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 for 2018 we are introducing Early Bird discounts for members too! 
Download ALPSP Professional Development Leaflet here.
We can also arrange training on an in-house basis for ALPSP Member organizations. Email Amanda Whiting to discuss your requirements.  

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.

Download your copy of the 2018 ALPSP Calendar here


Marketing and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Tuesday 30 January Online Webinar General Publishing Book
Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success Wednesday 7 February London Training  Editorial Book
University Press Redux Conference 13 - 14 February London Conference   Book
Introduction to Journals Publishing Wednesday 7 March London Training General Publishing Book
Developing Open Access and Hybrid Journals Wednesday 14 March London Training  Editorial Book
Online Journal Discovery and Delivery: Working with libraries and intermediaries to maximise readership Tuesday 20 March London Training  General Publishing Book
**new course**
Introduction to Sales Management in Scholarly Publishing: Selling to libraries, academics and institutions 
Wednesday 28 March London Training Sales & Marketing Book
Effective Journal Editorial Management Wednesday 18 April London Training Editorial Book
Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact Tuesday 15 May London Training Business & Finance Book
Introduction to Journals Publishing: The role of journals and how to measure success* Wednesday 16 May Online Online Training 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
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
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
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
Advanced Journal Development: Strategic development for journal manager 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