The future is nothing without people to live in it. As culture slowly evolves to become more inclusive and socially just, how do we exemplify the social change that we need to see? How do we attract the best talent irrespective of their background and identity and make sure that we treat them with fairness and respect? Building a strategy around dignity in the workplace. The session will include a discussion of the results of a pre-circulated survey on unconscious bias.
Event Date: December 6, 2018
What is new and exciting in scholarly publishing? What new ideas will define publishing in the coming years? Looking beyond the technology itself, how will it be applied to benefit the industry and stakeholders? The Innovations seminar is dedicated to Innovations in Open Science. The Expert Group will explore the indicators that can measure and report researcher's engagement with Open Science and its impacts.
Event Date: December 5, 2018
The conference aims to build and further a vibrant library assessment community by bringing together interested practitioners and researchers who have responsibility or interest in the broad field of library assessment. The conference provides a mix of invited speakers, contributed papers and posters, and workshops that stimulate discussion and provide workable ideas for effective, practical and sustainable library assessment.
Event Date: December 5 - 7, 2018
Efficient, agile, secure and reliable working practices require world-class tooling and standards. Publishers live in an ever-evolving landscape of functional and non-functional requirements. This expert panel will explore the state of publisher commitment and investment in OA infrastructure and workflow, as well as consider how adoption of partnerships, tools, and standards could address any impasses, perceived or real.
Event Date: December 4, 2018
London Info International, a multi-perspective conference and exhibition for all those engaged in information, knowledge and its dissemination. Unlike other single audience conferences, LII is not a forum for policy makers, funders, academics, publishers and librarians to talk amongst themselves, but an event for the plurality of voices and opinions of all those engaged in information, knowledge and discourse. This is a unique event that brings together those from the scholarly, research and professional information industries. LII is independent and inclusive. It exists to bring together a community of engaged information professionals to improve outcomes in research, education and business.
Event Date: December 4 - 5, 2018
CISPC 2018 provides a unique environment for the three stakeholder groups within scholarly communication – publishers, librarians and academics – to discuss the issues they face in the creation, dissemination and use of scholarly research. The forum is organised by Research Information magazine, in partnership with Info International.
Event Date: December 3, 2018
The third in our series of three webinars, this event aims to convey critical information for academic publishers who want to grow their business in China. China is a big potential market for international publishers – in terms of a growing number of papers, but also with regards to a growing need for education and access to knowledge in the English language. That said, China is different from other key markets, due to specific regulations for content distribution (editorially, logistically) and for the use of internet resources (social marketing, SEO).
Online at: 07:00-08.30 EST (New York), 12:00-13:30 BST (UK), 19:00-20:30 CST (Beijing)
Event Date: November 29, 2018
ConTech 2018 is an independent platform that enables discussions, engages communities, shares knowledge and drives change with influencers, users and providers of content and content technologies. It is the only conference where the worlds of content and data science meet. The event will help to understand how data-ready you are and what opportunities exist for you in this exciting new world. Get practical advice and learn from the content pioneers embracing this new technology – whether you are making decisions about strategic people and technology investments, looking to explore how data technologies can transform the business or delivering data driven content projects and products.
Event Date: November 29 - 30, 2018
This course has been designed as a follow-on from ‘Journal Development 1’ which provides participants with a toolbox system for planning the development of their journals. This more advanced course looks at overarching strategies for journal development including acquisition and portfolio development. The course is built around case studies to allow participants to work on simulated scenarios in order to discuss and test ideas and strategies with their peers and the course facilitators.
Event Date: November 28, 2018
In an evolving landscape it's critical that organisations foster a culture that can effectively drive and implement relevant innovations in a timely way. As new technologies emerge and new entrants disrupt traditional markets, publishing organisations are challenged to adapt in order to survive and thrive in the long term. Creating an innovative culture is just one part of the puzzle - how have other organisations addressed this issue? What tools and approaches can be utilised? What resources are needed? Can a startup be built from within? What lessons can be learnt from innovators and start-ups within the scholarly communications ecosystem? Join us for an agile discussion on how to think like a startup - to drive innovation and remove the barriers within.
Event Date: November 15, 2018
This workshop will examine the issues, decisions and legal processes involved in the acquisition and sale of publishing assets and demonstrate how to achieve these as successfully and smoothly as possible. It will focus on asset sales and purchases but will also touch upon the considerations involved in buying or selling a company.
