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.

Programme 2018

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Thursday 7th June

09.00 – 17.00 Optional workshops:
Full day Statistics for Editors
– Chris Palmer
Afternoon Plagiarism for editors – Ksenjia Bazdaric

Friday 8th June

Optional workshops:
Morning COPE publication ethics – Mirjam Curno
09:00 – 15:00 XML for journal editors – Sun Huh

14.15 – 17.30 Registration desk open

14.30 – 17.00 Set-up for posters

15.00 – 15.45 AGM, General Assembly

16.00 – 16.30 Opening ceremony / Chair / Welcome address: Representative of University of Bucharest

16.30 – 17.30 Plenary session: Challenges of running a traditional journal
Eva Baranyiova, Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica
Madalina Georgescu
Tudor Toma, Pulmonology Journal

xx – xx Welcome reception

Saturday 9th June

08.30 – 12.00 Registration desk open

09.00 – 10.00 Plenary lecture: Innovations in journal publishing
Bernd Pulverer, EMBO Press, tbc

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee 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
    Content; tbc

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch and poster viewing

14.00 – 15.00 Plenary lecture: Challenges of publishing in languages other than English
MariCarmen Alcocer

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee and poster viewing

15.30 – 17.30 Parallel sessions:

  • 3 Editing small journals and those in languages other than English
    Chair: Jadranka Stojanovski, Ruđer Bošković Institute
    Content: tbc
  • 4 Can editors contribute to sex and gender equity in research?
    Chair: Paola de Castro and EASE Gender Policy Group
    Content: tbc

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
    Content: tbc
  • 6 Reducing waste in research: REWARD
    Chair: Ines Steffens
    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: 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
    Content: tbc
  • 8 Peer review: research and training
    Chair: Ana Marusic and Flaminio Squazzoni
    Content: tbc

12.00 – 13.00 Plenary lecture: Innovations in publishing: beyond the journal
Mark Patterson, Executive Director of eLife

13.00 – 13.15 Closing Ceremony

Optional workshops:
Sun June 10 (half day) + Mon June 11 (full day) How to be a successful journal editor – Pippa Smart

Monday 11th June

Optional workshops:
Full day How to be a successful journal editor – Pippa Smart