Day 1

09:30 – 9:40
Welcome Address

President, Singapore Book Publishers Association

9:40 – 10:00
Opening Keynote
Constant change
Are we fit for the Future?
In this fast changing and innovation driven world we are all living in, constant change will become the norm.

10:00 – 10:30
Motivational Speech
Networking is the key – how to establish international networks
The next two days will be your chance to meet new people, exchange thoughts and develop hands on business ideas. But how to become a networking champion, how to create your own international network. This motivational speech will set the tone for the next two days – because we want you to take home as many new business contacts as possible.

11:00 – 11:45
Innovation Show Part 1
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
Any lessons to learn for publishers?

11:00 – 11:45
Capsule Training
The Publishers Workflow - Editing

11:45 – 12:30
Capsule Training
Writing for the games industry

11:45 – 13:00
Capsule Training
The Publishers Workflow - Digital convergence and Distribution

12:30 – 13:00
Fireside Chat

13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:45
Innovation Show Part 2
Smart machines, artificial intelligence and the Internet of things
Part 2 of our Innovation show will look at three more trending topics for the media industries.

14:00 – 14:45
Capsule Training
Pitch!
This Capsule Training on pitching will provide you with the right tools to convince your boss, your Publisher, your business partner to invest in your idea.

14:45 - 15:30
Capsule Training
Influencer Marketing

14:45 - 16:15
Your right, rights strategy
From subscription models to streaming strategies and traditional models – this workshop will help you to develop your own IP strategy.

15:30 - 16:15
tbc

16:15 - 16:30 Tea & Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30
The Big Debate

Day 2

 

09:30 – 9:40
Welcome

9:40 – 10:00
Opening Keynote
International Diversity: Global Copyright Challenges

10:30 - 11:00
Keynote
Promoting Rights & Licenses as a business Model - a plea for more international co-work.

11:00 - 11:45
Panel Discussion
Big on screen
How to create content that sells via Media boundaries?

11:00 - 11:45
IP Workshop Part 1:
- the basics of Copyright
- legal issues
- how to protect your rights

11:45 - 12:30
Presentation and Discussion
The journey of an exceptional title

11:45 - 13:00
Capsule Training
Sales

12:30 – 13:00
Fireside Chat

13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:45
Presentation
IPR your rights deal platform

14:00 - 16:15 Workshop
From Book to Film – Adaptations

14:45 - 15:30
The big debate
Copyright

 

15:30 - 16:15
tbc

 

16:15 - 16:30

Tea & Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00
Campaign
ASEAN Foreign Rights Catalogue

We need a strong exchange of content from all over the world. Let’s create a Foreign Rights Campaign for the ASEAN region!

 

StoryDrive Asia - the Conference programme

With an inventive mix of talks, best practice presentations, keynotes, matchmakings, capsule trainings and in depth Workshops, StoryDrive Asia will help your business to become fit for the future. From senior publishers, to editors, from strategists to sales, production, and marketing managers, to authors, StoryDrive Asia will offer a great variety of content for you and your colleagues.

Discover Southeast Asia, learn from international experts and witness innovative approaches, while doing real business during our matchmaking sessions. StoryDrive Asia will be the place where content meets business in Singapore.

Who will you meet?

At StoryDrive Asia, you will meet people from the different media industries (incl. publishing) from Southeast Asia and the Pacific and the West – we will meet and mingle – join now and discover a whole new range of possibilities.

Meet: Publishers, Technology & software providers, Film production companies, Digital strategists, Marketing experts, Game developers, Newcomers & start-ups, Programmers & developers, Scouts & agents, Distributors, and Authors.

Programme overview will be available from mid  August!