Frankfurt Book Fair

October 10 – 14, 2018 / You will find us in Hall 4.2 F8

Join Springer Nature at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair!

We invite you to visit our booth in Hall 4.2 to find out how Springer Nature is advancing discovery and learning through our academic books, journals and magazines, and in our curriculum and language learning products.

Discover more about key products and services from our well-known brands including Springer, Nature Research, BMC, Palgrave Macmillan, J.B. Metzler (exhibiting for the first time as part of the Springer Nature family), Scientific American, Spektrum der Wissenschaft, and Macmillan Education.

We believe books will play a crucial role in the future of research and education, so we invite you to explore our broad range of book imprints and find out how we are harnessing innovative technology to enhance the reader experience. We will highlight our vision for the future of the book and offer you the chance to experience reading in virtual reality.

Our goal is to provide the best possible service to the whole research community. Visit our booth to learn more about how we are helping:

  • Authors to share their discoveries,

  • Researchers to find, access and understand the work of others,
  • Librarians and institutions to stay up to date with innovations in technology and data, and 
  • Learned societies with publishing support. 

Join our Happy Hour

Don’t miss our traditional happy hour with colleagues and partners from the publishing industry. Starting at 5pm on Wednesday or Thursday, please join us to unwind after a busy day at the Book Fair.

On Thursday 11 October we will mark the 175th anniversary of Macmillan with a special celebratory happy hour where we will be joined by Dale Salwak, magician and author of the Palgrave Macmillan book Writers and Their Mothers, who will take you to an enchanted world where science meets magic.

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German version

Please follow this link if you are interested in our German language events.

Events in English

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

11.00 am - 11.30 am
Academic and Business Information Stage, Hall 4.2



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Artificial Intelligence in Scholarly Publishing

 

Panelists:

  • Dr. Niels Peter Thomas, Chief Book Strategist, Springer Nature
  • Henning Schoenenberger, Director Product Data & Metadata Management, Springer Nature
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Chiarcos, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • Prof. Peter Buxmann, editor of the book "Künstliche Intelligenz" (Springer Gabler)

Overview of current applications of AI and visions for the future

AI seems to have penetrated all areas of today’s societies. The publishing industry faces fundamental changes due to disruptive technologies and the need to handle big data. Can AI become an asset in the publication cycle to support the research community? Is automatically generated content a potential risk or promising opportunity? Where are we confronted with legal and ethical boundaries?
Experts from the industry and academia will discusss these questions and offer their answers.

11.30 am - 12.00 am
Academic and Business Information Stage, Hall 4.2

Suzanne Farley

Deborah Kahn

Research Integrity – A Publisher’s Perspective

 

Dr Suzanne Farley, Research Integrity Director at Springer Nature in discussion with Deborah Kahn, Publishing Director, Medicine and Open Access and Ethics Committee Chair at Taylor & Francis; Elected Council member of COPE

How do publishers detect and prevent research and publication misconduct?

What is the role of a publishing company in maintaining the highest standards of research integrity? How can publishers evolve their policies and processes to react quickly to the ever-changing landscape of misconduct? What are the main types of problems and what tool are available to prevent and detect them?

Dr Suzanne Farley, Research Integrity Director at Springer Nature will discuss these topics with Deborah Kahn, Publishing Director, Medicine and Open Access and Ethics Committee Chair at Taylor & Francis; Elected Council member of COPE.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

11.30 am - 12.00 am
Academic and Business Information Stage, Hall 4.2

Markus Kaindl

Text and Data Mining @ Springer Nature

 

Speaker: Markus Kaindl, Senior Manager Semantic Data, Springer Nature

Supporting academic & corporate customers with innovations in technology & data.

As the volume of scientific publications increases along with the coverage of full-text XML, Springer Nature recognizes the importance of research techniques like Text and Data Mining (TDM). In his presentation, Markus Kaindl provides an outline of TDM tools Springer Nature has to offer. The focus is on APIs for full-text, metadata, open access, ontologies and citations. They enable researchers to find patterns, discover relationships, semantically understand and analyze scientific content.

15.00 pm - 15.30 pm
Academic and Business Information Stage, Hall 4.2

Michele Cristovao

Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Life Sciences and Nanotech research

 

Speaker: Michele Cristovao, Project and Innovation Manager, Springer Nature

Using cutting-edge technology to make today’s research more efficient 

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are revolutionising the way in which researchers discover, analyse and apply data from an ever-expanding body of scientific literature. In this talk, Michele Cristovao will demonstrate how Springer Nature is using cutting-edge technologies to create new solutions for researchers, and provide examples of the impact these new tools can have in the fields of life sciences and nanotechnology.

17.00 pm - 19.00 pm
Springer Nature Booth

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Macmillan Anniversary Happy Hour

 

We will mark the 175th anniversary of Macmillan with a special celebratory happy hour where we will be joined by Dale Salwak, magician and author of the Palgrave Macmillan book Writers and Their Mothers, who will take you to an enchanted world where science meets magic.

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Campus Day – Saturday, October 13, 2018

New Content ItemWelcome to our second Springer Nature Campus Day on Saturday, 13 October. Visit our mini fair at the Springer Nature booth to join talks, catch up on publishing-related topics, education and careers or take part in our raffles. Find out which style of learning might be the right one for you, improve your social media networking skills and explore the future of the book in our virtual library. Have you ever thought of working for a publisher? Or are you about to prepare your first research paper? Colleagues from HR, Editorial, Marketing and Communications look forward to a lively exchange with you. Take a break in our Campus Café and enjoy free snacks and refreshments (first come first served). We look forward to seeing you there!

Click here to download our programme overview.

More information on our Campus Day

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Happy Hour

It has become a renowned tradition to welcome you to our happy hour. As the place to meet Springer Nature representatives, authors and colleagues from other publishing houses, we warmly invite you to our stand at 5.00 pm on Wednesday or Thursday for some refreshments.
Come and unwind with us at the end of a busy Book Fair day!