ALPSP Conference 16-18 September 2020

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For 2020, the ALPSP Conference will be in Manchester, UK.

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, our annual event is for everyone in the scholarly publishing community. We also offer a range of sponsorship opportunities for this key event in the calendar, which attracts a high level audience from all sectors of the scholarly communications industry. 

The venue for the 2020 ALPSP Conference is the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel which is located within the Beetham Tower in the heart of the city (details).

Learn more and register here

Book now to catch the early bird rates

Member super early bird rate: 2 March – 31 March - £500 (exc VAT)
Member early bird rate: 1 April – 31 May - £550 (exc VAT)
Non-member early bird rate: 2 March – 31 May - £825 (exc VAT)


Themes for this year's conference programme include

  • Technology and Innovation
  • The Internationalization of Publishing: Global perspectives on industry trends
  • The New Open: customers, communities and the transition
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Accessibility 360: Perspectives on the journey towards accessible publishing
  • Mindful Transitions: Taking control of your career journey

Sponsor the Conference

  • Raise the profile of your organisation within the industry in the lead up to and during the conference
  • Reach out to those who use your products and services 
  • Develop new collaborative partnerships and business leads
  • Strengthen and support the culture of discussion and cooperation within scholarly communication

Our sponsors receive exposure not only at the conference, but also in the preceding months with visibility on our dedicated event website, app and all associated marketing.

To find out more about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact Lesley Ogg

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