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05.21.2021 | Member News & Releases

CACTUS to Host China Panel in SSP 43rd Annual Meeting

CAST and China experts to contribute learnings, as well as the identification of challenges and new opportunities, regarding STM journal publishing

May 21, 2021 – Cactus Communications, a technology company accelerating scientific advancement, is all set to participate in the 43rd annual meeting of the Society of Scholarly Publishing (SSP) on 24th May 2021

CACTUS will offer the attendees a strong session, full of information and thought-provoking discussions by elite members of China’s STM journal publishing community. The highlight of the session is the participation and cooperation of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST).

Dr. Zhaoping LYU, Executive Secretary of CAST will be interviewed exclusively at this session. Other presentations will be made by well-known thought leaders from China’s STM publishing community, including the Chinese Medical Association Publishing House, the Society of China University Journals, and Nanjing Agricultural University. (see here for full session details and conference registration).

The session will be attended by all major society and commercial publishers, research institutions, university presses, libraries, and service providers. We will be sure to ask the tough questions as we strive together to find the right balance across an industry in the throes of change.

Lori Carlin, Annual Meeting Programming Committee Co-Chair, SSP adds, “In building an engaging program for the Annual Meeting, we are always focused on providing information to our community which is applicable and relevant, and updated information about China is certainly one area our attendees have a keen interest in these days.”

Dr. Zhaoping Lyu, Executive Secretary of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) offers, “We expect to work with the international community on all aspects of journal publishing, academic exchange, talent training, research integrity building, and innovation in evaluation methods—including the identification of new issues and challenges, together.”

Abhishek Goel, CEO, Cactus Communications says, “CACTUS is proud to be an integral part of the SSP conference this year, and we are gearing up to play our part in initiating thought-provoking discussions on the future of STM journal publishing in China. The session will provide first-hand critical insight into the most recent developments that have the potential to reshape the academic publishing industry in China.”

Dr. Donald Samulack, Head-Global Stakeholder Engagement, Cactus Communications indicates, “We are elated to welcome Dr. LYU from CAST as a special guest in our session. Our alignment with CAST for this educational session at the SSP Annual Meeting is a unique moment, not to be missed.”

To register please visit – https://www.cactusglobal.com/ssp-session/

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