Tuesday, September 26, 2017              
at 9:00 AM EDT
Thursday, September 28, 2017              
at 3:00 PM EDT

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National Press Club
529 14th Street Northwest
13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045

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Registration Fee is $645/person   

Cancellation of your registration must be received by Friday September 15th, 2017 to avoid a charge.

Please email Ofir Menjivar to cancel your registration: omenjivar@highwire.org


The registration fee will be waived and requires a code for the following individuals:

   1) Main-session speakers (by invitation only);
   2) One attendee from publishing organizations new to HighWire;
   3) One attendee from publishing organizations that have not sent a team member to a previous HighWire meeting.

Please request special code from Ofir at omenjivar@highwire.org


A limited block of rooms has been reserved for your convenience at the negotiated rate of $329.00/night
(Please consider booking a room through Trivago.com)

Residence Inn Washington, DC Downtown 1199 Vermont Avenue,
NW Washington D.C. 20005.


Ofir Menjivar
HighWire Press, Inc                            
(650) 248-6009           omenjivar@highwire.org


HighWire Fall Publishers' Meeting,
Washington, DC 2017 

Our Agenda 


Pre-meeting sessions (Advanced registration is required)

  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm      Vizor Hands-On Workshop
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm      JCore Self-Service Administration
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm      Sigma ID-Management Use Case
  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm      Meta Pilot Group
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm      Welcome Reception (open to all registrants)


  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm     Main Meeting & Breakout Sessions
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm     HighWire Partners' Happy Hour 
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Dinner


  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm     Main Meeting & Breakout Sessions
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm     Closing Reception


Main Meeting Topics

Sessions Presented by HighWire Team Members and Partners:
  • CEO Opening Remarks (Filby)
  • Multi-Quarter Roadmap (Longo)
  • Discovery New Products - CASA, RA21, QuickAbstracts, LinkBoost (Gleason)
  • Intelligent Commerce New Product (Gilbert)
  • "Origins" - new product to quickly launch and efficiently manage a collection of journals on a single, publisher branded site (Gleason)
  • Meta "Bibliometric Intelligence" product pilot (Sack, Bash)
  • Analyzing Cursors & Clicks to Evaluate Features (Caveney)
  • COUNTER 5 Lookahead & Plan (Bash)
  • Security, Privacy, Piracy (Mittal)
  • Aggregation Enables Sales (inger)
Publisher Presentations/Panels on Innovation and Experience:
  • Integrating and Leveraging the Preprint and Publishing Ecosystem [Panel] (Sever, Taylor, Moulton; Sack)
  • New Types of Journal Products at Univ. California Press (Christenson)
  • Preprints in Clinical Medicine [Panel] (Inglis, Murphy; Sack)
  • An Early-Career Researchers' Perspective on the literature (McCandlish)
  • Usage Vizor Use Cases [Panel]
  • Visualization Experience (Sapira)
  • Best Practices in Manuscript Transfer [Panel]
  • Best Practices in User Engagement [Panel]
Breakout sessions, Concurrent one-hour sessions:
  • Google Analytics Special Interest Group (Caveney)
  • Vizor User Group (Sack, Hall)
  • Vizor Introduction (Hall, Sack)
  • Partner Showcases (10-minute sessions by partners)
  • Sigma General Overview and Roadmap (Gilbert)
  • Customer Centric Design at HighWire (Longo)
  • BenchPress (Hall)

**** In about two weeks, we will list the final times for the sessions. ****