The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience in science communication and editing.

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Thursday 7th June

09.00 – 17.00 Optional workshops:
Full day Statistics for Editors
– Chris Palmer, University of Cambridge, UK
Afternoon Plagiarism for editors – Ksenjia Bazdaric, University of Rijeka Faculty of Medicine, Croatia

Friday 8th June

Optional workshops:
Morning COPE publication ethics – Mirjam Curno, COPE
09:00 – 15:00 XML for journal editors – Sun Huh, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea / Korean Council of Science Editors

14.15 – 17.30 Registration desk open

14.30 – 17.00 Set-up for posters and exhibition

15.00 – 15.45 AGM, General Assembly

16.00 – 16.30 Opening ceremony
Chair Ana Marusic, University of Split School of Medicine / EASE President
Welcome address: Representative of University of Bucharest

16.30 – 17.30 Plenary session: Challenges of running a traditional journal
Tudor Toma, Journal Director, Pneumologia (The Journal of the Romanian Society of Pneumonolgy)
Eva Baranyiova, Editor in Chief, Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica
Madalina Georgescu, Otomed Medical Center, Bucharest
view of Editor-in-chief of a small Romanian medical journal.
Chair : Ana Marusic, University of Split School of Medicine / EASE

18.00 – 20.00 Welcome reception, University of Bucharest

Saturday 9th June

08.30 – 12.00 Registration desk open

09.00 – 10.00 Plenary lecture: Innovations in journal publishing
Bernd Pulverer, The EMBO Journal, Germany
Chair Rod Hunt, Annals of Botany, UK / EASE Treasurer

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee, exhibition and poster viewing

10.30 – 12.30 Parallel sessions:

  • 1 Innovations in journal publishing
    Chair: tbc
    Content: tbc
  • 2 Freelance editing: developments and challenges
    Chair: Moira Hudson, CHC Group, UK / EASE Council
    Content; tbc

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing

14.00 – 15.00 Plenary lecture: Challenges of publishing in languages other than English
Chair: Paola de Castro, National Institute of Health, Italy / Gender Policy Committee, EASE Council
Maria del Carmen Ruiz-Alcocer, AMERBAC (Mexican Association of Editors)

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee, exhibition and poster viewing

15.30 – 17.30 Parallel sessions:

  • 3 Editing small journals and those in languages other than English
    Chair: Jadranka Stojanovski, University of Zadar, Croatia
    Content: tbc
  • 4 Can editors contribute to sex and gender equity in research?
    Chair: Paola de Castro, National Institute of Health, Italy / EASE Council, Cara Tannenbaum, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Montreal, Joan Marsh, The Lancet Psychiatry, UK / EASE Council and EASE Gender Policy Group

20.00 – 23.00 Conference dinner

Sunday 10th June

08.45 – 10.15 Parallel sessions:

  • 5 Setting up or improving your journal
    Chair: Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting / EASE Vice President
    Content: tbc
  • 6 Reducing waste in research: REWARD
    Chair: Ines Steffens, Eurosurveillance / EASE Council and Joan Marsh, The Lancet Psychiatry, UK / EASE Council
    Content:
    Reducing waste in research: the role of medical journals (tbc)
    Reducing waste in experimental animal research: ARRIVE guidelines (tbc)
    The role of the editor in adding value and ensuring quality in journal publishing (Delia Costache, MDPI, Switzerland)
    Research on research integrity: publishing patterns, trends, and impact (Noémie Aubert Bonn, Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium)

10.15 – 10.30 Coffee and poster viewing

10.30 – 11.55 Parallel sessions:

  • 7 Data citation: what and how?
    Chair: Rachael Lammey, Crossref, UK / EASE Council
    Content: tbc
  • 8 COST PEERE session on peer review: research and training
    Chair: Ana Marusic and Flaminio Squazzoni, Trans-Domain COST Action TD1306 New Frontiers of Peer Review
    Content: tbc

12.00 – 13.00 Plenary lecture: Innovations in publishing: beyond the journal
Chair: Jocalyn Clark, The Lancet, UK
Mark Patterson, Executive Director, eLife Sciences, UK

13.00 – 13.15 Closing Ceremony
Chair Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting / EASE Vice President


Optional workshops:

Sun June 10 (half day) + Mon June 11 (full day) How to be a successful journal editor – Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting / EASE Vice President

Monday 11th June

Optional workshops:
Full day How to be a successful journal editor – Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting / EASE Vice President