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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 ( 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.).

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  • Albertina icome Praha VŠE

Main sponsor

  • Springer

Media and technology partners

  • Český rozhlas - Leonardo
  • Ikaros
  • LibRa

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