SSP 40th Annual Meeting Schedule

Virtual Meeting

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Track Topics
Fueling Scholarship
Industry Crossroads
Keynote/Plenary Presentations
Marketing/Sales/Strategy
New Challenges/New Innovations
Other
Practical Skills/Publishing 101
Pre-Meeting Seminar
Reimagining Research
Sponsored Session
Tools and Technologies
8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seminar 1
The Open Source Bazaar: Building a Sustainable Open Ecosystem for Scholarly Communication
Scholarly communication technology and infrastructure is dominated by closed proprietary silos, riddled with gaps and saddled with rising costs that are holding back the speed and transparency of science and scholarship...
Moderators
Kristen Fisher Ratan, Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CoKo)
Heather Staines, Hypothes.is
Speakers
Dan Whaley, Hypothes.is
Alison McGonagle-O'Connell, Coko Foundation
Nathan Lisgo, eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd
Juan Alperin, Public Knowledge Project
John Chodacki, California Digital Library
Dan Morgan, University of California Press
8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seminar 2
Managing Academic Journals Workshop: What's Working, What's Holding us Back, Where do we go From Here?
This participant-driven workshop will examine the myriad ways to manage journals. Topics include editor-in-chief transitions, budgets, editorial fees, negotiating contracts, peer review processes, system changes or migrations, policy changes, editorial advisory boards and impact factors...
Moderator
Patti Davis, Emerald Publishing
Speakers
Megan Larkin, Springer Publishing Company
Sai Konda, American Chemical Society
Malavika Legge, Portland Press / Biochemical Society
Patrick Murphy, DePaul University
8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seminar 3
Thinking the Unthinkable, Or How to Prepare for a Platform Migration
Online publishing platforms are key to our overall business strategy, and publishers are seeking partnerships that meet business as well as content requirements. As the platform provider landscape continues to be marked by acquisition, consolidation, and new approaches, many of us find ourselves contemplating the once-unthinkable: what if we need to change platforms...
Moderator
Allison Belan, Duke University Press
Speakers
Karie Kirkpatrick, American Physiological Society
Kristin E. Martin, University of Chicago Library
Angela Sidman, Yale University Library
Christine Stamison, NERL Consortium
Kristen Twardowski, Duke University Press
8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seminar 4
Humans, AI, and Decision Making: How do we make use of data, text mining and machine learning for better decision making
  When we hear the term artificial intelligence, we might think of Anthony Daniels’ unnecessarily effete C-3PO or the sociopathic HAL from 2001...
Moderator
Phill Jones, Emerald Publishing
Speakers
John Sack, HighWire Press, Inc.
Jon Stroll, Clarivate Analytics
Isabel Thompson, Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Pauline Crepel, MyScienceWork
11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Open Networking Luncheon
Lunch is included in the cost for all pre-meeting seminar attendees. Cash and Carry lunch options will also be available for conference registrants not attending the pre-meeting seminars.
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Sponsored Session - Stilo
A New Approach to XML JATS/STS Content Conversion & Editing using Web-based Tools
XML-based workflows are becoming increasingly well-established. Moving to an XML-based publishing environment can save time and money and make new publishing paradigms possible...
Speaker
Patrick Baker, Stilo International
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Sponsored Session - Taylor & Francis and Nova Techset
Right-sizing language editing using AI: a case study in improving publication speed and author satisfaction
The application of artificial intelligence to areas of traditional craft skill in the academic publishing industry creates an opportunity to reshape the knowledge supply chain and improve the velocity of scientific communication...
Speakers
Stewart Gardiner, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
Byron Laws, Nova Techset Limited
Kevin Swanson, Taylor and Francis Journals
Nixon Xavier, Nova Techset Limited
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Sponsored Session - Typefi
Bridging the Perilous Crossroads with Automation
This session explores the state of the industry and how publishers can successfully use automation to do more with their time, money, and resources...
Speaker
Chandi Perera, Typefi Systems
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Diversity & Inclusion Session
Building an Inclusive Culture in Scholarly Publishing
This panel will highlight efforts around the industry to move the scholarly publishing environment in more diverse and inclusive directions...
Moderator
Rebecca McLeod, Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.
