Past Events
Monday 23 September 2019

ALPSP Networking: Communicating the Value of your Society Publishing Program

American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Ave NW # 400, Washington, DC 20009

A discussion and networking event for society publishers.

In the increasingly complex debate around mandates and business models, how do societies ensure that the value and quality of society publishing is not lost in the noise? Whom must societies convince and how should they do it? In a recent article entitled “The death of the learned societies?” one ScienceGuide commentator noted – “Learned societies will have to come up with a convincing rationale behind their business model.”

ALPSP invites you to join scholarly communication colleagues for an afternoon and evening of thought-provoking presentations and conversation.  Erin Wiringi (American Chemical Society) and Karin Wulf (College of William & Mary) will share their thoughts on effectively communicating how society publishing programs uniquely support and advance research and education in their disciplines. The discussions will be chaired by Seth Denbo (American Historical Association) and the Chatham House Rule will apply.

Chair and Speakers

photo Seth Denbo Seth Denbo, Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Initiatives for the American Historical Association

photo Karin Wulf Karin Wulf, Director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture and Professor of History at the College of William & Mary

photo Erin Wiringi Erin WiringiDirector, Marketing Communications & Community Development, American Chemical Society, Publications Division

Click here to read the speakers' biographies.


16:00      Registration with tea/coffee
16:15      Presentations from the speakers followed by questions and discussion
17:30      Drinks reception & Networking 
19:00      Close

Booking and registration

ALPSP members US $75.00
Non ALPSP members US $100

How to book

Please note that you will need to log in to your website account or register a new account before you may book a place on this event. If you have any questions about this please email Susie Brown or any of the ALPSP team.

Not an ALPSP member? Want to take advantage of the reduced member rates? Click here to find out how your organization can join ALPSP.


Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Mon 23 Sep 2019
  • Mon 23 Sep 2019
  • American Geophysical Union, ,


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