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10.14.2020 | SSP News & Releases

SSP Co-Sponsors GW Ethics in Publishing Conference, Happening October 28-30

October 14, 2020 – Mt. Laurel, NJ – The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is excited to announce our role as co-sponsor of the upcoming Ethics in Publishing Conference, hosted by the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at the George Washington University. Registration for this free virtual conference is open now.

The theme of this year’s conference is Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility.

Topics include equity, inclusion, diversity, accessibility, sustainability, peer review, and other issues of ethics in publishing.

Presenters at this year’s conference include Elda Rotor, VP and Publisher of Penguin Classics; Barbara Kline Pope, Director of Johns Hopkins University Press; Peter Berkery, Executive Director of the Association of University Presses; Dr. Elizabeth Rule, Director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy at The George Washington University; and many others. We are also thrilled that eight students and alumni of the GW Publishing program are presenting at this year’s conference.

SSP’s is a conference co-sponsor, along with the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) and the Association of American Publishers. The conference is organized by Puja Telikicherla, Licensing and Subsidiary Rights Manager, American Psychiatric Association Publishing, and John W. Warren, Director and Associate Professor, Publishing, George Washington University.

About the Society for Scholarly Publishing 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 regional events to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.

Contact Melanie Dolechek, Executive Director | info@sspnet.org | 303-422-3914

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