Speakers
Peter Berkery, Association of University Presses
Jean Shipman, Elsevier
Jody Gray, American Library Association
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Sponsored Session - diacriTech
XEditPro Publishing Suite: AI & NLP Assisted Copyediting with Automated Proofs and e-Deliverables! 
diacriTech will demonstrate XEditPro, a SaaS-based publishing suite
Speakers
Madhu Rajamani, diacriTech
Mahesh Balakrishnan, diacriTech
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Sponsored Session - Impelsys
Leverage Technology to Supercharge your Digital Strategy - Obtain a 360 Degree View of your Customer Journey and Promote Unified Customer Experience Across Content Types
Professional associations and societies are on a constant lookout to provide more value by enhancing their membership benefits...
Speakers
Sameer Shariff, Impelsys Inc
Kotesh Govindaraju, Impelsys Inc
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Sponsored Session - wizdom.ai
Delivering Fast, Data-driven Decisions for Academic Publishers using wizdom.ai
Research Intelligence a Case Study It is becoming increasingly difficult for academic publishers to efficiently assess their performance, find new ways to grow their business, monitor global trends and get actionable intelligence to take steps in the right direction...
Speaker
Sadia Shahid, wizdom.ai
2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Sponsored Session - Editage
Beyond the Traditional Journal Article: How Some Journals are Redefining how Scholarly Content can be Served and Consumed
A number of journals today are exploring the use of enriched content outputs such as videos, infographics, and short-form articles to disseminate scholarly content...
Moderator
Satyajit Rout, Editage
Speakers
Patricia Baskin, American Academy of Neurology
Paige Shaklee, Cell Press
Satyajit Rout, Editage
2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Sponsored Session - Sheridan
Six Smart Sheridan Solutions
An Essential Lightning Round Sheridan’s Six Smart Solutions session is a rapid-fire session packed with updates on proven technologies that are helping publishers succeed today and new announcements about forthcoming products and services.
Speakers
Michael Hepp, Sheridan
Tom Beyer, Sheridan PubFactory
Eric Biggins, Sheridan
2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Sponsored Session - Yewno
How AI Can Improve Discoverability of Publishers Content and Support Strategic Decision Making?
Using artificial intelligence technology, which can read and understand full text, publishers no longer need to rely on metadata which may be limited in volume and sometimes dated...
Speakers
Ruth Pickering, Yewno
Terry Ehling, MIT Press
4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Opening Remarks By SSP President
Speaker
Jennifer Pesanelli, FASEB
4:15 PM
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Opening Keynote: Safiya Noble
Toward an Ethic of Social Justice in Information
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception/Exhibitors Marketplace
Network with your colleagues and other professionals at the SSP Annual Meeting Opening Reception. Meet with exhibitors and see what new innovations are being offered by industry service providers.
8:00 PM
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
40th Anniversary Celebration at the Navy Pier
Join SSP at the Navy Pier for their 40th Anniversary Celebration - Paint the Town Red!
7:30 AM
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
New Member/First-Time Attendee Breakfast
If you are a new member of SSP or this is the first time you’re attending the SSP Annual Meeting, plan to attend!
7:30 AM
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast/Exhibitors Marketplace
9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote: Steve Mirsky
How Cialdini’s Six Principles of Persuasion Can Help Us Advance Scholarly Communication
10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Refreshment Break/Exhibitors Marketplace
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 1A
Digital Humanities: Development, Co-operation and Sustainability
The digital humanities have been on everybody’s lips for quite a number of years now. Humanities scholars, under pressure of the accusation that their work is not relevant to the common good and has no economic value, have been trying to counter this with efforts to make their research more accessible and relevant, and to show that using digital tools can lead to new and important insights...
Moderator
Irene van Rossum, Brill USA, Inc.
Speakers
Elizabeth Beaudin, Yale University
Harriett Green, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Alex Humphreys, ITHAKA
Gabriel Pizzorno, Harvard University
Etienne Posthumus, Brill USA, Inc.
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 1B
There is a Tool for That! Using Data and Customer Insights to Evaluate Tools and Services
In scholarly publishing only one thing is certain: change. While our customers are becoming increasingly comfortable with a rapidly shifting technology landscape our revenues and shifting workflows don’t always allow for the development and subsequent roll-out of new, innovative and custom tools and services...
