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New Directions in Strategy, Technology, and Community

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

10:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Melanie Dolechek, SSP Executive Director

10:10 – 11:00 am Keynote: Publishing Innovations and Milling the Next Big Thing
Lettie Conrad, Maverick Publishing Specialists

11:00 am -12:00 pm Panel #1 – Collaborating to Compete
Moderator: Patricia Feeney, Crossref
Speakers: Peg Fowler, Hypothesis; Tony Alves, Aries Systems; Anna Jester, eJournal Press; and Craig Van Dyck, CLOCKSS

12:00 – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 pm Roundtable Discussions

Choose from one of eight topics in each of three 25-minute discussion
periods. Each table will be labeled with the topic number for that period
and is moderated by an industry professional. 

Table 1: From ORCID, to JATS, to FunderID to MECA–Where Should
We Turn Our Collaborative Impulses Next?; Moderator: Tony Alves,
Aries Systems

Table 2: What Are the Benefits of Counting Researcher Contributions
to Publishers?; Moderator: Eric Olsen, ORCID

Table 3: The Promise and Practical Realities of AI and Scholarly
Publishing; Moderator: Neil Christensen, UNSILO

Table 4: What is the Role of Publishers in Helping Researchers and
Authors Communicate Beyond the Lab?; Moderator: Yael Fitzpatrick,
Gazelle Design Consultancy

Table 5:
What is Your Next Big Thing? Parsing What Innovations
Matter for Your Organization; Moderator: Lettie Conrad, Maverick
Publishing Specialists

Table 6: What is the Role for Publishers in Distributing Content
Beyond Articles?; Moderator: Todd Carpenter, NISO

Table 7: The Road Ahead: Preprints and the Scholarly Endeavor;
Moderator: Rusty Speidel, Center for Open Science

Table 8: GDPR: Are You Using Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
Any Differently?; Moderator: Anna Jester, eJournal Press

2:30 – 2:45 pm Break

2:45 – 4:15 pm Panel #2 – New Ways of Counting Researcher Contribution
Moderator: Jenny Lee, Royal Society of Chemistry
Speakers: Casey Greene, Integrative Genomics Lab, University of Pennsylvania; Dina Paltoo, National Institutes of Health; Kristi Holmes, Northwestern
University; and Vincent Lariviere, PhD, University of Montreal

4:15 pm Adjourn

4:30 pm SSP DC Regional Event MeetUp
The Dubliner – 4 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Join us after the seminar for a casual no-host happy hour with local
industry professionals.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

10:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:10 – 11:00 am Oxford Debate

The speakers will debate the role of artificial intelligence in peer review.
Each speaker will prepare a 10-minute statement followed with a 3-
minute response to the opponent’s argument. The winner will be
decided by audience vote!

Moderator: Ruth Pickering, Yewno
Speakers: Neil Blair Christensen, UNSILO and Angela Cochran, American Society of Civil Engineers

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Panel #3 – Science and (Social Science) Communication as
Storytelling

Moderator: Stewart Wills, The Optical Society
Speakers: Yael Fitzpatrick, Gazelle Design Consultancy; Lauren Wolf, American Chemical Society; Lauren Lipuma, AGU; and Dr. Steven B. Shirey,
Carnegie Institution for Science