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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. Click here for full session descriptions.

 

Time/Date

Session Name

Speaker(s)

 

 

WEDNESDAY

31 JULY, 2019

12:00PM-6:00PM

Registration

2:00PM-5:00PM

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

 

2:00-2:45PM

Workshop Part 1 - Best Practices for Reporting

Kristie Overstreet, Origin Editorial

2:50-3:45PM

 

 

Workshop Part 2 - Using different submission systems--eJP, S1 and EM--to extract the data; in built reporting features

Megan McCarty, J&J Editorial; Sarah Forgeng, Journal of Investigative Dermatology; Emily Babcock, J&J Editorial

4:05-5:00PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Part 3 - Using Excel to interrogate your data and make graphics your editor(s) will want to see

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsey Brounstein, Director of Publications, AGA Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Research 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: Analyze It! Unleashing Your Critical Thinking to Solve Journal Issues

 

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

10:30-11:15AM

 

 

 

Breakout: Best Practices for Managing Multi-Journal Portfolio

 

 

 

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

10:30-11:15AM

 

 

Breakout:To Disclose or Not to Disclose: Helping Authors Answer the Question

 

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: Demystifyjng 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: Best Practices for 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: Discussing the Plan Together

 

 

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: Adapting to a Changing Landscape

Christina Nelson, JBJS; Michele Whiting, Research Square; Kaia Motter, John Wiley & Sons

9:15-10:15AM

 

 

Interactive Workshop: Image Manipulation: Risks and Remedies

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: Innovations in Visual Content: Enrichment Beyond the Article of Record

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: Demystifying 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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