SYP Conference Registration extended to November 7th

So don't delay, register today! The theme of this year’s conference at Oxford Brookes University on Saturday 14th of November is The Impact of Publishing upon Society, focusing on the ways in which the publishing industry engages with, influences and shapes both local and global society. This topic is sure to excite and engage all those who work in publishing and in the book trade.

If you’re a graduate hoping to break into publishing, or a young professional already working hard in the industry, this conference will provide a fantastic opportunity to hear from some of the top names in publishing, and mingle with like-minded individuals. We’ve got seminars, debates and more informal events on throughout the conference to inform, provoke and entertain. Whether you’re serious or just curious about publishing, this day is not to be missed.

Speakers confirmed include:
Helen Fraser - Penguin
Will Atkinson - Faber & Faber
Michael Jones - Borders
Sarah Totterdell - Oxfam
Alan Samson - Orion
Chris Brazier - New Internationalist

Plus seminars on topics including:
The Economics of Publishing
Publishing Career Development
Publishing Design
Entrepreneurial Publishing
Digital Developments

Prices start from just £28 for members!

To register and find out more details, visit our conference mini-site at If you have any questions, feel free to email the Oxford SYP Chair Alan Crompton at

Click here for a pdf copy of the speaker list and running order.