Full Program - Tuesday, 19 and Wednesday 20, January 2010


Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Gendarmenplatz, Berlin, Germany

On Tuesday and Wednesday we meet at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Gendarmenmark, for the Full Conference Program. Leibniz Room is spacious and bright. The latest facilities are provided, including personal technical services , and of course tea, coffee and snacks, as well as lunch buffet. The last Highlight on Tuesday is the Conference Dinner at the Refugium across from the academy, at Gendarmenplatz, three minutes by foot at most.

Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
Gendarmenmarkt, Markgrafenstr. 38, 10117 BERLIN, Germany


Restaurant Refugium

19:30: the conference dinner at Tuesday night takes place at the 'Restaurant Refugium', under the French Dome, which is a very lovely and hospitable location. The kitchen is excellent.

Restaurant Refugium
Gendarmenmarkt 5
10117 BERLIN, Germany




APE Short Conference Report 2010 is available.

PowerPoint Presentations are attached in the respective program days, please click for download.


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Doors open for Registration (Coffee, Tea & Snacks)


Welcome and Opening: Dr. Karl-Peter Winters, German Association of Publishers and Boksellers, Frankfurt

Opening Remarks: Professor Michael Mabe, CIEO, International Association of STM Publishers, The Hague and Oxford




Professor Dr. Matthias Kleiner, President, German Research Foundation (DFG), Bonn: In the Interest of Science - The Priority Initiative "Digital Information" of the Alliance Partner Organisations

Professor Dr. Andreas Dengel, Scientific Director, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern: The Semantic Desktop - Supplementing a User's Memory


Buffet Lunch


Session: Research


Chair: Dr. Salvatore Mele, CERN - European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Geneva

Dr. Ingrid Wünning Tschol, Head of Science, Robert Bosch Foundation, Stuttgart: What the Researchers and Those who fund Them expect from the Library / Publisher Today and in the Future?

Michael Jubb, Director, Research Information Network (RIN), London: Using and Communication Knowledge: a Researcher Perspective


Coffee & Tea


Google & Friends? The New World of Digital Libraries. Questions and Implications


Moderation: Jens Bammel, Secretary General, International Publishers Association (IPA), Geneva

Participants: Professor Dr. Stefan Gradmann, President DGI and Humboldt-University-zu-Berlin; Christine de Mazières,Syndicat national de l'Édition (SNE), Paris; Simon Juden, Chief Executive, The Publishers Association (PA), London (not yet confirmed); Mark Seeley, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Elsevier, Burlington, MA; Dr. Christian Sprang, Legal Counsel, German Association of Publishers and Booksellers (Börsenverein), Frankfurt; Santiago de la Mora, Director, Print Content Partnership, EMEA, Google, UK



APE Lecture

Professor Dr. Stefan Gradmann, President, German Society for Information Science and Information Practice (DGI), Humboldt-University-zu-Berlin: Building Blocks of the future Scholarly Web: Beyond and far beyond


Conference Dinnter at the 'Restaurant Refugium' (Limited Seating in splendid environment - please note: on Invitation or separate Registration!)









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Doors open (Coffee, Tea & Snacks)


Please note Satellite Sessions in the Humboldt Room


Session: Content Innovation


Chair: Eefke Smit, Director, Standards and Technology, International Association of STM


Ijsbrand Jan Aalbersberg, Vice President, Innovation and Product Development, Elsevier, Amsterdam: Elsevier's Article of the Future

Dan Pollock, Associate Director, Nature.com, London: Latest Developments in Nature.com

Richard Kidd, Manager, Editorial Production Systems. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge: Project Prospect, Semantic Publishing in Chemistry - Linking through Standards

Ed Pentz, Executive Director, CrossRef, Oxford: CrossMark: Trust and the Stewardship of Scholarly Content



Coffee & Tea


Future Lab (Humboldt Room - limited to 20 persons)


The Future Lab wants to explore the future of scientific publishing. It is an open session for a small group, in which we want to work on the following items: - How will scientific publishing and communication change? - How will the scientific value chain change? - Which roles in the value chain will librarians, publishing houses, authors, scientific communities and the public authorities paly? - Who will pay for what?

Aim of the session is to develop a most likely scenario of scientific publishing in 10 to 20 years.

Moderation: Ehrhardt F. Heinold, Heinold, Spiller and Partner, Hamburg

A short report will be presented at the end of the Session "Looking Ahead"


Session: Looking Ahead


Chair: Dr. Einar Fredriksson, Director, IOS Press, Amsterdam


Mark Ware, Mark Ware Consulting, Bristol, Access by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Professional and Academic Information

Eelco Ferwerda, Amsterdam University Press: Open Access Monographic Publishing in the Humanities

Martin Fröhlich and Felix Hofmann, Managing Directors, PaperC, Berlin: PaperC: A New Model for Publishers against illegal Fils Sharing

Report from the Future Lab


Buffet Lunch


Session: Metrics, Ratings & Rankings


Chair: Mayur Amin, Senior Vice President, Research & Academic Relations, Elsevier, Oxford


Gregg Gordon, President & CEO, Social Science Research Network, Rochester, NY: Article Level Metrics - What We Don't Know We Don't Know

Mark Patterson, Director of Publishing, PLoS, Cambridge: Article Level Metrics at PLoS

Dr. Henk Moed, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), University of Leiden: SNIP - A New Metric for a New Era

Jan Velterop, Concept Web Alliance, Cobham: Measuring Is Knowing - Or Is It?


Coffee & Tea




H. Frederick Dylla, Executive Director & CEO, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD: Bridging the Divide over the Public Access Debate


Closing Panel:


Moderation: Dr. Herman P. Spruijt, President, International Publishers Association (IPA), Geneva, with Speakers from the APE 2010 Conference

Participants: Ann Okerson, Yale University, New Haven, CT; H. Frederick Dylla, Executive Director & CEO, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD; Dr. Albrecht Hauff, CEO, Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart; Prof. Dr. Claudia Lux, Immediate Past President, IFLA, Berlin


End of APE 2010











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