Charting a New Course From Chaos to Innovation

Preliminary ProgramThe 43rd SSP Annual Meeting offers attendees another strong program full of informational and thought-provoking presentations, covering the biggest issues and questions in our industry today. Join colleagues from society and commercial publishers, research institutions, university presses, libraries, and service providers to ask the tough questions and strive together to find the right balance within an industry in the throes of change.

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2021 Annual Meeting Program

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Description
Category
Pre-Meeting Training
When
5/18/2021 9:00 AM - 5/20/2021 12:45 PM
9:00 AM
Category
Pre-Meeting Training
When
5/18/2021 9:00 AM - 5/20/2021 1:30 PM
9:00 AM
Charleston Hub Trendspotting Initiative: Forecasting Changes on the Horizon of Scholarly Communication
Category
Pre-Meeting Training
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
1:00 PM

Monday, 24 May 2021

Description
Join us in the REMO platform to network casually with your fellow attendees through video and text chat. Move through the platform to interact with different groups. Easily see who else is at a table before joining.
Category
Networking
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
9:30 AM
Schedule a time with an experienced scholarly communications professional to discuss potential career paths or receive feedback on your resume/CV.  Each 20-minute session is confidential and by appointment only.
Category
Career Development
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM
Category
Keynote/Plenary Presentations
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:30 AM
TBA
Category
Keynote/Plenary Presentations
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM
These guided networking sessions provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with one another, discuss shared interests, and meet new people. A variety of session options are available in the meeting platform.
Category
Networking
Time
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM
Convey – Improving Disclosure Collection in Research and Publishing
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
12:30 PM
Increasing Revenue with Innovative Technologies
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
12:30 PM
Digital Transformation in the World of Academic Publishing and Journals: Managing Royalties for Subscription Sales
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
12:30 PM
Join the SSP Membership Committee to learn how to make the most of your membership benefits. If you're not a member, we invite you to learn more about how SSP can help you find a community and advance your career.
Category
Info Session
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1:00 PM
5 Steps to Migrate Your Scholarly Journal to a New Platform
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
1:00 PM
Publishing Services for Today's Marketspace
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
1:00 PM
How Publishers are Transitioning from Book-centric to Content-led Publishing
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
1:00 PM
How Simplifying a Site’s User Registration and Login Delivers More ‘Known’ Visitors on Vimeo
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
1:30 PM
The Pursuit of Next Level Publishing in 2021
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
1:30 PM
Scientific Integrity: The Impact Journals Process
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
1:30 PM
The Glass Ceiling You Don’t Know About Yet: Removing Barriers for People with Disabilities at Work
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM
The Future of STM Journal Publishing in China: Learnings, Challenges, and New Opportunities
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM
Infodemiology and Infoveillance: What Are They? and How Might They Change the World?
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM
Developing a Comprehensive Audience Strategy
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Open Access Without Authors Paying an APC? Case Studies from Publishers Working with Librarians and Funders on New OA Business Models
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
COVID-19 Changes in Scholarly Communication: What Pandemic Changes Will Result in Permanent Changes?
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Join fellow attendees in the REMO platform to discuss various topics in small groups of 8 or less. Move between topics/tables based on your interests. Choose from a predetermined topic or join an open table and start your own discussion.
Category
Discussion Group
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
4:30 PM
Meet with exhibitors and sponsors and see what new innovations are being offered by industry service providers. The Marketplace Gallery is accessible throughout the duration of the meeting, but exhibitors will be available for text and/or video chat during the designated times.
Category
Exhibits
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
5:00 PM
Schedule a time with an experienced scholarly communications professional to discuss potential career paths or receive feedback on your resume/CV.  Each 20-minute session is confidential and by appointment only.
Category
Career Development
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Description
Join fellow attendees in the REMO platform to discuss various topics in small groups of 8 or less. Move between topics/tables based on your interests. Choose from a predetermined topic or join an open table and start your own discussion. Ideal for participants in Europe/Asia time zones.
Category
Discussion Group
Time
3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
3:00 AM
Join us in the REMO platform to network casually with your fellow attendees through video and text chat. Move through the platform to interact with different groups. Easily see who else is at a table before joining.
Category
Networking
Time
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
9:30 AM
Scholarly Publishing Now—What’s Hot, What’s Not, and Why You Should Care
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
9:30 AM
Dimensions: The Data Behind Innovation and Transformation
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
9:30 AM
Harnessing innovation for your publishing needs with Scholar 2.0
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
9:30 AM
Connecting Scholarly Communities: How the American Marketing Association (and others) Reinvented Their Conferences Online
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
10:00 AM
Prevent “Citation Contamination”: Flag References to Predatory Journals with Edifix and Cabells
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
10:00 AM
Improving Speed and Quality in Journal Production Using Intelligent Editorial Workflows
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM
10:30 AM
The Face Behind the Strategy: PLANet Systems Group’s Approach to Industry-shaping Solutions
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
10:30 AM
Building a Scholarly Communications Career in Uncertain Times
Category
Educational Session
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Accelerating DEI: Have the Data? Use the Data!
Category
Educational Session
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Publishing and Publicly Engaged Scholarship: Model Practices for Publication in the Humanities
Category
Educational Session
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
These guided networking sessions provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with one another, discuss shared interests, and meet new people. A variety of session options are available in the meeting platform.
Category
Networking
Time
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM
Meet with exhibitors and sponsors and see what new innovations are being offered by industry service providers. The Marketplace Gallery is accessible throughout the duration of the meeting, but exhibitors will be available for text and/or video chat during the designated times.
Category
Exhibits
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM
Learn about the various programs for mentorship at SSP. Hear from past program participants and the Career Development Committee about how you can take advantage of these programs that are free for SSP members.
Category
Info Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM
New and Noteworthy Product Presentations
Category
Keynote/Plenary Presentations
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Lessons and Silver Linings in Research Dissemination: Should COVID-19 Provide a Push Toward Lasting Change?
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Walking the Rocky Road from Policy to Compliance: A Live Adventure
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Forging a Path Forward: How Three Non-profit Aggregators are Working Together to Support the Future of the OA Monograph
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Join fellow attendees in the REMO platform to discuss various topics in small groups of 8 or less. Move between topics/tables based on your interests. Choose from a predetermined topic or join an open table and start your own discussion.
Category
Discussion Group
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
4:30 PM
Meet with exhibitors and sponsors and see what new innovations are being offered by industry service providers. The Marketplace Gallery is accessible throughout the duration of the meeting, but exhibitors will be available for text and/or video chat during the designated times.
Category
Exhibits
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
5:30 PM
Join us in the REMO platform to network casually with your fellow attendees through video and text chat. Move through the platform to interact with different groups. Easily see who else is at a table before joining.
Category
Networking
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
5:30 PM

