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ALPSP Virtual Conference & Awards 2020

September 16-18, 2020
Virtual Meeting

Theme: The legacy of COVID-19 on scholarly communication

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Join us for our 2020 conference which will run over three sessions from 16-18 September, with the AGM and Awards Finalists Session on 8 September. As the conference is virtual, this is a great opportunity for you to encourage all of your colleagues to attend. You will have no hotel or travel costs and we are offering generous group discounts – members can book one place for £100 and any additional places are just £30. Full details are on our website.

Register your place:

Keynote: Sherri Aldis
The Sustainable Development Goals: What do they mean for Scholarly Publishing and Research in the COVID-19 world?

We are delighted to welcome Sherri Aldis, Chief of United Publications, as our keynote speaker. Sherri has been at the United Nations for over five years where she oversees the publishing activities and policies of the United Nations and supports the communications priorities and campaigns of the UN, such as the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Conference Programme

The virtual conference provides a friendly forum in which to share information and knowledge, learn about new initiatives, and engage in open discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing publishing today. With expert speakers and an excellent programme, the ALPSP annual event is for everyone in the scholarly publishing community.

Book your place: Discounted rates for members and group bookings.

Programme overview

Tuesday 8 September (pre-conference)
Awards Finalists Lightning Session

Wednesday 16 September
Keynote: Sherri AldisChief of United Nations Publications
Announcement of Awards Winners

Thursday 17 September
Transparency and trust in scholarly communication: changing access, business models and funding

Friday 18 September
Career development, accessibility of publishing and wellbeing

With thanks to our sponsors
Platinum: Publishers’ Licensing Services
Gold: Atypon
Silver: Silverchair

Sponsorship opportunities

Our sponsors receive exposure not only at the conference, but also in the preceding months with visibility on our website, and all associated marketing.

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lesley Ogg.

Not an ALPSP member? Join us and benefit from our reduced rates.