ECPA webinars to feature B&N’s James Daunt, and experts on the First Amendment and DEI

ECPA webinars to feature B&N’s James Daunt, and experts on the First Amendment and DEI Registration is now open for three webinars ECPA will host for its members, starting in June: June 7:  How DEI is Shaping the Future of Publishing with Hachette Book Group’s Chief Diversity Officer Carrie Bloxson July 12:  The First Amendment and the Publishing & Distribution of Christian Books with Flagler Law Group’s Craig Gipson Aug. 9:  Reimagining the Retail Landscape with James Daunt, CEO of Barnes & Noble

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ECPA member webinar on December 1st: Action plan for organizational change

ECPA member webinar on December 1st: Action plan for organizational change In the midst of racial tensions and cultural confusion about diversity, equity, and inclusion, many in Christian publishing have been working towards sustainable change to ensure their publishing programs better reflect, include, and serve God’s kingdom and church. But working towards lasting organizational change can bring dead ends, misunderstandings, and resistance. Global diversity strategist and author of the upcoming book “Unfractured” (Chosen Books), Skot Welch, will break down an…

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ECPA presents webinar this Friday on Nonprofit Law and Publishing

ECPA presents webinar this Friday on Nonprofit Law and Publishing Attorneys Jonathan McCants and Brian Flagler will present a Nonprofit Law Primer webinar this Friday for ECPA members on Key Topics for Ministries and Publishers Doing Business with Nonprofits.  Aspects of most resources published by ECPA houses are regulated by laws governing nonprofits – and all religious organizations, for- and non-profit, face increasing scrutiny concerning their freedom to make decisions based on sincerely held religious beliefs. Information and registration

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ECPA’s member webinar series starts Friday

ECPA’s member webinar series starts Friday This Friday, ECPA will present a webinar with University of Cambridge emeritus professor John B. Thompson on Redefining the Publishers’ Role in the Digital Age.  Thompson, who is the author of Merchants of Culture and Book Wars has devoted his academic career to studying book publishing, and will discuss the new challenges and opportunities for publishers as they seek to redefine their role in the digital age.  Register More on the webinar series

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ECPA finishes webinar series this Friday with legal dive into Intellectual Property Piracy

ECPA finishes webinar series this Friday with legal dive into Intellectual Property Piracy The free ECPA Focus webinar series for members ends this Friday, August 26, with a discussion on “Intellectual Property Piracy: Proactive and Reactive Measures to Protect Yourself,” hosted by Brian Flagler (Flagler Law Group) with Ryan June (Castañeda + Heidelman) and Austin Padgett (Troutman Sanders). REGISTER

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