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Wednesday, September 28
 

11:00am

Registration for Pre-Meeting Sessions Opens
Come to the registration desk and say hello! We will be happy to present you with your badge and a HW tote with meeting information.

Wednesday September 28, 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration Desk

12:00pm

Lunch
Wednesday September 28, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Holeman Lounge

1:00pm

JCore Admin
This session will teach you the basics on administering JCore. Do you want to learn how to edit snippets? Change the carousel images/ text? How do you use Advanced Pages?

Speakers
avatar for Maya Sommers

Maya Sommers

Sr. Technical Project Manager | HighWire Press, Inc.
SW

Susan Willner

Major Accounts Manager, HighWire
Major Accounts ManagerHighWire Press, Inc.


Wednesday September 28, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
White Room

2:00pm

HighWire Express
HighWire Express is one of the most robust content ingestion systems for scholarly publishing. Come to this session to learn about how to manage your content through it, how to identify supply errors, and how to ensure your content releases post on-time.

Speakers
CA

Christopher Abbott

Director, Content Services, HighWire
Director, Content Services | HighWire Press, Inc.
avatar for Susan Crean

Susan Crean

Major Accounts Manager, HighWire Press
I'm a UK-based account manager, and I work with both UK and US-based customers. I joined HighWire a year ago, and prior to that worked as an editor, managing editor, and project manager in educational publishing.
RP

Romita Pandita

Associate Account Manager | HighWire Press, Inc.


Wednesday September 28, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Murrow Room

3:00pm

Usage Reporting
This session will explain the usage reports available. Do you know what usage reports are available for your hosting site? Do you need your COUNTER reports? You can also see a quick view of Usage Vizor.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Crean

Susan Crean

Major Accounts Manager, HighWire Press
I'm a UK-based account manager, and I work with both UK and US-based customers. I joined HighWire a year ago, and prior to that worked as an editor, managing editor, and project manager in educational publishing.
avatar for Sruthi Inba

Sruthi Inba

Assoc. Account Manager, Highwire Press


Wednesday September 28, 2016 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Lisagor Room

3:30pm

How to Manage your Cases in Salesforce
HighWire uses Salesforce to manage inbound support and minor site development requirements. Find out the best ways to ensure your requests are responded quickly and satisfactory.

Speakers
avatar for Jeffrey Plautz

Jeffrey Plautz

Lead Assessment Developer, HighWire
Lead Assessment Developer, HighWire
SW

Susan Willner

Major Accounts Manager, HighWire
Major Accounts ManagerHighWire Press, Inc.


Wednesday September 28, 2016 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Zenger Room

4:00pm

BenchPress
BenchPress is a fully featured workflow system for manuscript submission, peer review, and editorial tracking. Come to this session to find out about the latest features.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin-John Black

Kevin-John Black

Product Manager - BenchPress, Impact Vizor, HighWire Press
Product Manager/Developer BenchPress HighWire Press, Inc.


Wednesday September 28, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
White Room

4:00pm

New Capabilities: Custom Collection Toolkit, Direct Publishing; eCommerce, Meeting Abstracts.
HighWire has developed many innovative add-on features for your journal hosting site. Custom Collection Toolkit to allow you to build content collections for better marketing and targeting. Direct Publishing allowing you to quickly build stories and news blog to share with your readers. eCommerce to enable you to sell to individual readers. We even have Meeting Abstract services to take your meeting abstract content and host them on the journal hosting site.

Speakers
avatar for Yath Ithayakumar

Yath Ithayakumar

Major Accounts Manager, HighWire Press
Major Accounts Manager


Wednesday September 28, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Murrow Room

5:00pm

Welcome Reception
Come and mingle with your colleagues as you enjoy of light appetizers and drinks.

Wednesday September 28, 2016 5:00pm - 7:30pm
First Amendment Lounge
 
Thursday, September 29
 

8:00am

Registration for Main Meeting Sessions Opens
Come to the registration desk and say hello!
We will be happy to present you with your badge and a HW tote containing meeting information.

Thursday September 29, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Registration Desk

8:15am

Continental Breakfast
Come and join us for breakfast and get ready to kick off the first day of our meeting.

