Sunday 12 April to
Tuesday 14 April, 2015
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Arrillaga Alumni Center
McCaw Ballroom
ford University
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 9430

Driving Directions

Getting around:

Map/Directions to Alumni Center 
parking will be in the Galvez pay lot
($8/day with event code: 5135

Line Y Shuttle Route Map
Marquerite Shuttle from Palo Alto Caltrain Station (next to the Sheraton)

Campus transit map

For More Information:
Lisa Krauss
HighWire Press

HighWire Publishers' Meeting 

 April 12-14, 2015  at Stanford University

Join us as we celebrate HighWire's 20th anniversary. Learn what's happening in the digital publishing industry, discuss and share the latest news, clever ideas, cool new features, and projects in development. Meet and network with colleagues, invited guests and your publication management team.


Sunday, 12 April:  4:00 to 6:00 pm
-  Welcome reception 

Monday, 13 April:  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
-  Main meeting (plus dinner/reception)

Tuesday, 14 April:  9:00 am to 4:00 pm
-  Main meeting 

Topics include:

Industry Directions:
  • Data Policy Survey and Development
  • Lunchtable Discussion: Data Policies: Development and Practice (plus session)
  • Industry Trends, Strategic Roadmap (plus breakout) - John Sack
  • How do researchers interact differently now with the literature? - Anurag Acharya, Google
  • Grad Student Panel: Student/Researcher Workflows - Bert Carelli
Publisher Innovations and Experiences:
  • Pediatrics Gateway, demo - Joe Puskarz
  • Circulation Social Media Study - Karen Barry
  • The Switch to Shorter Forms of Print Publication - John Sack, Joe Puskarz
  • PNAS Design Study - Dana Compton
  • Publisher Panel: Lens Pilot and Feedback
  • Publisher Panel: Custom Collection Toolkit Uses (plus session)

Breakout Sessions:

  • BenchPress User Group
  • Innovation - New Products in Development and for your Input
  • Librarian Panel: Researcher Workflows Across Disciplines
  • Impact Vizor User Group
  • JCore Product Update
  • Direct-Publishing Product Overview
  • Stackly Update & Publisher Group
  • Panel: Industry Trends Discussion (plus session)
HighWire Update
Product Roadmap (plus Innovation breakout) - Alex Bash 
Custom Collection Toolkit V1 and V2 (plus panel)
Dance Your Ph.D. - AAAS winner: Uma Nagendra



Please note:

Registration is $595/person*, to be billed following the event. Registration confirmations will be sent by March 10th. Cancellations must be received by Monday, April 6th, or the full attendee fee will apply. 

Please be advised that due to space restrictions, and our wish to be inclusive to all publishers, there is an initial limit on attendance to three people from each organization. We will wait-list additional registrants and verify attendance as soon as possible.  

*The registration fee will be waived for the following individuals: main-session speakers by invitation only; two attendees from publishing houses new to HighWire since the previous publishers' meeting; and for organizations who have never attended previous meetings.

(Commercial publishers whose journals are hosted on their own platforms -- as well as with HighWire -- will meet with their publication manager and HighWire staff in a different meeting than this one.)  

For logistics, details and the most up-to-date draft of the agenda, please refer to the HighWire community pages section "Events":  http://community.highwire.org/content.php?211-Spring-2015-Publishers-meeting

If you need assistance logging in, please contact Lisa Krauss --

Other Information:

Welcome Reception Sunday, April 12 - 4 to 6 pm

Three Seasons
518 Bryant St,
 Palo Alto
(courtyard bet. Ramona & Bryant, off University)


Sheraton Palo Alto
625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto  

(at PA Caltrain Station)
(650) 328-2800 ("HighWire Publishers' Meeting")

Book online: http://bit.ly/HW2015Sheraton
- $299 group rate, until March 23rd -


Other options (not holding rooms):

Stanford's local lodging guide:
(try: Stanford Terrace Inn, Residence Inn)
Cowper Inn - Bed & Breakfast
705 Cowper St, Palo Alto  

 (650) 327-4475 / reservations@cowperinn.com


FYI: the London Publishers' Meeting will be held 
 12-13 May 2015  at the Royal Society



Registration: Lisa Krauss 
Logistics: Bonnie Zavon