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JATS-Con 2023 Contributors List

Jeffrey Beck, NCBI/NLM/NIH

Jeff is a Technical information Specialist and Program Head for Literature at the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the US National Library of Medicine. He has been involved in the PubMed Central project since it began in 2000. He has been working in print and then electronic journal publishing since the early 1990s. Currently he is co-chair of the NISO Z39.96 JATS Standing Committee, is a member of the JATS4Reuse Steering Committee, and is a BELS-certified Editor in the Life Sciences.

Patrice Canonne, ISO

Patrice Canonne is an IT Engineer, Project Manager, Business Analyst with 20 years of experience in Data, Business Processes Management and Optimization and Digital Transformation. He joined ISO three years ago and has been the Lead BA and development coordinator for the implementation of the Online Standards Development programme (OSD). This programme is a collaboration between ISO and IEC and is an end-to-end standardization ecosystem, based on an online structured content authoring tool, centralizing all data and interactions needed to create deliverables needed by ISO ,IEC, and their respective regional partners and members. Over this period, Patrice has gained expertise in standardization processes at large but also technical expertise on the implementation of the standardization guidelines and codifications required (NISO STS XML, production tooling and layout management).

Joni Dames, Inera | Wiley Partner Solutions

Patricia Feeney, Crossref

Patricia is Crossref's Head of Metadata and coordinates all aspects of metadata at Crossref, including strategy and overall vision, review and introduction of new content types, best practices, and community input. During her 10+ years at Crossref she's helped thousands of publishers understand how to record and distribute metadata for millions of scholarly items. She's also worked in various scholarly publishing roles and as a systems librarian and cataloger.

Audrey Hamelers, JATS4R Accessibility Subgroup

G. Ken Holman, Réalta Online Publishing Solutions Ltd.

G. Ken Holman is one of the founders of Réalta Online Publishing Solutions Limited based in Ireland offering SaaS publishing services based on JATS. As part of Crane Softwrights Ltd. he has long been actively contributing to the XML community, participating in international standards development, and producing quality commercial solutions for satisfied clients.

Martin Kraetke, le-tex publishing services

Martin Kraetke works as Lead Content Engineer at le-tex in Leipzig. He develops software with XSLT and XProc, speaks at conferences, and blogs about publishing technologies.

Deborah Lapeyre, Mulberry Technologies, Inc.

Debbie Aleyne Lapeyre serves (with Tommie Usdin) as the Secretariat and principal architects for JATS (ANSI NISO Z39.96-2021 Journal Article Tag Suite), as well as for two JATS-based vocabularies: BITS (Book Interchange Tag Suite) and NISO STS (American National Standard, STS: Standards Tag Suite, ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2022). Ms. Lapeyre was on the initial design team for JATS, and is a JATS design expert. She currently works as a Senior XML/XSLT Consultant for Mulberry Technologies, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in helping their clients toward better publishing through XML, XSLT, and Schematron solutions, primarily for JATS, BITS, and STS implementations. She is on the organizing Committee for Balisage: The Markup Conference. She has been developing systems that manipulate tagged documents since 1980, working with SGML since before it became an international standard, and with XML and XSLT since their inceptions. Hobbies include pumpkin carving parties and many too many books.

Stephen Laverick, Green Fifteen Publishing Consultancy

Nate Lavigne, Association for Materials Protection and Performance

Nate Lavigne is currently the Director of Technology, User Experience, and Analytics at the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) overseeing the information technology and business intelligence departments. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems and Master of Business Administration. Nate has nearly fifteen years in information technology and eight in association management. Early in his career at AMPP, Nate founded the business intelligence division helping the organization make smarter and faster decisions. Recently Nate became a Certified Association Executive (CAE) reinforcing his commitment to the association profession. Nate currently resides in Houston, Texas, and when not behind a keyboard is an avid outdoorsman.

Mandy May, Association for Materials Protection and Performance

Wendell Piez, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST/ITL/CSD)

Wendell is an open-source XML/XSLT developer and producer of technology demonstrations.

Bruce Rosenblum, Wiley Partner Solutions

Bruce Rosenblum is an entrepreneur with a 40-year career leading companies to develop specialized software for publishing. CEO of Inera since 1997 he has focused on developing technology and standards for academic and professional publishing. In 2017 he was diagnosed with ALS. The diagnosis necessitated the sale of Inera, the company he and his wife built, to Atypon Systems. As he lives with ALS and relies daily on Assistive Technology and Universally Designed environments, he continues his professional career as VP Content and Workflow Solutions at the Wiley Partner Solutions division while being an active participant in ALS clinical trials and serving as an ALS patient advocate.

Brian Trombley, Ariza Content Solutions

Brian Trombley has more than 40 years experience helping clients implement structured content processes and technologies for all aspects of publishing across a wide range of industry verticals. An early practitioner of structured content methodologies, Mr. Trombley was at the forefront of the SGML and XML revolutions and has helped clients successfully manage change and leverage content for maximum business value.