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SSP Pre-Conference at APE 2019: Bringing Value in Academic Publishing: Practical Solutions for Thriving in a Changing Environment

In conjunction with APE 2019 | Academic Publishing in Europe
Platforms or Pipelines? Where is the Value in Scholarly Communications?

14 January 2019

Venue of the SSP 2019 Pre-Conference:
Hotel NH Collection Berlin Mitte at Checkpoint Charlie
Leipziger Strasse 106 -111
10117 BERLIN, Germany

The Society for Scholarly Publishing is delighted to be collaborating again with the Academic Publishing in Europe conference on a Pre-Conference day that will explore the theme of Bringing Value in Academic Publishing: Practical Solutions for Thriving in a Changing Environment. Building on the question “Where is the value in academic publishing?,” the SSP Pre-Conference will focus on the methods and tools that academic publishers need to cultivate to successfully meet the challenges posed by ongoing disruption in the scholarly communications ecosystem. How do we keep innovating? How do we ensure our innovative solutions meet the needs of stakeholders in the academic publishing space? We will explore the needs of the main/traditional actors, and those of less-recognized stakeholders whose perspectives are now rightly receiving more attention. The program for the SSP Pre-Conference is being prepared by the SSP Education Committee and will be announced very soon.

Please join us!

Register at: http://www.ape2019.eu/registration


Full program to be announced soon. Check back for updates.

9:00      Doors open/sign-in (coffee, tea)         

10:00    Welcome and Introductory Remarks

10:05    Keynote address

11:00    Morning break (coffee/tea)

11:15    Panel Discussion: Case Studies: Developing Solutions Grounded in User Needs

12:30    Lunch & Networking

14:00    Workshops: Identifying User Problems and Value-Driven Solutions

15:30    Afternoon break (coffee/tea)

15:45    Panel Discussion: Overcoming Blind Spots: Keeping Our Perspectives Open

17:00    Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Pricing Information

SSP Pre-Conference Fee   € 220.00*
For Members: SSP Pre-Conference Fee   € 165.00*
Complete 3-Day Package   € 950,00*
For Members: Complete 3-Day Package   € 700,00*
APE 2019 Conference Dinner   € 98.00*

Special Academic Rates and Group Rates for Sponsors are available. For more information, contact: Arnoud de Kemp at dekemp@ape2019.eu.

*(including lunches, coffee, tea & snacks)
*Please note, by German law we have to levy 19% Value Added Tax (VAT) for all conference activities

Hotel Room Reservation

We recommend the renovated hotel NH Collection Berlin Mitte at Checkpoint Charlie. This hotel has been completely renovated and is conveniently located.

Hotel NH Collection Berlin Mitte at Checkpoint Charlie,

Leipziger Strasse 106-111, 10117 BERLIN, Germany

Room Rates (incl. Breakfast and 19% VAT. Please note: a City Tax will be added on booking but cancelled at Check-out.): Single Room € 129,00

Please reserve directly using this link www.nh-hotels.com/event/ape-2019-