2017 Asia Pacific Meeting Schedule of Events

Asia Pacific Medical Publications: Navigating Our Future

5 September 2017 • Hilton Tokyo, Japan

09:00 • WELCOME 

Martine Docking, AP Committee Chair

09:10 • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: GPP and Other Guidelines: An Editor's Perspective 

Faculty: Christine Laine, MD, MPH


10:20  Pubs 2020 – Further, Faster, Stronger 

By the end of this session, attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe the major trends affecting the publications sector, internationally and regionally

  2. Identify how to ensure ethical and effective publication practices can continue in light of these trends

  3. Evaluate how these trends may affect their professional development needs and careers

Moderator: Karen Woolley

Faculty: Stephen Griffiths, Mieko Hamana, Brian Hepburn, Chris Hourigan, Christine Laine, Wilfred Peh, Beverley Yamamoto

11:35 • LUNCH

12:35 Surviving Peer Review

By the end of this session attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe the rationale for, and the process behind, peer review

  2. Describe the different models of peer review

  3.  Prepare a response to journal peer-reviewer comments received

  4. Evaluate situations that may arise in addressing peer-reviewer comments and prepare appropriate responses

Moderator: Jake Burrell

Faculty: Gary Burd, Nobuhiko Ishizuka, Marika Ogasawara, Wilfred Peh


14:55 • Meeting in the Middle: Global-Affiliate Collaboration in Medical Publications 

By the end of this session, attendees should be able to:

  1. Identify barriers to effective working relationships during the medical publication process

  2. Outline effective methods for enhancing international communication and collaboration when developing medical publications

  3. Develop strategies for improving global awareness of, and support for, publication needs in the Asia-Pacific region

Moderator: Andrew Sakko

Faculty: Jovelle Fernandez, Noriaki Hosoya, Michelle Mynderse, Jenny Putin

16:45 • CLOSING ADDRESS: Staying Up To Date: The Role of ISMPP in APAC and Beyond

Faculty: Al Weigel