Open Pharma at the 14th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP)

Amy Williams

The Open Pharma team is gearing up for another packed ISMPP annual meeting and hopes to see you there!

From publication to practice: advancing science through effective communication’, which is the theme of this year’s ISMPP meeting, is closely associated with many Open Pharma activities.

Those of you who will not be at ISMPP can keep up with the latest on Twitter by following the Open Pharma account, @_OpenPharma, and the meeting hashtag, #ISMPP14AM, for live updates. If you are there, join in the conversation and let us know your thoughts!

08:30–12:00 Workshop: digital innovations
17:10–17:45 Round-table sessions

  • Patients and publications – current topics and trends
  • Patient-reported outcomes
08:05–08:35 Keynote address: preprinting research on bioRxiv (Richard Sever)
08:35–09:15 Debate: do preprints have a role to accelerate the communication of industry- sponsored medical research?

  • Moderator: Brian Falcone
  • Panellists: Jon Druhan, Joseph Solomon Ross, Richard Sever
13:00–13:30 Oral presentation: is pharmaceutical industry research posted as preprints?
08:05–08:50 Panel discussion: increasing speed, efficiency and transparency in medical publishing through open access

  • Moderator: LaVerne Mooney
  • Panellists: Maria Alu, Valerie Philippon, David Sampson
09:10–10:45 Parallel session: lay summaries for biomedical journals
#30 Baseline assessment of open access publishing at Shire (part of the ‘professional debates’ poster tour)

#32 Ongoing ORCID implementation within the pharmaceutical industry: an Open Pharma and GSK Vaccines initiative

#43 Do journals restrict access to commercially funded research? (part of the ‘professional debates’ poster tour)

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