Moderator
Ann Michael, Delta Think
Speakers
Paul Gee, The JAMA Network, American Medical Association
Jill Treby, International Association for the Study of Pain
Daniel Griffin, Duke University Press
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 1C
Making Data Sharing the New Normal: Progress and Challenges
The case for open data to support good research practice is increasingly inarguable. Open access to research data can help speed the pace of discovery and deliver more value by enabling reuse and reducing duplication...
Moderator
Grace Baynes, Springer Nature
Speakers
Robert McDonald, University of Colorado
Joerg Heber, PLOS ONE
Dina Paltoo, NIH / National Library of Medicine
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 1D - Virtual Meeting Session
The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Metadata & Persistent Identifiers Through the Research & Publication Cycle  
When properly applied, metadata feeds into future endeavors. The importance of metadata is well known to publishers, but it is not always carried through the scholarly communications supply chain...
Moderator
Christine Orr, Ringgold, Inc.
Speakers
Bruce Rosenblum, Inera Inc.
Sarah Whalen, AAAS
Mary Seligy, Canadian Science Publishing
Jennifer Goodrich, Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.
Howard Ratner, CHORUS
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 1E
Leadership development in scholarly publishing: A practical conversation
Nearly all professionals want to know ways they can grow in their field; however leadership development is often overlooked at organizations...
Moderator
Ben Mudrak, American Chemical Society
Speakers
Julie Nash, J&J Editorial LLC
Alison Labbate, Wiley
Rick Anderson, J. Willard Marriott Library University of Utah
Alethea Gerding, American College of Prosthodontists
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 1F
Artificial Intelligence: How will Publishers Benefit from Artificial Intelligence?
Smart publishers are beginning to embrace AI and are weaving it into the core of their business — to source new content, to inform and improve content and for new product development...
Moderator
Michael Cairns, Information Media Partners
Speakers
Ruth Pickering, Yewno
McArthur Gill, Storyfit
Neil Blair Christensen, UNSILO
Jignesh Bhate, Molecular Connections Private Ltd
Ann Gabriel, Elsevier
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 1G
Lightning Talks: Profiles in Scholarly Publishing
We often hear that people “fall into” jobs in scholarly publishing, that the industry struggles to attract the right talent it needs, and that organizations must to adapt, innovate, and pivot in order to thrive in the 21st-century digital world...
Moderator
Gabriel Harp, Cell Press
Speakers
Dawa Riley, Hypothes.is
Michael Di Natale, BioOne
Christen Pruitt, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Abigail Wickes, Oxford University Press
Rose L'Huillier, Elsevier
Isabel Thompson, Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Simanta Buck, Elsevier
Alison McGonagle-O'Connell, Coko Foundation
Sai Konda, American Chemical Society
Erica Leeman, MIT Press
Hilary Peterson, American Psychological Association
12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Awards Luncheon/Annual Business Meeting
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 2A
How Do We Move the Goal of Open Access from Concept to Reality?
 This session will look at the current state of the transition to Open Access and the constraints different market players are experiencing, and will consider what is needed to see a marked increase in the number of research papers and books published Open Access.
Moderator
Pippa Smart, ALPSP
Speakers
Rachel Burley, Springer Nature
Ivy Anderson, California Digital Library
Stuart Buck, Laura and John Arnold Foundation
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 2B - Virtual Meeting Session
Marketing at the Crossroads: Intersections with Sales, Publishing, Membership, and Other Stakeholders
What are the “borders” of marketing in scholarly publishing? Is the focus on lead generation for subscriptions sales? Editor and author engagement? Driving usage and readership on the version of record? Building community...
Moderators
Nicola Poser, RedLink
Todd Reitzel, American Bar Association
Speakers
Elizabeth Solaro, American Medical Association
Anne-Marie Green, Wiley
Stephanie Lovegrove, Silverchair
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 2C
The Health and Expanding Universe of Preprints
The robust growth of preprints, with 1.3 million papers on arXiv and over 1K submissions a month to bioRxiv, demonstrates that the publication workflow has already changed for researchers in several disciplines...
Moderator
John Sack, HighWire Press, Inc.
Speakers
Brooks Hanson, American Geophysical Union
John Inglis, bioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Shirley Decker-Lucke, SSRN
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 2D
Unlimited Data Plans? Data Publication Charges (DPCs), DPC Sponsors, Data Availability Statements, and Licensing Options
Article Publication Charges (APCs) vary widely and get a lot of attention, but they aren’t the only publishing charges authors encounter...
