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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    itself as a benchmark for teaching strategic business skills The course is designed for upcoming middle and senior managers Speakers are senior managers from major STM companies and from neighboring industries Students discuss today s key strategic issues in the publishing industry achieve constant innovation enable change while maintaining a profitable business recognize and evaluate substantial risks and opportunities Topics are taught in a mix of lecture debate and focused case study work Course Director Richard Balkwill Associate Consultant Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies Oxford Brookes University Preliminary Course Programme Monday 10 September 9 00 Registration 9 45 Keynote introduction Michael Mabe Chief Executive STM Association Richard Balkwill Course Director Delegate introductions 10 00 STM and publishing in uncertain times Michael Mabe Chief Executive STM Association 11 00 Break 11 15 Who s holding the stake And what do they want Jonathan Clark Jonathan Clark Partners 12 00 Discussion and debate led by Michael Mabe and Jonathan Clark 12 30 Lunch 13 30 New Challenges in Product Development Panel discussion led by Antonia Seymour VP and Director STMS Books John Wiley Sons Mark Cooper Digital Editor Study Skills Palgrave Macmillan Michael Forster VP and Director Physical Sciences John Wiley Sons Helen Morant Head of Online Learning BMJ Learning BMJ Group 15 15 Break 15 30 Introduction to first case study What are the biggest threats to my company 16 00 Case Study Group Presentations 16 30 Break 16 45 Poker School Led by Chris Blake Business Consultant Investor and Social Entrepreneur 17 45 Group photograph 18 00 Break 19 00 Reception 19 30 Dinner Guest Speaker Sile Lane Sense About Science Tuesday 11 September 9 00 Risk assessment publishing strategy and scarce resources Chris Blake Business Consultant Investor and Social Entrepreneur 10 30 Break 10 45 Implementing a paradigm shift Innovation and change in STM businesses Dr James Milne Managing Director Royal Society of Chemistry 11 45 Introduction to second case study How could IMPEC improve performance and grow its business 13 00 Lunch 14 00 Case study Group Presentations Led by Graham Hobbs Taylor Francis 15 00 Break 15 15 Financial measures investing for value and maximising return John Semel Vice President John Wiley Sons 16 30 Introduction and initial preparation for third case study Tackling a series of external crises 18 00 Taxis leave for the pub quiz and supper at The Marlborough Arms Woodstock led by Ed Pentz of CrossRef 22 00 Return to Eynsham Hall Wednesday 12 September 9 15 Case Study Groups prepare for presentation 10 30 Break 11 00 Achieving the balance of rights differing priorities in research publishing Dr David Green Global Journals Publishing Director Taylor Francis Victoria Dearson Corporate Counsel Informa Group plc 12 15 Lunch 13 30 Case Study Group Presentations Led by Graham Hobbs Taylor Francis 15 00 Break 15 15 The Long View what are the key issues facing STM publishers Mayur Amin Director of Research Elsevier 16 15 Presentation of certificates round up 16 30 Master Class

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    programme to enhance scholarly publishing in and from South Africa The Academy of Science of South Africa ASSAF is the country s national academy for all empirical disciplines Its scholarly publishing programme SPP takes as its point of departure the extensive evaluations of South African journal and book based publication outputs released as consensus reviews in 2006 and 2009 respectively The programme includes improvement directed discipline grouped peer review of scholarly journals published locally a code of best practice in editing and peer review national forums for journal editors and scholarly book publishers a free online fully indexed e publishing platform scielo sa collection and a free online writing course The Humanities and the Return of the Manuscript in South Africa Implications of the Charter for the Humanities and Social Sciences on Academic Publishing Ari Sitas is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town and the Director of the Ministerial Team for the Charter of the Humanities and Social Sciences he is also a Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi and a Guest Professor at the Albert Ludvigs University of Freiburg 11 00 11 30 Coffee Break 11 30 13 00 Session 2 Academic Professional Publishing in South Africa Moderator Veronica Klipp Wits University Press Mike Schramm Publishing Manager NISC A South African perspective on the scholarly journals of learned societies history status trends and future prospects A background to journal publishing by local professional scholarly societies is presented summarising the history and current status of this form of publishing Case studies of selected titles are used to highlight particular challenges of society journal publishing and to speculate on possible future trends The scholarly publishing landscape in South Africa challenges and opportunities Jeremy Wightman Publishing Director HSRC Press The changing transactional environment