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Nicko Goncharoff and Phill Jones to Speak at STM Publishing Conference #STMFrankfurt

14th October 2016
 | Katy Alexander


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STM, the world’s leading global trade association for academic and professional publishers, is holding a conference to mark the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair. Leading figures within scholarly and professional publishing communities are due to speak about open access, open science and what the future of scholarly publishing looks like.

Nicko Goncharoff, our Chief Business Development Officer, will be giving a talk about the latest updates and developments that are occurring in the scholarly publishing industry and will be part of the first collection of speakers beginning at 10:35 AM.

‘Scholarly Collaboration Networks and STM’s Voluntary Principles’

digi-sci_picNicko Goncharoff will be looking at how publishers are addressing the issue of article sharing. As chair of the STM Reference Group on Scholarly Collaborative Networks, Nicko is working directly with publishers and other stakeholders to work toward a sustainable system of sharing that furthers the advancement of scholarly research and communication. He will give an update on the group’s progress as well as share his personal views on the challenges and opportunities around sharing of subscription journal content. Nicko’s presentation is part of the meeting’s first plenary session entitled, ‘What’s Happening’.

phill_aboutpage1-e1430906575350-265x35015:15 PM: The Futurist panel

Our Director of Publishing Innovation, Phill Jones, joins a panel of leading figures in publishing to debate and discuss where they see the industry headed in the areas of technology, standards, researcher needs and new applications.

Join the conversation on #STMFrankfurt, and view the full conference timetable here.

On Twitter, you can follow Nicko @nickogoncharoff and Phil @PhilBJones.

Visit STM in hall 4.2, stand D21 at the Frankfurt Book Fair 19th – 23rd October 2016.