Event Date: November 14, 2018
The TAC 2018 workshop is a forum both for presentation of results for each of the TAC 2018 tracks and evaluations (including failure analyses and system comparisons), and for more lengthy system presentations describing techniques used, experiments run on the data, and other issues of interest to researchers in NLP. The TAC 2018 workshop is open to the public, but all attendees must pre-register in order to enter the NIST campus.
Event Date: November 13 - 14, 2018
ISMTE conferences provide a unique opportunity to increase the recognition of your brand in the editorial office. Attendees of the 2018 ISMTE European conference drive the editorial process in the fields of science, technology, medicine, nursing and allied health, and the humanities, as well as business, finance, economics, law, criminology, and the social sciences. The ISMTE European conference attracts attendees from all over the world. The event provides an opportunity to deliver the message directly to representatives of some of the top journals worldwide. Leaders will arrive ready to discuss new trends in publishing, including products and services to help them work better and smarter.
Event Date: November 8, 2018
The focus of the course is to present the core philosophies behind successful Agile project management, brought to life by anecdotes, war stories, publishing case studies and robust discussion on the various techniques. The role of product owner will be briefly examined, with respect to stakeholder management and user story development. Delegates will work in small groups to practice the relevant concepts and learn how to avoid the common pitfalls. The course will allow team members embarking on a project to use a range of Agile techniques through practical exercises.
Event Date: November 7, 2018
KMWorld 2018 looks at the impact of innovative techniques and tools in many different organisations, including government, business, military, law, medical, non-profit and more. Join more than 1000 of your peers and the brightest minds in knowledge and information management this November in Washington, DC. Get practical advice, hear inspiring thought leadership, and attend in-depth training and workshops on how KM and related disciplines can provide enormous value for your organisation and transform your business. KMWorld is designed for CIOs & CKOs, IT managers, Knowledge Managers, Information Managers and Professionals, Executive Management, Intranet Managers, Information Architects, Content Managers, Customer Experience Professionals, Scientists & Engineers, Educators & Researchers, and anyone who wants to run an innovative, knowledge-driven enterprise.
Event Date: November 6 - 8, 2018
Taxonomy Boot Camp is all about harnessing the power of taxonomies to generate value for the organisation. Taxonomy Boot Camp is designed for everyone involved with taxonomies, from those new to the field to seasoned experts (and everyone in between). Taxonomy Boot Camp is the only conference dedicated to exploring the successes, challenges, methodologies and products for taxonomies. Attendees share their experiences, network with peers, and get incredible insight on taxonomies, ontologies, folksonomies, tagging mechanisms and other techniques for organising information.
Event Date: November 5 - 6, 2018
The second in the series of three webinars, this event aims to convey critical information for academic publishers who want to grow their business in China. China is a big potential market for international publishers – in terms of a growing number of papers, but also with regards to a growing need for education and access to knowledge in the English language. That said, China is different from other key markets, due to specific regulations for content distribution (editorially, logistically) and for the use of internet resources (social marketing, SEO).
Online at: 07:00-08.00 EST (New York), 12:00-13:00 BST (UK), 19:00-20:00 CST (Beijing)
Event Date: October 25, 2018
This online course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal publishing landscape, and be able to make sense of their own organisation’s contracts and licences.
Online, 10:00 - 11:30 EST (New York), 15:00 - 16:30 GMT (UK), 16:00 - 17:30 CET (Central Europe)
Event Date: October 24, 2018
International Open Access Week is an opportunity to take action in making openness the default for research - to raise the visibility of scholarship, accelerate research, and turn breakthroughs into better lives. This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars are increasingly adopting open policies and practices, how these are actually implemented is still in flux. As open becomes the default, all stakeholders must be intentional about designing these new, open systems to ensure that they are inclusive, equitable, and truly serve the needs of a diverse global community.
Event Date: October 22 - 28, 2018
Over the last few years the focus on building the academic 'brand' has increased, with many HE Institutions now running sessions for their PhD students and early career researchers on best practice in creating an online profile and presence within their online communities. Helping an academic author understand the importance of their online profile, combined with where online their work is being found, read and cited from, is of major benefit to the publisher. This webinar will assist the publisher in understanding those benefits and additionally discuss tools available to harness and understand online discoverability data.