of Academic and Professional publishing in South Africa in the context of building a knowledge economy Lynne Du Toit CEO Juta Company 13 00 14 00 14 00 15 30 14 00 14 30 14 30 15 30 Lunch Session 3 Academic Professional Publishing Internationally Overview Michael Mabe STM Panel Moderator David Green Global Journals Publishing Director for Taylor and Francis Group Being a college textbook publisher in Southern Africa Marian Griffin heads the Oxford University Press Southern Africa Pty Ltd business unit for Higher Education and Trade The higher education textbook market in South Africa is tiny mainly focused on undergraduate students and held back by challenges such as the nature of secondary school graduates and lack of financial resources Nevertheless it is a vital industry in which local and international publishers are finding a place for their materials and contributing towards the delivery of appropriate education for those who will hopefully join Southern African economies as productive skilled graduates This presentation will provide statistics and insights into the Higher Education sector and the role of international and local publishers Mayur Amin Elsevier Graham Taylor Publishers Association 15 30 16 00 Tea coffee break 16 00 17 00

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    centre to minimize their hotel stay for two nights but these two nights are compulsory Who should register This course is designed for those with at least one or two years experience in their publishing job with a scholarly or professional publishing organization The course is not just for the big players Members from smaller houses have found previous courses highly significant in the development of their careers The experience may be in editorial sales marketing or content management roles but the course is also valuable for people working in other roles such as finance web publishing and technology or customer service Experience has shown that participants moving into journal publishing from other publishing sectors will benefit Building on their experience registrants will gain a holistic understanding of the research publishing industry The mechanics functional roles and relationships with different customers are explained Global publishing experts in senior positions work as lecturers Course Organizers and speakers As usual there will be a team of highly experienced publishers presenting The course will be organised and directed by Anthony Watkinson Senior Lecturer in Publishing at University College London Course Programme Here is the preliminary course programme For information contact anthony watkinson btinternet com 21 May Day One 09 00 10 00 Coffee and Registration 10 00 10 15 Introduction to the Course Anthony Watkinson Senior Lecturer University College London 10 15 11 30 The Future of Journals Michael Mabe CEO STM 11 30 11 45 Break 11 45 13 00 Innovations Gillian Howcroft Director eProducts Taylor Francis 13 00 14 00 Lunch 14 00 14 30 Introduction to the Case Study and Team Allocation 14 30 16 00 Work on Case Study in Teams Session One 16 00 16 15 Break 16 15 17 30 Finance Bas Straub Publishing Director Journals Elsevier Munich 17 30 18 45 Journal Development Caroline Black Managing Director Portland Press I discuss why it is important to have development plans for journals and how to take a strategic approach to planning I also look at developing a journal portfolio as a whole including how to prioritize journals for development Finally I discuss list building through contract acquisition and launches with advice on how to develop a list building strategy Throughout the presentation I suggest useful management tools that can be applied and also compare approaches suitable for subscription based and open access journals 19 00 Dinner After dinner and rest of evening work on case study Session Two 22 nd May Day Two Breakfast 8 30 8 45 Questions and answers about case study 8 45 10 00 Content Management Edward Wates Global Journal Content Management Director Wiley Blackwell Oxford In this presentation I will review the main factors influencing the global publishing industry and their impact on Journal Content Management processes The presentation will describe the steps that need to be taken in order to optimize organizational structure the development of Content Management processes and workflows together with managing vendors and obtaining quality in an outsourced

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    Relations Nature Publishing Group and T Scott Plutchak Associate Professor and Director of the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences University of Alabama Birmingham UAB Session organized jointly with the Chicago Collaborative Ivy Anderson Director Collection Development Management Program California Digital Library Jill Emery Collections Librarian Portland State University Library Steven Gass Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services MIT Libraries Lorraine J Haricombe Dean of Libraries University of Kansas 3 15pm 3 45pm Break 3 45pm 5 15pm Panel A Day in the Life of 3 Researchers Researchers speak from different points in their research careers about how they do literature research today how they