Charleston In Between

Join us online for two half-days, March 19-20, for a deep dive on publishing integrity. 

Registration Rates:

  • $75 Individual
  • $225 Group Rate (up to 4 individuals or watch in a group setting)

Day One: Tuesday, March 19
(All times listed are Eastern and subject to change.)

9:00 – 10:00 am
Welcome and Introductions
“Why I Published with a Papermill” (Anonymous Presentation)

10:00 – 10:15 am

10:15 – 11:00 am
Institutions, libraries, and their role in research integrity
Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communication and Collections,  Iowa State University

11:00 – 11:45 am
How to Define Integrity Standards in Publishing with Integrity
Nandita Quaderi, SVP & Editor-in-Chief, Web of Science, Clarivate

11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Wrap Up

Day Two: Wednesday, March 20

9:00 – 9:30 am Eastern
A Small Publisher’s Perspective
John Chen, Director of Development, Tech Science Press

9:30 – 10:00 am 
A Large Publisher’s Perspective
Michael Streeter, Director of Research Integrity & Publishing Ethics, Wiley

10:30 – 10:45 am 

10:45 – 11:15 am
 The Human Factor

11:15 – 11:45 am
Can Technology Help? Why Didn’t It So Far?
Phill Jones, More Brains

11:45 – 12:00 pm 

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Power Pitch/Lightning Round by Solutions (Available now or in the making)

  • Morressier: Neil Christensen
  • ReviewerCredits: Gareth Dyke
  • More participants to be confirmed



Curtis Brundy

Curtis Brundy is the Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections at Iowa State University, where he oversees collections and open strategies and is active in efforts to transform scholarly communications. His work focuses on advancing equitable open access, publishing integrity, and fair pricing. He serves on the Organizing Committee for the Subscribe to Open Community of Practice and is active with the OA2020 US Working Group.

John Chen

John Chen supervises Tech Science Press’s general operations, all communications and correspondence. He is also involved in all strategic projects including the journals’ development and logistics, and working cross-organizationally and collaboratively with all liaisons to develop large scale initiatives that make progress to increase the impact. At TSP, John held various roles including production, editorial, and management positions before serving as director of development for acquisitions. During this tenure, John has acquired a profound understanding of the industry’s intricate workings, shortcomings and merits. He currently specializes in strategic and operational designs, product development and management, journal acquisitions, and publisher/partner relations. He presided over the operation of 15 journals and issued 9 new journals with different academic cooperation. As such, John has assumed the responsibility for further exploring the manifold dimensions of the field to bring about its far-reaching potentials on solid ethical tenets and foundation.

Neil Blair Christensen

Neil is Sales Director at Morressier. He has a +20-year career in scholarly publishing and information services, holding a range of prior roles in sales, business development, and editorial for scholarly publishing and technology organizations, including Munksgaard, Blackwell, Nature Publishing Group, Wiley, University of California Press, Unsilo/ Cactus, Research Square Company, Knowledge Unlatched, and as a consultant.

Gareth Dyke

Gareth Dyke has a PhD in paleontology and worked for 20 years as a researcher before moving into the world of scholarly publishing. He is the EiC of a T&F journal (Historical Biology) and has lots of experience connecting researchers with publishing solutions. Gareth has worked with Charlesworth, TopEdit, Edanz, and Springer Nature (Research Square) and is now the Academic Director at ReviewerCredits. He is also a consultant with Mavericks and Bentham Science Publishers.

Nandita Quaderi

Nandita has oversight of the Web of Science™ editorial division, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ and the Research Professional News team. She has overall responsibility for editorial strategy, selection of Web of Science content and inclusion in Journal Citation Reports™. Nandita joined Clarivate as an accomplished senior publishing executive with a strong research background. Previously, she worked in editorial leadership roles at BMC and Springer Nature and was a Principal Investigator at King’s College London. Nandita has a BA in Chemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Molecular Genetics from Imperial College.

Michael Streeter

Mike Streeter is Director of Research Integrity & Publishing Ethics at Wiley. Mike leads Wiley’s work in implementing best practices and policy for integrity and ethics in Wiley’s research journals portfolio; he champions quality and transparency in research publishing. At Wiley, Mike works alongside a diverse group of research integrity, operations, technology, and subject matter experts to resolve integrity and ethics concerns, incorporate best practices in screening, and to develop new tools to uphold research quality. He engages in conferences, working groups, and other events to share Wiley’s research integrity vision and expertise with the community. Mike has worked in academic publishing since 2004 and has spent a large part of his career working with editors and academic societies in publishing and developing their journals. He joined Wiley’s Integrity in Publishing Group in 2018 and took on the role as the Director for Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics in January 2022.




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