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CEO of the International Association of STM Publishers (STM) visits JST

Nobember 11, 2019

Dr. Michael Mabe, CEO of the International Association of STM Publishers (STM), and STM member publishers in Japan visited the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) on October 24, 2019. Mr. Akira Koda, Vice President of JST, welcomed STM delegation. STM and JST exchanged information on the global trends of Open Access and data sharing as well as on their situation in Japan. Ahead of his visit to JST, Dr. Mabe gave a lecture at the JST-STM joint seminar on October 21, 2019. The seminar explored various topics related to research integrity and publication ethics, bringing together funders, academics, and those with an interest in scholarly publishing.

STM is an international trading body of publishers and related organizations in the field of science, technology, and medicine. It has 150 members based in over 20 countries who collectively publish nearly 66% of all journal articles.

  • Mr. Jiro Iwasaki, Senior Marketing Manager, Wiley (the first person on the right)
    Dr. Hiromitsu Urakami, RSC Japan Manager, Royal Society of Chemistry(RSC) (the second person from the right)
    Mr. Akira Koda, Vice President, JST (the fourth person from the right)
    Dr. Michael Mabe, CEO, STM (the fifth person from the right)
    Dr. Anders Karlsson, VP, Elsevier (the sixth person from the right)
    Ms. Barbara Kalumenos, Director of Public Affairs, STM (the ninth person from the right)