Conference programme 2021

Our Programme Committee are currently putting the finishing touches to the conference agenda. Check back regularly as more information will be added as it becomes available. All times are in British Summer Time (BST) and are provisional.

Conference Programme

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

1.00pmEASE General Assembly
2.15pmWelcome from Pippa Smart, chair of the 2021 conference programme committee and past president of EASE
2:30pmKeynote presentation: Sustainability in research: Editorial challenges and opportunities
3.30pmPresentation: The EASE environmental manifesto
4.00pmThe EASE Lockdown Quiz

Thursday, 24 June 2021

9.00amDebate: Preprints are going to replace journals (Asia and eastern time zones)
10.00amEASE Get-together, networking session for delegates and EASE members, until 11.00am
11.00amSponsor Session – Scribendi
11.30amSponsor Session – AVES
12.00pmPoster presentations
1.00pmSponsor Session – Scholastica
1.30 pmSessionPromoting gender, cultural and geographic diversity in scientific journals
2.45pmPanel discussion: How local journals are using technology to ensure sustainability
3.45pm Break
4.00pmDebate: Preprints are going to replace journals (Europe, and western time zones)
5.00pm Q&A with conference sponsor – Scholastica
EASE Get-together, drop-in networking session for delegates and EASE members

Friday, 25 June 2021 

11.00amDiscussion groups: EASE Forum Live!
12.30pmSession: Editing and publishing in times of crisis – 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, what have we learned and which changes will stay?
1.30pm  Break
1.45pmSession: What environmental responsibilities do editors and publishers have?
2.45pm Break
3.00pmClosing plenary: Meeting the challenges of publishing in a world of politicised science
4.00pmPresident’s closing remarks and thanks