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eBook Summit Rides Again

ebooksummit23.jpgToday is Mediabistro’s eBook Summit, a day-long conference featuring digital publishing pioneers, application creators, literary agents, editors, and digital strategists from major publishers.

If you do register, add your Twitter handle in the comments section–we will add your name to the list. We’ve compiled a Twitter list linking to all the eBook Summit speakers below and we’ll add all participants as well. Beaufort Books called it “a who’s who of digital and print publishing.”

If you will miss the Summit, no worries–we’ll be covering the discussions all day on this site, eBookNewser, and Twitter. At the summit will will also share the Best eBooks and the Best eBook Apps, so follow those links to add your nominations to the growing lists.

Twitter Directory of eBook Summit Speakers & Attendees

Jason Allen Ashlock: Founder of Movable Type Literary Group (Speaker)
Ken Auletta: Ken has written columns and profiles for The New Yorker since 1992. He’s the author of eleven books, most recently *Googled: The End of the World As We Know It* (Speaker)

Ryan Chapman: Online Marketing Manager at @fsg_books. The Venn diagram of literature, new media, & some cool, mind-blowing 3rd thing. (Speaker)

comiXology: Makers of comiXology.com and the bestselling Comics for comiXology for iOS and web (Speaker)

Peter Costanzo: Digitally promoting books, e-Books, and developing enhanced products for the Perseus Books Group. (Speaker)

Ingram Content Group: Ingram is the world’s largest and most trusted distributor of physical and digital content. (Speaker)

Jon Fine: on air commentator for cnbc. ex-media columnist for businessweek. musician with annoyingly strong (and infallible) opinions about music. (Speaker)

Brad Inman: Vook/TurnHere/Homegain/Inman News

Off the Bookshelf: Created by authors, this is the place where independent writers can set up a free online bookstore, market themselves and profit! (Speaker)

Kate McKean: Literary Agent, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency (Speaker)

Mischief & Mayhem Books: The collective intends to promulgate writing unconcerned with having to please conservative editorial boards or corporate bookstore executives (Speaker)

Richard Nash: Once an indie publisher, always. Believer in the book as the greatest social glue. Advocate for publishing 3.0 (Speaker)

Open Road Media: Celebrating the past. Building the future. 360′ e-publishing. (Speaker)

Adam L. Penenberg: Journalist, author, professor and full-time curiosity seeker. New book: Viral Loop, just came out. (Speaker)

Douglas Rushkoff: media theorist, author; new book: PROGRAM OR BE PROGRAMMED: 10 Commands for a Digital Age (Speaker)

Scribd: Online reading and writing community (Speaker)

David Steinberger: I’m CEO of comiXology, makers of Comics by comiXology, the leading iPhone comics platform. (Speaker)

Debbie Stier: Director of Digital Marketing for HarperCollins. Enthusiast, Reader, Editor, Marketer, Mom, Obsessed with the SAT (Speaker)

Thumbscribes: The Collaborative Writing Community (Speaker)

Wattpad: The World’s Most Social eBook Community. Connect with millions of readers and authors from around the world (Speaker)

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