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Keynote: Change!

After a welcome from our conference chairs, come and listen to two short talks from speakers well versed in dealing with change, who are also familiar with learned societies, followed by a brief discussion and a few questions.

March 26, 2020

Virtual

Embracing the Mission. Thank you to everyone who attended our Virtual Conference. Particular thanks to our speakers who were so generous with their time and their ideas. Special thanks goes to our sponsors who supported the event and enabled us to offer it free to our community. Feel free to watch and listen to the sessions and sign up if you would like to be alerted when we run more events.

Cindy Sparrow

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Acting Deputy Chief - Community & Support Services, Red Deer Emergency Services

(Speaker in 2020)

Margaret Vitullo

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Deputy Director - American Sociological Association

(Speaker in 2020) Margaret Weigers Vitullo, Ph.D. is Deputy Director of ASA. Before joining the staff of ASA she was a faculty member and chair of the Sociology Department at Gallaudet University. She also worked as a research scientist in the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in both sociology and managerial studies from Rice University.

Mary Williams

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Features Editor - American Society of Plant Biologists

(Speaker in 2020)

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Session 1: Welcome and Keynotes: Change!

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

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Advantage CS

2020 Sponsor

AdvantageCS is the developer of Members Advantage — membership, subscription management and product fulfillment software for membership organizations, publishers and information providers. Leading organizations rely on Members Advantage to manage their membership and donations, conferences and events, access to content, entitlements, journals, bundles, e-products, continuity programs, product orders, payments and customer service. Advantage also offers a comprehensive eCommerce platform, multi-channel sales, high availability, sophisticated business intelligence tools, multi-currency and multi-local taxation. Marketers will be more effective at discovering member interests and behavior with one, integrated solution which incorporates both the publishing and membership “sides” of the organization. Member services will find all the information they need to provide better care in less time by using Members Advantage. Built on the Advantage platform, Members Advantage fully integrates with the entire Advantage solution, including world-class subscription management. It allows you to handle group renewals and to offer a vast array of discounts and promotions, including bundles of products and content access. A privately-held corporation, AdvantageCS has developed software since 1979. Financially sound, with a worldwide reputation for superior software and service, AdvantageCS is a trusted partner of many global organizations.

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AJE / Research Square

2020 Sponsor

AJE, a division of Research Square, supports researchers through language editing, academic translation, and our comprehensive suite of author services. We are proud to have supported over 700,000 manuscripts from researchers in 192 countries since our founding in 2004. By helping researchers publish their work more quickly, we accelerate the pace of global discovery and advancement. Research Square is a mission-driven company focused on making research communication faster, fairer, and more useful. We do this by developing innovative software, solutions, and services for the global research community. Please see the AJE / Research Square channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDVK5Dh7pBGhvyKahBeY8ug

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Atypon

2020 Exhibitor/Partner

Atypon develops publishing technologies for getting mission-critical content into the hands of the practitioners and researchers who need it most. Atypon’s online publishing and website development tools let publishers manage, deliver, and monetize all of the content they distribute—from standards and scholarly articles to video and online courses. Atypon’s tools for researchers let them easily author, discover, and access the content they need. Founded in 1996, Atypon is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with over 470 staff in 9 offices around the world.

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Cactus Communications

2020 Sponsor

Founded in 2002, Cactus Communications (cactusglobal.com) is a global scientific communications company that collaborates with researchers, universities, publishers, academic societies, and life science organizations to accelerate research impact. CACTUS’s products and services are designed to meet all research and publishing needs: Editage provides editorial, translation, transcription, and publication support services and education and training solutions; Cactus Life Sciences helps pharma, biotech, and medical device organizations with content strategy, development, and dissemination; PubSURE is an AI-powered tool and marketplace that brings together researchers and journals and enhances the efficiency of scholarly publishing; Impact Science offers high-engagement videos, infographics, and research stories as well as training and strategic solutions to all publishing stakeholders; and UNSILO provides AI tools and solutions for publishers to grow business opportunities and improve workflows. Cactus Labs is its innovation and R&D cell that powers all CACTUS businesses. CACTUS also incubates seed and early stage startups that share its mission to solve problems with science and technology solutions. It has offices in London, Princeton, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, Aarhus, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries.

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Cadmore Media

2020 Exhibitor/Partner

Cadmore Media provides an expert environment for organizations to publish scholarly, professional and technical information through streaming video and audio. Scholarly societies, associations, IGOs/NGOs and publishers use our platform and services to enrich their media content, provide an enhanced playback experience to their target audiences, and efficiently deliver materials to the right discovery channels. Most recently, Cadmore has been very busy helping scholarly and professional societies virtualize their events.

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Consort Strategy

2020 Sponsor

Consort Strategy is a specialist consultancy dedicated to supporting organisation improvement, leadership development, good governance, and business growth. We work with Boards, their Chief Executives and senior management teams to lead organisations’ development by stewarding productive partnerships, enhancing reputations, and creating environments conducive for individuals and organisations to prosper. We work internationally and our clients include major trade associations, not-for-profit businesses, social enterprises, professional membership bodies, learned societies, and third sector organisations. We offer professional training, facilitated planning, 1-2-1 coaching, peer support, and advice and guidance on all aspects of organisational governance, strategy and leadership.

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Elsevier

2020 Gold Sponsor

Elsevier helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance. Combining content with technology, we turn information into actionable knowledge. Elsevier empowers knowledge which empowers those who use it. Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students, and health and information professionals around the world. Our proud tradition extends over 125 years and encompasses renowned imprints such as Saunders, Churchill Livingstone, Mosby, and Butterworth-Heinemann. Elsevier publishes many leading academic journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and other leading reference products such as Scopus, the world’s largest abstract and citation database. Elsevier has an impressive record of long and fruitful partnerships with over 500 learned and professional societies worldwide and is committed to serving their needs.

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Renew Consultants

2020 Exhibitor/Partner

Renew provides strategic consultancy to societies, associations and other organisations involved in scholarly communications - publishers, intermediaries and technology partners. Our work helps our clients understand the fast-changin landscape of scholarly communication, and helps them articulate, pland and deliver their vision for the future. We are well-established team who have worked together for many years and through many projects, and we provide unrivalled and completely independent comprehensive knowledge of publishing and its place in societies and associations.

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Silverchair

2020 Sponsor

Silverchair is the leading independent platform partner for scholarly and professional publishers, providing both advanced technology and a team dedicated to strategy, service, and growth. The Silverchair Platform delivers distinctive sites and unique products to host publishers' high-value content and drive usage for greater reach and impact. We support our clients' missions through close collaboration, self-serve tools, and a flexible, omni-format content solution to empower their product vision.

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The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers

2020 Exhibitor/Partner

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Wiley

2020 Gold Sponsor

For over 200 years we have been helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. We develop digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions to help universities, businesses, and individuals move between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. By partnering with learned societies, we support researchers to communicate discoveries that make a difference. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, books, and other digital content build on a 200-year heritage of quality publishing.