Monday, February 8, 2021

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Optional Training and One-on-One Meetings

Location: GoToMeeting

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Welcome Reception

Location: Remo Platform

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Features Update

Marjorie M. K. Hlava, President, Chair of the Board, and Chief Scientist, Access Innovations, Inc.

During this annual highlight of the DHUG meetings, Margie will discuss the exciting new changes and additions to the Data Harmony software. She will be joined by some members of our software development team to talk about specific initiatives we have worked on over the past year.

Location: Remo Platform

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Networking Break

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Case Study: Editor and Peer Reviewer Assignments Using Data Harmony

Andrew Smeall, Hindawi Publishing

Andrew will show how Hindawi, an open access publisher, applies their taxonomy to make editor and reviewer assignments for incoming submissions to their journals.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Case Study: Expanding the Use of MAIstro at ASCE

Xi Van Fleet, American Society for Civil Engineers

Using MAIstro, ASCE created the subject/topic taxonomies for their publications to enhance content discovery and business insight. After achieving their primary goal, they have been expanding its use for other applications.

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch Break

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Case Study: How a Good Taxonomy Can Provide Valuable Business Insights

Kristen Monahan, Public Library of Science (PLOS)

Kristen is a business analyst and she won’t be talking about the PLOS taxonomy but rather how she uses that taxonomy to drill down into the massive amount of content, metadata, and usage and process data that is PLOS for deep, detailed analysis and to drive business decisions. Much of this work involves trend analysis. For example, trend analysis of submissions can look at the time it takes from submission to decision by subject (narrow subjects like Covid, broad subjects like biotechnology), or by institution, or by country, etc. to see not just the overall big picture but where in their submission and peer review workflows the bottlenecks might be. A trend analysis of topics over time can prompt them to issue a call for papers for a topic they think needs to be better covered–and then look at both short-term and long-term trends resulting from that call to papers. Their taxonomy doesn’t just make their content smarter–it makes how they publish that content smarter too.

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Case Study: Getting to the Point: Using AI and Taxonomies to Craft Meta -Titles

Travis Hicks, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Looking to better leverage SEO and include key terms in the url construct for research abstracts, ASCO is working with Access Innovations to evaluate how to programmatically create short titles for abstracts. The idea is to index titles against existing taxonomies as a way of producing a short title that succinctly identified what an abstract is about for purposes of constructing a new url configuration. Travis will discuss the need, challenges, and early results of the project.

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Networking Break

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Randall Marcinko, CEO, MEI

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Wrap-up Networking

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Case Study

Hong Zhou and Gerasimos Razis, Atypon

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Title and abstract coming soon

Michael Darr, Project Manager, D33 – American Chemical Society Pubs IT

9:00 AM – 9:30 PM Networking Break

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Keynote Presentation – The Astriagraph Ontology

Dr. Moriba Jah, Astrodynamicist

You might not think too much about garbage in space – after all, you can’t see it, so how could it impact you? When a space object stops working, it drifts aimlessly into the cosmos. Rogue bits of metal and space debris pose a danger to the technologies we rely on and to the future of space exploration. Back by popular demand, Moriba will update the DHUG audience with information about Astriagraph – the knowledge graph he was trying to create when he spoke to us at DHUG 2016.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Case Study

Speaker TBA

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch Break

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Case Study

Speaker TBA

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Case Study

Speaker TBA

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Networking Break

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Future Directions

Margie Hlava, President, and Jay Ven Eman, CEO, Access Innovations, Inc.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Optional Training and One-on-One Meetings

Location: GoToMeeting