ConnectionsMake the most out of your trip to Vancouver by signing up for SSP’s pre-meeting seminars

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) will host six pre-meeting seminars on June 1 in Vancouver, ahead of the 2016 Annual Meeting. The seminars will be split between a morning session, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an afternoon session, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., allowing attendees to participate in two seminars prior to the opening plenary. Read More.

The Society for Scholarly Publishing and Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination to “write the book” on the future of scholarly publishing in 72 hour sprint

Arizona State University’s (ASU) Center for Science and the Imagination is bringing together a team of science fiction authors, scholars, digital publishers, journalists, and technologists to write a book on the fly in 72 hours at the 2016 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting. Read More.

Patti LockhartNew Professional Profile

Meet Patti Lockhart, Managing Editor, American Society of Plant Biologists. Read More.

SSP and STM Collaborate to Promote the Value of Mentorship in Scholarly Communications for Early-Career Professionals

Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) are collaborating to develop a panel discussion to be presented at the SSP 38th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, on June 1. Read More.

ConnectionsMaking connections at the Society for Scholarly Publishing 38th Annual Meeting

If you’re traveling to Vancouver this June for the SSP Annual Meeting, pack extra business cards. In addition to offering programming on the latest in scholarly communications, the Annual Meeting will give attendees more chances than ever to meet others who face the same opportunities and challenges. Here are a few of the ways you can forge new business relationships, make new acquaintances, or find someone to trek with through Stanley Park. Read More.

Kidder and Armour featured keynote presenters the Society for Scholarly Publishing 38th Annual Meeting, June 1-3

Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that its keynote speakers for the SSP 38th Annual Meeting to be held June 1-3 in Vancouver, BC are David S. Kidder and Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour. Read More.

Society for Scholarly Publishing Awards Twelve Fellowships for 2016

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that 12 students and early-career professionals have been awarded highly competitive Fellowships for 2016. Read More.

Shadow a Professional Day

In an effort to advance the professional development of members through a practical, collaborative learning experience, and to grow professional networks, the SSP Professional Development Committee is trialling a new scheme: Shadow a Professional Day. Read the first report here.

Learned Publishing’s April issue is now available

Learned Publishing (LP)’s April issue as now available with a focus on discoverability. Remember that access is free for all SSP members. SSP members, please click here or log in to the member center on the SSP website to access the full content. Read More.

Traveling to Canada for the Annual Meeting ? Here’s what you need to know!

If you’re traveling to Canada for the event be sure to check out our travel guide for all the information you’ll need to make sure the trip goes smoothly. The June 1 start of this year’s Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC is rapidly approaching, make sure you’re prepared! Read More.

Supporting Diversity and Inclusion through a Code of Conduct

Each year the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting brings together a diverse group of individuals with various professional and cultural backgrounds, divergent views and unique perspectives—this is largely what makes the event so appealing to our members and attendees. SSP is committed providing a safe and productive meeting environment that fosters open dialogue and the free expression of ideas. Earlier this month, the SSP Board of Directors approved the adoption of a Code of Conduct for Annual Meeting attendees, speakers, exhibitors, staff, contractors, volunteers, and guests as a declaration of the organization’s values and a show of support for diversity and inclusion. This Code will be in effect at the 2016 Annual Meeting. Read More.

SSP38thAM_SmallImageMaking the most of your trip to Vancouver

There’s a moment in every conference when the sessions conclude, the lanyard comes off, and the business traveler slips into the city, anonymous once more. If you’re travelling to the 38th SSP Annual Meeting in Vancouver, you’ll have some choices about how to spend your non-session time in one of the great Pacific coast cities. Read More.

How to convince your boss to send you to Vancouver

The 38th SSP Annual Meeting will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 1 to 3, 2016, with registration opening in early March. Here are some tips for convincing your organization to send you packing (in a good way!). Read More.


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