SPJ Forum 2021

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AAAS is pleased to announce the second annual SPJ Forum!

October 19th at 7-9am EDT and October 20th at 7-9am EDT
(6-8am Chicago - 7-9am Washington DC - 12-2pm London - 7-9pm Beijing)

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, executive editors-in-chief, deputy editors, and managing editors in the SPJ program.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Alice Meadows, President, Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and Director of Community Engagement, NISO
  • Philip Yeagle, Senior Deputy Editor and Scientific Integrity Officer of Science Advances
  • Patty Smith, Senior Engagement Manager at Altmetric, Digital Science
  • PLUS, join us for a panel featuring Science family and SPJ program Editors: Tianhong Cui, Editor-in-Chief, Research, University of Minnesota; Pamela Hines, Senior Editor, Science; Xiaofeng Li, Executive Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Remote Sensing, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Chuan Wu, Deputy Editor, Energy Material Advances, Beijing Institute of Technology; Jake Yeston, Editor, Science

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 - Tues. Oct. 19

    Time (EDT) Topic Speakers
    7:00 AM Welcome Chris Reid (Director, Publishing & Product Development)
    7:10 AM Science Partner Journals – A Retrospective Scott Chernoff (Product Development Manager)
    Samantha Bruno Fuller (SPJ Associate Manager)
    Casey Buchta (SPJ Associate)

    7:30 AM / 8:00 AM

    Panel: Growing a Journal Through Invited Submissions / Q & A

    Moderator: Samantha Bruno Fuller (SPJ Associate Manager)
    Panelists: Tianhong Cui (Editor-in-Chief, Research, University of Minnesota), Pamela Hines (Senior Editor, Science), Xiaofeng Li (Executive Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Remote Sensing, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences), Chuan Wu (Deputy Editor, Energy Material Advances, Beijing Institute of Technology), Jake Yeston (Editor, Science)
    8:10 AM Break  

    8:20 AM / 8:50 AM

    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Scholarly Publishing: Some Challenges and Opportunities / Q & A

    Alice Meadows (President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing [SSP] and Director of Community Engagement, NISO)

      Program - Wed. Oct. 20

      Time (EDT) Topic Speakers
      7:00 AM / 7:20 AM Science Partner Journals – Looking Ahead / Q & A Scott Chernoff (Product Development Manager)
      Samantha Bruno Fuller (SPJ Associate Manager)
      Casey Buchta (SPJ Associate)
      7:30 AM / 8:00 AM Altmetric 101: An Overview of Altmetric Badges and Data / Q & A Patty Smith (Senior Engagement Manager at Altmetric, Digital Science)
      8:10 AM Break  
      8:20 AM / 8:50 AM Science Integrity / Q & A Philip Yeagle (Senior Deputy Editor and Scientific Integrity Officer, Science Advances)

        RSVP

        Please RSVP by October 15th, 2021.