STM / CAST Industry Day
China on the World Stage: STM Publishing and China

A Joint STM + Chinese Association of Science and Technology (CAST) Event

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China has witnessed unparalleled growth over the last decade, including within its STM publishing sector. Chinese spending on research increases significantly every year, increasing the demand for high-quality published content and leading scholarly publications. This event will bring together attendees from the Chinese Association of Science and Technology (CAST) as well as those from the wider publishing industry to explore the current developments across academic journal publishing in Asia, and to discover what the future of STM publishing will look like across the region.

Preliminary Programme

08:00 – 08:30

Registration & Coffee

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome and Keynote Introductions

Wang Chunfa, Executive Secretary, CAST

Eric Merkel-Sobotta, Past President, STM

09:00 – 09:45

Keynote Presentation
Wu Shulin

09:45 – 10:30

STM Industry in 2015
Michael Mabe, STM Association

10:30 – 10:45

Morning break

10:45 – 12:30

Open Access and China

Zhang Xiaolin

Jigisha Patel, BioMed Central

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch and networking

14:00 – 15:00

Panel Discussion: STM publishing across APAC

Lyndsey Dixon, Taylor and Francis

Anders Karlsson, Elsevier

Mark Robertson, Wiley

Yan Shuai, Tsinghua University Press

15:00 – 15:30

Afternoon break

15:30 – 16:30

Reputation management and research integrity


16:30 – 16:45

Summary and close

Michael Mabe, STM Association


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