ve done it in the past and how they wish they could do it today Moderator William Cook Director of Publications American Geophysical Union Meet Tim The Professor and Journal Editor Timothy L Grove PhD Professor of Geology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Tim started his research career in Earth and Planetary science during the Apollo era when yellow legal pads typewriters and Hollerith cards were the tools of science research and publishing He has served for 22 years as chief editor of a major geoscience journal and experienced multiple transitions from the paper to the electronic world in his research writing and publishing He will share his perspectives of the most recent trends in research and publishing in the context his working and mentoring relationship with his most recent doctoral student and fellow panelist Christy Till Meet Christy The Postdoctoral Fellow Christy B Till PhD Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow United States Geological Survey Christy started her geology research career in the era of Google and Web of Science and will share her typical day to day interactions with scientific literature as a doctoral student and now as a postdoc in a government research facility Her use of scientific literature and relevant software will be compared and contrasted to that of her doctoral advisor fellow panelist Professor Timothy L Grove William T Jackson PhD Assistant Professor Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Medical College of Wisconsin William Jackson s career spans from the days of crude command line literature searches and paid copy machine cards to the current era of web search and open access pdf files Dr Jackson will walk through a biomedical scientist s typical interactions with the scientific literature from 1993 through his hopes for 2013 Armed with his opinions and little else Dr Jackson will make a case for improved file formats better search and finding a middle ground between paywalls and open access to articles 5 15pm Meeting closed for the day 5 30pm 7 00pm Networking Reception Washington Marriott Thursday May 3 8 00am 9 00am Continental Breakfast Networking 9 05am 9 10am Introduction to the morning keynote 9 10am 10 00am Keynote Building a Bridge to Science Mariette DiChristina Editor in Chief Scientific American The speaker oversees Scientific American Scientific American com Scientific American MIND and all newsstand special editions She is the eighth person and first female to assume

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    Professor Nelson has taught at Georgetown University where he conducts research and teaches courses on The Future of the Internet innovation technology forecasting and e government as well as consulting and speaking on Internet technology and policy Before joining the Georgetown faculty Michael spent almost ten years as Director of Internet Technology and Strategy at IBM where he managed a team helping define and implement IBM s New Generation Internet strategy Prior to that he worked at the White House on Internet policy with Vice President Gore Moderator Terry Hulbert Director of Business Development American Institute of Physics 2 30 Plenary Session Driving Innovations via New Connections Moderator David Martinsen Senior Scientist Web Strategy and Innovation American Chemical Society Innovations networks in Social Media Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL Speaker Dr Marc A Smith Chief Social Scientist Connected Action Consulting Group Know who is becoming more important than know how Networks are a data structure common found across all social media services that allow populations to author collections of connections Innovation networks are created when new connections form among people who have a portion of a solution The Social Media Research Foundation s NodeXL project makes analysis of social media networks accessible to most users of the Excel spreadsheet application With NodeXL Networks become as easy to create as pie charts Applying the tool to a range of social media networks has already revealed the variations present in online social spaces A review of the tool and images of Twitter flickr YouTube and email networks will be presented In particular innovation topics will be mapped to highlight the key people and groups talking about new ideas and opportunities Semantic MEDLINE Thomas C Rindflesch Cognitive Science Branch National Library of Medicine Semantic MEDLINE integrates information retrieval advanced natural language processing automatic summarization and visualization into a single Web portal The application is intended to help manage the results of PubMed searches by condensing core semantic content in the citations retrieved Output is presented as a connected graph of semantic relations with links to the original MEDLINE citations The ability to connect salient information across documents helps users keep up with the research literature and discover connections which might otherwise go unnoticed Semantic MEDLINE can make an impact on bio medicine by supporting scientific discovery and the timely translation of insights from basic research into advances in clinical practice and patient care 3 30 Break 4 00 Reinventing Innovations Moderator Eefke Smit Director of Standards Technology STM Vision Users Developers what drives innovation at Mendeley Speaker Dr Victor Henning Co Founder CEO Mendeley Ltd Mendeley has been on a wild ride from launching in 2009 to becoming one of the world s larger research community and collaboration platform with more than 1 5m users Co Founder and CEO Dr Victor Henning provides a glimpse behind the scenes and shares lessons learned about the interplay of vision user driven innovation and harnessing developer creativity 4 30 2012 STM Future Lab Trend Watch

