Industry Events

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Monday 21 September 2020

Selling in a Crisis: Introduction to sales management in scholarly publishing - Virtual classroom - 21 & 22 Sept

**SPECIAL EDITION** SELLING DURING A CRISIS 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. ** Special Edition** There will be a strong focus on selling during a crisis with specific strategies on planning and execution during times of rapid change. more >

Monday 21 September 2020

Peer Review Week 2020

21-25 September 2020 more >

Tuesday 22 September 2020

OASPA 2020 Annual Conference

22 - 24 September 2020, Online more >

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Introduction to Journals Marketing - Virtual classroom - 23 & 24 September - FULLY BOOKED

An essential introduction to the changing and challenging role of promoting journals in today’s market, which starts by considering the context in which we are striving to get noticed, including competing with free online resources, declining academic library budgets, and the shift away from journals and on to articles. How does all of this impact on the marketing we should be doing? How do we engage with audiences with so many demands on the attention? We also discuss the sector’s increased emphasis on author and society relationships and on ‘input marketing’ – encouraging high quality submissions and therefore marketable content. more >

Tuesday 29 September 2020

BIC - A Technical Introduction to ONIX & XML

29-30 September 2020 1:30pm-5:15pm (BST) more >

Wednesday 30 September 2020

Commissioning Content: Working effectively with authors and editors - Virtual classroom - 30 Sept & 1 Oct - FULLY BOOKED

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. more >

Wednesday 30 September 2020

2nd PEERE International Conference on Peer Review 2020

30 September - 2 October 2020, Valencia more >

Tuesday 06 October 2020

STM Frankfurt Online Conference Combined

The STM Frankfurt Conference returns online for 2020 Together with a lead up of satellite sessions the week prior more >

Wednesday 07 October 2020

How Journals Work: A complete introduction Online Training

Developed from our most popular introductory course this online workshop is now available globally. We have amalgamated the previous 2 separate training courses into one interactive course over 2 sessions. In this workshop delegates will have interactive time with the tutor online as well as pre- and post- course work to prepare for and reflect on what has been discussed and will provide delegates with an understanding of what makes successful journal, finance and business models as well as the basics of copyright and IP. The workshop provides an introduction to context, job roles and the publication stages in scholarly publishing and also covers the fundamentals of marketing. It is relevant to all those new to journals publishing with up to one year's experience or those who have been out of this area for several years and are seeking a refresher. more >

Thursday 08 October 2020

Plan S Price Transparency: publisher progress, customer prolepsis

Free webinar for ALPSP Members (Online, 09:00 - 10.30 EDT (New York), 14:00 - 15:30 BST (UK), 15:00 - 16.30 CEST (Central Europe) more >

Thursday 08 October 2020

Society Street - Surviving in a Financial Downturn

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM BST more >

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Frankfurt Book Fair 2020

Wednesday 14 October - Sunday 18 October 2020, Frankfurter Buchmesse more >

Thursday 15 October 2020

SLA 2020 Annual Conference

15-18 October 2020, Online more >

Monday 19 October 2020

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing - Virtual classroom 19 - 22 October - FULLY BOOKED

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. more >