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04.17.2018 | SSP News & Releases

SSP Annual Meeting Offers Pre-Meeting Seminars

April 17, 2018 – Wheat Ridge, CO – The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) 40th Annual Meeting will feature four pre-meeting seminars the morning of Wednesday, May 30, at the Sheraton Grand in Chicago. These seminars will offer in-depth discussions and practical advice to prepare attendees for the concurrent sessions.

The seminars are:

  • The Open Source Bazaar: Building a Sustainable Open Ecosystem for Scholarly Communication
  • Managing Academic Journals Workshop: What’s Working, What’s Holding Us Back, Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Thinking the Unthinkable, Or How to Prepare for a Platform Migration
  • Humans, AI, and Decision Making: How Do We Make Use of Data, Text Mining, and Machine Learning for Better Decision Making

“These three-hour seminars are a great way to get a head start on the SSP Annual Meeting,” said Melanie Dolechek, SSP Executive Director. “This year the seminars reflect the changing landscape of scholarly publishing and the issues in technology that affect every aspect of the field.”

The SSP Annual Meeting offers something for everyone in the field of scholarly publishing. This year’s meeting features 34 concurrent sessions in seven tracks over two days. Tracks include Fueling Scholarship, Industry Crossroads, Marketing/Sales/Strategy, New Challenges/New Innovations, Practical Skills/Publishing 101, Reimagining Research and Tools and Technology.

For more information and to register for the SSP 40th Annual Meeting, visit www.sspnet.org/AM40. Early registration discounts for the SSP Annual Meeting – and the Pre-Meeting Seminars – ends on Thursday, April 19.

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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