The 2017 Water Science and Engineering (WSE) Editorial Board Meeting was held
The 2017 Water Science and Engineering (WSE) Editorial Board was held on October 18, 2017 at Hohai University. Meeting
Prof. Weiya Xu, of Hohai University and Associate Editor of WSE, Vice-President attended the meeting and addressed the opening ceremony. Prof. Zhongbo Yu, Executive Editor-in-Chief of WSE and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Hydrology-Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering, chaired the meeting. The WSE , Director of Hohai Editorial Board members , and WSE Editorial staff attended the meeting. Participants also included Prof. Periodical Press , Dennise Lettenmaier a , US Academy of Engineering fellow of , USA, Prof. Andras Szollosi-Nagy, Chair of Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme, UNESCO, and experts from N UCLA and ew Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology . Desert Research Institute
At the meeting, the WSE Editorial Board members the journal’s future development, and the experts from all over the world put forward valuable recommendations for practices on the operation of international journals. They suggested that the journal’s global visibility should be increased by focusing on shared their thoughts and related to major water projects and social events, associating with other organizations to thematic issues , and provide more free accesses to the journal at international conferences. They also considered it a good way of highlighting the journal’s features by publishing special issues. Such special issues could be organized through seeking more opportunities for journal advertizing discussion at . In addition, they put regularly held with certain topics special meetings forward detailed constructive plans and advice for upgrading the journal, such as shortening the turn-around time of papers, re-organizing the Editorial Board to make it more efficient, giving f Associate Editors, and holding Editorial Board conferences once a year for discussion of journal issues. full play to the role o All of these suggestions will provide references for WSE’s development in the future.