BioMed Central Roadshow program – Auckland, New Zealand – Thursday 26 February 2015
Making open access work for you: publishing, peer-review and innovation
9:30 Welcome and overview, Caroline Black, Editorial Director, BioMed Central
9:50 Journal profile: GigaScience, Nicole Nogoy, Commissioning Editor, GigaScience
10:10 Journal profile: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science, Ruth Falshaw, Editor-in-Chief New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science,Scion
10:20 Parallel sessions
- How to write your paper and get published, Sabina Alam, Editor, BMC Medicine
- Open access in New Zealand today, Matt McGregor, Creative Commons NZ
- BMC-series editors (closed session)
11:20 Coffee break
11:50 Vision for the future of scientific publishing
An expert panel will share with the audience their views of how research dissemination will change, and whether the familiar research journal will be recognizable in the future.
Chair:Caroline Black, Editorial Director, BioMed Central
Panel:Sabina Alam, Editor, BMC Medicine
Andrea Melendez-Acosta, Associate Publisher, BioMed Central
Diana Marshall, Senior Managing Editor, BioMed Central
Kathryn Wilson, Associate Publisher, BioMed Central
13:50 Open access – Has it made a difference? Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar, Editor-in-Chief Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, University of Auckland
14:05 Publication Ethics – who is responsible?
A session discussing the different types of publication ethics issues that can arise during the publication process, and with whom the responsibility lies to deal with these.
Stephanie Harriman, Research Integrity Group, BioMed Central
14:35 Keynote speaker – My experience of publishing Rod Dunbar, Maurice Wilkins Centre
15:15 Coffee break
15:45 Journal profile: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders,Gillian Whalley, Section Editor BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, Unitec Institute of Technology
15:55 Adis journals and newsletter, Diana Faulds, Editorial Director, Springer-SBM
16:05 What’s new in peer review?
A panel session discussing how peer review is evolving and how it can develop to meet the needs of the research community.
Chair: Stephanie Harriman, Research Integrity Group, BioMed Central
Panel: Stephanie Guindon, Associate Editor BMC Evolutionary Biology, University of Auckland
Nicole Nogoy, Commissioning Editor, GigaScience
Sabina Alam, Editor, BMC Medicine
16:50 Closing remarks
17:00 Drinks reception
*Please note this program is subject to change