R2R Lifecycle2018 Programme 

The 2018 Conference Programme will run from 9:30am on Monday 26 to 4.30pm on Tuesday 27 February 2018.

The published timetable and content is subject to change.

Monday 26 February 2018

8.30      Registration & Networking

9.30      Welcome and Introduction

Mark Carden
Managing Consultant, Mosaic Search & Selection

9.40     Opening Keynote

Changing the Culture of Research: It’s Everyone’s Problem

Alison Mudditt
Chief Executive Officer, PLOS

10.20    Workshops: Introduction & First Meeting

Laura Cox
Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Ringgold

Workshop A – Open Science Responsibilities
How might Open Science impact on the roles and responsibilities of the actors in the researcher to reader cycle?

Dr Lesley Thompson, MBE
VP Academic and Government Relations, Elsevier

Workshop B – Resilience Through Diversity
Why do some groups feel less welcome than others in our industry and what steps can we take to make everybody feel welcome?

Dr Phill Jones
Director of Publishing Innovation, Digital Science
Nancy Roberts
Director, Business Inclusivity

Workshop C – Open Data Sharing
How do we increase data sharing without driving researchers crazy?

Dr Fiona Murphy
Associate Fellow, University of Reading
Dr Sarah Callaghan
Senior Research Scientist, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Robert Samors
Coordination Officer, the Belmont Forum

Workshop D – Metadata Lifecycles
Why should researchers and readers care about metadata quality?

Ginny  Hendricks
Director of Member & Community Outreach, Crossref
Dr Ross Mounce
Open Access Grants Manager, Arcadia Fund

Workshop E – Open Access Communications
How can publishers, funders, research organisations and other stakeholders co-operate to communicate with each another and researchers more efficiently?

Valerie McCutcheon
Research Information Manager, University of Glasgow
Catriona MacCallum
Director of Open Science, Hindawi Publishing
Liz Ferguson
Vice President, Publishing Development, Wiley

11.20     Break

11.50     Presentations: Library-based Publishing

What Do They Want Anyway?
Understanding the needs of scholars in a contemporary publishing environment

Dr Maria Bonn
Senior Lecturer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Publishing at the LSE
Academic-led, library-supported publishing at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Lucy Lambe
Scholarly Communications Officer, LSE

1.00      Lunch

1.50      Panel Discussion

It Depends Where You Work!
Who should manage the scholarly communications processes within each institution?

Dr Gareth Cole
Research Data Manager, Loughborough University
Sarah Slowe
Head of the Office for Scholarly Communication, University of Kent
Kirsty Wallis
Research Outputs Manager, University of Greenwich

3.00     Break

3.30      Presentations: Open Access & Open Science in Institutions

From Open Access Dream to Administrative Nightmare
The ever-increasing burden of open access policy on libraries and researchers

Dr Elizabeth Gadd
Research Policy Manager, Loughborough University
Yvonne Budden
Head of Scholarly Communications, University of Warwick

The Empires of the Future are the Empires of the Mind
Defining the role of libraries in the Open Science landscape

Dr Paul Ayris
Pro-Vice-Provost, UCL Library Services
Dr Tiberius Ignat
Director, Scientific Knowledge Services

4:40     Workshops: Second Meeting

5.30      Drinks Reception


Tuesday 27 February 2018

8.30      Registration & Networking

9.30      Panel Discussion

Constants in a Changing World
How learned societies can survive and thrive in an open future

Rob Johnson (Chair)
Founder and Director, Research Consulting
Dr Catherine Cotton
CEO, Federation of European Microbiological Societies
Sally Hardy
Chief Executive, Regional Studies Association
Dr Caroline Sutton
Director of Editorial Development, Taylor & Francis

10.30    Workshops: Third Meeting

11.20     Break

11.50     Presentations: Open Access Books & Journals

Open Access Books in the Wild
How open access affects usage and reception of scholarly books

Ros Pyne
Head of Policy & Development, Springer Nature

Adoption of Open Access Mega-journals
The disciplinary community perspective

Dr Jenny Fry
Senior Lecturer, Loughborough University

1.00      Lunch

1.50      Presentations: Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Data Science and AI at the Scholarly Communications Frontier
Understanding content, workflow and impact, to inform publishing and editorial decision-making

John Sack
Founding Director, HighWire Press

2.20      Workshop Feedback

3.00     Break

3.30     Conference Summary

Mark Carden
Managing Consultant, Mosaic Search & Selection

3.45      Closing Keynote

Aligning Library Services with Researcher Needs

Dr Susan Gibbons
University Librarian & Deputy Provost, Yale University

4.30      End of Conference

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