The 10th China Science Journal Development Forum was held in Guangzhou on Nov 13th to 14th, 2014. The theme of this forum was “the development of sci-tech journals in deepening reform”. Jinghai Li, the vice chairman of China Association for Science and Technology, vice-president of Chinese Academy of Sciences and academician of China Academy of Science; Xiong Lin, the head of the United Front Work Department and committee member of Guangdong ProvincialParty, provided the policy for the futuredevelopment of sci-tech journals.Domestic and international participants gathered, discussing various topics of policy and development orientationof China sci-tech journals. Associate Prof. Heqing Huang, executive associate editor-in-chief of Journal of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences (JCPS) attended the Forum.
During the meeting, the 10th China Science Journal Summit was held. This Summit was divided into three sessions, including the internationalizationdevelopmentpath of sci-tech journals; all media fusion and innovation of science and technology; theevaluation of academic andsci-tech journals, which provided guidance on improving the quality of China sci-tech journals. Aimed at the currentsituation of sci-tech periodicals, the forumalso set up four themes:the internationalpath of Chinese sci-tech journals; the evaluation of sci-tech journals and academic; the opportunities and challenges of sci-tech periodicals in reform and new opportunities forthe cooperation of sci-tech journals.
The 10th China Science Journal Development Forum provided an opportunity for sci-tech periodicals editors to exchange information, set up collaborations, and contribute to the advancement of sci-tech journals in China.