Industry Events

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Wednesday 29 January 2020

PIDapalooza 2020

January 29 - 30 in Portugal more >

Thursday 30 January 2020

PLS: Collective Licensing in the UK for academic and learned journal publishers

15:00 GMT. Free webinar for ALPSP publisher members and publishers signed up to PLS. more >

Wednesday 05 February 2020

Solving the Customer Data Puzzle for Academic Publishers

Ribbonfish are hosting this webinar on 5 February 2020 at 15:00, in London more >

Thursday 06 February 2020

Publication Ethics: Fraud and misconduct

A wide range of ethical issues can arise in academic publishing. These can be caused by misbehaving authors (e.g. committing plagiarism or fraud), by abuse of editorial positions and also by conflicts between publishers’ and societies’ commercial interests and principles of editorial freedom and integrity. This course will cover how to detect and deal effectively with possible misconduct and show the importance of having sound ethical policies. While the principles and theories covered are applicable across most publication types, some issues covered will be particularly relevant to journals publishing. more >

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Case Studies in Collaboration: the next wave of platform hosting initiatives

Series of 3 webinars: Tuesday 11 February, Tuesday 18 February, Thursday 27 February. Publishers and societies are rethinking approaches to platform development to better suit evolving business, community, and organization-specific needs. This webinar series highlights three such non-traditional initiatives and the collaborations that made them possible. more >

Thursday 13 February 2020

Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success

This workshop provides an essential practical introduction to the business of developing journals in order to improve performance or meet strategic goals. The course is highly interactive and participants will undertake realistic exercises to familiarize themselves with methods of evaluating their current journal (or portfolio), identify areas where journal development is required, and implement plans for change. Although some familiarity with the scholarly publishing environment is required, part of the course will also involve discussion of the role of journals in today’s research environment and will consider what threats and opportunities exist for current publishing models. more >

Tuesday 25 February 2020

ALPSP Networking: Open Access and Publishing

Discussion and Networking evening for ALPSP Members with guest speaker Jean-Claude Burgelman. more >

Wednesday 04 March 2020

Creating an Inclusive Culture

Improving diversity and inclusivity can seem daunting, as the issues are so varied and best practice is not yet clear. But there are many steps you can take to start on this journey and begin creating an inclusive culture. This practical course will help you understand the benefits of a strong Diversity and Inclusion strategy, your legal and ethical obligations as a manager, and how to develop and implement a successful strategy going forward. Diversity and inclusion have never been higher on the news and social agenda than at present, and this course will help delegates understand how to take practical steps to improve inclusion. more >

Tuesday 10 March 2020

London Book Fair 2020

Tuesday 10 - Thursday 12 March 2020, London Olympia more >

Thursday 12 March 2020

The Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum at The London Book Fair

All about Open Access: 'Shared Value? Shared Values? Who Owns Open? more >

Tuesday 17 March 2020

2020 University Press Redux Conference

17-18 March 2020, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK more >

Wednesday 25 March 2020

Introduction to People Management in Publishing

Becoming a manager can be daunting for even the most accomplished people in publishing. Fortunately, management is a skill like any other that can be learnt and developed through self-awareness and practice. This course offers new and developing managers a framework and approach to help support the transition into management, along with plenty of practical tips and tools to help them master the essentials and build confidence. Throughout, delegates will be encouraged to share their own experiences and to explore new ideas and techniques through practical exercises and case studies, all grounded in the context of real-world publishing. more >

Thursday 26 March 2020

Society Street 2020 Washington DC

20% discount for ALPSP members more >

Wednesday 22 April 2020

Introduction to Journals Publishing

This is an essential introductory course covering the core aspects of journals publishing for those at the beginning of their careers or new to their current role. With a focus on practical understanding, it will provide delegates with a solid foundation and the confidence to discuss and engage with key issues across their own and related functions. Case studies and small group exercises will allow participants to explore the ideas presented and network with their peers. more >