Day 1 US Annual Conference
Save the date and please note our change of location to Philadelphia!
Is your publishing house the researcher’s north star?
Registration and networking continental breakfast
Chaired by and opening: Jay Flynn, Senior Vice President, Wiley
Welcome from the STM Board Chair - Jason Wilde, Chief Publishing Officer, AIP Publishing
Researchers are our North Star
Opening Keynote: Judy Verses, EVP Research, Wiley
As change in scientific and scholarly publishing continues to accelerate, many parallels are
Refreshment break & networking
Three researchers: Communication needs, new modes of validation and data availability.
Moderated by Jay Flynn, Senior Vice President, Wiley
Explanation of their area of work, collaboration, validation, information sources.
Emergent trends and needs in scientific publishing as seen by a material scientist
Arthi Jayaraman, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
My research expertise lies in development and use of models and computational techniques to
Fishing expeditions: a way to catch fish.
Casey Greene, Assistant Professor Of Pharmacology, Smilow Center for Translational Research,
Our understanding of the world, and specific maladies, improves when scientists metaphorically go
Research Outputs and Publishing Platforms in the Digital Humanities
Jim English, John Welsh Centennial Professor of English
Scholars doing computational work in literary and cultural studies face a number of challenges
Should technical innovations and the associated chunks of code be published alongside the
Jim English will describe some of his own current research and other projects in and around
Lunch & networking
Pre-publication sharing – Friend or foe?
Moderated by Darrell W. Gunter, Director STM North America and Membership, STM Association
‘Three Shades of Pre-Prints’- Our esteemed panel will present their thoughts & view on Pre-Prints!
Louise Page, Chief Innovation Officer, PLOS
Unlike the physical sciences, preprint adoption in the life sciences is still very low with only
Darla Henderson, Assistant Director & Publisher of Open Access Programs, ACS
The American Chemical Society (ACS), along with partners the Royal Society of Chemistry and
Alberto Pepe, Director of Product, Atypon
Pre-publishing is on the rise. The volume and popularity of preprints have increased significantly
Refreshment break & networking
The future of access, part 1: The platform play and seamless content syndication
Moderated by Roger Schonfeld, Director, Library & Scholarly Communication Program, Ithaka S+R
Is the fate of the music business looming over STM publishers like darkening storm clouds?
Mendeley and Readcube propose syndicating content and brokering institutional access directly
Search engines like Google Scholar & Dimensions are serving up content directly now, expanding
What is the future of the publisher’s own platform in this scenario? How will these new efforts to
Gaby Appleton, Managing Director of Mendeley
Yann Mahé, Director Innovation & Business Development, MyScienceWork
Rob McGrath, CEO Readcube
Roy Kaufman, Managing Director, Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center
Relevance, responsibility and integrity in research
Closing keynote: Annette Thomas, CEO, Clarivate Analytics
Close of STM US Annual Conference Day 1
Jay Flynn, Senior Vice President, Wiley
Members only forum: Update on issues critical to academic & professional publishers
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