Conference Opening Session
Session coordinator: Vladimír Karen, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
Time and venue: May 25, 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM, Vencovsky Aula
10 Hypotheses about the Current State and the Future of Scientific Publishing
- Guido F. Herrmann, Thieme Publishers, Germany
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My talk will present a critical analysis of the main parameters currently influencing Scientific Publishing. Those parameters are of technological, social, legal and other nature. I will first present the current state of scientific publishing, then analyze what is impacting on the field and finally present some conclusions.
- Author's professional CV
Guido F. Herrmann has a 14 years background in the publishing and information industry and currently works as a Managing Director at Thieme Publishers (www.thieme-chemistry.com). Since 2008 he is a member of the STM Copyright Committee of the International Association of STM Publishers. Since 2005 he acts as the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany. He is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Technische Informationsbibliothek Hannover, Germany. Guido F. Herrmann presents frequently at international conferences and received academic training in chemistry (Ph.D.) and business administration (M.B.A.).