Piero Attanasio

Head of International projects - AIE, Italy

I have been working in book publishing since 1986, after a degree in economics at the University of Bologna. In 1995 I joined AIE (Italian Publishers Association) where I'm currently head of international affairs and R&D programmes and coordinates the activities of the academic publishing group. I am CEO of mEDRA (multilingual European DOI Registration Agency). I have been the scientific director of the ARROW projects (www.arrow-net.eu), the leading European initiative to facilitate right information management in digital library programmes and is now chair of the Arrow Association, the-not-for profit organisation managing the Arrow system. I'm member of the Executive committee of the ISBN International Agency, where I also served as chair since 2006 to 2012. I was also board member of Editeur and the International DOI Foundation. I am author of many articles and two monographs about book industry, in particular about the impact of technologies on book trade and rights management in digital environment. I'm lecturer in the Master course on publishing at the University of Milan.

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