FICCI to host PubliCon 2023, celebrate publishers’ contributions to learning, research, and innovation

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will be organizing PubliCon 2023, a prestigious event dedicated to exploring the crucial role of publishers in the domains of Learning, Research, and Innovation. The event will be held on August 8th, 2023, at the Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi.

PubliCon 2023 will feature the highly anticipated ‘FICCI Publishing Awards,’ which will recognize and honor the exceptional contributions of publishers across various categories, including Business, Translation, Designing, Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Children’s Literature, among others. The program will focus on discussions around Leisure Reading for Learning, Role of Scholarly and Scientific Publishing in India’s Global Research Output,  Challenges in Research Funding – The effect on Research Output and its Publication, etc.

The event will be graced by distinguished personalities from the literary and academic spheres. Among the esteemed speakers are  Dr. K. Sreenivasarao, Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, Dr. Akhilesh Gupta, Senior Advisor, DST, GoI, Dr. Debapriya Dutta, Scientist ‘ G ‘ & Head  SEED, GoI and
Smt. Neera Jain, Chief Editor & Joint Director, National Book Trust (NBT) India, Ministry of Education, GoI.

“We believe that publishers play an integral role in shaping our intellectual landscape. PubliCon 2023 is a unique opportunity to celebrate their invaluable contributions and foster an environment of collaboration and growth within the publishing industry,” said Mr. Neeraj Jain, Chairman of the FICCI Publishing Committee.