Past Event

The Future of Books

Mon, Nov 16 2009 - 6:00pm

The Future of Books

Kevin Hunsanger, Co-owner, Green Apple Books
Jared Friedman, Co-founder, Scribd
Brewster Kahle, Director and Co-founder, Archive.org
Dan Clancy, Engineering Director, Google Books
Pamela Samuelson, Distinguished Professor, Law and Information, UC Berkeley
David Hellman, Associate Librarian, San Francisco State University – Moderator

Will the printed word become obsolete? Access to information is constantly changing, and the popularity of e-books and online material is on the rise. To survive, publishing companies are trying to adapt to new forms of written media. Discover how innovations such as the Kindle and Google Books will affect us both socially and economically and learn how industry insiders are keeping up with the changes.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $18 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Underwriter: The Bernard Osher Foundation