Arizona University conducts seminar on healthcare - 05 Apr 2005 Arizona State University (ASU) is conducting a seminar on April 5-6, 2005 at the Arizona Biltmore. Titled ‘Transforming American Healthcare over the Next Decade: Pathways to Change’, the seminar will analyse healthcare in economics, biotechnology, policy and research and knowledge management dimensions.
Forum to discuss open access publishing - 06 Apr 2005 JHU Libraries, in association with the University of Maryland’s Health Sciences and Human Services Library, is organising a discussion forum titled ‘Impact of Ownership and Access in Scholarly Publishing’. The event will take place on April 6, 2005 at Maryland’s School of Nursing Auditorium. David Lipman, Director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Biotechnology Information will give the keynote talk.
Seminar on future of scholarly e-publishing - 08 Apr 2005 A seminar on ‘The Web and after: the future of scholarly e-publishing’, is to be held as part of the 21st International Learned Journals Seminar on April 8, 2005. The event will take place in the Royal College of Nursing, London. The seminar will focus on the transformation of work and communication models by scholars for a faster and better information model. Alan Singleton, Institution of Mechanical Engineers; Simeon Warner, Information Science, Cornell University and Sue Corbett, Director of Science/Academic journals, Blackwell Publishing, are some of the speakers of the day.
Gilbane Conference on content management - 11 Apr 2005 A discussion titled ‘Making the Most of Compliance’ will be held as part of the programme Gilbane Conference on Content Management in San Francisco on April 11-13, 2005. The event includes a technology exhibition that projects technical innovations for web content management, digital asset management, enterprise portals, enterprise search, content & information integration, authoring and so on.
Conference on communicating STM information in Belgium - 19 Apr 2005 The Royal Library, the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, the European Association of Information Services and IOS Press Scientific Publishing are organising a conference on April 19, 2005 at Belgium’s Royal Library. The conference, titled ‘Communicating Scientific, Technical and Medical knowledge 2005-2010’, will be attended by scientists, publishers, intermediaries and libraries who play key roles in the STM publishing market. Some of the discussion topics are: Libraries as knowledge centres, What the STM academic community actually wants, The economic and technical evolution of the scientific publication market and communicating scientific information, cornerstone of the European Union’s science policy.
STM Spring Conference on digital access in Washington - 21 Apr 2005 The STM Spring Conference on optimising access in the electronic era will be held on April 21-22, 2005 in Washington D. C. Speakers include Dr. John H. Marburger III, Science Advisor to the US President, Rita Colwell, Sherwood Boehlert, Edward Pentz, Peter Banks and other distinguished professionals.
ISMPP conducts first annual meet - 25 Apr 2005 The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), a non-profit association, will conduct its first annual meeting on April 25, 2005 in New Jersey, US. The meeting, titled ‘Driving the Value of Publications: An Integrated Approach’, will discuss publication planning and execution with special attention on clinical trial registries. Representatives from the pharmaceutical industry, including publishers, drug firms and agencies, will participate in the meeting.
SSP conducts online seminar on marketing techniques for scholarly publications - 26 Apr 2005 The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is conducting an online seminar on April 26, 2005. The 90-minute seminar will suggest effective online marketing techniques for scholarly journals and books. An online demonstration of successful marketing tools and campaigns will also take place. Judith Barnsby, Institute of Physics; Duncan Humphrey, Oxford University Press, and Matthew J. Price, American Chemical Society Publications, will speak on the occasion.
EASE to hold seminar on habits of science publishing - 29 Apr 2005 The European Association of Scientific Editors (EASE) will organise a seminar titled ‘Habits in Science Communication and Science Publishing’ on April 29, 2005. This will be followed by the Annual General Assembly of EASE in Spain. The seminar covers issues such as understanding, writing, reading, seeking and review of scientific publications.