APE 2021
The New Face
of Trust
The First
Event in the New Year!

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Academic Publishing in Europe Nr. 16: 12-13 January 2021 Berlin


Complete Edited Video Recordings

Please note: these recordings are edited work by © APE 2020 Edwin de Kemp.
They are compilations of video, sound, photography and the original PowerPoints from the speakers.
All Rights are free, but please respect the Speakers by quoting them with reference to: www.ape2020.eu

Since our production computer was stolen, we had considerable problems to collect, combine and edit data from three camera's! For this reason the quality may vary and some sessions have been recorded in full length.

For Complete Program with Abstracts: APE 2020 Full Conference – Final Program

Venue of APE 2020 – Leibniz Hall,
Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin

Speaker's Gallery of APE 2020


Welcome and Opening

Prof.Dr. Günter Ziegler, President, Free University of Berlin

Introduction of Keynote Speakers

Eric Merkel-Sobotta, VP External Affairs and Communications, De Gruyter, Berlin


Open Science and Open Scholarship. Will Europe lead the Change?

Prof.Dr. Jean-Claude Burgelman, Advisor - Open Access Envoy, European Commission, Brussels

The World of Research: its evolving Needs, Challenges, and Diversity of Views

Kumsal Bayazit, CEO, Elsevier, London

The QUEST Center in Berlin - a Laboratory for Behavior Change in Academic Biomedicine

Prof.Dr. Ulrich Dirnagl, Director, Department of Experimental Neurology, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin

Keynote: Opportunity and Cooperation, Science Publishing in China

LIN Peng, Board Chairman, Science Press Ltd, Beijing

Keynotes Value in the Research Cycle - a stronger Role for Funders?

Chair: Dagmar Meyer, Policy Advisor, European Research Council Executive Agancy (ERCEA), Brussels

Evaluator - Paymaster - Regulator - Driver of Change?

Dr. Marc Schiltz, President, Science Europe, Brussels

Tackling the Pain Points in Funding and Publishing Workflows

Gabriela Mejias, Engagement Lead Europe, ORCID, Berlin

Communicating Value: Price Transparency in Scholary Communication

Alicia Wise, Director, Information Power, Winchester

Session 1: Catalysts of Change - Why SDGs are important for Innovation and Scholarly Communication?

Chair: Dr. Michiel Kolman, Elsevier Senior VP, Information Industry Relations; Presidential Envoy Diversity & Inclusion, International Publishers Association (IPA, Geneva)
Scientist and Connection to UN Persective and Agenda
Prof.Dr. Eeva Furman, Director, Environmental Policy Centre, SYKE, Finnish Einvironment Institute, Helsinki
European Academic and Research Perspective
Dr. Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, The Lancet, London
Publisher's Perspective
Dr. Elisa De Ranieri, Editor-in-Chief, Nature Communications, Nature Research, London
Please note: Full Session

Session 2: DEAL with it! Transformative Agreements shaping the Way we do Business

Chair: Dr. Ralf Schimmer, Director, Scientific Information Provision, Max Planck Digital Library, Munich
The Approach and Structure behind the DEALs
Prof.Dr. Horst Hippler, Speaker of the Project DEAL and Dr. Frank Sander, Managing Director, MDPL Services GmbH, Munich
The Wiley DEAL
Dr. Guido F. Herrmann, Managing Director, Research, Wiley, Weinheim
The Springer Nature DEAL
Dagmar Laging, VP Institutional Sales Europe, Springer Nature, Heidelberg
Please note: Full Session

Panel: The Road to Open Access, are we on the same Journey? Competing Visions, Competing Priorities

Moderator: Kent Anderson, Editor of 'The Geyser', Founder of Caldera Publishing Solutions, Westborough, MA
Annie Callanan, CEO, Academic Publishing Division, Taylor & Francis Group, Abingdon
Alicia Wise, Director, Information Power, Winchester
Peter Berkery, Executive Director, Association of University Presses (AUPresses), New York
Dr. G.-Jürgen Hogrefe, CEO, Hogrefe Publishing Group, Göttingen
Please note: Full Session

The APE Lecture: 150 Years of Nature. Celebrating a century and a half of research and its influence

Magdalena Skipper, Editor-in-Chief, Nature, London

Open Access: Perspectives from the European Chemical Society (EuChemS) and the Royal Society of Chemistry

Dr. Robert Parker, CEO, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge

Quo Vadis, Science? Panel Discussion


The APE Lecture: ‘Bridge over Troubled Water’. In the Spirit of Karen Hunter (1945-2018)

Judith C. Russell, Dean of University Libraries, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainsville, Fl

Session 3: Our Wake-up Session.
Wake up - watch out, who is being watched. Science, Ethics and the Publisher's Role

Eefke Smit talks with Ed Gerstner, Editorial Strategy, Nature, London

Session 4: Driving Research Data: Announcing 2020 as STM's Research Data Year

Chair: Drs. Eefke Smit, Director, Standards and Technology, The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM), Amsterdam
Grace Baynes, VP, Research Data and New Product Development, Springer Nature, London
Chris Graf, Director, Research Integrity, Wiley, Oxford
Dr. Joris van Rossum, Research Data Director, STM Association, The Hague
Niamh O'Connor, Chief Publishing Officer, PLoS, London
Please note: Full Session

Session 5: How does Open Science impact Libraries?

Introduction and Moderation: Dr. Andreas Degkwitz, Director, Humboldt University Library, Berlin, and Dr. Rafael Ball, Director, ETH Libraries, Zurich
Dominic Tate, Head, Library Research Support, Library & University Collections, University of Edinburgh
Prof. Dr. Wolfram Horstmann, University Librarian, State and University Library Göttingen
Jeanette Frey, President of LIBER, Director of the Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire, Lausanne
Rachael Kotarski, Haed of Research Infrastructure Services, The British Library, London
Reinhard Altenhöner, Permanent Representative of the Director General, The State Library, Berlin
Please note: Full Session

Session 6: Openness in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Chair: Matthew Cannon, Head of Open Research, Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Oxford
Supporting Open Humanities Researchers
Dr. Erzsétet Tòth-Czifra, DARIAH-EU, Berlin
Open Access Humanities Books
Margo Bargheer, State and University Library, Göttingen
Creating a Preprint Server for the Social Sciences
Mark Zadrozny, Executive Publisher, Cambridge University Press, New York
Please note: Full Session

The Big Splash:

Moderated by Dr. Liz Marchant, APE 2020 Program Coordinator and Gloabl Journals Portfolio Director, Life, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Taylor & Francis Group, Oxford
Vision 2020: Made in China?
MIchael Mabe, just retired CEO, STM Asssociation, Ladysmith Associates, Waltham Abbey, Essex
Developing Talent for the Future: Publishing is evolving, but are we?
Andrew Miller, Organizational Coach, Taylor & Francis Group, Oxford
The APE 2020 Award presented by Eefke Smit to Bob Campbell
After 15 APE Conferences: are we ready?
Statement by Arnoud de Kemp, Director and Founder
Please note: Full Session