Four thematic lines will structure the three-day program of the SciELO 20 Years Conference

Key issues (from 9:00 to 10:30)

The day will start with three key speeches on key issues that are remodeling the future of research communication: models and views on the relationship between research, public policies and society, the good practices of communication in open science and the dimensions of quality control.

Globalization and Open Access (from 11:00 to 12:30)

The advancement of the globalization of research communication capacities and infrastructures is a major force towards bibliodiversity and Open Access. Each day a panel will analyze policies, institutions and communities driving the open access movement and the challenges to democratize the global flow of scientific information.

The art of Journal Publishing (from 14:00 to 15:30)

The first panel in the afternoon will focus on the art of making good journals. It will address editorial policies and procedures, methodologies, technologies and experiences on sustainable journal publishing with emphasis on noncommercial research community based journals. It will also address the issue of balancing local research priorities and internationalization.

Journal and research evaluation (from 16:00 to 17:30)

Classical and innovative metrics of journal performance will be the focus of the second panels in the afternoon. The global rankings and the challenge to cover and value bibliodiversity, multilinguism and local priority studies will also be discussed.

September 26th, Wednesday


Programmatic Line

Thematic Panel

September 26th

September 27th

September 28th

09:00-10:30 Key and structural issues of the advancement of research communication 1.1 – Scientific knowledge as a global public good. The future of research communication. SciELO as a global public good 1.2 – Open Science: open data, open materials, open methods, and open software 1.3 – Open Science: quality control, transparency, and ethics
Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Globalization and advancement of open access 2.1 – Conference Opening – Presentations by the Authorities Open Access – routes towards universalization
2.2 – Golden national based solutions 2.3 – Gold and hybrid journals, green, and others
Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Journal publishing aligned with open science 3.1 – Fast communication: preprints, peer-review, continuous publishing 3.2 – Structuring of scientific articles: standards, XML, authoring 3.3 – Interoperability, visibility, credibility
Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Assessment of journals and the research they communicate 4.1.1 – The political and social impact of journals and the research they communicate 4.2 – Scientific/academic impact of journals – citation based and other indicators 4.3 – Closing remarks
4.1.2 – Web presence of journals and the research they communicate
18:00-18:45 Courses and seminars