ALPSP Conference Programme 2016

The 2016 ALPSP Conference was held from Wednesday 14 September until Friday 16 September. You can download the full conference programme, including speaker biographies, here. You can also access the audio recordings and slides (where available) from each of the sessions below. Alternatively, take a look at the ALPSP YouTube page which features video footage of many of the talks or the ALPSP blogs.  Please note the terms and conditions of use as stated in our Privacy Policy


Wednesday 14 September

Keynote speaker:
Zoe Harris, Trinity Mirror Group PLC
not available not available
Plenary 1 - The Conversation: Research and Scholarly Publishing in the Age of Big Data
Chair: Ziyad Marar, SAGE Publishing
Ian Mulvany, SAGE Publishing
Francine Bennett, Mastodon C
audio (part 1) & audio (part 2) n/a

Thursday 15 September

Plenary 2 - What Does Academic Engagement Mean Now?
Chair: Isabel Thompson, Oxford University Press
audio slides
Philippa Matthews, University of Oxford audio slides
Sacha Noukhovitch, STEM Fellowship/STEM Fellowship Journal audio slides
Emma Wilson, Royal Society of Chemistry audio & audio (final Q&A) slides
Parallel 1a - Digital Business Models
Chair: Laura Ceballos Watling, CEDRO
Julia von dem Knesebeck, Open Publishing GmbH
Phill Jones, Digital Science
José Fossi, PubFactory, O'Reilly Media
audio (part 1) & audio (part 2) n/a
Parallel 1b - Shifting Sands: What’s affecting your business?
Chair: Andrew Tein, Wiley
audio (intro) / audio (close & Q&A) slides
Alex Hardy, Harbottle & Lewis LLP audio  slides
Robert Kiley, Wellcome audio slides 
Parallel 1 c - Industry Updates
Chair: Louise Russell, Tutton Russell Consulting
Kent R Anderson, Redlink audio slides
André Gaul, PaperHive audio slides
Lorraine Estelle, COUNTER audio slides
Ginny Hendricks, Crossref audio slides
Adam Hyde, Coko Foundation audio slides
Stephen Pinfield, University of Sheffield audio slides
Parallel 2a - Peer Review is Dead! Long live peer review!
Chair: Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting 
Verity Warne, John Wiley and Sons audio slides
Janne-Tuomas Seppänen, Peerage of Science audio  slides
Michaela Torkar, F1000Research audio slides
Varsha Khodiyar, Nature Research audio slides
Gino D'Oca, Palgrave Communications audio slides
Parallel 2b - Beyond Article Level Metrics
Chair: Melinda Kenneway, Kudos 
audio (intro)  
Ben Johnson, HEFCE audio slides
Jennifer Lin, Crossref audio slides
Liz Allen, F1000 audio slides
Claire Donovan, Brunel University London audio slides
Parallel 2c - Gold+ sponsor session - Are Your Rights in Order? 7 risks and 7 ways of avoiding them
Chair: Sarah Faulder, PLS
Clare Hodder, Rights2 Consultants
Natalina Bertoli, Bertoli Mitchell
audio (part 1) & audio (part 2) slides
Plenary 3 - What is the core expertise of a publisher today? The ‘buy’ versus ‘build’ dilemma 
Chair: Jon White, Semantico
Alison Jones, Practical Inspiration Publishing audio slides
Chris Leonard, Emerald Group Publishing audio slides
Lynne Miller, TBI Communications audio slides
Dietmar Schantin, Institute for Media Strategies audio slides
Timo Hannay, SchoolDash audio & audio (final Q&A) slides

Friday 16 September

Plenary 4 - The changing role of Society publishing
Chair: David Sampson, American Society of Clinical Oncology
audio slides
Leighton Chipperfield, Microbiology Society  audio slides
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Modern Language Association  audio slides
Simon Inger Consulting Ltd, Simon Inger Consulting Ltd audio & audio (final Q&A) slides
Plenary 5 - Cross Fertilization in Scholarly Publishing: Who, what, where, when and why?
Chair: Alice Meadows, ORCID
Nicko Goncharoff, Digital Science
Helen Bray, Knowledge Transfer Network
Andrew Stammer, CSIRO Publishing
audio (part 1) & audio (part 2) slides