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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

10:00 – 10:30 am | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Talk + discussion | Organized by: Springer Spektrum + Springer VS

Bullying: a violent phenomenon between real life and virtual reality (in German)
Dr. Beate Schuster (author), Dr. Catarina Katzer (author)

The advance of digitization has meant that many people find themselves facing what appear to be unavoidable attacks through social media, otherwise known as “cyberbullying.” Find out about the consequences of bullying for those affected and for society as a whole, while learning about the nuances associated with its digital manifestation. The authors present specific measures to prevent these kinds of violent phenomena at an early stage in real life, and to deal with them effectively.




12:30 – 1:30 pm | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Discussion + Interview | Organized by: Phoenix + Süddeutsche Zeitung + Frankfurt Book Fair

Book Fair Talk (in German)
Derk Haank (Chief Executive Officer, Springer)

In FORUM MANAGER at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Michaela Kolster (Phoenix) and Marc Beise (Süddeutsche Zeitung) will talk with Derk Haank about education in the new media, the development of scientific literature and Haank’s personal journey and career. How does he see the future of the Springer group? Where do the opportunities lie and what are the risks? How will the book market and digital business change? FORUM MANAGER is produced by the TV station Phoenix and the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.




2:15 – 2:45 pm | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Presentation | Organized by: Springer

Building an electronic archive collection – benefits and challenges (in English)
Wouter van der Velde (Senior eProduct Manager, eBooks, Springer)

Electronic archive products, like the Springer Book Archives, offer libraries the chance to dramatically increase their holdings in size and scope, and/or move decisively toward electronic resources as reliable improvements on print-based collections. In this session, we will interview various stakeholders, including librarians, working successfully with electronic archives.




3:00 – 4:00 pm | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Talk + discussion | Organized by: Springer Spektrum

Where are we heading? Are we going under? Resilience as a life ring
(in German)

Dr. Andreas Kruse (author), Dr. Albert Wunsch (author)

How do we deal with the permanent economic, financial and environmental crises as individuals, and how can resilient approaches help us to benefit from them? The authors discuss the significance and modes of action of resilience and explain how everyone can emerge from a life crisis with new hope and strength.




Thursday, October 10, 2013

9:30 – 10:30 am | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Talk + discussion | Organized by: Springer Spektrum

The inevitable end of the information society (in German)
Dr. Thomas Grüter (author)

Author Thomas Grüter explains his ideas about the development of the information society, and shows why it will cease to exist in less than 50 years unless appropriate measures are taken.




10:45 – 11:45 am | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Talk + discussion | Organized by: Springer Gabler

Growth market Brazil (in German)
Dr. Luiz Alberto Moniz-Bandeira (author), Dr. Wolfgang G. Müller (Vice-President of the German-Brazilian Society DBG and Mayor of the City of Lahr), Gilberto Calcagnotto (translator)

The book by Dr. Luiz Alberto Moniz-Bandeira analyzes the development of the long-standing economic ties between Germany and Brazil – this year’s Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair – and looks at the current environment. His expert portrayal provides an interesting insight into South America’s largest economy.




3:00 – 4:00 pm | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Talk | Organized by: Springer Spektrum

Science slam: when science goes to town (in German)
Boris Lemmer (author), Dr. Henning Beck (author)

The two German science slam masters present research results from their own particular discipline in a humorous contest. The aim is to present scientific content so that even lay people can understand it, while at the same time entertaining them. Henning Beck provides an introduction to the secrets of brainwaves, while Boris Lemmer gives an insight into the inner workings of the universe. At the end, the audience chooses the winner!




Friday, October 11, 2013

10:45 – 11:15 am | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Talk + discussion | Organized by: Springer Gabler

How to negotiate better across the board (in German)
Dr. Marc Oliver Opresnik (author)

We conduct negotiations every day, both at work and in our private lives. Discover the secret of successful negotiating and find out which negotiating strategies are best for specific situations. See through your negotiating partners’ motives, and learn to put the psychology of negotiating into practice effectively.




11.30 am – 12:00 noon | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Presentation | Organized by: Springer

Springer SmartBooks: the next generation of eBooks (in English)
Beatrice Gerner (Director eSolutions, Springer),
Brian Bishop (Vice President IT Platform Development, Springer)

Improve your study habits and results by getting interactive: This is the idea behind the next generation of eBooks that Springer is launching – Springer SmartBooks. In addition to an integrated annotation and flag function and an effective search ability, these enhanced eBooks offer glossaries, tests and additional multimedia content. Traditional printed textbooks thus become interactive SmartBooks, bringing reading to life. We look forward to presenting the first pilot titles.




Sunday, October 13, 2013

11:00 am – 12:00 noon | Forum STM and Specialist Information | Hall 4.2
Book presentation | Organized by: Springer Medizin

Self-coaching – the art of being your own manager (in German)
Michael Gross (author)

Always expect the unexpected, and not just in your professional life. Every day has the potential to present a surprise, big or small, be it a difficult decision, a wanted or an unwanted change, or conflict and stress. And it’s good that this potential exists. Dealing with the uncontrollable and incalculable can bring forth unsuspected skills in people, and Michael Gross – business coach and Olympic medalist – will be presenting his book on self-coaching and giving a talk focusing on how to make use of the unexpected.


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