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Description
Join fellow attendees in the REMO platform to discuss various topics in small groups of 8 or less. Move between topics/tables based on your interests. Choose from a predetermined topic or join an open table and start your own discussion. Ideal for participants in Europe/Asia time zones.
Category
Discussion Group
Time
3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
3:00 AM
Join us in the REMO platform to network casually with your fellow attendees through video and text chat. Move through the platform to interact with different groups. Easily see who else is at a table before joining.
Category
Networking
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM
Schedule a time with an experienced scholarly communications professional to discuss potential career paths or receive feedback on your resume/CV.  Each 20-minute session is confidential and by appointment only.
Category
Career Development
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM
Join fellow attendees in the REMO platform to discuss various topics in small groups of 8 or less. Move between topics/tables based on your interests. Choose from a predetermined topic or join an open table and start your own discussion.
Category
Discussion Group
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
10:30 AM
Fighting Racial Inequity in the Publishing Industry: Closing the Intention-Behavior Gap
Category
Keynote/Plenary Presentations
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
How Corporations Use Research Output: What you Should Know and Why
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
12:30 PM
From Test Flight to Takeoff: Launching Agile OA Journal Pilots to Meet New Mandates
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
12:30 PM
Challenging Traditional Engagement Strategies in a Virtual World
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
1:00 PM
Turn Down the Noise with Audio: How You Can Preserve Your Publication’s Central Role In the Discourse of Your Specialty By Converting It to Audio – An Interactive Demo
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
1:00 PM
What Works? Can Publishers Increase Citations for Their Journals?
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
1:30 PM
Using Open Research Innovation to Support (and Grow) Your Society Membership
Category
Industry Breakout Session
Time
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
1:30 PM
Virtual posters will be available for viewing throughout the meeting. Accompanying each poster is a 5-minute video presentation. During the Poster Session, you can text and video chat in real time with presenters as you browse the various posters.
Category
Posters
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM
A Cross-Industry Discussion on Retracted Research: Connecting the Dots for Shared Responsibility
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Retrogressing Research and Limiting Diversity: The Impact of the Pandemic on Scholarly Publishing’s Inequities
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Thinking Outside Books and Journals: How Publishing Teams Can Lead New Product Development
Category
Educational Session
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
These guided networking sessions provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with one another, discuss shared interests, and meet new people. A variety of session options are available in the meeting platform.
Category
Networking
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
4:30 PM
Schedule a time with an experienced scholarly communications professional to discuss potential career paths or receive feedback on your resume/CV.  Each 20-minute session is confidential and by appointment only.
Category
Career Development
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM
Meet with exhibitors and sponsors and see what new innovations are being offered by industry service providers. The Marketplace Gallery is accessible throughout the duration of the meeting, but exhibitors will be available for text and/or video chat during the designated times.
Category
Exhibits
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
5:00 PM

