EVENT ALERT: DBW Global (Mon 9/14 - Wed 9/16)

AI + voice + audio + content


Next week, DBW Global - the all-virtual version of longstanding publishing event Digital Book World - takes place Monday through Wednesday.

A vast multitude of sessions will be of interest to those working with voice, AI, and any type of content and/or publishing:

Monday, September 14

  • Global Growth In Audiobooks and Podcasts: New Consumption Trends And Business Models (Javier Celaya, Founder, Dosdoce; 9:05 AM-9:25 AM Central)

  • Accessibility in 2020: The Challenges Ahead (Dave Gunn, DAISY Consortium; 9:25 AM-9:45 AM Central)

  • The Use Of Artificial Intelligence By Authors, Editors and Publishers to Create Better Fiction (Alessandra Torre, President, Authors AI; 1:20 PM-1:40 PM Central)

  • Voice Tech + AI: Re-shaping The Publishing Industry (Bradley Metrock; 3:20 PM-3:40 PM Central)

Tuesday, September 15

Wednesday, September 16

  • From The Stephen King Library To Bumpin’: Lesson In Innovation (Simon & Schuster + Skilled Creative; 9:05 AM-9:30 AM Central)

  • Giving Publishers And Authors A Voice (James Faktor, Founder, USound; 9:30 AM-9:55 AM Central)

  • Data-Driven Decisions On Marketing In Publishing (Mary McAveney, Chief Marketing Officer, Open Road Integrated Media; 11:50 AM-12:20 PM Central)

  • Alexa, Multi-Touch Books, And The Future Of Higher Education (Jamie Perkins, University of Arizona; 12:40 PM-1:00 PM Central)

  • BIPOC Voices: Experiencing Authentic Diverse Voices on Alexa (Dr. Paul McNeil, Creator, MB Interactive Stories; Founder, MB Usable Security; 2:50 PM-3:10 PM Central)

I’ll be moderating the entire conference, from beginning to end.

This Week In Voice VIP subscribers can use promo code TWIVVIP to save 25% when registering:



No matter what industry you’re in, Digital Book World is a far-reaching conference mainly because, in 2020, every single business is a publisher of content of various kinds.

The event was completely sold out in 2019 (you know, back when we met in person) and will be a virtual packed house next week.

Hope you can join us.



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