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07.27.2021 | SSP News & Releases

GW Ethics in Publishing Conference 2021 — Call for Presentations – Equitable Publishing

The 11th GW Ethics in Publishing conference will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, as a virtual event. The theme of this year’s conference is Equitable Publishing.

Call for Presentations

The GW Ethics in Publishing conference is organized by the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program, College of Professional Studies, George Washington University.

We are soliciting conference presentations from (and for) publishing and library professionals, scholars, faculty, and publishing students. Topic ideas include, but are not limited to:

• Ways to enable and implement equitable, inclusive, and accessible publishing

• Efforts to make workplace practices equitable in publishing organizations, including internships and early career positions

• Efforts to ensure diverse voices are part of the conversation about inclusion, equity, and accessibility

• Work to ensure peer review, authorship, editing, publications metrics, etc., are equitable and free of bias

• Work to make publications more accessible

Alumni and current students in the GW Publishing program are also invited to present on their Ethics in Publishing Capstone projects, including both “Making the World Better” projects and Case Studies.

Presentations will include panels as well as “PechaKucha” style, short talks.

The 11th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference co-organizers are Puja Telikicherla, Licensing & Subsidiary Rights Manager, American Psychiatric Association Publishing, and Adjunct Professor, George Washington University; and John W. Warren, Director, and Association Professor, Master of Professional Studies in Publishing, George Washington University.

The Association of University Presses (AUPresses) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) are co-sponsors of the GW Ethics in Publishing Conference.

Deadline for presentation proposals/submissions: September 8, 2021. We will endeavor to accommodate as many presentations as possible. Registration for the conference is free.

See videos of presentations from the 2020 GW Ethics in Publishing Conference.

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