Online at 10:00 - 11.00 EDT (New York), 15:00 - 16:00 GMT (UK), 16:00 - 17.00 CEST (Central Europe)
Event Date: October 18, 2018
Taxonomy Boot Camp is the UK’s only conference dedicated to exploring the successes, challenges, methodologies and products for taxonomies. The event will explore and debate the growing use of taxonomies to drive data, content, information processes and more. One can find everything they need to get started if they are brand new to taxonomies, including: Essential tips to start applying right away to managing taxonomy; new approaches to dealing with common issues such as getting business buy-in, and governance; latest applications of taxonomies including NLP, semantics and machine learning; and how to make the most of cutting-edge technologies and industry-leading software?
Event Date: October 16 - 17, 2018
The FORCE 2018 conference is a different kind of meeting, where stakeholders come to the table for an open discussion, on an even playing field, to talk about changing the ways scholarly and scientific information is communicated, shared and used. The conference aims to maximise the efficiency and accessibility. Researchers, publishers, librarians, computer scientists, informaticians, funders, educators, citizens, patients, and others attend the FORCE meeting with a view to supporting the realisation of promising new ideas and identifying new potential collaborators.
Event Date: October 11 - 12, 2018
Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 is the most important international marketplace for content, as well as a key trendsetter for society and a major cultural festival. For book fans from all over the world and the international publishing and media industry, it will once again be all about printed and digital content and the relevant topics for the coming year. Experts from global publishing meet partners from the technology industry and related creative industries such as film and games, from where new co-operations and business models take their course. The Guest of Honour will be Georgia.
Event Date: October 10 - 14, 2018
STM’s Annual Frankfurt Conference has established itself as the ‘sell out’ event prior to the Book Fair. Attracting the leading figures from across scholarly and professional publishing, STM’s event provides a program focused on strategic thinking, public policy, business models and key drivers shaping the future of the STM industry. A not-to-be-missed event for publishing managers, executives and industry leaders, the Frankfurt conference is an unrivalled networking opportunity, which attracts international attendees from all sizes of publishing organisations.
Event Date: October 9, 2018
This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful academic journal and book programme. Taking delegates step-by-step through the commissioning process, it aims to provide practical advice, relevant tips and techniques to commission and solicit successful content and titles – from market scanning and community development through to proposal management and eventual publication. It also considers appropriate financial forecasting models.
Event Date: October 4, 2018
Digital Book World 2018 is the gathering of the wide world of publishing - even being called The Super Bowl of Publishing - which includes trade publishing, educational publishing, corporate publishing, independent publishing, all the companies creating amazing tools and products and services for publishing, and individuals creating content on their own. The core philosophy of Digital Book World, as an essential annual publishing event, is that the next big insight your publishing operation needs may not come from another publisher that looks just like you. Rather, it may come from an organisation publishing material in an entirely different sector, in an entirely different way.
Event Date: October 2 - 4, 2018
Open Access (OA) continues to gain momentum, present new opportunities, and is at the forefront of the open science movement. Although OA is only 30 percent of published research globally, it continues to shape the direction of how scholarly communications are evolving. At the NFAIS 2018 Open Access conference, Movements and Models Supporting Open Access, all sectors of the industry will come together to explore the emerging trends and business models that drive OA forward - from funding to policies to best practices - as well as the role technology, funders, academia, and publishers play in support of OA.
Event Date: October 1 - 2, 2018
The first in the series of three webinars, this event aims to convey critical information for academic publishers who want to grow their business in China. China is a big potential market for international publishers – in terms of a growing number of papers, but also with regards to a growing need for education and access to knowledge in the English language. That said, China is different from other key markets, due to specific regulations for content distribution (editorially, logistically) and for the use of internet resources (social marketing, SEO).
Online at: 07:00-08.30 EST (New York), 12:00-13:30 BST (UK), 19:00-20:30 CST (Beijing).
