Apply for Free Conference Registration

Are you a member of SYP or an undergraduate, postgraduate or early career publishing professional?

Logo used for ALPSP ConferenceALPSP Virtual Conference and Awards 2020 - reaching a wider audience

This year the conference sessions are being hosted online and are therefore accessible to a wider audience geographically and financially.  The Awards Session on 8 September and Keynote on 16 September are free to attend and there is a fee for the main conference sessions on 17 and 18 September.  Please see the main conference page for further details.

SYP logoPrompted by a request from one of our speakers and as an extension to our partnership with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) in the UK, we are pleased to offer 20 free registrations.  These will be available to SYP members, undergraduates, postgraduates or early career publishing professionals who do not have support from their institution, a research grant, or other funding awards, to attend the ALPSP Conference.  Applicants may be based anywhere in the world and do not have to work for an ALPSP member organization.

Applicants were invited to explain in no more than 100 words why they wished to attend the ALPSP Virtual Conference and Awards. 

The closing date for applications was 30 August 2020 (midnight UK/BST).  We will contact successful applicants as soon as possible.

Terms and conditions

  • The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) reserves the right to make fewer or no registrations available if there are insufficient applications.
  • Applications should be made in accordance with the instructions ‘How to apply’
  • The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 30 August (BST) and the successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible.
  • ALPSP will not be responsible for any other expenses incurred by applicants.
  • Entrants should be members of SYP or undergraduates or postgraduate students or individuals who have been working in publishing for no more than 4 years.
  • There are no geographic restrictions on applications
  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or over
  • Signing up to ALPSP marketing emails is not a requirement of entering the competition
  • The organization and winners’ names will only be made public with their prior written consent
  • The free registration may only be used for the 2020 ALPSP Virtual Conference and Awards.
  • All places are non-refundable and no cash alternatives are offered.