XUG 2019

The 15th Annual eXtyles User Group Meeting (XUG 2019) was held on November 7, 2019, at the Revere Hotel in Boston, MA. Read a summary of the meeting, or click on presentation titles below to access the slides!

Plenary sessions

  • What's New and What's Next

    An overview of recent eXtyles developments and the first look at what’s ahead.
    Elizabeth Blake, Inera

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  • Cool eXtyles Features You Can Use Right Now!

    Whether you’re a brand-new eXtyles user or a veteran, chances are there’s a feature or function you already have but could be getting more out of. From Activation to Post-Processing Cleanup, this session is all free tips all the time!
    Sylvia Izzo Hunter, Inera

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  • Approaching 20 Years of eXtyles

    In this panel discussion, we ask four long-term eXtyles customers how their use of eXtyles has changed over the years (and how it might continue to evolve). Q&A will be followed by smaller group discussions of eXtyles workflows.
    Christina Hampton, CFA Institute
    Monica Mungle, JAMA Network
    Rob O’Donnell, Rockefeller University Press
    Margaret Perkins, New England Journal of Medicine

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  • That's a Good Question! Inera Customer Support

    What’s it like to work in eXtyles/Edifix support? What kinds of support queries do we typically get? What do we do with all the information and files we ask you for?
    Jennifer Seifert, Inera

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  • Accessibility in Publishing

    This guest presentation will tackle a crucial topic for anyone involved in publishing or content creation: Making your documents accessible to everyone who may need to interact with them.
    Madeleine Rothberg, WGBH Boston

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  • Industry Updates & Meeting Wrap-Up

    This perennially popular session features Bruce Rosenblum’s whirlwind tour of everything that’s new, exciting, and controversial in the worlds of publishing and technology!
    Bruce Rosenblum, Inera

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Concurrent 1: Journal Workflows

  • Publishing Spooktacular: Platform Migrations

    Karie Kirkpatrick, American Physiological Society

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  • What Is JATS 2.0, and Should You Be Worried?

    Debbie Lapeyre, Mulberry Technologies

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  • The Essential Future of Open Data and How Publishers Must Help

    Brooks Hanson, American Geophysical Union

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Concurrent 2: Complex Content

  • eXtyles to the Rescue! Administrative Code, DITA and an "XML- First" Experiment That Didn't Work So Well

    Kristin Karr, Connecticut Secretary of the State

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  • < book> versus < book-part-wrapper> in an XML Workflow

    Joni Dames, Inera

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  • Implementing an XML Workflow in a Standards Environment

    Patrick Gibbons, IEEE

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