of publishers. Leaders in the field will uncover business development opportunities, and highlight the latest technological innovations currently driving the future of digital publishing.”