Editors’ summit

Supporting and connecting research

Long Beach, California, 1 February, 2020

At this summit you will engage with fellow journal editors, learn about new innovations in scholarly publishing, share your experiences & best practices in journal editing, and discuss your journal with a range of staff from Elsevier.

The program is interactive, with a mix of plenary and breakout sessions where topics such as ethics, open access, attracting high-impact content and more will be discussed.


Long Beach, California, 1 February, 2020

09.00 Registration
09:30 Summit opening address
09:45 PLENARY – welcome note from Elsevier CEO
10:15 PLENARY – STM landscape in transition
11:15 Coffee break
11:35 PLENARY – ethics & research integrity
12:20 PLENARY – open access developments
13:00 Lunch (Roundtable topics - suggestions from editors)
14:00 Break-out session 1
14:40 Break-out session 2
15:20 Coffee break
15:40 Break-out session 3
16:20 Break-out session 4
17:00 Elsevier Q&A panel & editors share their experience
17:30 Break
18:30 Drinks Reception
19:00 Dinner
22:00 Summit close

Break-out sessions (parallel sessions)

  • Attracting high impact content: some success stories
  • Developments in peer review
  • Optimization of article transfer flows: give every relevant submission a home in our ecosystem
  • Submission systems at Elsevier: how we want to help you manage your journal