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RE: 1st European Conference on Scientific Publishing in Biomedicine & Medicine 2006

From: <matt@biomedcentral.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 13:29:53 -0000
Message-ID: <CA28D1CFC7C162478793AEBAFF1D53780452D2BF@ms1.lsc.net>
To: <danbri@danbri.org>, <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

BioMed Central will be there, and presenting at that meeting.
I won't be there myself, but can report back.

Matt
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Dan Brickley
> Sent: 12 January 2006 13:25
> To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
> Subject: fwd: 1st European Conference on Scientific Publishing in
> Biomedicine & Medicine 2006
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Anyone from the Interest Group planning to attend this? Would be good
> to build up connections betweeen semweb-for-lifesci and the 
> Open Access
> scene, particularly around document metadata and topic classification,
> I'd imagine.
> 
> Can't make it myself, but would be very interested to see a report 
> posted here from any attendees...
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Dan
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Yvonne Hultman_Ozek 
> <Yvonne.Hultman_Ozek@MED.LU.SE> -----
> 
> From: Yvonne Hultman_Ozek <Yvonne.Hultman_Ozek@MED.LU.SE>
> Date:         Thu, 12 Jan 2006 12:13:00 +0100
> To: AMERICAN-SCIENTIST-OPEN-ACCESS-FORUM@LISTSERVER.SIGMAXI.ORG
> Subject:      1st European Conference on Scientific 
> Publishing in Biomedicine &
>               Medicine 2006
> Message-ID:  <s3c647df.041@GWSRV.OMV.LU.SE>
> Reply-To: American Scientist Open Access Forum 
> <AMERICAN-SCIENTIST-OPEN-ACCESS-FORUM@LISTSERVER.SIGMAXI.ORG>
> 
> Registration is now open for the
> 1st European Conference on Scientific Publishing in 
> Biomedicine and Medicine - Researchers and Open Access.
> The new scientific publishing environment 
> http://www.ecspbiomed.net 21th -22nd of April, 2006 at 
> Scandic Star Hotel, Lund Sweden.
> 
> There is an "early-bird offer", by registering for the 
> conference before 15th of February the fee will be only SEK 
> 2700. Normal fee is SEK 3200. 
> There is one fee only for private companies SEK 3500. For 
> more information, please go to the website 
> http://www.ecspbiomed.net and click on "registration".
> 
> We welcome you to participate in a two-day event, covering 
> lectures with a panel discussion, and educational workshops. 
> As the publishing environment encounters new challenges in 
> the Open Access model, researchers are faced with gaining an 
> understanding of the opportunities as well as threats offered 
> by this novel paradigm. 
> 
> The principal aim of the conference is to broaden researchers 
> understanding and knowledge of the rapid changes in the 
> scientific communication and publishing area and its possible 
> implications on the research community. 
> Among issues that will be covered are: 
> 
> *     Dissemination and impact of research in the Open Access 
> environment. 
> *     Authors attitudes and Open Access. 
> *     Publisher's new roles and alternative publishing models
> *     Self-archiving and impact. 
> *     Bibliometric issues 
> *     Research funding and Open Access 
> *     Peer-reviewing 
> *     Copyright and intellectual property. 
> *     History of scientific publishing. 
> 
> The conference event will gather the most authoritative 
> opinions on these issues and offers you the opportunity to 
> participate in lectures and educational workshops in various 
> areas related to authors publishing. 
> 
> Highlights from the programme:
> 
> Lectures: 
> 
> *     Dr. Eugene Garfield, Founder & Chairman Emeritus, 
> Institute  for 
> Scientific Information / Thomson Scientific, will give a 
> lecture on the topic "Identifying Nobel Class Scientists and 
> the Vagaries of Research Assessment". 
> 
> *     Dr. Stevan Harnad, Southampton University UK, will give 
> a lecture 
> on Extending Institutional "Publish or Perish" Policies and 
> Incentives to "Provide Open Access to Publications". 
> 
> *     Dr. Jean-Claude Gu?don from Montreal University will 
> give a lecture 
> on the topic "Open access in the bio-medical fields: why it 
> is important for researchers, practising physicians and patients".
> 
> *     Jan Velterop from Springer Verlag will talk about "Open Access: 
> the Choice Is Yours".
> 
> View the whole lecture programme here:
> http://www.ecspbiomed.net/Templates/standard.aspx?Id=11 
>  
> 
> Workshops:  
> 
> *     Dr. Sara Schroter & Trish Groves, BMJ Training UK, will give a 
> workshop on peer-review. 
> 
> *     Practical use of the Impact Factor and Citation 
> Analysis using ISI Web of Knowledge, plus the introduction of 
> a new archive from BIOSIS. 
> Presenter is Simon M Pratt, Strategic Business Manager, 
> Thomson Scientific.
> 
> *    Entrez Life Sciences databases. Hands-on training.
> Dr. David Herron, Karolinska Institute.
> 
> View the whole workshop programme here: 
> http://www.ecspbiomed.net/Templates/standard.aspx?Id=12 
> 
> 
> If you have any further questions, please contact the 
> organisation committee at info@ecspbiomed.net 
> 
> A conference organised by
> Faculty of Medicine at Lund University
> Sweden
> http://www.med.lu.se/english 
> 
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> 
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