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2012 Annual Meeting

May 30 – June 1, 2012, Arlington, VA

Annual Conference

The SSP Board of Directors, Annual Meeting Program, and Education Committees are pleased to present the program for the 34th SSP Annual Meeting, “Social, Mobile, Agile, Global: Are You Ready?” May 30 – June 1, 2012 at the Marriott Crystal Gateway,
Arlington, Virginia

Tweet during the meeting – the hashtag for Twitter is #SSP2012

Meeting Highlights:

  • Opening Keynote Presentations:How Social Media Might Transform Scholarly Publishing, by Dan Cohen, Associate Professor, Department of History and Art History and Director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University The Business of Social and Mobile, by Larry Schwartz, co-founder and President of Newstex
  • Plenary Address:The Rise of Networked Information, by Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project
  • Pre-meeting seminars, offering in-depth discussions and practical advice on areas of interest.
  • Concurrent sessions, presenting new ideas and cutting-edge
    information on a range of important topics in scholarly publishing.
  • Exhibitor’s Marketplace, providing a central area to learn more about new products, programs, services and solutions for your scholarly publishing needs.
  • Evening receptions, interactive lunches and many other networking opportunities.


SSP Annual Conference


2012 Travel Grant Winners

Five Early Career awardees: Five Student awardees:
Katherine Bridgewater, Wiley-Blackwell
Lauren Crocker, Wayne State University Press
Dawn Durante, University of Illinois Press
Korey Jackson, MPublishing – University of Michigan
Crystal Thompson, Families in Society, Alliance for Children and Families
Joana Costa Knufinke, New York University
Anamika Dasgupta, Long Island University
Emily McHugh, McGill University
Erich Purpur, University of North Carolina
Nicholas Weber, University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign


Exhibitor Prize Drawing

Be sure to stop by these exhibit booths and drop off your business card or entry form to enter drawings to win the following prizes. The drawing will take place in the Exhibitors’ Marketplace on Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m.

Advantage Computing Systems – Booth:  401
Garmin nuvi 1450LMT 5” GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic

Aries Systems – Booth: 412
iPod touch

BookMasters – Booth: 310
NOOK Color

Cenveo Publisher Services – Booth(s): 304/306
$500 Southwest Airlines gift card

Editage a division of Cactus Communications, Inc. – Booth: 305
$100 Best Buy gift card

Kaufman Wills Fusting & Company – Booth: 308
Three $100 iTunes gift cards

Microsoft Research – Booth: 407
XBOX 360 with Kinect

NPC Inc. / Enivation – Booth: 300

OmniPress – Booth: 408
Amazon Kindle Fire

PreMedia Global – Booth: 112
$250 Amazon gift card

Spi-Global – Booth: 201
$100 Amex gift card

The Charlesworth Group – Booth: 210
$50 Amazon gift certificate

Thomson Reuters – Booth(s): 108/110
$100 Amex gift card