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  • #FuturePub 8 – New Developments in Scientific Collaboration Tech – Full line up of speakers confirmed

    Posted by John on August 25, 2016

    The first futurepub event was held at the British Library in January 2014

    After a great turnout at our last #FuturePub in May, and given that the London ALPSP conference is coming up soon, we're teaming up with Scholarly Social for a pre-ALPSP event on September 13th!

    The evenings are designed to be fun and informal - we aim to give opportunities to those working on new ideas and innovations a chance to present and get feedback on their ideas. And did I mention the free pizza?

    This is the eighth #FuturePub – we're now described as "a staple of the London science tech/publishing scene" (thanks Eva!) – but in case this is your first time, here's how it works:

    1. Seven quick-fire talks cover a range of new and exciting developments in science & publishing tech.

    2. These all fit into a one hour slot (from 7-8pm), to keep the evening fast-paced and fun!

    3. The rest of the evening is then open for discussions and conversations over drinks – we expect a great mixture of attendees from the research, publishing and start-up communities.

    Speakers & Talks

    We have a great selection of speakers lined up, including:

    1. How to back science you can believe in with Walacea 
              Natalie Jonk, Founder

    2. Manuscripts: scholarly writing with a difference
              Matias Piipari, CEO and co-founder

    3. How scientists can measure the scientific quality of research papers and discover the best articles in their discipline with Science Factor
              Denis Bilotta, Founder 

    4. Exploring Kudos - new integrations and our UX design
              Logan Scott, Senior Product Manager

    5. Connecting experts with businesses and labs through Kolabtree
              Ashmita Das, Founder

    6. Continuum - open sourcing eLife's publishing infrastructure
              Giorgio Sironi, Software Engineer in Test

    7. PaperHive: Simplifying research communication and transforming reading into a process of collaboration.
              André Gaul and Alexander Naydenov, Co-founders



    The Stables, Digital Science
    Opposite the Springer Nature Glasshouse Building 
    2 Trematon Walk, Wharfdale Road,
    N1 9FN

    Doors open at 6:00pm and the talks will kick off at 7pm. Space at the venue is limited, so please register for your free tickets now to reserve your place!

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