Thursday September 29, 2016 8:15am - 9:00am
Ballroom

9:15am

Welcome & Agenda Overview
Speakers
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

Founding Director, HighWire Press
Founding Director | HighWire Press, Inc.


Thursday September 29, 2016 9:15am - 9:25am
Ballroom

9:25am

CEO Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Dan Filby

Dan Filby

Chief Executive Officer, HighWire
Dan has more than 20 years of experience leading global organizations from Fortune 500 brands to start-up companies that provide software and technology enabled services. In these roles, he has transformed businesses to achieve healthy growth by increasing innovation, achieving operational excellence and fostering a culture where customer experience is the number one priority.


Thursday September 29, 2016 9:25am - 9:45am
Ballroom

9:45am

Product Roadmap
Thursday September 29, 2016 9:45am - 10:05am
Ballroom

10:05am

CHORUS: Experiences from STM Publishers (Panel)
Moderators
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

Founding Director, HighWire Press
Founding Director | HighWire Press, Inc.

Speakers
TD

Tracey Depellegrin

Executive Editor | GENETICS & G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics at Genetics Society of America
SK

Susan King

Executive Director | Rockefeller University Press
KM

Kirsty McCormack

Publishing Services Manager, Company of Biologists
Publishing Services Manager | The Company of Biologists
avatar for Claire Moulton

Claire Moulton

Publisher, The Company of Biologists Ltd
Publisher | The Company of Biologists Ltd.


Thursday September 29, 2016 10:05am - 10:45am
Ballroom

10:45am

Break
Thursday September 29, 2016 10:45am - 11:15am
Ballroom

11:15am

Development of a Publishing Strategy
Moderators
JC

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
VP of Account Management | HighWire Press, Inc.

Speakers
MF

Mac Fancher

Publisher and VP, Publications | American Association for Clinical Chemistry
avatar for Nina Hoffman

Nina Hoffman

Senior Director, American Society of Hematology
Senior Director, Publishing, The American Society of Hematology | As a member of the ASH Senior Staff, Nina is involved with the strategic direction of the society with a particular focus on the impact the journal, and publishing operations have on the Society. Responsible for developing and monitoring the department's budget, including negotiating large value contracts, advertising sales, institutional subscriptions, rights/permissions and... Read More →


Thursday September 29, 2016 11:15am - 11:50am
Ballroom

11:50am

Expanding the Vizor Suite: Usage and Social Vizors
Speakers
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

Founding Director, HighWire Press
Founding Director | HighWire Press, Inc.


Thursday September 29, 2016 11:50am - 12:20pm
Ballroom

12:20pm

Lunch
Thursday September 29, 2016 12:20pm - 1:35pm
Holeman Lounge

1:35pm

The Many Pragmatic Uses of Impact Vizor (Panel)
Thoughts on how you can optimize the use of impact vizor to inform your publishing and editorial strategies

Moderators
JC

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
VP of Account Management | HighWire Press, Inc.

Speakers
avatar for Keith Gigliello

Keith Gigliello

Senior Manager, Digital Publications, American Society of Hematology
SR

Suzanne Rosenzweig

Director, Scientific Publications | Society for Neuroscience
VV

Valda Vinson

Deputy Editor | American Association for the Advancement of Science


Thursday September 29, 2016 1:35pm - 2:20pm
Ballroom

2:20pm

Special Interest Group (SIG) - Best Practices: Submission Transfers

Many publishers have launched "transfer journals" in one shape or another. If you are considering a new transfer journal or possibly adjusting your current program, please join this conversation.


Speakers
avatar for Wendy Newsham

Wendy Newsham

VP Sales, North America, HighWire
Vice President, North America Sales | HighWire Press, Inc.


Thursday September 29, 2016 2:20pm - 3:20pm
White/Murrow

2:20pm

Vizors: Usage Vizor and Social Vizor User Group, Using Social-Media Metrics, Prospect Vizor

This session is open to all who are interested in Impact Vizor: current and future users.   (It will not have an introductory slide show or demo, however.  For that, please contact John Sack or Kevin-John Black, sack@highwire.org,kjblack@highwire.org.) The session will first overview recent and upcoming changes to Impact Vizor, including the addition of new data sources (F1000 recommendations), new services (Alerts), and new viewers (Author Prospector, Editor Dashboard).  The features and functions of these are up for discussion.   Then the group will talk together about simple and advanced use cases that Impact Vizor users have devised, or would like to work on.  Bring your use cases and ideas to the session to share!