Moderator
Anna Jester, eJournalPress
Speakers
Elizabeth Hull, Dryad
Kerry Kroffe, Public Library of Science
Mark Hahnel, figshare
Becky Funck, ACSESS (Alliance of Crop, Soil & Environmental Science Societies)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 2E
Expanding Your CRM To Your Entire Business
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications such as SalesForce and Microsoft Dynamics have become a way of life for most sales and marketing teams, but does the rest of the organization take advantage of this powerful tool...
Moderator
Kevin Horwitz, NEJM Group
Speakers
Beth Hoskins, Ringgold, Inc.
Cathy Holland, Digital Science
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 2F
Digital Transformation and a New Paradigm for Scholarly Publishing
Understanding how to leverage research content in new ways can extend readership for publishers and potentially membership for societies...
Moderator
Judy Luther, Informed Strategies
Speakers
Richard Gallagher, Annual Reviews
Susan Cato, American Society for Plant Biologists
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 2G
Bound Together in a Common Cause — Librarians, Monograph Publishers and Book Vendors as Intermediaries and Enablers of Quality Research
This interactive panel will discuss how publishers of scholarly monographs, librarians and book services vendors all share a common bond—serving as intermediaries for monograph authors and researchers...
Moderator
Ken Breen, EBSCO Information Services
Speakers
Ken Breen, EBSCO Information Services
Gregory Heald, University of Northern Colorado
Leila Salisbury, University Press of Kentucky
Matthew Ragas, DePaul University
3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Refreshment Break/Exhibitors Marketplace
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Session 3A
Integrating Scholarly and Non-Scholarly Content to Increase Visibility and Value
It is increasingly critical for scholarly publishers to maximize the visibility of authors’ work. This panel will address strategies, techniques, and technologies for improving content visibility, usability, and marketability by integrating academic books and journals with blogs, news feeds, videos, media coverage, and other types of non-academic content in ways that reinforce the value of both...
Moderator
Rebecca Rinehart, Rebecca Rinehart Publishing Partners
Speakers
Michael Roy, American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Jackie Prince, NEJM Group
Bill Kasdorf, Kasdorf & Associates, LLC
Paul Guinnessy, AIP Publishing
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Session 3B
Strange Bedfellows: Integrating Editorial and Sales to Maximize Success
The scholarly communications landscape is increasing in complexity. Publishers can no longer afford to allow departments to operate in silos. Sales colleagues at a publishing house need to understand the goals and objectives of their Editorial colleagues - and vice versa - in order to make the most of market conditions and partner effectively...
Moderator
Heather Staines, Hypothes.is
Speakers
Vida Damijonaitis, American Medical Association
Kathleen Gaffney, KG Publishing Solutions, Inc.
Alison Labbate, Wiley
Jessi Schatz, Emerald Publishing
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Session 3C - Virtual Meeting Session
How the Traditional Academic Publishing System will Change to Accommodate and Disseminate Massive Research Output from the Emerging World
The rapid growth of research from developing countries (easily outpacing Western output) presents challenges and opportunities for everyone in the scholarly communication chain from authors through publishers and service providers, to readers and academia...
Moderator
Philip Purnell, Knowledge E
Speakers
Pippa Smart, ALPSP
Marian Hollingsworth, Clarivate Analytics
Duncan MacRae, Wolters Kluwer Health
Philip Purnell, Knowledge E
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Session 3D
Practical Product Management for Professional Association Publishers: Maximize your Return on Mission
There is no shortage of ideas in the world, and chances are that your organization struggles with having too many “good ideas” and too little time and money to implement them all...
Moderator
Joy Moore, Joy Moore Consulting, LLC
Speakers
Matt Hirst, CFA Institute
Paul Gee, The JAMA Network
Marc Segers, GeoScienceWorld
Lori Carlin, Delta Think
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Session 3E
Smoothing the Supply Chain: E-book Metadata Improvements in Action
This session is a discussion among scholarly e-book publishers, platforms, libraries and library service providers, and preservation organizations to report on pain points in transmitting and managing metadata—and update on cross-industry solutions for the issues...
