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

From: Robert Stevens <robert.stevens@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 12:24:54 +0000
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To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>,public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

I'm expecting to go.

At 13:24 12/01/2006, Dan Brickley wrote:

>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...
>----- 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
>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 
>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:
>*     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:
>*     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:
>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
>----- End forwarded message -----
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