Platform Strategies 2019
September 25 & 26
The New York Academy of Sciences
Platform Strategies is exclusively devoted to strategic exploration of the technical capabilities required to create and support business models for the delivery of research, reference, and educational content to global audiences. Customers and business models for research outputs are changing rapidly. Requirements are expanding and morphing. Business and technical leaders from organizations large and small access the latest critical technology trajectories by engaging with experts and peers at Platform Strategies 2019.
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1:00pm – Welcome and Introductory Remarks
1:15pm – Technology Leadership Roundtable
2:15pm – Networking and Refreshment Break
2:45pm – Plenary Address
3:30pm – Next Generation Marketing, Product, and Data Strategies – Taking Content Monetization to the Next Level
Experts from research, professional, and trade publishing lay out how to leverage marketing technology, content, data, and ways of working to most effectively monetize their content.
4:30pm – Networking and Refreshment Break
4:45pm – Are You Thinking Enough About Your Platform Data?
Scholarly publishers are sitting on a wealth of content and user data. Relative to some analytics and information markets, our data is laying fallow. How should we be thinking about our data and creating data partnerships or products? We’ll cover theory to practice in a moderated discussion with industry experts.
5:45pm-6:45pm – Welcome Reception
Join the Silverchair team and your fellow attendees for appetizers and cocktails.
9:00am – Welcome to Day Two
9:10am – The Research and Publishing Experience – View from the Front Lines
This is a window into the world of those producing and consuming scholarly and professional content – academics and practitioners.
10:15am – Networking and Refreshment Break
10:45am – Sovereign Internets, Scholarship, and Business Risk. Publishing in Controlled, Fragmented, and Complex Markets.
There’s a strong correlation between internet, media, and human freedom and the global markets for scholarly products. Should our perception of those markets change with the rise of sovereign internets in countries like China and Russia, large scale domestic scientific infrastructure, and increasing censorship? Changes in the internet itself may require our industry to reconsider our ethics and operating risks.
11:45am – Capturing More of the Scholarly Lifecycle to Add Value
Many publishers are starting to publish posters, preprints, submitted and accepted manuscripts, expanded supplementary materials, and gray literature on their platforms in an effort to capture a scholarly idea from an early conceptualization on through secondary or reference literature. What’s driving this strategy? What does it mean for a publisher’s editorial policies, strategic partnerships and technologies? How can capturing more of the scholarly lifecycle, and data around that content’s use, create value?
12:45pm – Lunch
1:45pm – Digital Strategy, Platform Technology, and Open Access. Thoughts as You Adapt Your Publishing Business.
How do you adapt your digital publishing strategy and leverage your publishing platform to successfully adapt to open access? Industry experts share their perspective on the importance of brands, building a networked ecosystem, and enabling technology.
2:30pm – Networking and Refreshment Break
2:45pm – Plenary Address
3:30pm – TBD
4:00pm –Closing Summary
*Schedule is subject to change.
This conference blows all other STM publishing conferences out of the water.
A not-to-be-missed event!
Excellent forum and really good interactions. It's always valuable to be in a room with a lot of smart people exchanging opinions and ideas.
The topics and speakers were outstanding, and the venue was really cool.
The Silverchair team pulled off an exceptional demonstration of great timing and logistics. The topics were all informative and the speakers exceptional.
Excellent venue for learning about advances, networking, and formal and informal interchange.
I really enjoyed the conference and left feeling energized.
A thoughtful program, strong speakers, and an excellent bunch of people attending.