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    own solutions or team with technology providers to bring forward new and exciting products Openness creates opportunity Richard Padley Managing Director Semantico Louise Russell Chief Operating Officer Publishing Technology Michael Clarke Executive Vice President Silverchair Information Systems 12 30 1 30 Lunch 1 30 2 30 The Geography of research is moving Eastwards implications for publications Moderator Paula Gantz Paula Gantz Publishing Consultancy Footprints across the East West bridge Caitlin Meadows Publishing Services Director Charlesworth Group In this session we look at how Western publishers can position their strategy for growth in China their China Footprint by evaluating approaches to maximise the impact of their submissions sales and editorial connections We focus particularly on the medical arena but also take insight from other disciplines We look at budgetary and academic trends in China in comparison to those in other major geographical areas such as India and how these might influence Western publishers strategies in the short and longer term as well as publishing models such as open access We will also share trends and perspectives from Chinese publishers and researchers What can we learn And how might the East West publishing landscape look in 5 or 10 years for the medical publisher in either region The China bull in the publishing shop Benjamin Shaw Global and China Director Edanz Group Ltd Most publishers find it a challenge taking advantage of the many opportunities presented as Asia grows into a scientific powerhouse The need for new approaches is highlighted by examining the obstacles faced by Chinese authors in achieving publication success Opportunities abound for establishing a competitive advantage in author outreach and services and the author community will reward publishers who foster the development of a positive scientific culture Adopting an author centric approach is a sustainable long term strategy with Chinese authors and with those from other emerging markets Narrowing the floodgates Michael Brown Editorial Director Medicine Journals Oxford University Press Publishers are seeking ways to engage with scientific communities in China in order to increase published content and grow revenues and profile The scale of opportunity is matched by the number of challenges which create barriers to entry in this important market Publishers need to engage not only with the market landscape but also with the cultural context in which research and publication takes place We explore how OUP aims to increase its publishing activities in China while maintaining a focus on publishing high quality content 2 30 3 00 Coffee Tea Break 3 00 4 00 Pharmaceutical Companies and Medical Publishers in a world of increasing regulation we need each other more than eve r Moderator Phil Johnson Publisher British Medical Journal Sarah Feeny Head of Scientific Division Complete Medical Communications There is ever increasing regulation and scrutiny of the publication of industry sponsored research and the involvement of medical communications agencies contracted to facilitate it In this session we will discuss how three of the main stakeholders publishers industry and agency can work better in this environment

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    insights Scholarly publishing products come in various formats e journals e Books databases mobile applications and of course print While the course focuses on journals other products will be put in context of the typical publishing programme Organisation of the course An outline of the topics covered and the speakers invited is provided below The presentations have been devised to encourage interaction and the programme is more flexible that it looks in order to allow for more detailed discussions of what emerge as key areas of interest and concern It is anticipated that all spare time will generally be devoted to the case study It will therefore be necessary to stay the nights of 11 th 12 th and 13 th at the conference centre even if you work and live in Singapore The case study will be sent out to participants a few weeks before the course starts so that some preparation can be done though none will be required All participants should strongly consider bringing their laptops All participants will take part in their teams oral and written presentations but it will be understood that for some of those attending English is not the first language Course director and speakers Anthony Watkinson Senior Lecturer Department of Information Studies University College