The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experiences in science communication and editing.

Tallinn programme

Thursday, 7th June

Optional Workshop –  Writing a scientific paper and getting published

Friday 8th June

09.00-13.00     Optional workshop Readability

15.0015.45    AGM, General Assembly

16.0017.00    Opening Ceremony
Guest speakers: Andres Keevallik, Rector of Tallinn University of Technology and Erkki Truve, Vice-Rector.

17.3018.30    Plenary Lecture   National journals in an international context   Professor Jüri Engelbrecht, Estonian Academy of Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia

19.3020.30    Reception: at Tallinn Town Hall, Tallinn Old City, to celebrate EASE’ 30th anniversary.

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Saturday 9th June

09.0010.00   Plenary Two: Open access and digital models  Deborah Kahn, BioMedCentral, London, UK

10.3012.30    Parallel sessions

A: From national to international: benefits of the digital era for regional journals    Moderator Ida Raffaelli, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia

B: Publishing data   Moderator Anthony Watkinson, University College London, UK

12.30–14.00    Lunch and Poster viewing

14.00–15.00  Plenary Three: Social media tools and academic publishing  Alan J Cann, Annals of Botany; Department of Biology, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

15.30–17.30    Parallel sessions

C: Science translation, editing and readability Moderator Sylwia Ufnalska, freelance translator/editor, Poland

D: Digital tools for detecting misconduct Moderator Liz Wager, Committee on Publication Ethics/Sideview, UK

20.00–23.00  Optional: Conference dinner at the House of the Brotherhood of the Black Heads, Tallinn Old City

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Sunday 10th June

09.0011.00  Parallel sessions

E: Improving peer review management reporting: creating powerful internal reports and meaningful editorial board presentations   International Society of Managing and Technical Editors

F:  Local assistance of scientists and institutes by journal editors  Moderator  Eric Lichtfouse

11.3012.30  Parallel sessions

G: Publication bias  Moderators Iain Chalmers and Anne Brice, James Lind Library, UK

H: Bibliometrics  Moderators  Thomas Babor, International Society of Addiction Journal Editors, USA, and Jenny Neophytou, Wiley-Blackwell, UK

12.30–13.30  Plenary Four  The editorial office  Linus Svensson, Oikos, Sweden

13.30   Closing Ceremony


Optional Workshops

14.00    Memo Q

14.00    How to be a successful journal editor


Monday, 11 June

How to be a successful journal editor (continued from Sunday)