Speakers
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

Founding Director, HighWire Press
Founding Director | HighWire Press, Inc.


Thursday September 29, 2016 2:20pm - 3:20pm
First Amendment Lounge

3:20pm

Break
Thursday September 29, 2016 3:20pm - 3:50pm
Alcove

3:50pm

Dynamic Generation of Content Collections (Panel)
Moderators
JC

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
VP of Account Management | HighWire Press, Inc.

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Baskin

Patricia Baskin

Executive Editor, American Academy of Neurology
Executive Editor, American Academy of Neurology
avatar for Allison Belan

Allison Belan

Associate Director for Digital Strategy and Systems, Duke University Press
Assistant Director for Digital Strategy Duke University Press


Thursday September 29, 2016 3:50pm - 4:25pm
Ballroom

4:25pm

JCore Update

We'll talk about JCore status, recent feature releases, what's coming next for JCore and some of the self-service features available in JCore itself and other publisher facing tools.


Speakers
AB

Alex Bash

Director of Product Management, HighWire Press
Director Product Management | Highwire Press, Inc


Thursday September 29, 2016 4:25pm - 5:25pm
White/Murrow

4:25pm

Special Interest Group (SIG): Advertising
Let's talk about your advertising program. What are you doing? What's working? What's not? What have you sunsetted and what's on your horizon? Great ideas happen when people share their experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Wendy Newsham

Wendy Newsham

VP Sales, North America, HighWire
Vice President, North America Sales | HighWire Press, Inc.


Thursday September 29, 2016 4:25pm - 5:25pm
Ballroom

5:30pm

Reception with HighWire Partners
Come and meet some of HighWire's partners and obtain information that could possibly benefit your organization in meaningful ways. During the reception, we encourage you to collect a stamp from each HighWire partner in order for you to enter into a drawing to win an Echo Smartpen Pro Edition. The winner will be announced at the end of dinner.

**You must be present to win.**
 

Thursday September 29, 2016 5:30pm - 6:15pm
First Amendment Lounge

6:15pm

Dinner/Pictures/Raffle
Thursday September 29, 2016 6:15pm - 8:30pm
First Amendment Lounge/Holeman Lounge
 
Friday, September 30
 

8:00am

Registration for Main Meeting Sessions
Come to the registration desk and say hello!
We will be happy to present you with your badge and a HW tote containing meeting information.

Friday September 30, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Registration Desk

8:15am

Continental Breakfast
Come and join us for breakfast and get ready to kick off the first day of our meeting.

Friday September 30, 2016 8:15am - 9:00am
Ballroom

9:15am

Research Discovery & Research Dissemination at Stanford
Speakers
MA

Michael A. Keller

Vice Provost and University Librarian, Stanford University
Vice Provost, University Librarian, Publisher | Stanford University


Friday September 30, 2016 9:15am - 9:50am
TBA

9:50am

Strategic Planning: The First Step in Transforming a Journal
During this presentation, Daniel J. Cobaugh, Pharm.D., DABAT, FAACT, will describe the strategic planning process used by AJHP (American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy) to establish new vision and mission statements, strategic priorities, and measures.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Cobaugh

Daniel Cobaugh

Assistant Vice President and Editor in Chief, AJHP, ASHP
Assistant Vice President and Editor in Chief,AJHP | ASHP


Friday September 30, 2016 9:50am - 10:10am
Ballroom

10:10am

Publisher Innovations: Source Data - Making Published Data Discoverable
Speakers
avatar for Thomas Lemberger

Thomas Lemberger

EMBO
SourceData (http://sourcedata.embo.org) is a novel open platform making it easier for scientists to discover research data published in scientific articles. SourceData makes it possible to share the core of scientific evidence – the experimental data published as figures – in a useful and transparent way. By linking results between papers into a network of related information – a scientific ‘knowledge graph’ – SourceData opens new... Read More →


