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Chris Saynor

Standards Editor


Chris Saynor is responsible for EDItEUR’s book publishing standards including ONIX, Thema and EDItX. He joined the organisation in late 2016. For the previous eight years, he worked for GiantChair Inc. in Paris as a metadata specialist and project manager, and has been responsible for implementation of the Onixsuite application in many publishing organisations. He is widely known for his work with French industry liaison body CLIL and with BISG committees. Prior to that, he has a 20-year background in bookselling with Waterstones and WHSmith.


Thema: Essentials

June 15, 1-5:15 p.m. ET | $179.65

This course introduces Thema, the international, multi-lingual subject category scheme, its origin and benefits, and demonstrates how it should be used across the global book supply chain. Attendees will learn the principles behind Thema and its use, and how to go about adopting it within their organization.

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