Welcome to the 2019 HighWire Publishers Meeting - London
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Agenda - May 8
8.30am - Breakfast and Registration
Pick up your badge and printed Agenda from the Registration Desk
9.30am - 9.40am - Welcome and Agenda Overview
John Sack will navigate the meeting agenda and provide you with additional information about our main sessions, the meeting rooms that will be using at IET- Savoy Place, and a brief description of our exciting social events scheduled for our meeting.
9.40 a.m - 10.10 a.m - CEO Meeting Kick Off
Dan will personally welcome all of you to the meeting and provide you with an overview of what HighWire has achieved since the last time we got together in London, and where we’re aiming toward for the future.
10.10am - 10.50am - Panel: Best Practices for Article Transfers
Many societies with a suite of related journals are now offering transfers of declined papers. But what approaches lead to the authors most often accepting those offers, vs. taking their papers elsewhere?
Join Kirsty McCormack, Publishing Services Manager, as she walks us through Manuscript transfers at the The Company of Biologists, process, and results.
10:45am - 11:05am - Break
IET – Savoy Place, Maxwell Library
11:05am - 11:30am - HighWire Road Map Update
We will review the road map for the HighWire Intelligent Platform and discuss concepts being explored for delivery.
11:30am - 12:00pm - Highlights from Sessions from our DC Publishers' Meeting
We explore some of the trends in scholarly publishing that came up during our Washington D.C. Publishers’ Meeting last month, including:
Redesigning Free Back Issues
Getting books and journals on the same site
Integrating media into journal sites
Evolution of the eTOC to increase engagement
Author services + marketing = reverse decline trend in submissions
medRxiv’s Early Days, new features in preprints
12:10pm - 1:10pm - Lunch
1:00pm - 1:40pm - Panel: Plan S Workshop, Outcomes and Implementation
How has thinking on the response to Plan S evolved during 2019? Three societies will speak about their current thinking and direction. We’ll also ask the attendees to informally add in their own directions.
With Claire Moulton (The Company of Biologists), Theo Bloom (BMJ), Jasmin Lange (Brill) and John Sack (HighWire).
1:40pm - 2:10pm - Information Power/Wellcome/ALPSP Plan S Consultation
With Alicia Wise, Senior Publishing & Research Executive at Information Power.
2:10pm - 2:30pm - Aggregated Transformative Agreements: Accucoms
With Simon Boisseau, Commercial Director at ACCUCOMS
2:30pm - 2:50pm - Plan S Discussion
2:50pm - 3:10pm - Break
3:10pm - 4:10pm - Breakout session - Partners Showcase
Discover more about several HighWire partners. Each participant will give an overview of their offering and how they benefit HighWire publishers. You’ll have a chance to ask questions in this session and follow up with additional questions at our Partners Pub reception later during the day as you get to enjoy your favourite adult beverage.
3:10pm - 4:10pm - Breakout session - Vizor User Group
Please join Product Manager Eric Hall for a review of recent Vizor developments, a walk-through of innovative use cases, and a preview of short and long-term roadmap priorities. As always, users are encouraged to bring their own uses cases or analytics questions for group discussion.
4:10pm - 4:35pm - Redesigned Alerting
Moving from Alerts to Engagement, key metrics to explore in the new system.
4:35pm - 4:55pm - Implementing the Data Citation Standard
With Kirsty McCormack (The Company of Biologists) and Sarah Gibs (Geological Society Publishing House).
4:55pm - 5:00pm - CEO's Closing Remarks
Dan will top off the Publisher’s Meeting with a quick interactive audience session for you to share your learning experiences from our 2-day meeting with the rest of your peers at the meeting.
Make sure to participate and share what you learned!
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Partners Pub Exhibit
We invite you to grab some drinks and visit all partners to learn more about their business and the benefits that they can provide to you.
6.00pm - 7:30pm - Dinner