Event Date: September 20, 2018
Conference Series LLC takes a pleasure by cheerfully welcomes you all for the “25th Annual Cardiologists conference” during September17-18, 2018 at Hong Kong. This event will bring together world-class professors, renowned scientists and best cardiologists to discuss about Clinical Cardiology,interventional cardiology, Heart diseases, Echocardiogram/Echocardiography, Three-dimensional echocardiography, Pediatric cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Intravascular Ultrasound. Cardiologist’s conference provides a platform for a wide exchange of knowledge that will keep medical professionals abreast of the issues affecting the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The conference will be organized with the theme of “Novel Technologies and Innovations in Cardiovascular Care” Cardiologists congress 2018 is a platform for postgraduate education and scientific work in the fields of cardiology, angiology, hypertension and cardiac and vascular surgery. Proposals for Speakers talks, Workshops and Symposium accepted!!! Plan a trip to Hong Kong for a fruitful experience!! Website - https://cardiologists.cardiologymeeting.com/
10th COASP is a major annual scholarly publishing conference that brings the open access community together to discuss new developments and innovations in scholarly publishing, and unite in the shared goal to enable research around the world to be openly accessible. In this important celebratory year for COASP, they will be kicking off the conference with an ‘Early Movers’ panel, in which key actors from the early years of the open access movement – Vitek Tracz, David Prosser, Susan Murray, Marin Dacos, Leslie Chan, and Caroline Sutton – discuss the history of the movement and the great progress in open access publishing that has been made since COASP held its first conference in 2008, and reflect on where open access publishing is heading.
Event Date: September 17 - 19, 2018
The ALPSP Conference provides a friendly forum in which to share information and knowledge, learn about new initiatives, and engage in open discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing publishing today. With expert speakers and a wide ranging programme, the ALPSP Conference is for everyone in the scholarly publishing community. ALPSP also offers a range of sponsorship opportunities at the conference. The ALPSP Conference is a key event in the calendar and attracts a high level audience from all sectors of the scholarly communications industry.
Event Date: September 12 - 14, 2018
As a founding member of the WorldWideScience Alliance (WWSA), the British Library is hosting both the ICSTI and WWSA annual meetings in their iconic London building. As part of the Conference, two workshops that are open to non-ICSTI members, are currently being prepared by ICSTI’s Information Trends and Opportunities Committee (ITOC) and Technical Activities Coordinating Committee (TACC). Margret Plank (TIB) and Brian Hitson (DOE/OSTI), respective chairs of the committees, are developing programmes which will gather panelists from across the globe to share insights on the topics of the workshops.
Event Date: September 10 - 11, 2018
The XML Summer School is a unique event for everyone using, designing, or implementing solutions using XML and related technologies, held in Oxford, UK. The week-long event is made up of courses which range from the basics of XML to advanced topics in linked data, web design, and publishing. Faculty tutors include practitioners and academics who are at the forefront of XML and related technologies. This year there is also an XML debate, featuring current and past faculty from the Summer School.
Event Date: September 9 - 14, 2018
The 113th ASA Annual Meeting will take place on August 11 - 14, 2018 in Philadelphia. Sessions will be held at both the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. The Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association provides the opportunity for professionals involved in the scientific study of society to share knowledge and new directions in research and practice. Approximately 600 program sessions are convened during the four-day meeting held every August to provide participation venues and networking outlets for nearly 3,000 research papers and over 4,600 presenters.
Event Date: August 11 - 14, 2018
ISMTE conferences provide a unique opportunity to increase the recognition of your brand in the editorial office. Attendees of the 2018 ISMTE North American conference drive the editorial process in the fields of science, technology, medicine, nursing and allied health, and the humanities, as well as business, finance, economics, law, criminology, and the social sciences. The ISMTE North American conference attracts attendees from all over the world. This is the opportunity to deliver the message directly to representatives of some of the top journals worldwide. Leaders will arrive ready to discuss new trends in publishing, including products and services to help them work better and smarter.
Event Date: August 2 - 3, 2018
The 2018 program includes papers that reflect and look forward, and that discuss the use of markup to: manage documentation, visualise large XML datasets, explore dominant and recessive heirarchies (overlap!), examine the balance between declarative and imperative forms, gather, collate, and analyse large volumes of web data, consider the precise nature of relationships, discuss making data comprehensible with style guides, explore the role of metaphor in the understanding of technology, teach us to think of documents as hypergraphs, imagine new forms of stand-off markup, consider the importance of understanding what they are trying to build, make hard things easier, push favorite technologies into new places both familiar and unexpected, scale up, and scale out.
Event Date: July 31 - August 3, 2018
This seminar aims to explore real examples of the strategic partnerships and innovative collaborations being forged in the publishing community to achieve economies of scale, a stronger shared infrastructure, technological innovation and push the boundaries of the publishing model.
Event Date: July 12, 2018
Social media now offers the opportunity to reach huge audiences around the globe, but how can publishers effectively harness these new tools to achieve their own objectives? This course helps to integrate social media into the marketing communications and wider promotional plans of the organisation, regardless of budget or size of publisher. It will include setting measurable objectives, practical tips on what works - and what does not - for different platforms.
