Full Program - Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday 25, January 2012


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

On Tuesday and Wednesday we meet at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Gendarmenmarkt, for the Full Conference Program. The APE 2012 Conference Program is being developed by a high level Program Committee 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 Gendarmerie  for APE 2012  Dinner Conference


... and enjoy the conference dinner

The conference dinner at Tuesday night will be offered in 'Restaurant Gendarmerie', which is a new new and very fine location with Starcook Joe Laggner. Interior design by Annebelle Selldorf. Painting 'Bacchanal' (5 x 14 m) from Jean Yves Klein.


Restaurant Gendarmerie
Behrenstraße 42
10117 BERLIN, Germany



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



click for program Tuesday, 24 January 2012: Final Program (Status January 2012)

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


Welcome: Dr. Christian Sprang, Legal Counsel, German Association of Publishers and Booksellers, Frankfurt


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

Opening Remarks




Derk Haank, CEO, Springer Science+Business Media, Berlin

The Past, the Present and the Future of STM Publishing


Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Burgelman, Head of Unit DC.2: ERIAB, European Commission, Brussels

Research and Innovation. From Web 2.0 to Science 2.0? The Potential of ICT to change the Modus of Science and Research


Buffet Lunch



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


Mark Ware, VP and Lead Analyst, Outsell, London

The Shape of Things to Come: how technology trends and market forces will change the structure of the STM publishing industry


Dr. Nick Fowler, Director of Strategy, Elsevier, Amsterdam

Measuring and Managing Research Outcomes


Session: The Right Approach

Chair: Dr. Christian Sprang, Legal Counsel, German Association of Publishers and Booksellers, Frankfurt


Mark Bide, Director, EDItEUR, London

The Linked Content Coalition - a new approach to the management of copyright on the internet


Kim Zwollo, General Manager, RightsDirect, Amsterdam 

Digital Reuse Rights in a fast-changing Publishing Environment: Users' Demands and Licensing Options for Publishers


Coffee & Tea and Networking


Session: Mining, Enhancing & Integrating

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


Drs. Eefke Smit, Director, Standards and Technology, STM, Amsterdam and Drs. Maurits van der Graaf, Senior Consultant, Pleiade, Amsterdam

Tracing Tacit Knowledge: Practice and Promise of Journal Article Mining


Dr. Peter Doorn, Director, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), KNAW, Amsterdam

Enhancing Publications with Research Data


Dr. Sven Fund, Managing Director, De Gruyter, Berlin

Integrated Publishing - New Opportunities for Scientific Publishers


The APE Lecture

Prof. Dr. Bernard F. Schutz, Director, Astrophysical Relativity Division, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), Golm (Potsdam)

Enabling the Transition of Existing Journals to Open Access



Conference Dinner at the 'Restaurant Gendarmerie' ( please note: on Invitation and separate Registration only)

















click for program Wednesday, 25 January 2012: Final Program (Status 16 January 2012)

Doors open (Coffee, Tea & Snacks)



Wake-up Discussion: The End of the Semantic Web? The Internet of Things and Services

Introduced by Arnoud de Kemp, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft AKA GmbH, Heidelberg


Provocative Statements from Richard Padley (Managing Director of Semantico, Brighton) and Comments from Dr. Denny Vrandecic (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Wikimedia Deutschland), Prof. Dr. Stefan Gradmann (Institute of Library and Information Science, Humboldt University zu Berlin), Dr. Sven Fund (Managing Director, De Gruyter, Berlin), Michael Dreusicke (CEO, PAUX Technologies, Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Felix Sasaki (DFKI / W3C German Austrian Office, Berlin)


Coffee & Tea and Networking


Session: Innovations

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


Dr. Daniel Mietchen, EvoMRI Communications, Jena

Transforming the Way we publish Research


Geoffrey Bilder, Director of Strategic Initiatives, CrossRef, Lynnfield, MA

An Update on CrossMark and about ORCID: Toward Unambiguous Attribution of Scholarly Contributions


Dr. Steve Pettifer, School of Computer Science, University of Manchester

User-side semantic Enrichment of Scholarly Content


Stefan Geißler, Managing Director, TEMIS Deutschland, Heidelberg

Semantic Enrichment in an "Information as a Service" Model


Buffet Lunch


Session: Data and Publication Operability

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


Drs. Eefke Smit, Director of Standards and Technology STM, Amsterdam

ODE: Opportunities for Data Exchange - A Publisher Viewpoint on the Changes ahead


Dr. Jan Brase, Director, DataCite, German National Library of Science and Technology, University Hannover

DataCite re-visited - Citing Data in the XXIst Century, at long last


Michael Diepenbroek, Managing Director, PANGAEA, MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, Bremen

PANGAEA - Research Data enters Scholarly Communication. Building an Infrastructure to publish and cite Data in the Earth and Environmental Sciences


Dr. Todd J. Vision, Associate Professor of Biology , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

Dryad: Scalable Infrastructure for coupling Research Data to Publications in the Life Sciences



Coffee & Tea and Networking


Keynote from the USA

Introduced by Robert M. Campbell, Senior Publisher, Wiley Blackwell, Oxford


Dr. Fred Dylla, Ex. Director and CEO, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD

One Publisher's Journey through the Open Access Debate



Closing Panel

Introduced and chaired by Dr. Sven Fund, Managing Director, De Gruyter, Berlin
a.o. with Dr. Sabine Graumann, Director, TNS Infratest Research, München, Ahmed Hindawi, CEO, HIndawi Publishing Coporation, Cairo, and Dr. Heinz Weinheimer, Executive Vice President Mathematics / Business & Economics / Human Sciences, Springer, Heidelberg


End of APE 2012. Please note APE 2013, on 29. and 30. January 2013, Berlin Mitte