The iBooks Author Conference ( is coming to Nashville, TN, Oct. 8-9. It will be held at the Ford Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Separate events, such as complementary iBooks Author Certification Program exam sessions and the Thursday night iBooks Author Hack, will be held off-site with shuttle service provided.

Available free on the Mac App Store, iBooks Author is an app that allows anyone to create beautiful iBooks Textbooks — and just about any other kind of book — for the iPad and Mac. Its been redesigned for OS X Yosemite. It supports galleries, video, interactive diagrams, 3D objects, mathematical expressions, and more.

The 2015 iBooks Author Conference is a global gathering of the growing iBooks Author user base, spanning educators, instructional designers, creative professionals, learning professionals, authors, corporate trainers, and others.  The Conference will provide thought leadership, best practices, and a gathering of community.

The programming lineup for the iBooks Author Conference is loaded with nationally-recognized subject matter experts. Topics from fair use to book marketing to deploying iBooks Author across an entire organization will be covered.  Sponsors Tumult (maker of award-winning Hype 3 Pro) and BookWidgets (coming to the Conference from their headquarters in Belgium) will take the stage to talk advanced iBA techniques, helping you leave this Conference with the knowledge and insight that will give you an edge, regardless of your industry.

The iBA Awards, recognizing worldwide best-in-class achievement in iBooks Author, will be presented as part of the festivities.  iBook of the Year, iBook Series of the Year, various iBook professional awards, and many others will be awarded, as we recognize outstanding accomplishment.

The iBooks Author Conference is already well on the way to selling out. Remaining tickets are available at