Atypon Community Meeting

Join us online to learn, share, and connect!

December 1-2, 2021 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm UK
9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Register now!

Agenda & Overview

Free and open to all Atypon clients, this virtual event gathers experts from within Atypon and across our customer community and the industry to focus on tackling big changes together.

The Community Meeting will be recorded so that registrants can watch or rewatch on their own time.

Day 1 | December 1, 2021

2:00 pm UK / 9:00 am ET

Welcome: The Atypon Community and you

2:10 pm UK / 9:10 am ET

Tectonic shifts on the web: How can our industry prepare?

What major changes upcoming in the broader external technology and internet environments mean for STM publishing, what's driving them, the key concerns, and how publishing organizations can respond to stay ahead.
2:55 pm UK / 9:55 am ET

Literatum: What’s new and what’s next

3:15 pm UK / 10:15 am ET


3:30 pm UK / 10:30 am ET

Around the world with Community Interest Groups: What’s on our minds (and our agendas)?

3:50 pm UK / 10:50 am ET

Publishing accessible content: Practical ways to move the needle

What website features and tools can be used to make scholarly and professional content more accessible to more people? Our panelists, those doing accessibility work at their own organizations, will share what works and what doesn’t, including actionable ideas and lessons learned on inclusive design, prioritizing accessibility, best practices and policies for compliance with accessibility standards, internal committees to prioritize, the VPAT process, and more.
Nina Amato, Lead UX Designer, American Chemical Society
4:30 pm UK / 11:30 am ET


Day 2 | December 2, 2021

2:00 pm UK / 9:00 am ET

Welcome back!

2:05 pm UK / 9:05 am ET

What technical infrastructure do publishers need to scale OA?

As more and more publications are delivered under OA models, what technical infrastructure can help, and what challenges still need addressing, for publishers to expand and scale their OA programs? Panelists will discuss the role of publication platforms in OA, what works, and what’s missing. Speakers will touch on topics such as increasing automation across the entire workflow (from typesetting to the detection of research integrity), support for standardized identifiers, and critical integration points. This session will share technology best practices for helping publishers and societies simplify the transition to OA.
2:45 pm UK / 9:45 am ET

Making headway on DE&I: Putting intentions into practice

While we all understand why it’s crucial to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in your organization, the how of doing so can be a lot less clear. In this session, you’ll hear actionable advice and lessons learned from organizations that are leading the way: how to gather data and use it to make improvements, where to go for practical ideas, and the policies and emerging standards that are helping organizations to effect real change.
3:25 pm UK / 10:25 am ET


3:40 pm UK / 10:40 am ET

Let’s talk! Social breakouts

4:10 pm UK / 11:10 am ET

The new author experience

A case study of IEEE’s new vision for improving the author experience.
4:50 pm UK / 11:50 am ET

Wrap-up and farewell