Friday September 30, 2016 10:10am - 10:30am
Ballroom

10:30am

Break
Friday September 30, 2016 10:30am - 11:00am
Ballroom

11:00am

Publisher Experience: Developing a Suite of OA Journals
Speakers
BG

Barbara Goldman

Director, Journals | American Society for Microbiology


Friday September 30, 2016 11:00am - 11:20am
Ballroom

11:20am

Organizing a Publisher Response to Sci-Hub (Panel)
Moderators
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

Founding Director, HighWire Press
Founding Director | HighWire Press, Inc.

Speakers
avatar for John Inglis

John Inglis

Co-founder bioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Executive Director and Publisher | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, and Co-founder of bioRxiv
avatar for Crispin Taylor

Crispin Taylor

Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Plant Biologists
Crispin Taylor is ASPB’s Chief Executive Officer. He began his career in non-profits as news and reviews editor at The Plant Cell, becoming managing editor of the journal two years later. After four years at ASPB, Taylor moved to AAAS, where he worked to expand a career-focused resource called Science’s Next Wave that has since been subsumed into Science Careers. In 2004, Taylor moved back to ASPB and his current position. In this capacity... Read More →
avatar for Alix Vance

Alix Vance

CEO and Executive Director, GeoScienceWorld


Friday September 30, 2016 11:20am - 12:10pm
Ballroom

12:10pm

Lunch
Friday September 30, 2016 12:10pm - 1:20pm
First Amendment Lounge

1:20pm

Special Interest Group (SIG): Journal Submission Trends
This is a follow-on session from our very popular spring meetings on the topic. Many journals are struggling with declining submissions and trying to identify a solution to adjust the trend. 

Speakers
avatar for Wendy Newsham

Wendy Newsham

VP Sales, North America, HighWire
Vice President, North America Sales | HighWire Press, Inc.


Friday September 30, 2016 1:20pm - 2:20pm
White/Murrow

1:20pm

Vizors: Impact Vizor User Group
This session is open to all who are interested in Impact Vizor: current and future users. (It will not have an introductory slide show or demo, however. For that, please contact John Sack or Kevin-John Black, sack@highwire.org,kjblack@highwire.org.) The session will first overview recent and upcoming changes to Impact Vizor, including the addition of new data sources (F1000 recommendations), new services (Alerts), and new viewers (Author Prospector, Editor Dashboard). The features and functions of these are up for discussion. Then the group will talk together about simple and advanced use cases that Impact Vizor users have devised, or would like to work on. Bring your use cases and ideas to the session to share!

Speakers
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

Founding Director, HighWire Press
Founding Director | HighWire Press, Inc.


Friday September 30, 2016 1:20pm - 2:20pm
Ballroom

2:20pm

Product Ballot Update
Friday September 30, 2016 2:20pm - 2:35pm
Ballroom

2:35pm

HighWire Technology and Service Investments (Panel)
Moderators
JC

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
VP of Account Management | HighWire Press, Inc.

Speakers
avatar for John Doherty

John Doherty

Director, Technical Support, HighWire Press
Director, Technical Support | HighWire Press, Inc.
avatar for Andre Kvaternik

Andre Kvaternik

Senior Director, Professional Services, HighWire Press
Senior Director, Professional Services | HighWire Press, Inc.
AM

Abhinav Mittal

Vice President of Engineering and IT | HighWire Press, Inc.


Friday September 30, 2016 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Ballroom

3:20pm

CEO Closing Remarks and Summary
Speakers
avatar for Dan Filby

Dan Filby

Chief Executive Officer, HighWire
Dan has more than 20 years of experience leading global organizations from Fortune 500 brands to start-up companies that provide software and technology enabled services. In these roles, he has transformed businesses to achieve healthy growth by increasing innovation, achieving operational excellence and fostering a culture where customer experience is the number one priority.


Friday September 30, 2016 3:20pm - 3:30pm
Ballroom

3:30pm

Closing Reception
Let us close this fantastic meeting in style and enjoy of a couple of light appetizers and drinks before heading home!

Friday September 30, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
First Amendment Lounge