Full Program - Tuesday, 11 and Wednesday 12, January 2011


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. The APE 2011 Conference Program is being developed by a high level Program Committe and will offer a broad perspective, varying from research excellence, peer reviewing, use of information, content innovation, funding and investing, business models, new types of information, enabling technologies, repositories, search engines, dissemination, access and sharing of knowledge. This time much about collection, managing and publishing of DATA and reports on several EU projects. There will be a lot of time for discussions and meeting with friends and colleagues ...


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

Restaurant Refugium


... and enjoy the conference dinner

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



PowerPoint Presentations will be attached in the respective program days after the conference.



click for program Tuesday, 11 January 2011: preliminary program, status 30 December, 2010

Doors open for Registration (Coffee, Tea & Snacks and Happy New Year)


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


Prof. Michael Mabe, CEO, International Association of STM Publishers, The Hague and Oxford:

Opening Remarks




Prof. Dr. John Wood, Secretary General, Association of Commonwealth Universities, London and Chair of the High Level Expert Group on Scientific Data

Riding the Wave. How Europe can Gain from the Fising Tide of Scientific Data


Prof. Dr. J.J. (Jos) Engelen,President, Governing Board of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), The Hague and Vice-President of EUROHORCs, European Heads of Research Councils

What Academic Publishing can Do fo Science


Buffet Lunch


Session: Peer Review.

Chair: Mayur Amin, Senior VP, Research and Academic Relations, Elsevier, Oxford


Dr. Andrew Plume & Dr. Adrian Mulligan, Research & Academic Relations, Elsevier, Oxford

Peer Review: The Evidence


Dr. Bernd Pulverer, Head of Scientific Publications at EMBO and Chief Editor of the EMBO Journal, Heidelberg

Transparent Peer Review


Maurizio Marchese, Aliaksandr Birukou, Marcos Baez, Alejandro Mussi, Daniil Mirylenka, Deparztment of Information Engineering and Coputer Science, University of Trento, Italy

Liquid Publications: Scientific Communication meets the Social Web



Coffee & Tea and Networking


Session: The Data Deluge, to Drown or Swim?

Chair: Robert M. Campbell, Senior Publisher, Wiley Blackwell, Oxford


Herbert Gruttemeier, Immediate Past President, ICSTI and Head of International Relations, INIST-CNRS, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy

Helping to Ride - A Look at Data Sharing and Access Policies


Mrs. Eefke Smit, Director, Standards and Technology, International Association of STM Publishers

Taking the Current when ist Serves - Research Data from the Publishers' Perspective


Dr. Michael Diepenbroek, Managing Director, WDC-MARE / PANGAEA, MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University Bremen

Data Publishing in the Context of the ICSU World Data System


Dr. Jan Brase, Chairman, International DOI Foundation and Managing Director, DataCite, German National Library of Science and Technology, Hannover

DataCite - Improving Access to Research data From the Perspective of Libraries


Dr. Malte Dreyer, Head, Research and Development, Max Planck Digital Library, Munich

Managing Publication and Research Data: The eSciDoc eResearch Infrastructure


The APE Lecture: Information in Space and Time

Prof. Dr. Werner Kuhn, Director, Institute for Geoinformatics, University of M√ľnster


Conference Dinner at the 'Restaurant Refugium' (Limited Seating in splendid environment - please note: on Invitation and separate Registration only)










click for program Wednesday, 12 January 2011: preliminary program, status 30 December, 2010

Doors open (Coffee, Tea & Chinese Snacks)


Parallel Sessions in Leibniz Room and Humboldt Room


Leibniz Room (Plenum)

Session: Going Out! International Chinese Publishing

Chair: Dr. Matthias Wahls, m.w. publishing consultancy, The Hague


Dr. Matthias Wahls, Consultant

A brief Introduction to China's "Going Out" Strategy in Academic Publishing


Stephen Boume, Chief Executive, Cambridge University Press

East meets West: practical Problems, practical Solutions


Dr. Anke Beck, Senior Vice President Pubishing, De Gruyter Berlin

Academic Publishing in China: Tailored Partnerships for Common Goals


Matthias Kaun, Head, East Asia Department, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

Collection Building Reality: Challenges and New Needs for a Chinese Collection in Europe



Coffee & Tea and Networking



Leibniz Room (Plenum)

Session: Innovations

Chair: Mrs. Eefke Smit, Director, Standards and Technology, STM, Amsterdam


Adam Marshall, Gourp Head of Marketing and Customer Services, Portland Press, London

Bringing the Journal alive: the Semantic Biochemical Journal


Victor Henning, Co-founder and CEO, Mendeley, London

Mendeley: Building the World's largest Semantic Research Database - from Scratch!


Kevin Cohn, Vice President of Operations, Atypon, Santa Clara

Anytime, Anywhere: Strategies for Mobile Content Delivery


Humboldt Room

Future Lab (Open Session limited to 20 persons - please contact Registration Desk)

Moderation: Ehrhardt F. Heinold, Heinold, Spiller & Partners, Hamburg


A short Presentation from the Future Lab in the Leibniz Romm (Plenum)


Buffet Lunch and Networking


Session: Open Access: The Facts

Chair: Dr. Salvatore Mele, Head of Open Access, CERN, Geneva


Prof. Dr. Stuart M. Shieber, Director, Office for Scholarly Communication, Harvard University Library, Cambridge, MA

The Rational and Empirical Basis for Open-Access Initiatives


Mrs. Bettina Goerner, Manager Open Access, Springer Science+Business Media, Heidelberg

SOAP - Study of Open Access Publishing: what Researchers want, what Publishers offer


Dr. Caroline Sutton, President, OASPA (Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association)

Open Access Publishers: Retaining core values while challenging non-core practices


Dr. Mark Patterson, Director of Publishing, Public Library of Science (PLoS), Cambridge

Open Access Publishers: Breaking even and growing fast


Prof. Dr. Paola Dubini, Director, Art Science Knowledge (ASK) Research Center, Università Bocconi, Milano

Complementary Article Dissemination via Journals and Repositories: Economic Evidenc from the PEER Project



Coffee & Tea and Networking



H. Frederick Dylla, Executive Director & CEO, American Institute of Physics, College Park

After the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable: The Evolution of the Debate on Public Access


Closing Remarks & Panel Discussion

Dr. Herman P. Spruijt, Immediate Past President, International Publishers Association, Geneva



End of APE 2011. Please note APE 2012, 24 / 25 January 2012, Berlin