Pre-Conference Day - Monday, 18 January, 2010

Seminar Room, NH Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germanyhello

The Conference starts with the Pre-Conference Day on Monday, which takes place in one of the Seminar Rooms in the NH Berlin Mitte, near to Gendarmenmarkt. It's a very convenient location for our purposes, equipped with modern technology and lunch buffet and snacks, tea or coffee are nearby.

All Participants will receive a "Certificate of Attendance".


NH Berlin Mitte
Leipziger Strasse 106 -111
10117 BERLIN, Germany
E-Mail: nhberlinmitte (at)



APE Short Conference Report 2010 is available.

PowerPoint Presentations are available, please click Program Pre-Conference Day for downlaod.




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Doors open (Coffee & Tea)


Opening and Welcome by Dr. Sven Fund, Managing Director, DE GRUYTER, Berlin


Introduction & Overview by Professor Dr. Stefan Gradmann, Humboldt-Universität-zu-Berlin: Disseminate or Exploit? Some Remarks on Open Access, Merchandising Information and the Future of Electronic Publishing


Coffee & Tea


Workshop 1: All Rights Reserved? Copyright in the Digital Age. Organised and chaired by Joachim Engellad, Publishing Consultant, Berlin


Dirk Fernholz, Senior Manager, e-Products Operations, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg: Monetizing on Rights - the Publisher Experience

Edward Colleran: The Role of CCC in Copyright Licensing

David Bishop: All Rights Reserved? Copyright in the Digital Age

Paul Greenwood: What can VG WORT do for publishers?

Thies-Peter Engelhardt: Published Scientific Information in Bayer Schering Pharma


Buffet Lunch


Workshop 2: Product and Market Development


Organised and chaired by Matthias Wahls, mwpublishingconsultancy, The Hague


Dr. Els van Eijck van Heslinga and Marcel Ras, National Library of The Netherland, The Hague: No Business without Insurance. The Problem, the Solutions and the State of Affairs of Permanent Access to Digital Objects


Katrin Siems, Business Development, DE GRUYTER, Berlin: First to hire or first to fire? About the Value Proposition of Business Development


Matthias Wahls, mwpublishingconsultancy, The Hague: Bridging East and West: Academic Publishing in China


Coffee & Tea


Workshop 3: Innovation: The Future of Scientific Publishing. 3 Scenarios


Organised and chaired by Ehrhardt F. Heinold, Heinold, Spiller & Partner, Hamburg


Speaker to be announced: The conservative model: still going strong?


Dr. Guido F. Hermann, Managing Director, Thieme Chemistry, Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart: Plus ça change ...: What creates value in Scientific Publishing?


Dr. Svenja Hagenhoff, Chair of Information Systems and eBusiness, University of Göttingen: New Information and Publication Services


Prof. Dr. Stefan Gradmann, Humboldt-Universität-zu-Berlin: Beyond Documents


Panel: Bright Ideas, but not in My Company! How to be successfull in your organisation? Discussion on Competences needed

Moderated by Arnoud de Kemp, digiprimo GmbH & Co.KG, Heidelberg


On the Panel a.o.: Ute Kammerer, Corporate HR Development, Springer Science + Business Media, Heidelberg; Mark Lane, Mark Lane Consultancy, UK; Prof. Dr. Stefan Gradmann, Ehrhardt F. Heinold, Joachim Engelland and Matthias Wahls.


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