Thursday, 27 May 2021

Description
Join fellow attendees in the REMO platform to discuss various topics in small groups of 8 or less. Move between topics/tables based on your interests. Choose from a predetermined topic or join an open table and start your own discussion. Ideal for participants in Europe/Asia time zones.
Category
Discussion Group
Time
3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
3:00 AM
Join us in the REMO platform to network casually with your fellow attendees through video and text chat. Move through the platform to interact with different groups. Easily see who else is at a table before joining.
Category
Networking
Time
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
9:30 AM
Preprints and the Editorial Work of Journals
Category
Educational Session
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Data Privacy, Ethics, and Governance for Usage Analytics: An Emerging Open Access Dialogue
Category
Educational Session
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
AI and Library Discovery
Category
Educational Session
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Join fellow attendees in the REMO platform to discuss various topics in small groups of 8 or less. Move between topics/tables based on your interests. Choose from a predetermined topic or join an open table and start your own discussion.
Category
Discussion Group
Time
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
12:00 PM
Category
Keynote/Plenary Presentations
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
1:00 PM
Virtual posters will be available for viewing throughout the meeting. Accompanying each poster is a 5-minute video presentation. During the Poster Session, you can text and video chat in real time with presenters as you browse the various posters.
Category
Posters
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM
The Scholarly Kitchen Live! | What’s Next for an Equitable and Sustainable Future?
Category
Keynote/Plenary Presentations
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Meet with exhibitors and sponsors and see what new innovations are being offered by industry service providers. The Marketplace Gallery is accessible throughout the duration of the meeting, but exhibitors will be available for text and/or video chat during the designated times.
Category
Exhibits
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
These guided networking sessions provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with one another, discuss shared interests, and meet new people. A variety of session options are available in the meeting platform.
Category
Networking
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
4:30 PM
Join us in the REMO platform to network casually with your fellow attendees through video and text chat. Move through the platform to interact with different groups. Easily see who else is at a table before joining.
Category
Networking
Time
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
5:30 PM

Friday, 28 May 2021

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