E Ink Exec To Speak In Germany, Focus on Publishing & Electronic Displays
Press release from the issuing company
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- Oct. 2, 2001-- E Ink Corporation, the leading developer and marketer of electronic ink technology, today announced that Jerome S. Rubin, chairman of the board of E Ink and founder of Lexis-Nexis, will speak at a conference preceding the Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Rubin will participate in a panel addressing the question "How fast will the world move to reading on a screen?'' and will discuss the impact of next-generation display technologies on that question. Among other things, Rubin will discuss how electronic ink dramatically improves screen definition and power requirements, resulting in lighter, easier-to-read displays that will revolutionize devices such as personal digital assistants (PDAs), cell phones and electronic books.
The panel, which is part of a day-long conference the day before the official opening of the 2001 Book Fair, will be held on Monday, October 8, from 9:50 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Additional speakers participating in the panel, which will be led by Publishers Weekly, include Joan Mullally, Domhan Books; Minh-Son Nguyen, Vivendi; and Clifford Lynch, CNI.
About the "Big Questions'' Conference
The Frankfurt "Big Questions'' Conference presents extensive research on "Big Questions'' as conducted by five of the leading periodicals covering the global book publishing business today; Publishers Weekly, The Bookseller, Inside.com, Library Journal and Borsenblatt des Deutschen Buchhandels. Each media partner will publish in-depth research on one of the "Big Questions'' before the conference and their research will provide the factual underpinning for the panel discussions.
About the Frankfurt Book Fair
The Ausstellungs-und Messe GmbH (AuM), a subsidiary company of the German Publishers' and Booksellers' Association, organizes the Frankfurt Book Fair. Through its International Marketing & Sales Division, the AuM also encourages international contacts and promotes the economic and cultural interests of German publishers and booksellers.
In an exhibition area of some 190,000 square meters, you will find more than 380,000 books published by more than 6,600 individual exhibitors and 80 national exhibitions, publishers and multimedia producers from 110 countries as well as 280,000 visitors, among them 11,000 journalists.
Today, Frankfurt is the most important trading event in the international rights and licenses business within the publishing industry. Founded directly after the Second World War, the Frankfurt Book Fair has become the symbol of modern internationally orientated book trading.
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