Former Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle will make opening remarks and Ethan Mollick, associate professor at the Wharton School and author of the newsletter One Useful Thing, will give a keynote address at PW’s Artificial Intelligence: Revolution and Opportunity in Trade Publishing half-day online webinar on September 27.

Other confirmed panelists include: Barbara Kline Pope, executive director of the Johns Hopkins University Press; Cliff Guren, digital media strategist currently working on an AI-focused research project for Forbes Books; Catherine Weldon, artificial intelligence and machine learning associate at Penguin Random House; Keith Riegert, publisher of Ulysses Press; Ken Brooks, president of Treadwell Media Group; Bill Kasdorf, principal at Kasdorf & Associates and expert on accessibility, XML/HTML/EPUB modeling, and workflow; and entertainment and arts lawyer Scott Sholder, partner at Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard and co-chair of the firm’s litigation group.

In addition, a digital-savvy slate of authors will take on AI issues of particular concern to writers, creators and authors. Among them is writer and critic Sean Michaels, author of the topical forthcoming novel Do You Remember Being Born? (Astra House, Sept.). Each panel will be followed by an audience Q&A.

The webinar will be hosted by PW contributing editor Thad McIlroy and technology impresario Peter Brantley.

The webinar is slated for September 27 from 1:00–5:30 p.m. ET. It will be livestreamed from New York and San Francisco. Registration is $49, with group rates available. For sponsorship information, contact Cevin Bryerman, publisher and CEO of Publishers Weekly, at Registration information and tickets are available here.