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04.17.2018  |  SSP News & Releases

Diamond Sponsor MPS supports the keynote address at upcoming 40th SSP Annual Meeting

April 2, 2018 – Wheat Ridge, CO – MPS will sponsor the keynote address by Steve Mirsky  on Thursday, May 31, as part of its Diamond Sponsorship at the 2018 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting to be held at the Sheraton Grand in Chicago, May 30-June 1.

“MPS is excited to support the SSP Annual Meeting to help the industry showcase how to navigate the crossroads the scholarly publishing community is experiencing,” said Jamie Israel, Vice President, Global Marketing. “MPS is the market leader in creating engaging content for both print and digital delivery. Through our industry-leading platforms and content solutions, we provide our clients with accurate, timely and enhanced content that is ready to be delivered to their customers.”

Steve Mirsky has been an editor and columnist for Scientific American since 1995. He will present his address, How Cialdini’s Six Principles of Persuasion Can Help Us Transform Scholarly Communication, on Thursday, May 31. He started the Scientific American podcasts in 2006 and spends most of his working hours in front of a microphone. He has a master’s degree in chemistry from Cornell University, and, in 2009, received an honorary doctor of science degree from his alma mater, Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York.

“Our keynote speakers are a highlight of the SSP Annual Meeting, often generating much discussion throughout the meeting and after. We greatly appreciate MPS’ support of this valuable feature of the meeting,” said Melanie Dolechek, SSP Executive Director.

For more information about the Annual Meeting or to register, visit the SSP website.

About the Society for Scholarly Publishing – SSP, founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field. SSP members represent all aspects of scholarly publishing—including publishers, printers, e-products developers, technical service providers, librarians, and editors. SSP members come from a wide range of large and small commercial and nonprofit organizations. They meet at SSP’s annual meetings, educational seminars, and focus groups to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and to discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.

For more information, contact:
Melanie Dolechek, Executive Director
info@sspnet.org | +1-303-422-3914

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