Moderator
Nettie Lagace, National Information Standards Organization
Speakers
Erica Leeman, MIT Press
Kavita Mundle, University of Illinois at Chicago
Krista Coulson, University of Chicago Press
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Session 3F
(DON'T!) Rage Against The Machine
Computational research, data and text mining, artificial intelligence, machine-learning - whatever you may call it, it is transforming EVERY aspect of your life...
Moderator
David Myers, DMedia Associates, Inc
Speakers
Simon Smith, BenchSci
Tahir Mansoori, wizdom.ai
Jim Longo, HighWire Press, Inc.
Roy Kaufman, Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Session 3G
SSP at 50: Envisioning a Diverse and Thriving Organization
As SSP approaches its 40th anniversary, there is much to celebrate in terms of the organization’s mission to be a welcoming and inclusive home for a diverse membership body...
Moderators
Alice Meadows, ORCiD
Lauren Kane, BioOne
Speakers
Jennifer Pesanelli, FASEB
Lettie Conrad,
Peter Berkery, Association of University Presses
Charlotte Roh, Library Publishing Coalition
Juan Alperin, Public Knowledge Project
4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 4A
Crossing Boundaries: Developing a Curriculum for Library Publishing
The panelists will talk about the IMLS-funded project Developing a Curriculum for Library Publishing and their experience as advisory board members and authors on the curriculum...
Moderator
Sarah Lippincott, Scholarly Communications Consultant
Speakers
Peter Berkery, Association of University Presses
Mary Rose Muccie, Temple University Press
Kate Pitcher, St. Mary's College of Maryland
4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 4B
The Tipping Point: Why the Future of E-books is DRM-Free
DRM remains one of the most contentious topics among e-book publishers, with strong opinions held both in favor of and against protecting content with restrictive technology...
Moderator
Kara Kroes Li, EBSCO Information Services
Speakers
Melissa Fulkerson, Elsevier
Alison Bradley, Davidson College
Vivian Berghahn, Berghahn Books, Inc.
Emily Frank, Louisiana State University
4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 4C
Reenvisioning the Scholarly Record for Reproducibility
It is now understood that reproducibility in research requires that further artifacts beyond the article need to be curated and made available. Innovations in technology now allow us to include datasets, code, software, protocols and other artifacts as part of the scholarly record...
Moderator
Pierre Montagano, Code Ocean Inc
Speakers
Joerg Heber, PLOS ONE
Simon Adar, Code Ocean
Kate Keahey, SoftwareX
Michael Forster, IEEE
4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 4D
Making Metadata Work for Everyone: A Functional View of Metadata in the Scholarly Supply Chain
It’s well understood that metadata is a driving force behind the development and distribution of scholarly content. Metadata is no longer just citation information; its function is much deeper and broader than bibliographic...
Moderator
Marianne Calilhanna, Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. (DCL)
Speakers
Jabin White, ITHAKA
Mary Steermann, American Academy of Pediatrics
Evan Owens, Cenveo Publisher Services
4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 4E
'What is Real World Impact?’ Looking at Impact Across a Spectrum of Influence, Attention and Affecting Change
An ever greater emphasis is being put upon the need for academic research to make an impact in the real world, whether that be supporting teaching; helping organizations to be better managed; influencing public bodies and policymakers; contributing to economic development; or benefitting society and the environment...
Moderator
Mike Groth, Emerald Publishing
Speakers
Kent Anderson, RedLink
David Crotty, Oxford University Press
Patti Davis, Emerald Publishing
Ann Gabriel, Elsevier
4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 4F - Virtual Meeting Session
SciHub, Are Publishers Just Going to Play Whack a Mole Forever? Or Can They Actually Do Something?
This is a concurrent session to discuss SciHub...
Moderator
Rick Anderson, J. Willard Marriott Library University of Utah
Speakers
Andrew Pitts, PSI Ltd
Joseph DeMarco, DeVore and DeMarco, LLP
Sari Frances, IEEE
4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 4G
40th Anniversary Session: Past Presidents and Founders
This year’s SSP annual meeting marks the 40th anniversary of the society. We take this opportunity to look back over the history of SSP, and of publishing as a whole, through the eyes, experiences, and memories of representatives of SSP’s history across the decades...
Moderator
Emma Brink, Wiley
Speakers
Barbara M. Ford, Meyers Consulting Services
Christine Lamb, NEJM Group
Bill Kasdorf, Kasdorf & Associates, LLC
Adrian Stanley, Digital Science
6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Networking Reception/Exhibitors Marketplace
Network with your colleagues and other professionals at the SSP Annual Meeting Opening Reception...
