Jade Roth to Speak at Symposium/ITxpo 2011

October 17, 2011

Jade Roth, vice president of books and digital strategy at Barnes & Noble, has been invited to speak at the Higher Education Group panel discussion at the upcoming Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011 in Orlando, Florida on October 19. The panel will discuss the future of eTextbooks in education.

Ms. Roth will bring her extensive knowledge of digital textbooks trends and the challenges facing higher education to the discussion. Other participants on the panel will include Sean Devine, CEO of CourseSmart, and founder and CEO of Inkling, Matt MacInnis.

The Symposium/ITxpo 2011 is a nationally recognized premier IT industry event attended by the nations top CIOs and IT professionals and offers a meaningful and productive exchange of ideas and strategies in technology.

Industry projections anticipate 60% of textbook titles will be digital by 2014. Barnes & Noble promises to deliver next-generation educational content to the colleges and university campuses we serve with new technologies that will shape the future of learning.

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