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2019 North American Conference Agenda
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 ISMTE Members – On behalf of our North American Conference Committee we are excited to share the draft agenda of our upcoming meeting. REGISTER NOW FOR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT. Click here for full session descriptions.

 

Time/Date

Session Name

Speaker(s)

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY

31 JULY, 2019

12:00PM-6:00PM

Registration

1:00PM-4:00PM

Pre-Conference Workshop Journal Reporting: How to Get and Use the Information You Need

 

Workshop Part 1 - Best Practices for Reporting

Kristie Overstreet, Origin Editorial

Workshop Part 2 - Using Excel to interrogate your Data

Lindsey Brounstein, Director of Publications, AGA Institute

Workshop Part 3 - Submission system data extraction

Zachary Dourafei, Journal of Neuroscience and eNeuro, Society for Neuroscience; Sarah Forgeng, Journal of Investigative Dermatology; Emily Babcock, J&J Editorial

3:00-5:00PM

Exhibitor Set-Up

5:00-6:00PM

Networking Reception with Exhibitors

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY

1 AUGUST, 2019

6:30AM-6:00PM

Registration

7:00-8:00AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00-8:45AM

Opening Remarks and Awards Ceremony

8:45-9:30AM

Keynote Address: Open Science and the Evolving Landscape of Scholarly Communication

Brian Nosek, Center for Open Science

9:30-10:00AM

Poster Winner Presentations

10:00-10:30AM

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30-11:15AM

Breakout: Troubleshooting Author Issues

Lauren Bragg, J & J Editorial; Kaki Mitchell, Clarivate Analytics

10:30-11:15AM

Breakout: Best Practices, Multi-Journal Portfolio

Nancy Axelrod, Elsevier; Jay Soares, American Chemical Society; Randy Townsend, American Geophysical Union

10:30-11:15AM

Breakout: Disclosures

Heather Pierce, Association of American Medical Colleges; Deborah Poff, COPE

11:30AM-12:15PM

Breakout: C4DISC—Promoting Diversity, Inclusion & Equity through Collaboration

Melanie Dolecheck, Society for Scholarly Publishing

11:30AM-12:15PM

Breakout: The Un-RFP: An Alternative Approach to Platform Selection

Allison Belan, Duke University Press

11:30AM-12:15PM

Breakout: Open Peer Review

Lindsay Morton, PLOS; Jason Roberts, Origin Editorial

12:15-1:30PM

Networking Lunch With Exhibitors

1:30-2:45PM

Interactive Workshop: Roundtable Discussion on Improving Editorial Office Management

Anna Jester, eJournal Press

1:30-2:45PM

Interactive Workshop: Creating a Roadmap for Your Career Development

Nick Troester, Research Square

1:30-2:45PM

Interactive Workshop: Managing Your Editorial Board

Judy Connors, Do It Write; Elizabeth Blalock, Journal of Investigative Dermatology

3:00-4:00PM

Vendor Breakout Session: Scholar One

Sven Molter, Scholar One

3:00-4:00PM

Vendor Breakout Session: eJournal Press

Anna Jester, eJournal Press

3:00-4:00PM

Vendor Breakout Session: Editorial Manager

Dmitri Khodjakov, Aries Systems

3:00-4:00PM

Vendor Breakout Session: Open Source

Alison McGonagle-O'Connell, Coko Foundation; Heather Staines, MIT Knowledge Futures Group; J.B. MacGregor, Public Knowledge Project

4:00-4:30PM

Networking Break with Exhibitors

4:30-5:30PM

Plenary Session: Plan S: Point-Counterpoint

Rick Anderson, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah; Micah Vandegrift, North Carolina State University

5:30-6:30PM

Networking Reception with Exhibitors

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY

2 AUGUST, 2019

6:30-7:30AM

Optional Fitness Walk or Gym Outing in Downtown Durham

6:30AM-12:00PM

Registration

7:30-8:20AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:20-9:05AM

Plenary Session: Emerging Publishing Models

Christina Nelson, JBJS; Damian Pattinson, Research Square; Kaia Motter, John Wiley & Sons

9:15-10:15AM

Interactive Workshop: Image Manipulation

Christina Bennett, American Physiological Society; Steve Tronick, Enago

9:15-10:15AM

Interactive Workshop: Innovation Session

Jodi Harrell, Research Square; Neil Blair Christensen, UNSILO; Josh Nicholson, Scite

 9:15-10:15AM Interactive Workshop: Moving Toward a Healthier You at Work: Ergonomics and Dance Breaks  Ann Winter-Vann, Whitsell Innovations; Alice Landwehr, Origin Editorial

10:15-10:45AM

Networking Break With Exhibitors

10:45-11:45AM

Breakout Session: Predatory Practices: Examining the Impact of Deceptive Publishing and How to Increase Awareness

Deborah Poff, COPE; Marilyn Oermann, Duke University; Jamie Lynn Conklin, University of North Carolina

10:45-11:45AM

Breakout Session: New Ideas in Abstracts

Andy Smith, Cell Press; Tiffany Davanzo, freelance medical illustrator; Donald Samulack, Editage; Patrick Hannon, New England Journal of Medicine

12:00-12:45PM

Plenary Session: Buzzwords—Practical Applications of AI and Blockchain in Scholarly Publishing

Siobhan Aldridge, Taylor & Francis; Dana Turner, StatReviewer; Josh Dahl, Clarivate Analytics

12:45-1:00PM

Closing Remarks & Lunches to Go

 

 

 

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