7:30 AM
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast/Exhibitors Marketplace
9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Plenary: Previews Session - Virtual Meeting Session
New and Noteworthy Product Presentations Join us once again for the SSP Previews!
Moderator
David Myers, DMedia Associates, Inc
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Refreshment Break/Exhibitors Marketplace
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Session 5A - Virtual Meeting Session
Funders as Publishers - What does this Mean for Traditional Publishers and the Scholarly Publishing Industry as a Whole?
In 2016, the Wellcome Trust became the first funder to launch their own publishing platform, Wellcome Open Research, but they didn't stop there. Wellcome Trust expanded their role to include publisher for a slew of reasons all in support of Open Science, Open Data, and improving the publishing process...
Moderator
Tom Beyer, Sheridan PubFactory
Speakers
Will Schweitzer, AAAS
Paul Ayris, Library Services, University College London
Maryanne Martone, University of California San Diego
Sabina Alam, F1000
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Session 5B
New Tools and Trends in Discovery Technologies
With over 2.5 million scholarly articles published each year – more than 8,000 each day – the glut of available scholarly content poses challenges to researchers, authors, publishers, and libraries...
Moderator
Bert Carelli, TrendMD Inc.
Speakers
Simon Inger, Renew Publishing Consultants
Lettie Conrad,
Lisa Hinchliffe, U of IL - Urbana
Mark Ruthman, American Academy of Pediatrics
Stacey Burke, American Society of Microbiology
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Session 5D
Implementing Data Review at your Journal: Policies, Practicalities, and Perspectives
With an eye toward increasing data transparency and rigor, journals and publishers are implementing data policies that ensure the research community has access to the data and analysis code underlying their publications...
Moderator
Todd Vision, University of North Carolina
Speakers
Elizabeth Hull, Dryad
Grace Baynes, Springer Nature
Sonia Barbosa, Harvard University Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Cary Gross, Yale and YODA project
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Session 5E
Books, Metrics and Research Evaluation
Scholarly book publishing is struggling to find its place in modern research evaluation frameworks...
Moderator
Martin Roelandse, SpringerNature
Speakers
Kristi Holmes, Northwestern University
Ros Pyne, Springer Nature
Michael Taylor, Digital Science
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Session 5F
The Landscape of Multimedia in Scholarly Communications
As the New York Times put it in a recent article: "The internet was born in text. Now, video and audio are ascendant, writing is being left behind, and everything will be different...”
Moderator
Violaine Iglesias, Cadmore Media
Speakers
Sam Burrell, Renew Publishing Consultants
Ed Meidenbauer, American Psychological Association
Daniel Pickhardt, The JAMA Network
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Session 5G
Workplace Equity in the Scholarly Publishing Industry -- Survey Report and Panel Discussion
The theme of SSP's Annual Meeting -- "What's working, what's holding us back, and where do we go from here?" -- couldn't align more perfectly with the session's focus on workplace equity in scholarly publishing...
Moderators
Susan Spilka, Workplace Equity Project
Simone Taylor, Workplace Equity Project
Jeri Wachter, Workplace Equity Project
Speakers
Wendy Newsham, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers
Susan King, Rockefeller University Press
Matt Giampoala, Elsevier
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Networking Lunch in Exhibitors Marketplace
Lunch will be served in the Exhibitors Marketplace.
12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Get Involved in SSP Luncheon
SSP is successful because of the active participation of dedicated volunteers who serve on the Board of Directors, committees, and task forces...
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Closing Plenary
Dessert Course: The Scholarly Kitchen Chefs look back over 10 years
The Scholarly Kitchen Chefs will top off the 40th Anniversary Annual Meeting with a discussion between current, past, and guest chefs as well as inviting questions from conference attendees...
Moderator
Angela Cochran, American Society of Civil Engineers
Speakers
Tim Vines, Axios Review
Todd Carpenter, National Information Standards Organization
Alice Meadows, ORCiD
Kent Anderson, RedLink
David Crotty, Oxford University Press
Robert Harington, American Mathematical Society
Lisa Hinchliffe, U of IL - Urbana
Judy Luther, Informed Strategies