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Research and higher education is an essential part of the fabric of our ecosystem. The conference brings together high-profile experts from various backgrounds who will share their insights into what the future might entail.

  • Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts discusses the path to a Nobel Prize and what future field-changing research will mean for today’s researcher.
  • Learn how Harvard University has managed to run its Research Office during the pandemic – a case study from the world’s top university by Ara Tahmassian, Chief Research Compliance Officer, Harvard University.
  • Founder & CEO of QS Quacquarelli Symonds, Nunzio Quacquarelli, speaks about the future of higher education by 2022 and what a post-COVID education world might look like.
  • Learn about the future of Open Science and Collaborations by Mr. Philip Terheggen, Managing Director, Journals, Elsevier.
  • Listen to Judy Verses, Executive Vice President – Research for Wiley speak about the changes to expect in research collaborations and research ecosystem.
The virtual program includes a keynote session, a selection of live webinars, panel discussions, online presentations, and interactive Q&A sessions with top professionals in the research, education and publishing sectors.

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Tuesday - Wednesday
17 - 18 November, 2020

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Virtual
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Keynote by

Nobel Laureate
Sir Richard J Roberts

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Keynote By Nobel Laureate

Sir Richard J. Roberts

Sir Richard J. Roberts was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1993 for the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA and the mechanism of gene-splicing.

He received a PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1968 from Sheffield University and then moved as a postdoctoral fellow to Harvard. From 1972 to 1992, he worked at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, eventually becoming Assistant Director for Research under Dr. J.D. Watson. He began work on the newly discovered Type II restriction enzymes in 1972.
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Ara Tahmassian

Chief Research Compliance Officer, Harvard University

Judy Verses

Executive Vice President, Research, Wiley

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Day 1
November 17, 2020
9:00 am - 9:15 am (EST)
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Welcome and Opening Remarks

Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago
Tony O’Rourke
Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago
darrell_gunter
SVP, Strategic Partnerships at Underline Science Inc.
Darrell Gunter
SVP, Strategic Partnerships at Underline Science Inc.

Tony O-Rourke, Enago
Darrel W. Gunter

9:15 am - 10:00 am (EST)
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Session 1: Keynote Speech on “The Path to a Nobel Prize”

Nobel Laureate
Sir Richard J. Roberts
Nobel Laureate

Best Suited For: Researchers (all levels), Academic professionals
Speaker/s: Nobel Laureate Sir Richard J. Roberts
Moderator: Tony O-Rourke, Enago

10:15 am - 10:55 am (EST)
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Session 2: What does higher education look like in 2022?

Founder & CEO, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
Nunzio Quacquarelli
Founder & CEO, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

o Financial Impact
o Social Impact
o Research Evaluation
o Globalization
o University Rankings
Best Suited For: University Management, University Research Administrators, Research Program Managers, Library Managers
Speaker/s: Nunzio Quacquarelli
Moderator: Darrel Gunter, Enago

11:10 am - 11:50 am (EST)
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Session 3: The Future of Scholarly Publishing—How can research boost economy and influence policy making

Managing Director, Journals, Elsevier
Philippe Terheggen
Managing Director, Journals, Elsevier

o For Research Institutions (Global Open Science Partnerships)
o For Researchers (Collaborations, Rapid Reviews, and More)
Best Suited For: Research Institution Heads, Publishing Professionals, Open Science Advocates, University Management, University Research Administrators, Research Program Managers, Library Managers
Speaker/s: Philippe Terheggen, MD, STM Journals, Elsevier
Moderator: Tony O-Rourke, Enago

12:05 pm - 12:50 pm (EST)
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Session 4: Future of publishing technology: Focus on 3 A’s—automation, artificial technology, access

CEO, Karger Publishers
Daniel Ebneter
CEO, Karger Publishers
Chief Marketing Officer, Hindawi
Mathias Astell
Chief Marketing Officer, Hindawi

Best Suited For: Publishing Professionals, Scientific Societies, Journal Managers, Scholarly AI Product Specialists, ML Experts
Speaker/s: Daniel Ebneter, CEO, Karger Publishers
Matthias Astell, Chief Marketing Officer, Hindawi
Moderator: Darrel Gunter, Enago

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm (EST)
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Day 1 Round Off

Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago
Tony O’Rourke
Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago
Day 2
November 18, 2020
9:00 am - 9:15 am (EST)
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Introduction to Day 2

Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago
Tony O’Rourke
Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago
darrell_gunter
SVP, Strategic Partnerships at Underline Science Inc.
Darrell Gunter
SVP, Strategic Partnerships at Underline Science Inc.
9:15 am - 9:55 am (EST)
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Session 1: University research offices can secure the future of research compliance, grants, and funding. Find out how.

Chief Research Compliance Officer, Harvard University
Ara Tahmassian
Chief Research Compliance Officer, Harvard University
Director, Global Initiatives, NCURA
Claire Chen
Director, Global Initiatives, NCURA

Speaker/s: Claire Chen, Tahmassian Ara
Moderator: Tony O'Rourke, Enago

10:10 am - 10:40 am (EST)
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Session 2: What does the future of scholarly peer review look like?

Sr. Vice President, ACS Publications
Sarah Tegen
Sr. Vice President, ACS Publications

Best Suited For: Researchers (all levels), Academic Professionals, Journal Management, Scientific Societies
Speaker/s: Sarah Greaves
Moderator: Darrel Gunter, Enago

10:55 am - 11:25 am (EST)
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Session 3: Future of research sustainability: What changes should we expect in research collaborations and research ecosystem?

Executive Vice President, Research, Wiley
Judy Verses
Executive Vice President, Research, Wiley

o Faculty grants
o Tricks for a successful grant proposal
o Where do researchers from developing countries stand
Best Suited For: Researchers (all levels), University Faculty Members, Funders, Research Sponsors, Grant Bodies,
Speaker/s: Judy Verses, Executive Vice President, Research, Wiley
Moderator: Tony O-Rourke, Enago

11:40 am - 12:10 pm (EST)
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Session 4: Simple tips on how you can become the BEST science communicator!

Former Publisher, Nature
Sarah Greaves
Former Publisher, Nature

Speaker/s: Sarah Tegen
Moderator: Darrel Gunter, Enago

12:10 pm - 12:20 pm (EST)
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Day 2 Round Off

Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago
Tony O’Rourke
Vice-President, Partnerships at Enago

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