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Independent Publishing Conference, 9–12 November 2016

The Small Press Network is proud to be delivering the fifth annual Independent Publishing Conference this November at The Wheeler Centre in Melbourne. This is the must-attend event for all publishing professionals at any stage of their career.


This year’s conference will include sessions for students, academics and researchers, established publishers and newcomers to the industry.


A full program will be available in September.


The 2016 Most Underrated Book Award will be presented during the 2016 conference.


The conference is generously supported by the Copyright Agency.


The 2015 Independent Publishing Conference

The 2015 Conference was held on 19 to 21 November at the Wheeler Centre. The program is available to download as a PDF.

Book your 2016 tickets now!

Tickets to the 2016 conference are now available!


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9 Nov 2016Student Day

A half-day introduction to the publishing industry aimed at students.

10 Nov 2016Industry Research Day

Academics and researchers from across Australia presenting papers on a range of topics relating to publishing. For information on presenting at the conference, see the 2016 call for papers here.

11 Nov 2016Trade Day

Featuring panels on the most important topics for publishing businesses today.

12 Nov 2016Fundamentals of Publishing Day

An excellent introduction for newer publishers.

19-21 Nov 20152015 speakers

Browse through details of the speakers who presented at the 2015 Independent Publishing Conference.

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Where & When

2016 Conference, November 9-12

The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

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