Events & Training

ALPSP Professional Development helps you to keep up-to-date on the skills and knowledge required to be successful in scholarly publishing. We do this through a series of seminars, webinars, training courses and the ALPSP Conference. ALPSP Members receive discounts on all registration fees - and additional discounts for early bird bookings. 

Not an ALPSP member?  Click here to find out how your organization can join ALPSP

Download ALPSP Professional Development Leaflet here.

Browse a summary of forthcoming activity below and filter using the right hand menu. If you cannot find what you need, email Melissa Marshall or call +44 (0)1622 871035 for help and advice. Don't forget we offer in-house training for ALPSP member organizations. Email Amanda Whiting to discuss your requirements.  


Trust, Truth and Scholarly Publishing: Publishing without perishing Thursday 26 April  Online Webinar General Publishing Purchase recording
Introduction to Journals Publishing: The role of journals and how to measure success* Wednesday 16 May Online Online Training General Publishing Book
Trust, Truth and Scholarly Publishing: The reproducibility opportunity Tuesday 22 May Online Webinar General Publishing Book
Introduction to Journals Publishing: How journals work and the different roles involved in publishing them* Wednesday 23 May Online Online Training General Publishing Book
Project Management for Publishing Monday 4 June London Training General Publishing Book
Fundamentals of Finance for Publishers Wednesday 13 June London Training Business & Finance Book
Effective Journals Marketing Wednesday 20 June London Training Sales & Marketing Book
Trust, Truth and Scholarly Publishing: Public engagement with scholarly research Wednesday 27 June Online Webinar General Publishing Book
Licensing your Content Wednesday 27 June London Training Legal Book
Managing and Influencing your Editorial Board Tuesday 3 July London Training Editorial Book
Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers Wednesday 11 July London Training Sales & Marketing Book
The Power of Partnership Thursday 12 July London Seminar   Book
ALPSP Conference and Awards 12 - 14 September Old Windsor Conference   Find out more
Commissioning Content: Working effectively with authors and editors Thursday 4 October London Training Editorial Book
Brand Building the Scholarly Author Thursday 18 October online Webinar Editorial & Marketing Book
Understanding Copyright Wednesday 24 October Online Online Training Legal Book
An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing Wednesday 7 November London Training General Publishing Book
Acquiring and Selling Publishing Assets Wednesday 14 November London Training Legal Book
Innovate or Perish? Lessons learnt from innovators and new players Thursday 
15 November
London Seminar   Booking opening soon
Advanced Journal Development: Strategic development for journal managers Wednesday 28 November London Training Editorial Book

* Linked online training option with complementary subject coverage 

ALPSP also runs training on the following topics - please contact Melissa Marshall to find out more

  • Introduction to People Management for Publishing
  • Publication Ethics: Fraud and misconduct
  • Introduction to Journals Marketing
  • Disruption, Innovation and Creativity: How to generate and implement new ideas in scholarly publishing
  • Managing Quality from Outsourced Services
  • How to make Content more Discoverable through SEO
  • Journal Financial Strategy for Non-Financial Managers