Event Date: July 11, 2018
One in three meetings are not nearly as productive as they could be, and only 50 percent of members actively contribute. Most editorial board meetings have broad agendas and try to cover everything, but very few decisions are actually made. This course provides the essential practical skills to make the meetings highly effective, where everyone contributes and all necessary decisions are reached.
Event Date: July 3, 2018
Licensing content has rapidly become a key component of the academic publishing environment, but why is this needed and what are the practicalities? What are the key issues to be aware of and consider when negotiating a licence? This course will outline the development of licensing on various platforms including print and online (and mobile). It will also cover current issues around author licensing, open access and the use of Creative Commons licences, and will give delegates a full understanding of the growing range of licence arrangements that are now available for all content.
Event Date: June 27, 2018
Technology is changing, new business models are developing and new markets emerging – the journal publishing landscape is shifting. These new developments offer challenges for journals marketing. This course provides a strategic overview of this dynamic environment and how best to apply marketing techniques to achieve your journal’s objectives. The workshop will be highly interactive.
Event Date: June 20, 2018
The SLA 2018 Annual Conference is the premier event for information professionals who want to develop essential skills, network with colleagues, explore noteworthy trends in knowledge and information management, and access leading information product and service providers at the INFO-EXPO.
Event Date: June 9 - 13, 2018
Projects are vital for all publishing organisations to move forward and implement change. Everyone gets involved in them. They may involve developing new products, new processes and systems, adopting new technologies, reaching new markets, acquiring new business, selecting new suppliers or improving existing processes. Projects are also challenging and often fail to achieve the desired results. This course provides those managing projects as well as those working on them with a template and many supporting tools that can be applied to all projects, large or small, to help ensure successful outcomes.
Event Date: June 4, 2018
The 2018 edition of BookExpo will be the first end-to-end business solution for the global publishing industry. Attendees will experience, in-person, how content creation, rights trading, retail strategy and consumer behaviour will increase profit and give the tools to succeed in the present shifting marketplace. BookExpo is carefully crafted with content and experiences for all those that play a part in the publishing industry. It is where authors, booksellers, distributors, librarians, literary agents, publishers and more unite to build relationships, learn tactics to bolster business and get the pulse of what is trending in the present shifting marketplace.
Event Date: May 30 - June 1, 2018
The theme for Society for Scholarly Publishing conference highlights the many crossroads within scholarly publishing, including past and future practices, changing revenue models, funding challenges, regulation changes, technological innovations, and reaching new markets while maintaining established ones. These crossroads introduce new challenges as well as new opportunities for scholarly publishing and for the communities it serves and push us to keep up with the changing needs of researchers and academics who both generate and use the content. The annual meeting will explore which strengths to draw on from our past, what might be holding us back, and where to go to meet the needs of researchers and other important stakeholders.
Event Date: May 30 - June 1, 2018
Metrics and impact measurement have become an increasingly important part of the scholarly publishing and research landscape. This course covers some of the ways publishers can measure impact and the associated metrics. It is divided between citation metrics, such as the Impact Factor and citation based analysis, and altmetrics looking at a range of tools such as altmetric.com, Impact Story and PlumX. The course also covers usage as a metric and various author and article level metrics such as the h-index. There will be break-out sessions offering extensive hands-on use of the main citation databases and altmetric data – illustrating the types of analysis which can be derived from these data sources.
Event Date: May 15, 2018
This course introduces the common issues and tasks encountered in journal management. Considering various approaches to effective journal management and relationship building, it enables delegates to build on their skills to be more effective in meeting the day-to-day challenges of journal publishing, changing business models and editorial processes. The emphasis is on practical advice and guidance.
Event Date: April 18, 2018
The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) kicks off its 2018 webinar series with an in-depth look at the opportunities and potential changes in the world of scholarly communication that may be stimulated by Blockchain. The session is scheduled for April 12 - 10:00-11:30 am EDT. Panelists Joris van Rossum (Digital Science), Sönke Bartling (Blockchain for Science), and Lambert Heller (Open Science Lab at TIB) will address the topic from three different perspectives. The Copyright Clearance Center will host this free and open-to-all webinar.
Event Date: April 12, 2018
The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. In 2018 LBF will celebrate its 47-year anniversary. Staged annually, LBF sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London for the week of the Fair to learn, network, and kick off their year of business.
