SPJ Forum 2020

SPJ Forum 2020

Details

AAAS is pleased to announce the SPJ Forum 2020 will be held from October 8th-9th at 8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT (USA Eastern Daylight Time).

This virtual event will bring together the leaders of the Science Partner Journals along with publishing industry experts to discuss the future of scholarly publishing and the SPJ program, and to provide expert guidance for developing high-quality, impactful journals. The event is open to all editors-in-chief and managing editors in the SPJ program.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Tianhong Cui, Editor-in-Chief of SPJ Research and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • Lauren Kane, President, Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and Chief Strategy Officer, Morressier
  • Xingde Li, Editor-in-Chief of SPJ BME Frontiers and Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
  • Holden Thorp, Editor-in-Chief of the Science family of journals.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in Q & A with the speakers, as well as to make connections with other SPJ editors.

If you cannot attend either day of the event, we plan to make a recording available after the event.

More information, including a link to connect, will be posted on this page soon.

    Program - Thu., Oct. 8

    Time (EDT) Topic Speakers
    8:00 AM Welcome Bill Moran (Publisher, Science Family of Journals)
    Chris Reid (Director, Publishing & Product Development)
    8:10 AM SPJ Program Roadmap Scott Chernoff (Product Development Manager)
    Samantha Bruno Fuller (SPJ Associate Manager)
    8:40 AM Focus on Research Tianhong Cui (Editor-in-Chief, Research and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota)
    9:00 AM Q & A

    Tianhong Cui (Editor-in-Chief, Research and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota)
    Chris Reid (Director, Publishing & Product Development)

    Xiaoying Chu (Director, International Collaboration & Partner Publishing)

    9:10 AM Break  
    9:15 AM Latest trends in OA and STM industry Lauren Kane (President, Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and Chief Strategy Officer, Morressier)
    9:45 AM Q & A Lauren Kane (President, Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and Chief Strategy Officer, Morressier)
    Scott Chernoff (Product Development Manager)

      Program - Fri., Oct. 9

      Time (EDT) Topic Speakers
      8:00 AM Review of Day 1 Scott Chernoff (Product Development Manager)
      8:10 AM Improving journal impact and the author experience Scott Chernoff (Product Development Manager)
      Samantha Bruno Fuller (SPJ Associate Manager)
      8:40 AM Focus on BME Frontiers Xingde Li (Editor-in-Chief, BME Frontiers and Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University)
      9:00 AM Q & A

      Xingde Li (Editor-in-Chief, BME Frontiers and Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University)
      Chris Reid (Director, Publishing & Product Development)

      Xiaoying Chu (Director, International Collaboration & Partner Publishing)

      9:10 AM Break  
      9:15 AM Vision for Science Holden Thorp (Editor-in-Chief, Science Family of Journals)
      9:45 AM Q & A Holden Thorp (Editor-in-Chief, Science Family of Journals)
      Chris Reid (Director, Publishing & Product Development)

        RSVP