CSE Annual Conference

Keynote and Plenary Addresses


Keynote Address: Dr. Siva Vaidhyananthan

May 4, 2014 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
  Big Data and Publishing - The Legal, Ethical and Intellectual Implications for Editors

Dr. Vaidhyananthan is well known for his pioneering commentary on copyright, technology, and the dissemination information via the internet and in scholarly publication. His remarks will consider editors influence in selecting, presenting and sharing information. These hefty editorial responsibilities are further complicated by publishers requirement for a sustainable and profitable business model. Consequently, what is the right path?

Dr. Siva Vaidhyananthan is the Robertson Professor and the chair of the Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. He also teaches in the University of Virginia School of Law. Vaidhyanathan is the author of The Googlization of Everything And Why We Should Worry (University of California Press, 2011), Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity (New York University Press, 2001) and The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash between Freedom and Control is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System (Basic Books, 2004). He also co-edited (with Carolyn de la Pena) collection, Rewiring the Nation: The Place of Technology in American Studies (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007).Vaidhyanathan has written for many periodicals, including American Scholar, theChronicle of Higher Education, the New York Times Magazine, MSNBC.COM, Salon.com, openDemocracy.net, Columbia Journalism Review, BookForum, Slate.com, the Washington Post, and The Nation. He is a frequent contributor to National Public Radio and to MSNBC.COM and has appeared in a segment of "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart. In March 2002, Library Journal cited Vaidhyanathan among its "Movers & Shakers" in the library field. In the feature story, Vaidhyanathan lauded librarians for being "on the front lines of copyright battles" and for being "the custodians of our information and cultural commons." In November 2004 the Chronicle of Higher Education called Vaidhyanathan "one of academe's best-known scholars of intellectual property and its role in contemporary culture." He has testified as an expert before the U.S. Copyright Office on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

After five years as a professional journalist, Vaidhyanathan earned a PhD in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught previously at Wesleyan University, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Columbia University, New York University, and Universiteit van Amsterdam. You can follow him on Twitter at @sivavaid



Plenary Address: Dr. Howard Bauchner

May 5, 2014 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  Evolving Issues in Scholarly Publishing: Open Access; Data Transparency; the Digital World

For over a century, publishing evolved slowly. Print, paper, and mail dominated. Then came the Internet and with it more changes in the last decade then in the last 100 years. Dr. Bauchner will explore issues that editors grapple with including open access, data transparency, questions of fabrication and falsification, the digital space, and the development of a brand. JAMA and The JAMA Network has undergone substantial changes over the past 2 years, including the creation of The JAMA Network, development of a new website, renaming of the network journals, redesign of all 10 journals, and the introduction of an HTLM5 application.

Learning Objectives:TBD
Dr. Howard Bauchner, M.D., is Editor-in-Chief of JAMA and The JAMA Network. He was appointed the 16th editor of JAMA in July, 2011. Previously he was a Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, where he was the Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and Vice-Chair of Academic Affairs. He has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is passionate about faculty development and mentoring. Over a 10-year period he was the mentor or co-mentor for 14 faculty members who received K or other career development awards from the NIH.

Howard's publishing experience began in 2000 as U.S. Editor of Archives of Disease in Childhood, the official publication of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom. In 2003 he was appointed Editor-in-Chief of ADC. During his tenure ADC expanded its content, added an Education and Practice Edition, formed linkages with numerous pediatric societies around the world, and experimented with different types of articles and ways to communicate. In addition, he has served on the Editorial Board of Journal Watch, Pediatrics, BMJ and on the International Advisory Committee for BMJ Group, Limited.

At JAMA he has focused on intelligent innovation, maintaining editorial independence, and improving content, including original research and value-added material. He is committed to the presentation of material in innovative print and digital formats. Since his arrival numerous new article types have been added and the use of video and audio greatly increased. The JAMA Network was launched in early 2012, a new website debuted in May of 2012, in January of 2013 all of the Archives Journals were renamed, in March of 2013 an HTML app was launched, and in July 2013 the first major print redesign of JAMA and The JAMA Network Journals came to fruition. Howard remains committed to soliciting the best clinical and policy content, creating and curating new material, and using advances in technology to communicate content.


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