Event Date: April 10 - 12, 2018
The UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition is a major event in the scholarly communications calendar which attracts over 900 delegates - librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries - from across the globe every year. The conference combines high-quality plenary presentations, lightning talks and breakout sessions with a major trade exhibition and entertaining social events. UKSG returns to the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow in April 2018.
Event Date: April 9 - 11, 2018
This course will accelerate the learning of sales managers new to scholarly publishing who aim to build a revenue stream and customer-base by focusing on how to formulate and implement sales strategy for institutions, libraries, academics, and consortiums, appropriate to markets both domestic and international.
Event Date: March 28, 2018
ISMTE conferences provide a unique opportunity to increase the recognition of your brand in the editorial office. Attendees of the 2018 ISMTE Asian-Pacific conference drive the editorial process in the fields of science, technology, medicine, nursing and allied health, and the humanities, as well as business, finance, economics, law, criminology, and the social sciences. The ISMTE Asian-Pacific conference attracts attendees from all over the world. This is the opportunity to deliver your message directly to representatives of some of the top journals worldwide. Leaders will arrive ready to discuss new trends in publishing, including products and services to help them work better and smarter.
Event Date: March 27 - 28, 2018
ICC 2018 is the one content strategy event for marketing practitioners. The event’s goal is the movement away from the copy/paste mentality of most marketers, toward a format-free, modular and single-source approach to content creation and distribution. ICC 2018 offers courses ranging from beginner to advanced, served from the leading practitioners, consultants and authors from around the world.
Event Date: March 20 - 22, 2018
This course will provide an insight into the technologies behind online journal delivery, and help delegates understand the challenges faced by libraries in providing readers with access to their journals. The course will be business-centric – clearly positioning technologies in the context of the industry issues they aim to solve. Participants will learn how technologies influence the delivery of journals from publisher via library to the end-user.
Event Date: March 20, 2018
The aim of this course is to introduce staff from all areas of journals publishing to the complexities and unique challenges of running an open access journal or journals programme. Delegates will participate in group discussion of open access journals and will work through case studies to develop high level strategies for launching or converting open access journals including finances, operations, and sales and marketing. By the end of the course delegates should have an understanding of the key steps involved in establishing and maintaining open access journals, as well as an awareness of some of the key issues to navigate.
Event Date: March 14, 2018
This is an essential introductory course covering all aspects of journals publishing for those who are at the beginning of their careers. It covers everything from peer review to online delivery, and provides delegates with a clear understanding of how all the elements in this fast-moving area fit together. Tutors will draw on case studies from their own experience and across all disciplines.
Event Date: March 7, 2018
The 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together more than 45,000 professionals from around the world for five days of education, innovation and collaboration to help uncover the promise of health information and technology. No other conference brings the world-class education, cutting-edge products and solutions, and unique networking opportunities you need to solve the biggest health information and technology challenges – all at one time, all in one place. Choose from more than 300 education sessions, and 1,300 vendors, hundreds of special programs, and endless networking events.
Event Date: March 5 - 9, 2018
In recent years, dramatic changes in scholarly publishing have altered how researchers consume, exchange, interact with, and disseminate scholarly communications. These dramatic changes will leave a footprint on global scholarship of the future but presently are plagued by diverging views, and therefore, potentially diverging paths toward the same goals. The NFAIS 2018 Annual Conference will examine where we have been, the forces that impact future directions, who the players are, and how we create a future where the researchers gain value through the roles each stakeholder plays toward a successful transformation. The conference takes an in-depth view of this information transformation, and the drive towards more open, global, and collaborative.
Event Date: February 28 - March 2, 2018
This workshop provides an essential practical introduction to the business of developing journals. The course is highly interactive and participants will undertake realistic exercises to familiarise themselves with methods of evaluating their current journal (or portfolio) and provide ideas on how they can introduce changes. Although familiarity with the scholarly publishing environment is required, part of the course will also involve discussion of the role of journals in the present research environment and will consider what threats and opportunities exist for current publishing models.
Event Date: February 7, 2018
The APE 2018 Full Conference Program is being developed by a highly reputed Program Committee, guaranteeing internationality, actuality and topical interests. The APE Conferences aim at a better understanding of scholarly communication and the role of information in science, education and society. They encourage the debate about the future of value-added scientific publishing, information dissemination and access to scientific results and offer an independent forum for 'open minds'.
Event Date: January 16 - 17, 2018