Changing publication practices – From predatory to Plan S

vrijdag 21 februari

Palace of the Academies, Brussels

Language: English


12:00 Light lunch & coffee


13:00 Keynote session


Welcome on behalf of KAGB and Jonge Academie
· Patrick Schöffski and Herman Tournaye, Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium


Plan S and the changing world of publishing
· Koen Vermeir
, professor CNRS, co-chair Global Young Academy


Historical perspective on the business model behind scientific publishing
· Stephen Buranyi
, freelance journalist The Guardian, research assistant immunology & infection, Imperial College


What happened in publication ethics in biomedicine since 1970? (Slideshow PDF)
· André Van Steirteghem
, prof. em. VUB, UZ Brussel, former editor-in-chief of Human Reproduction, past secretary of COPE, president of VCWI


The success story of European Journal of Taxonomy: diamond open access and taxonomic standard (Slideshow PDF
· Isabelle Gérard, head of Publications Dprt, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences, co-manager EJT


Think-Check-Submit (video)


14:30 Coffee break


14:55 Metrics, incentives and rewards for open publishing


A reflection on openness-rewarding metrics (Slideshow PDF)
· Inge Van Nieuwerburgh
, Coordinator scholarly communication UGent, Open Access Belgium


Screening the Flemish Academic Bibliographic Database for the SS&H (VABB-SHW) for publications in questionable journals (link)
· Joshua Eykens, PhD researcher Library and Information Sciences at ECOOM UAntwerpen


Flemish Open Science policy (Slideshow PDF)
· Bart Dumolyn
, Flemish Government – Department Economy, Science & Innovation


Predatory journals in the media
· Remy Amkreutz
, journalist De Morgen


Interactive panel discussion with

· Ann Peters, Director Research & internationalisation & head of UHasselt University library

· Reine Meylaerts, Vice rector Research, KU Leuven

· Willy Verstraete, President FWO, funding agency (slides)

· Philip Van Avermaet, Head of research division at Department Economy, Science & Innovation, Flemish Government

moderated by Remy Amkreutz, journalist De Morgen


Conclusions (Text PDF)
· Christophe Vandeviver, Young Academy of Belgium


16:30 End