London and formerly Director of Education and Training STM will direct the course Andrew Stammer Journals Publishing Director CSIRO Publishing will act as course tutor Speakers come both from APAC countries and outside the region ensuring that local industry specifics are addressed and the global nature of the journals business is always presented STM is grateful for the support by members in Singapore and especially for the special assistance given by World Scientific Publishing Company For more information about organisational matters please contact Jo Dinnage dinnage stm assoc org and for questions about the programme contact Anthony Watkinson anthony watkinson btinternet com Preliminary Programme Sunday 11 March 11 00 Registration 12 00 Lunch 12 45 Welcome to Singapore and Introduction to the Course Anthony Watkinson and Doreen Liu Managing Director World Scientific Publishing 13 30 Role and Future of STM Journal Publishing Michael Mabe Chief Executive Officer STM 14 30 Is Technology a Differentiator And Other Questions to Ponder Kevin Cohn Vice President of Operations Atypon 15 45 Refreshment Break 16 00 What is changing out there Anthony Watkinson 17 15 Introduction to the Case Study followed by short break Anthony Watkinson 19 00 Dinner followed by work on case study Monday 12 March 08 30 Questions and Answers about the Case Study Anthony Watkinson and Andrew Stammer Acting Director CSIRO Publishing 09 00 Managing Journal Finances Terig Hughes Finance Director Elsevier Health Sciences Asia Pacific 10 15 Refreshment Break 10 30 Journal Development Chris Graf Publisher Wiley Blackwell Australia 11 45 Managing Journal health The Editorial Office Andrew Stammer Acting Director CSIRO Publishing This presentation addresses five questions Who is interested in my journal Why are they interested How do I manage them What measurements can I

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    were commonplace in the paper based system can be problematic This presentation explores some challenges involved in achieving a Web based scholarly communication record that preserves temporal context It will discuss how the Memento Time Travel for the Web framework can be leveraged with this regard How to Execute the Research Paper From Data Journals to Virtual Machines Anita de Waard Elsevier Labs Researcher Disruptive Technologies After almost two decades of innovation but no real change on the format of the scholarly publication it seems we are now near a tipping point where true changes are about to take place in the way that science and the humanities are described transmitted used and aggregated In my talk I offer a brief overview of a number of recent projects that aim to accelerate this revolution and better graft scholarly communication on the distributed immediate multi modal information galaxy we inhabit today First I ll discuss some work to redefine scholarly publications as stories that persuade with data Next I will describe ongoing work on improving the relationship between publications and research data through online workflow systems and the creation of executable journals Lastly I ll mention a current effort to connect scholars publishers librarians programmers and funding agencies entitled Force11 Future of Research Communications and eScience 2011 Computation meets Knowledge Conrad Wolfram Strategic Director and European co founder Wolfram Research The value chain of knowledge is being rapidly redefined Rather than static information in dead documents readers increasingly expect active content they can drive interact with and automatically recompute from They correctly perceive that these changes can dramatically step up the bandwidth of communicating technical ideas and increase the value of the content Yet up to now few such active journals or scientific books have existed because their cost of production is too high with professional programmers rather than the authors themselves typically needed to build the content Conrad Wolfram will discuss what s needed to change this including demonstrating the new Computable Document Format CDF live and explaining how we ll soon be entering a new era of citizen interactive document authoring 12 20 12 50 5 Future Flash sessions moderator Jonathan Clark independent Advisor Daniel Pollock NPG Mobile or Desktop Kindle or iPad HTML5 or ePub Why we should wait and see Graham McCann IoPP Article Evolution Michael Forster Wiley iMolecules Kent Anderson JBJS Portfolio Expansion IJsbrand Jan Aalbersberg Elsevier Connecting to external data sets through SciVerse Applications 12 50 14 00 Lunch 14 00 15 00 Keynote IEEE lecture on Innovative Libraries moderator Gerry Grenier Director of Publishing Technologies IEEE Digital Dementia Lost in knowledge or a New Scholarly Landscape Paul Gandel Professor of Information Studies Syracuse University Our vast embrace of the Internet and World Wide Web the increasingly easy access to high end computing large scale inexpensive digital storage and the nearly limitless array of new electronic tools for research analysis and collaboration has dramatically re shaped our information landscape While this wealth of easily accessible

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