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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

Director of Professional Services, HighWire Press, Inc.
Director of Professional Services, managing our Project Management Office. See me if you would like to discuss previous, current or future projects, I am happy to help!
avatar for Susan Willner

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 Suzi Crean

Suzi 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

Customer Relationship Manager, Highwire Press Ltd
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 Suzi Crean

Suzi 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

Customer Relationship Manager, HighWire


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
avatar for Susan Willner

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, Vizor™ Suite, HighWire Press
Product Manager/Developer BenchPress and Vizor™ Suite | HighWire Press, Inc. | Please feel free to ping me if you have any questions. I'd love to sit and chat with you.


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


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

HighWire Press, Inc., HighWire Press, Inc.
John is the founding director and focuses on market assessment, client relations, technology innovation, and the kind of thought leadership and industry-forward thinking that has helped defined the Company's mission since 1995.


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

9:25am

CEO Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Daniel Filby

Daniel Filby

CEO, HighWire Press, Inc.
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.


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

9:45am

Product Roadmap
Speakers
avatar for Jim Longo

Jim Longo

Vice President of Product & Leadership Design, HighWire Press


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

10:05am

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

John Sack

HighWire Press, Inc., HighWire Press, Inc.
John is the founding director and focuses on market assessment, client relations, technology innovation, and the kind of thought leadership and industry-forward thinking that has helped defined the Company's mission since 1995.

Speakers
TD

Tracey DePellegrin

Executive Director, Genetics Society of America
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.
Talk to me about how publishers can collaborate on advocacy for NFP community journals.


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
avatar for Jennifer Chang

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
Vice President, Publisher Relations | Jennifer Chang comes to HighWire as strategic leader of the North America global publisher relations team. She will be accountable for mentoring the team, cultivating our customer relationships, as well as fostering cross-functional collabora... Read More →

Speakers
MF

Mac Fancher

Publisher & VP, Publications, AACC
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... Read More →


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

11:50am

Expanding the Vizor Suite: Usage and Social Vizors
Speakers
avatar for Jim Longo

Jim Longo

Vice President of Product & Leadership Design, HighWire Press
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

HighWire Press, Inc., HighWire Press, Inc.
John is the founding director and focuses on market assessment, client relations, technology innovation, and the kind of thought leadership and industry-forward thinking that has helped defined the Company's mission since 1995.


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
avatar for Jennifer Chang

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
Vice President, Publisher Relations | Jennifer Chang comes to HighWire as strategic leader of the North America global publisher relations team. She will be accountable for mentoring the team, cultivating our customer relationships, as well as fostering cross-functional collabora... Read More →

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, Science/AAAS
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 Jim Longo

Jim Longo

Vice President of Product & Leadership Design, HighWire Press
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

HighWire Press, Inc., HighWire Press, Inc.
John is the founding director and focuses on market assessment, client relations, technology innovation, and the kind of thought leadership and industry-forward thinking that has helped defined the Company's mission since 1995.


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
avatar for Jennifer Chang

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
Vice President, Publisher Relations | Jennifer Chang comes to HighWire as strategic leader of the North America global publisher relations team. She will be accountable for mentoring the team, cultivating our customer relationships, as well as fostering cross-functional collabora... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Patty Baskin

Patty Baskin

Executive Editor, Neurology Journals, 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


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 J. Cobaugh

Daniel J. 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

Deputy Head Scientific Publications, EMBO Press
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... 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

HighWire Press, Inc., HighWire Press, Inc.
John is the founding director and focuses on market assessment, client relations, technology innovation, and the kind of thought leadership and industry-forward thinking that has helped defined the Company's mission since 1995.

Speakers
avatar for John Inglis

John Inglis

Executive Director & Publisher, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
Dr. John Inglis is the co-founder of bioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s preprint service for the life sciences.  He is also the founding Executive Director and Publisher of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press in New York, a not-for-profit publisher of journals, books, and... Read More →
avatar for Crispin Taylor

Crispin Taylor

CEO, ASPB
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 Jim Longo

Jim Longo

Vice President of Product & Leadership Design, HighWire Press
avatar for John Sack

John Sack

HighWire Press, Inc., HighWire Press, Inc.
John is the founding director and focuses on market assessment, client relations, technology innovation, and the kind of thought leadership and industry-forward thinking that has helped defined the Company's mission since 1995.


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

2:20pm

Product Ballot Update
Speakers
avatar for Jim Longo

Jim Longo

Vice President of Product & Leadership Design, HighWire Press


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

2:35pm

HighWire Technology and Service Investments (Panel)
Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Chang

Jennifer Chang

VP, Publisher Relations, HighWire Press
Vice President, Publisher Relations | Jennifer Chang comes to HighWire as strategic leader of the North America global publisher relations team. She will be accountable for mentoring the team, cultivating our customer relationships, as well as fostering cross-functional collabora... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for John Doherty

John Doherty

Director of Customer Success, HighWire Press
Director, Technical Support | | John is based in Belfast, and joined HighWire in April 2016. He has over 15 years of experience building and leading dynamic, fast paced technical support and operations organisations globally. He will be accountable for implementing best practice... Read More →
avatar for Andre Kvaternik

Andre Kvaternik

Senior Director, Professional Services, HighWire Press
Senior Director, Professional Services | HighWire Press, Inc.
avatar for Abhinav Mittal

Abhinav Mittal

Chief Technology Officer | Abhinav Mittal is HighWire's Chief Technology Officer. He created the integrated technology strategy, the operational excellence of best-in-class site availability and scalability, and other solutions. Abhinav will continue to focus on HighWire's expansion... Read More →


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

3:20pm

CEO Closing Remarks and Summary
Speakers
avatar for Daniel Filby

Daniel Filby

CEO, HighWire Press, Inc.
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.


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